Name: Andrew D. Bernstein
Since 1983, Andrew D. Bernstein has photographed and developed a unique personal rapport with the world’s leading professional athletes. Bernstein’s work frequently appears in magazines such as Sports Illustrated, ESPN, The Sporting News, Time, Newsweek and more. He has covered every NBA Finals since 1982, as well as coverage of the 1992, 1996, 2000, and 2008 United States Olympic basketball teams.
As the LA Lakers, LA Clippers, and LA Kings veteran sports photographer, this year Mr. Bernstein captured his 30th year of NBA playoffs, including every Lakers playoff series that Kobe Bryant has played in, and his 18th year of L.A. Kings playoffs. Additional work on behalf of the Lakers includes Bernstein’s book documentary with former Lakers’ Head Coach Phil Jackson Journey to the Ring: Behind the Scenes with the 2010 NBA Champions.
Accolades for Mr. Bernstein include that he is among only four photographers whose work was selected for permanent exhibit in the media wing of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
Bernstein’s other recent projects include advertising campaigns featuring some of the world’s top athletes for Nike, Reebok, Adidas, Pepsi, Coca-Cola and Icy Hot.