ASMP — American Society of Media Photographers

Pulitzer-winning presidential photographer Kennerly discusses the ‘imagery of leadership’

By February 15, 2018Member Spotlight

Image by Tom Queally for USC Price

Editor’s Note: ASMP Professional Member David Hume Kennerly shared his images of history at 2018 The George Washington Leadership Lecture.

Cross-posted from USC Price School of Public Policy
[by Matthew Kredell]

David Hume Kennerly has photographed nine U.S. presidents, providing the public a rare glimpse into the lives and character of the nation’s leaders. In the 2018 George Washington Leadership Lecture, presented Jan. 24 by the USC Price School of Public Policy and the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington at Mount Vernon, Kennerly explored those moments in history and discussed the presidency through the lens of imagery.

“In today’s digital age, with the ubiquity of social media, we recognize the power that images can have,” said USC Price Dean Jack H. Knott. “A single picture can go viral in almost an instant. It can fuel conversations across oceans and perhaps even influence international media coverage.”

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