Elsa Garrison

Elsa Garrison

Elsa began her career with Allsport (later acquired by Getty Images) in 1996. Since then, she has covered a variety of assignments including: the Summer and Winter Olympic Games, the FIFA World Cup, the Stanley Cup Finals, the NBA Finals, the Super Bowl, the World Series, NCAA Men's and Women's Final Fours, NCAA Frozen Four(hockey), the Little League World Series and US Open Tennis. Her editorial work has appeared in numerous publications including: Sports Illustrated, ESPN, Time, the New York Times, the Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times. She has worked commercially for EA Sports, Gatorade, Nike, Reebok, Samsung and Sony. She has been a staff photographer with Getty Images for nearly 18 years, working in and around New York City. She lives in New Jersey with her husband John and their puppy, Daisy. She is a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism.

Elsa Garrison has carved out a career capturing breathtaking moments at the peak of sports action for nearly twenty years. Shooting for Getty images, Elsa's photographs have appeared in every major sports publication, and she's covered everything from the NFL to the Olympics. A self-described shy person, Elsa's determination and nose-to-the grindstone work ethic has earned her spots on the sidelines of an incredible array of sporting events and her photographs have earned her the respect of her peers and colleagues.

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Elsa Garrison has carved out a career capturing breathtaking moments at the peak of sports action for nearly twenty years. Shooting for Getty images, Elsa's photographs have appeared in every major sports publication, and she's covered everything from the NFL to the Olympics. A self-described shy person, Elsa's determination and nose-to-the grindstone work ethic has earned her spots on the sidelines of an incredible array of sporting events and her photographs have earned her the respect of her peers and colleagues.