The Kodak Picture of the Day has been an Olympic tradition for decades now. While I was in Beijing, I had a chance to sit down with Rich Connolly, Director of Olympic Operations for Kodak, to talk about how the Picture of the Day came about, and the behind the scenes process for its daily selection during the Games.
Picture of the Day, Aug. 17, 2008: "Men's Swimming" by Ezra
Shaw/Getty Images. Michael Phelps of the United States celebrates
victory in the Men's 100m Butterfly Final held at the National
Aquatics Centre during Day 8 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games,
August 16, 2008 in Beijing, China. By winning gold in the Men's 100m
Butterfly, Phelps tied Mark Spitz's record of winning seven gold
medals in a single Olympic Games.