06 Jun, 2014 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

Bunny Yeager, Pinup Portraitist, Dies at 85 - Margalit Fox
Bunny Yeager, a model-turned-photographer whose images of a scarcely clad Bettie Page, embodying feral sexuality and winsome naïveté all at once, helped propel Ms. Page to international stardom as a midcentury pinup queen, died recently in North Miami, Fla. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/26/arts/bunny-yeager-photographer-of-bettie-page-dies-at-85.html?_r=2

30 May, 2014 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

MAYA ANGELOU -- Quote of the Day - "If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be." —Poet and author Maya Angelou, who died this morning at the age of 86 at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. SOURCE: http://theonlinephotographer.typepad.com/the_online_photographer/2014/05/quote-o-the-day-maya-angelou.html
TAKEAWAY: Maya Angelou was also an amateur photographer.

PRIX PICTET WINNER -- Gemma Padley: “German photographer Michael Schmidt has died, aged 68 on Saturday 24 May in Berlin. His death comes only days after the photographer won the fifth Prix Pictet, an award that focuses on photography and sustainability. SOURCE: http://www.bjp-online.com/2014/05/prix-pictet-winner-dies/

08 Apr, 2014 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

Per Folkver, Award-winning Photo Editor, 61 - Holly Stuart Hughes: “Photographer Per Folkver, who as picture editor in chief of the Copenhagen daily Politiken mentored award-winning photojournalists such as Jan Grarup, Jacob Erbahn, Mads Nissen and Jacob Aue Sobol, died March 30, Politiken reports. SOURCE: http://www.pdnonline.com/news/Obituary-Per-Folkve-10581.shtml

01 Apr, 2014 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

CHARLOTTE BROOKS, a Photographer for Look Magazine, Dies at 95 - Paul Vitello: Charlotte Brooks, one of only a handful of women ever hired to work as a full-time staff photographer at Look magazine, the major rival to Life in the heyday of American glossy photojournalism, died on March 15 at her home in Holmes, N.Y. She was 95. Like most women in journalism during the 1950s and ’60s, Ms. Brooks was assigned almost exclusively at Look to provide pictures for what were known as women’s features: articles about children, families, education, homes, food and other constituent parts of women’s supposed domain.

PHOTO: Charlotte Brooks,

28 Jan, 2014 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

JIM MARSHALL, Legendary Rock Photographer - David Walker: “Legendary rock and roll photographer, Jim Marshall, who shot iconic images of Johnny Cash, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and many other musicians, was honored last week posthumously at a special Grammy Awards ceremony. http://pdnpulse.pdnonline.com/2014/01/grammys-to-honor-rock-photographer-jim-marshall.html

14 Jan, 2014 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

John Dominis -- (npr): Photographer John Dominis died Monday at age 92 and left behind one of those archives that are hard to comprehend. Over the course of a few decades at Life magazine, Dominis not only worked in just about every photographic genre but also seemed to have mastered them. SOURCE: http://tinyurl.com/mv6pa77

03 Dec, 2013 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

Saul Leiter has died in New York at the age of 89. Leiter was born in Pittsburgh in 1923 and moved to New York to become a painter. He worked for a number of magazines and was known for his quiet street scenes, which were, unusually for the time, often shot in color. http://tinyurl.com/jvkyg9k

19 Nov, 2013 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

Jack Mitchell, Photographer of the Arts, Dies at 88 - Bruce Weber: “Jack Mitchell, whose bulging photographic portfolio of actors, writers, painters, musicians and especially dancers describes a pictorial history of the arts in the late 20th century, died on Thursday at home. An expert in lighting, he worked mostly, though not entirely, in black and white, and he was known — by his subjects, by the magazine and newspaper editors he worked for, and by critics — as someone who could make a photograph reveal character. SOURCE: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/10/arts/jack-mitchell-photographer-of-the-arts-dies-at-88.html?_r=0

CELEB PHOTOGRAPHER: Verina Dobnik: “Photographer Editta Sherman, dubbed the "Duchess of Carnegie Hall" while living in a studio over the famed auditorium for six decades, has died. She was 101. Known for her photos of celebrities, Sherman died Friday in her sleep, a friend, Billy Lyons, said. SOURCE: http://news.yahoo.com/editta-sherman-duchess-carnegie-hall-dies-175704689.html

'Brilliant' photographer Rick Hunter, 53, dies. Elda Silva: “In rough landscapes and strange places, Rick Hunter's camera found beauty and poignancy. His lens captured fleeting details and wondrous views of the most unlikely subjects, unearthing something remarkable that the naked eye overlooked.” http://www.mysanantonio.com/obituaries/article/Brilliant-photographer-Rick-Hunter-53-dies-4971258.php
PHOTO: Kim Man Hui

