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Obituary: Pete Turner, Master of Color Photography, 83

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Image © Pete Turner Editor’s Note by ASMP Executive Director, Tom Kennedy: I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Pete Turner, an ASMP Life member, and legendary figure in our profession. As for so many others, his ability to boldly express color and play with the possibilities of aesthetic expression caused me to see color in photography in a whole new way. His influence on me was profound and I’m very grateful to have known…

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Stanley Greene, Teller of Uncomfortable Truths, Dies at 68

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Award-winning photojournalist Stanley Greene died today in Paris. Read James Estrin‘s tribute and view a slideshow of some of Greene’s most memorable photographs. Stanley Greene, who started as a music and fashion photographer and later became one of the leading international conflict photographers, died Friday in Paris at age 68. A founding member of the photographer-owned agency Noor Images, he had been ill with liver cancer for several years, associates said. Mr. Greene, one of…

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Passing of Longtime ASMP Member Nancy Kallman Rudolph

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An ASMP Member since 1968, Nancy Rudolph died peacefully at her home in Lafayette, CA on May 1, 2017. Born December 26, 1923 in Brooklyn, Nancy Kallman Rudolph was a photographer and spiritual-seeker who travelled the world capturing remarkable images on her camera and making friends and creating meaningful relationships wherever she went. Her photographic career began in the late 1940s. While working for the Marshall Plan in Rome she documented post-WWII Italy and Germany….

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ASMP Longtime Friend, Photo Editor and Photographer, George Pitts, Passes

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George Pitts, photographed in 2007. In addition to his work as the wide-ranging photo director of Vibe, Pitts was also a photographer, writer and critic. Photo © Allison Michael Orenstein. Cross-posted from pdnpulse.pdnonline.com George Pitts, photo director of Vibe from 1993 to 2004, died March 3 after a long illness, according to the Society of Magazine Photographers. A former painter who took up writing and photography, Pitts had exhibited his fine-art photography in New York,…

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Marc Riboud, Photojournalist Who Found Grace In the Turbulent, Dies at 93

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[by Richard B. Woodward] Editor’s Note: The legendary photographer, Marc Riboud, was a long-time ASMP member. Cross-posted from the NY Times.   Credit Bruno Barbey/Magnum Photos  Marc Riboud, the celebrated French photojournalist who captured moments of grace even in the most fraught situations around the world, died in Paris on Tuesday. He was 93. The cause was Alzheimer’s disease, his wife, Catherine Chaine, said. Mr. Riboud’s career of more than 60 years carried him routinely…

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