Your FIFA 2018 Prep: From the eyes of a photojournalist

HackPack member Maria Plotnikova has worked as a sports photographer traveling to the Olympics, World Championships, lived in Brazil and Argentina. Now Maria mixes coverage of major sporting events and street photography while working at the top media outlets and blogs (RBC, Lenta.ru, RIA Novosti, Big Picture), takes up commercial requests, travels and plans to cover the FIFA World Cup.

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2014 World Cup in Brazil, Argentina vs Switzerland.

What I try to do is treat major sporting events as an adventure. Later on, you’ll forget about the entire absurdity and only be left with nostalgia.

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2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. Men’s hockey final. Russia vs. Germany.
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2014 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Usain Bolt winning the final in 200m.
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2014 World Cup in Brazil. Final Match. Messi and the Argentinian team after losing to Germany.
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2014 Summer Olympics in Brazil. Beach Volleyball.
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2006 synchronized swimming competition. This photo went viral on the internet and was quickly turned into many different memes.
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2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. Training for the ski jump.
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Winter Olympics 2018 in PyeongChang. Skeleton.
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