12 Nov, 2013 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

Editta Sherman, Celebrity Portraitist, Dies at 101 - ROBERT D. McFadden: “Editta Sherman, a free-spirited photographer who made portraits of celebrities, raised four children and lived for 61 years in an artist’s paradise — a studio penthouse above Carnegie Hall — until forced out in 2010 in an epic landlord-tenant struggle, died on Friday at her Manhattan home on Central Park South, only blocks from the hall. She was 101. Her website announced her death.
PHOTO: Marilyn K. Yee

05 Nov, 2013 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

Deborah Turbeville, Pioneering Fashion Photographer - Holly Stuart Hughes: “Photographer Deborah Turbeville, whose atmospheric images for Mademoiselle, Harper’s Bazaar, Italian Vogue, L’Uomo Vogue, Cacharel, Valentino and Barneys New York were distinctive for their mystery and drama, died in a New York hospital October 24th. The cause of death was lung cancer. SOURCE: http://www.pdnonline.com/news/Obituary-Deborah-Tu-9359.shtml
PHOTO: Deborah Turbeville

16 Oct, 2013 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

BILL EPPRIDGE, -- former Delaware photojournalist, dies at 75 Bill Eppridge, who captured gripping images of life and death through the lens of his camera, died Thursday following a brief illness in Danbury, Conn.
One of his best-known photographs is the black-and-white picture of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy lying spread eagle in a pool of blood after being assassinated June 5, 1968, in the Los Angeles Ambassador Hotel by Sirhan Sirhan.

07 Oct, 2013 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

HARRY GOODWIN, Celebrity photographer dies aged 89. Celebrity 'photographer to the stars' Harry was well-known as the resident photographer on the BBC's Top Of The Pops. SOURCE: http://tinyurl.com/oh5jzgl

Mort Kaye, one of the elite portrait and social photographers in Palm Beach history, died today. He was 97 years old. He died at home in Palm Beach, where had been under hospice care for more than a year for congestive heart failure, according to his son, Corby Kaye. SOURCE: http://tinyurl.com/l8rnz7g

Bill Eppridge dies at 75; took famed photo of RFK after shooting – David Colker: "Bill Eppridge, a Life magazine photographer, took and was often haunted by a famed Robert F. Kennedy assassination photo. His friend Bill Snead, former photo director at the Washington Post, said Eppridge had recently suffered a fall. http://www.latimes.com/obituaries/la-me-bill-eppridge-20131004,0,7528598.story

11 Sep, 2013 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

Peter Obe -- Iconic photographer, Peter Oyeyemi Obe, who brought the swampy gloom of the Nigerian civil war horror to public reality via his troubling and tense images, has passed on. He was 81, born 28 December 1932. The departed Mr. Obe influenced a whole generation of photojournalists on account of his adventurous and daring coverage of the 30-month Nigerian civil war in the seventies.

PHOTO: Peter Obe

09 Jul, 2013 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

Photojournalist Bob Gilka transformed National Geographic’s photography. Emiliy Langer: “He died June 25 at 96, oversaw National Geographic photography for more than two decades and helped establish the publication as one of the world’s premier sources of photojournalism. Such was his reputation, magazine staffers recalled, that primatologist Jane Goodall named one of her chimpanzees Gilka. SOURCE: http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/photojournalist-bob-gilka-transformed-national-geographics-photography/2013/06/26/f9cee326-de79-11e2-b197-f248b21f94c4_story.html

25 Jun, 2013 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

Abigail Heyman, Feminist Photojournalist, Dies at 70 - PAUL VITELLO
Abigail Heyman, a photographer whose stark portraits of women at work, at home and at weddings gave a visual concreteness to feminist doctrine of the 1970s about the oppressiveness of traditional female roles, died on May 28 at her home in Manhattan. She was 70. SOURCE: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/09/arts/design/abigail-heyman-feminist-photojournalist-dies-at-70.html?_r=1&

Bert Stern, Known for Images of Marilyn Monroe
Paul Vitello: “Bert Stern, an elite commercial photographer who helped redefine advertising and fashion art in the 1950s and ’60s but is perhaps best known for his painfully raw and poignant photos of Marilyn Monroe, taken for Vogue six weeks before her death, died on Wednesday at his home in Manhattan. He was 83” .
SOURCE: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/27/arts/bert-stern-elite-photographer-known-for-images-of-marilyn-monroe-dies-at-83.html?_r=0
PHOTO is of Bert Stern
via Roy Iwaki

28 May, 2013 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

Wayne Miller, LIFE Photojournalist Dies – Associated Press: Photographer Wayne F. Miller, who created a ground-breaking series of portraits chronicling the lives of black Americans in Chicago after serving with an elite Navy unit that produced some of the most indelible combat images of World War II, died Wednesday. He was 94. http://www.nypost.com/p/pagesix/legendary_photographer_wayne_miller_XoKso0PUo46E7pvQf32iKK
PHOTO of Wayne Miller: Associated Press

