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Why Photographer David Burnett Shot 4×5 Film at Impeachment Hearing

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© Holly Hughes Editor's Note: Photojournalist David Burnett is an ASMP Life Member. Cross-posted from PDNPulse Photojournalist David Burnett and his old wooden camera drew a lot of attention and curiosity when he began photographing at the start of Wednesday’s first public impeachment hearing. The feed of every TV network showed Burnett loading and unloading sheet film, and peering into his viewfinder to photograph the two witnesses, George Kent and William Tayor. “Shooting large-format today was…

Rider of the Storm: Eric Meola’s Western Adventures

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“Hail-Filled Sky”© Eric Meola Editor's Note: Eric Meola is an ASMP Professional Member. His book, “Fierce Beauty: Storms of the Great Plains,” will be published on Nov. 11. Cross-posted from The East Hampton Star Eric Meola is a storm chaser. For the past several years, he has loaded his camera equipment and traveled west from Sagaponack to the Great Plains and “Tornado Alley” — from the Rio Grande in Texas to Alberta and Saskatchewan in…
Photo of Former President George H.W. Bush, President-elect Barack Obama, President George W. Bush, former Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter by David Hume Kennerly

David Hume Kennerly Has Photographed 10 Presidents, and Now UA Has Acquired His Archive

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Image © David Hume Kennerly Editor's Note: David Hume Kennerly is an ASMP Professional Member. Cross-posted from AZCentral The archives of a Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist will join the University of Arizona's collections, the university announced. The images and artifacts of David Hume Kennerly, 72, who has photographed 10 U.S. presidents and leaders from around the world, will be part of the university's Center for Creative Photography in Tucson. In total, Kennerly's archive includes nearly 1 million…
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Miu Miu Women’s Tales #18 – Brigitte

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Editor's Note: Celebrity and portrait photographer Brigitte Lacombe is an ASMP Professional Member. Cross-posted from YouTube A vast hydraulic factory in London is the site for a special kind of production. One of the world’s foremost portrait photographers, Brigitte Lacombe, is having her own documentary portrait made about her, here. While she candidly discusses her life and ideas with filmmaker Lynne Ramsay, we see Brigitte’s intimate process at work: the graceful movement from behind her…