JANE SOBEL KLONSKY
Jane Sobel launched her photography career in 1976 as the first photographer to scale the cables to the top of the Verrazano Bridge to get a shot of the start of the New York City Marathon. Jane was the official photographer of the New York City Marathon for the next 10 years.
A major player in the world of commercial and sports photography for nearly thirty years, with clients including Adidas, Black & Decker, Club Med, Pepsi, Nike, Coca-Cola, Xerox and Miller High Life, Jane has produced images for Olympic sponsors and was the official photographer for Avon Cosmetics running and tennis events worldwide for nine years. Her work has taken her around the world to Kenya to shoot photos of a family of Masaai Warriors; to record an international running competition in Tokyo; and to chronicle the untouched beauty of far-reaching places like Papua, New Guinea and Myanmar (Burma). Known for her award-winning lifestyle photography, as well as for her work in fashion, travel, landscape and sports, her work has been published widely, and she continues to do extensive work for Getty Images and The Image Source.
Mother to up and coming filmmaker, Kacey, she lives with her husband Arthur, their two therapy dogs, Charlie and Sam, and two cats, Lucky and Humphrey, in rural Vermont.