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Photographer Pete Souza Reflects On 8 Years (And 1.9 Million Photos) Of Obama

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Cross-posted from NPR.org [by Terry Gross] As the chief official White House photographer for President Barack Obama, Pete Souza had top security clearance and sat in on most meetings and major events with the president. “I was there all the time,” he says. “I wasn’t talking to [Obama] all the time, but I was always in every meeting and pretty much every situation that he had as president.” Over the course of Obama’s eight years…

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Fstoppers Interviews Limor Garfinkle on Her Upcoming Photo Gallery Exhibition, ‘The Comedians’

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Image © Limor Garfinkle Editor’s Note: All are invited to ASMP Member Limor Garfinkle’s In Focus: The Comedian Photo Series Benefit Event on November 8th as part of the 2017 New York Comedy Festival Cross-posted from fstoppers.com [by Alex Cooke] Photographer and Fstoppers alum Limor Garfinkle has been working on a very interesting project for the last two years: designing and shooting portraits of comedians that show off their unique personalities. Now, the project is ready for its gallery premiere at the TBS Comedy Hub as…

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Gucci Journey’s To Rome For New Campaign

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Cross-posted from DA MAN Magazine When it comes to fashion campaigns Gucci’s creative director, Alessandro Michele has been dishing out some of the most colorfully creative concepts so far. From a 60’s inspired disco party for its pre-fall campaign to the most recent sci-fi inspired fall campaign, and for the brand’s latest cruise 2018 campaign Michele takes a more raw approach. Featuring images portraying the flamboyant style of Rome’s eccentric residents set in a number…

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Spotlighting Caryn B. Davis’s ‘A Connecticut Christmas: Celebrating the Holiday in Classic New England Style’

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Globe Pequot announces the September 30th release of A Connecticut Christmas: Celebrating the Holiday in Classic New England Style by photographer Caryn B. Davis, with accompanying essays by author Eric D. Lehman. Here is what celebrated chef, author, and Connecticut resident, Jacques Pépin, has said about A Connecticut Christmas: “A Connecticut Christmas is a sentimental journey through the lore of Connecticut and makes you want to sing Irving Berlin’s ‘White Christmas.’ The beautiful pictures celebrate the…

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Photo of Bruce Springsteen © Eric Meola 2007

40 years ago, Bruce Springsteen and Steven Van Zandt drove through the Utah and Nevada deserts…

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                                                                                                                                                                  Image © Eric Meola Cross-posted from The Salt Lake Tribune [by Nate Carlisle] There was no limousine waiting when Bruce Springsteen landed in Salt Lake City 40 years ago this week. Springsteen, who already was one of the biggest names in rock ’n’ roll, would spend the next few days driving, riding and even sleeping in a used car. His closest bandmate and sidekick, Steven Van Zandt, accompanied him on the trip. Springsteen also was…

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Watch the Moon’s Shadow Sweep Across the Teton Valley in This 360° Video

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Cross-posted from TIME [by Jonathan Wood] Some people spent years preparing to view the Aug. 21 solar eclipse in the United States. Westport, Conn., photographer, artist and filmmaker Stephen Wilkes waited until 4 p.m. the Friday before. “We were sort of late to the party,” Wilkes told Time in an interview at the International Photo Festival in Olten on Saturday. With hotels, rental cars and flights all but sold out, Wilkes decided to fly to…

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Watching the Eclipse with the Photographer David Burnett

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Image © David Burnett Cross-posted from The New Yorker [by The New Yorker] On Sunday afternoon, the photographer David Burnett arrived in western South Carolina, within the path of the coming total solar eclipse, just as makeshift stands selling protective eyeglasses and lemonade began to appear. On Monday morning, after driving into a Walmart parking lot in the town of Laurens, he encountered a small band of photographers rigging up their cameras with the eclipse…

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