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The Olympic flame burns bright in Sochi, Russia.  Photo: © Nancie Battaglia
The Olympic flame burns bright in Sochi, Russia. Photo: © Nancie Battaglia

Tuesday morning's must-see photos from Sochi

Veteran sports photographer Nancie Battaglia has found a brilliant subject yet again in this year's Winter Olympics in Sochi.

The sport, the landscape, the Disney-like Olympic village created at the behest of Russian strongman Vladimir Putin -- Battaglia is capturing it in her lens.

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Check out the latest batch of must-see images from the Winter Olympics.  Click on any of these photographs to see them in larger format.

Many of the events in Sochi are being held at night in order to accommodate TV broadcast times in the West.  Nancie's images have captured the contrast between the snow and ice and the gathering dusk. Photo: © Nancie Battaglia
Many of the events in Sochi are being held at night in order to accommodate TV broadcast times in the West. Nancie's images have captured the contrast between the snow and ice and the gathering dusk. Photo: © Nancie Battaglia

These sports happen in the blink of an eye, but Nancie Battaglia has been following North Country athletes like Remsen luger Erin Hamlin long enough to capture classic moments. Photo: © Nancie Battaglia
These sports happen in the blink of an eye, but Nancie Battaglia has been following North Country athletes like Remsen luger Erin Hamlin long enough to capture classic moments. Photo: © Nancie Battaglia

Rings and national flags in the foreground, the Olympic flame and the snowcapped mountains behind. Photo: © Nancie Battaglia
Rings and national flags in the foreground, the Olympic flame and the snowcapped mountains behind. Photo: © Nancie Battaglia

Find all of NCPR's reporting on the North Country in Sochi here, and find even more on Twitter at #NCPROlympics.

 

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