21 May, 2013 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

HORST FAAS - Jamiya Wilson: “Prized for his photojournalism work of the Vietnam War, Horst Faas (1933-2012) created new standards for covering war with a camera. Born in Berlin, Germany in 1933, Faas began his career with the Keystone Agency in 1951. By the young age of 21, he was already covering major events such as the peace negotiations in Geneva in 1954. In 1956, Faas joined the Associated Press, where his reputation as a daring, unflinching war photographer took hold. He was soon assigned to cover war in the Congo and fighting in Algeria. http://www.thephoblographer.com/2013/05/08/this-week-in-photography-history-the-death-of-horst-faas/

30 Apr, 2013 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

Allan Arbus, Psychiatrist on ‘M*A*S*H,’ Dies at 95. Allan Arbus, who left the successful fashion photography business he and his wife, photographer Diane Arbus, built to become an actor, most memorably playing the caustic psychiatrist on the hit television series “M*A*S*H,” died on Friday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 95. SOURCE: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/24/arts/television/allan-arbus-mash-actor-dies-at-95.html?_r=0

26 Feb, 2013 | Posted by: st

Ozzie Sweet, Who Helped Define ‘50’s New Era of Photography , Dies at 94Bruce Weber: “He considered himself not a news photographer but a photographic illustrator, and like the work of the painter Norman Rockwell, whom he claimed as an influence, his signature images from the 1940s through the 1950s and into the 1960s, many in the fierce hues of increasingly popular color film that emulated the emergent Technicolor palate of American movies, helped define — visually, anyway — an era.” SOURCE: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/24/sports/ozzie-sweet-who-helped-define-new-era-of-photography-dies-at-94.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0
PHOTO: Ozzie Sweet sets up a photo of Jackie Robinson

Cal Whipple, 94, Dies; Won 1943 Fight to Print Photo of War Dead. David Dunlap: “When censors refused Life magazine permission to publish a photo showing the bodies of three American soldiers, Mr. Whipple got President Franklin D. Roosevelt to reverse the decision. SOURCE: http://nyti.ms/YBU3WF
Via Roy Iwaki
PHOTO: George Strock

05 Feb, 2013 | Posted by: st

Remembering former First Dog Barney Bush/ David Woo: “I was very sad after hearing the news yesterday about Former First Dog Barney Bush passing away. I had the honor to photograph former President George W. Bush with Barney and former First Lady Laura Bush with Barney and Miss Beazley for a coffee table book titled, Top Dogs and Their Pets. SOURCE: http://photographyblog.dallasnews.com/2013/02/

PHOTO: David Woo

15 Jan, 2013 | Posted by: st

Shomei Tomatsu , Japanese photography legend dies – Olivier Laurent: “He was one of the most influential Japanese photographers of his era. He died on 14 December 3012. He was 82. "Beginning with his reportage of the 1960s, Tomatsu was able to present a vision of Japan that was deeply personal as it was complicated and vexed, creating many images that have become iconic in status.
PHOTO: Shomei Tomatsu

12 Dec, 2012 | Posted by: st

Ken Regan, Celebrity and Sports Photographer – Holly Stuart Hughes: “The award-winning photographer Ken Regan, whose portraits of celebrities, athletes, news and sporting events appeared in Entertainment Weekly, Newsweek, Time, Life, Rolling Stone, People, Vanity Fair, Sports Illustrated, The New York Times Magazine and other publications, died November 25. During his career, his images appeared on more than 200 magazine covers SOURCE: http://www.pdnonline.com/news/Obituary-Ken-Regan-7039.shtml

Bryce Bayer, Father Of Modern Digital Photography, Dead At 83
To call former Eastman Kodak scientist Bryce Bayer an inventor would be an understatement. Bryce’s work at Kodak went beyond inventing and entered the realm of major influence. It was his color filter, developed in 1976, that ushered in the start of the digital photography era.

27 Nov, 2012 | Posted by: st

Cornel Lucas, Photographer Whose Portraits Defined Film Stars, Dies at 92 – Paul Vitello: "Cornel Lucas, a British portrait photographer who created defining images of Joan Collins, Brigitte Bardot, Katharine Hepburn, Gregory Peck and a host of other celebrities during the 1950s and ’60s, when publicity photos were the lifeblood of the star-making process, died on Nov. 8 in London. He was 92. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/19/arts/cornel-lucas-photographer-whose-portraits-defined-film-stars-dies-at-92.html
Joan Collins, 1953 PHOTO: Cornel Lucas

20 Nov, 2012 | Posted by: bswenson

AP photographer Walt Zeboski dies at age 83. Walt Zeboski, who chronicled Ronald Reagan's 1980 presidential campaign and a succession of California governors as a photographer for The Associated Press, has died. He was 83.

30 Oct, 2012 | Posted by: bswenson

SAfrican Photographer Who Depicted Apartheid Dies. Alfred Kumalo, a South African photographer whose work chronicled the brutalities of apartheid and the rise of Nelson Mandela, died of renal failure in a Johannesburg hospital on October 20th.

25 Sep, 2012 | Posted by: st

Bettye Lane Dies at 82; Photographer of Protests and Causes
Bettye Lane, a photojournalist who gained wide recognition for her rich trove of pictures documenting the feminist movement in the 1970s and ’80s, died on Wednesday in Manhattan. She was 82.
PHOTO: Bettye Lane

11 Sep, 2012 | Posted by: st

Susan Carr, an architectural photographer and leader of photo education programs for the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), died recently in Chicago. She was 49. The cause of death was cancer. ASMP announced the news on its Strictly Business web site.

29 Aug, 2012 | Posted by: bswenson

Martine Franck deserved to be remembered as more than her famous husband’s wife.
When a much-admired but slightly out of the spotlight figure passes away, you often hear them described as a “writer’s writer” or a “photographer’s photographer.” And when one is married to one of the most famous photographers in history (Henri Cartier-Bresson), she risks being pigeonholed as her “husband’s wife.” Belgian photographer Martine Franck, who died last week at 74, was an unusual artist, deserving of recognition for her own unique visual and personal strengths.

PHOTO Martine Franck

24 Jul, 2012 | Posted by: st

Tony Leonard, a legendary equine photographer who chronicled the golden age of Thoroughbred racing, died July 14 at Homestead Nursing Home in Lexington. He was 89.
SOURCE: BloodHorse.com: http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/71263/famed-photographer-tony-leonard-dies

10 Jul, 2012 | Posted by: st

Horacio Coppola, Evocative Argentine Photographer, Dies at 105. His black-and-white photographs of the cafes, side streets and neon-lit boulevards of Buenos Aires in the 1930s, and of ordinary objects like a typewriter and a doll, introduced avant-garde photography to Argentina, died on June 18 in Buenos Aires. He was 105.
PHOTO: Horacio Coppola

15 May, 2012 | Posted by: st

Horst Faas, Photographer Who Showed Horrors of War, Dies at 79 -- He was a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning war photographer who later was editor of The Associated Press staff in Saigon that produced the most haunting photographs of the Vietnam War, died Thursday in Munich. He was 79. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/13/world/asia/horst-faas-vietnam-war-photographer-dies-at-79.html?_r=1

'Tapestry' Photographer Jim McCrary Dies -- Jim McCrary, who was behind the camera for hundreds of album covers including Carole King's iconic "Tapestry," but who soured on rock photography following an encounter with a young Michael Jackson, died last month at age 72. http://www.billboard.com/news/tapestry-photographer-jim-mccrary-dies-1006982362.story

10 Apr, 2012 | Posted by: st

Photo Specialty Pioneer Edward C. Ritz. Family-owned Ritz Camera Centers was founded as a portrait studio in 1918 by Benjamin Ritz , in the Ritz Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey. http://www.photoreporter.com/article/photo-specialty-pioneer-edward-c-ritz-passes/1

27 Mar, 2012 | Posted by: st

Lee Balterman, photographer who shot it all, dies at 91.
Unguarded, intimate and raw, Mr. Balterman’s work makes viewers feel as if they are peeking or eavesdropping — or both. http://www.suntimes.com/news/obituaries/11452195-418/lee-balterman-photographer-who-shot-it-all-dies-at-91.html

PHOTO: Lee Balterman

Cris Alexander, Actor and Photographer, Dies at 92. Douglas Martin: ”Mr. Alexander made it in New York as a photographer, taking portraits of the likes of Martha Graham and Vivien Leigh; having gallery shows; working for Andy Warhol’s Interview magazine and the New York City Ballet; SOURCE: NY Times; http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/25/arts/cris-alexander-actor-and-photographer-dies-at-92.html?_r=1

13 Mar, 2012 | Posted by: st

Paula Lerner, past vice president of the Editorial Photographers trade association and creator of an Emmy-winning multimedia piece, died today at her home in Belmont, Massachusetts, according to her family. The cause of death was breast cancer.

06 Mar, 2012 | Posted by: st

Photographer of John F. Kennedy Jr.’s Salute to Father, Dies at 76. Matt Fledgenheimer: ”Stan Stearns, whose iconic photograph of John F. Kennedy Jr. saluting his father’s coffin on Nov. 25, 1963, helped encapsulate a nation’s grief, died Friday at a hospice near Annapolis, Md. He was 76.
PHOTO: Stan Stearns

14 Feb, 2012 | