Jim Laughead

Photographer, Deceased Person

1909 – 1978

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Who was Jim Laughead?

James Laughead was a photographer whose style defined the art of posed sports photography. He developed techniques for posing athletes to appear as if they were in action. He coined the term "huck 'n' buck" to describe the style. His photos appeared in Life magazine and in Sports Illustrated. His style was of posing players was often imitated, and influenced many of the sports photographers of his era.

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Born
Jul 21, 1909
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Died
1978

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on July 23, 2013

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