Curtis Compton

Curtis Compton is a veteran photojournalist formerly with United Press International. For the last 18 years he has worked as a photo editor and staff photographer at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution covering news, breaking news, sports and features. Photos by Curtis Compton

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braves
Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Sean Newcomb (15) delivers a pitch to a Los Angeles Dodgers batter in the second inning during Game One of the NLDS Thursday, October 4, 2018, in Los Angeles, Ca. Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com

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Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Sean Newcomb (15) delivers a pitch to a Los Angeles Dodgers batter in the second inning during Game One of the NLDS Thursday, October 4, 2018, in Los Angeles, Ca. Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com
Atlanta United
Atlanta United midfielder Ezequiel Barco heads the ball into the net past Philadelphia Union defender Haris Medunjanin to tie it up 1-1 during the second half Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Atlanta. The game ended in a 1-1 draw.

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Atlanta United midfielder Ezequiel Barco heads the ball into the net past Philadelphia Union defender Haris Medunjanin to tie it up 1-1 during the second half Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Atlanta. The game ended in a 1-1 draw.
Fried
Braves pitcher Max Fried.

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Braves pitcher Max Fried.
Atlanta United
Atlanta United head coach Frank de Boer yells instructions to his team during the second half of a 1-1 draw against Philadelphia Union Sunday March, 17, 2019, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.

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Atlanta United head coach Frank de Boer yells instructions to his team during the second half of a 1-1 draw against Philadelphia Union Sunday March, 17, 2019, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.
Atlanta United
Atlanta United midfielder Ezequiel Barco heads the ball into the net past Philadelphia Union defender Haris Medunjanin to tie it up 1-1 during the second half Sunday, March 17, 2019, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. The game ended in a 1-1 draw.

Posted: 2 days ago

Atlanta United midfielder Ezequiel Barco heads the ball into the net past Philadelphia Union defender Haris Medunjanin to tie it up 1-1 during the second half Sunday, March 17, 2019, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. The game ended in a 1-1 draw.
Atlanta United
 Atlanta United head coach Frank de Boer plays to the fans as his team arrives to play Philadelphia Union Sunday, March 17, 2019, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.

Posted: 2 days ago

Atlanta United head coach Frank de Boer plays to the fans as his team arrives to play Philadelphia Union Sunday, March 17, 2019, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.
Atlanta Braves
Pitcher Julio Teheran is in his ninth season with the Braves.

Posted: 2 days ago

Pitcher Julio Teheran is in his ninth season with the Braves.
Nine times that Atlanta rose from the ashes
MAY 1,2012  Atlanta firefighters were on the scene of a blaze Tuesday night at Tyler Perry Studios in southwest Atlanta.

Capt. Jolyon Bundridge with the Atlanta fire department told the AJC shortly after 9 p.m. that one building had partially collapsed. By 10 p.m., the flames were extinguished, but firefighters continued to battle hot spots...

Posted: 6 days ago

MAY 1,2012 Atlanta firefighters were on the scene of a blaze Tuesday night at Tyler Perry Studios in southwest Atlanta. Capt. Jolyon Bundridge with the Atlanta fire department told the AJC shortly after 9 p.m. that one building had partially collapsed. By 10 p.m., the flames were extinguished, but firefighters continued to battle hot spots...
Lutz
Georgia State kicker Wil Lutz defeats Abilene Christian 38-37 on this field goal in the final seconds of the game in 2014.  CURTIS COMPTON / CCOMPTON@AJC.COM

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Georgia State kicker Wil Lutz defeats Abilene Christian 38-37 on this field goal in the final seconds of the game in 2014. CURTIS COMPTON / CCOMPTON@AJC.COM
Atlanta United
Atlanta United head coach Frank de Boer directs midfielder Pity Martinez against FC Cincinnati Sunday, March 10, 2019, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.

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Atlanta United head coach Frank de Boer directs midfielder Pity Martinez against FC Cincinnati Sunday, March 10, 2019, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.