Brian Kelley Reveals Team Camaraderie and Raw Portraits of Players

By: Riley von Niessen - Aug 16, 2016
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Brian Kelley is a photographer based in Brooklyn, New York, who has a talent for lensing moments as they are, albeit with a more mood-enhancing light -- which goes for his football photography series as well.

Though all of the images are black and white, Brian Kelley manages to take his viewers into the scene by focusing on candid moments well. In the football photography series, he captures players while they travel, ready for a game, converse with their coach and celebrate a win -- all while capturing an aura of honesty that goes along with their sincere appreciation for the sport and their teammates.

By using black and white images, Brian Kelley enhances the mood of each player's portrait and gives the series a vintage feel.