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Now on Amazon Prime – Bob Gomel: Eyewitness

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Cross-posted from BobGomelEyewitness.com and Amazon Prime. The headline in a recent Albuquerque Journal article read: “Bob Gomel’s Photographs Compel Even after 40 Years.” The renowned LIFE photographer has documented many of the great moments and personalities of contemporary history. Articles and books have chronicled Bob’s adventures, including Art Buckwald’s “Leaving Home”, Yoko Ono’s “Memories of John Lennon”, “Arnold Palmer: A Personal Journey,” “Malcolm X”, by Thulani Davis, Dick Stolley’s “Our Century in Pictures”. His work…

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ASMP Member John Rae Wins Silver in France’s Px3 2020 Photo Contest

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Cross-posted from PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris The public hospitals were the center of the pandemic in the United States. This series of photographs from 9 days and all 11 hospitals documents the heroes of healthcare and their bravery, resourcefulness, professionalism, doggedness, and heart. John Rae is a professional documentary and commercial photographer based in NYC. His clients include Fortune 500 companies and leading International Nongovernmental Organizations. For 20 years John has photographed extensively…

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Quiet Reflections on the Enchanting Italian Village of Panicale

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Cross-posted from The New York Times Photographs and Text by ASMP Member Barry L. Schwartz In 2017, a few months after we got married, my wife, Maggie, and I took a six-week trip — part honeymoon, part yearslong delayed vacation. Leaving California, our first stop was in Brooklyn to see Maggie’s oldest friend, who we all knew was not going to survive a cancer that had returned after many years. It was a good visit. Next,…

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David Hume Kennerly, David Burnett, Other Vietnam War Photographers on How to Cover COVID Better

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Cross-posted from The Columbia Journalism Review. [By Amanda Darach] “‘War is 95 percent boredom and 5 percent sheer terror, from a journalist’s point of view,’ says David Hume Kennerly, who won a 1972 Pulitzer Prize for his feature photography of the Vietnam War. CJR sat down with Kennerly and three other esteemed photojournalists from that conflict, Art Greenspon, Robert Hodierne, and David Burnett, to ask what lessons we can take from Vietnam to cover today’s…

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Portraits of Kobe Bryant by Walter Iooss, Jr., Michael Jordan Sneakers and More Sports Memorabilia Now For Sale

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Cross-posted from Architecture + Design [by Rachel Wallace] The third sports-related Christie’s sale is called “The Athlete: Photographs by Walter Iooss Jr.” It features 38 images by the noted sports photographer of Jordan (including two of him mid-slam-dunk), Shaquille O’Neal (complete with his size 22 footprint stamped on the photograph in ink), Kevin Garnett, Joe Namath, Joe Montana, the late Kobe Bryant (who died in a helicopter crash in January of this year), and more…

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Trump Sent Agents to Quell Unrest. But Protest Is What Portland Does Best

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Cross-posted from The Washington Post [By Marissa J. Lang, Photos by Leah Nash] PORTLAND, Ore. — Kia Rae’s first memories are strung-together scenes from a Jesse Jackson rally in 1988. The 34-year-old lifelong Oregonian remembers the smell of the fairgrounds, the current of waving signs, the colorful pins stuck to the chests of strangers. Some parents take their children to sit in the stands of football games or baseball diamonds. The children of Portland come of…

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