Brandon Magnus Brandon Magnus


Brandon Magnus is an award-winning photographer who spent the first part of his life growing up in Hawaii and Orange County. After graduating from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, he moved down to North County San Diego to pursue his photography career and worked under sports photographer Donald Miralle.

In 2014, Magnus was selected as one of the 100 students and young photographers in the world to attend the prestigious Eddie Adams Workshop XXVII in Jeffersonville, New York. That year, he also became a full time staff photographer for the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship).

Magnus' work has been featured in many recognized publications, including ESPN, Sports Illustrated, The Players Tribune, Hockey News, New York Times, Rollingstone, Time, Men's Health, USA Today, Vice, and many others. Magnus mainly photographs action sports ranging from UFC, NHL, NBA, NFL, WWE, PGA, and other extreme sports as well as portraits and commercial shoots.

On his free time he enjoys surfing, traveling, attending concerts, and of course being able to spend time with his friends and family.

Magnus currently lives in San Jose with his wife Gabby and daughter Scottie and works full time as the Photography Manager/Team Photographer for the San Jose Sharks and SAP Center.

´╗┐Pictures of the Year International (POYI): First Place Sports Picture Story
International Photography Awards: Third Place Winter Sports
Photo District News (PDN): First Place Sports Action
Photo District News (PDN): First Place Artist Portrait
Photo District News (PDN): First Place Sports: In the Water

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