2015
04.04

One NCAA photographer’s final, Final Four

Rich Clarkson on photographing his 60th NCAA Basketball Final Four

By DAVID BEGNAUD, CBS This Morning

Official NCAA photographer Rich Clarkson has photographed the Final Four for 60 years straight. He will have a courtside seat in Indianapolis just one more time.

2015
04.01

Renowned Denver photographer Rich Clarkson to be honored at Final Four

By TOM KENSLER, The Denver Post

Longtime Denver resident Rich Clarkson, the renowned sports photographer, has received so many awards and honors that a wall in his den can’t possibly accommodate them all.

But, initially at least, he found it a bit odd to receive a phone call from a writers organization. Clarkson, 82, will be honored by the United States Basketball Writers Association during a Monday luncheon in Indianapolis before the men’s college basketball national championship game.

Read the complete story at The Denver Post

2012
12.07

“We were always told not to shoot ribbon cuttings”

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2012
04.09

Rich Clarkson – What should photographers know?

BY GERD LUDWIG
The Photo Society

In a continuation of my conversations with former National Geographic Directors of Photography, I have asked Richard Clarkson to share his experiences at the helm of the photography department.

Read the complete post at the The Photo Society site

2012
04.02

Rich and Jeff at the 2012 Final Four

Rich Clarkson, “the legendary Final Four photographer,” was featured in a “CBS This Morning” profile.

The Jayhawks lost to the Wildcast in the championship game,67-59.