Great photograph? Or great moment….

One of the hardest distinctions to make, especially when we’re just getting started in photography, is the difference between a great photograph….which the photographer deserves credit for…and a great moment, which exists without the photographer.

Some of the photographs that are considered to be the greatest of all time, are really just GOOD or OK photographs where the photographer was in the right place at the RIGHT time.

Here’s a gallery of what Sports Illustrated considers the best sports photographs of all time…see if you can see what I mean:

Sports Illustrated:  100 Greatest Sports Photos of All time