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Pete Souza Named International Photography Hall of Fame Class of 2021 Inductee

Congratulations to ASMP Member Pete Souza on his selection as International Photography Hall of Fame Class of 2021 inductee. His incredible collection of work speaks for itself.

A best-selling author, speaker and freelance photographer based in Madison, Wisconsin. He is best known for his tenure as the Chief Official White House Photographer for President Obama. His book, Obama: An Intimate Portrait debuted at #1 on the New York Times best-sellers list and is one of the best-selling photography books of all time. Souza became known as “the king of shade” during the Trump administration for juxtaposing his Obama photographs on Instagram with the tweets and quotes of the 45th president. His book, Shade: A Tale of Two Presidents also debuted at #1 on the New York Times best-sellers list.

Read more about inductee Pete Souza

See additional detail about other 2021 inductees – Dawoud Bey, Larry Burrows, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, David Douglas Duncan, Sally Mann, Professional Photographers of America, Joel Sartore, and Joyce Tenneson.

Learn more about the October 29th, 2021 Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Celebration, the photographers and innovators that will be honored, and the 2021 Awardee Exhibition at IPHF.

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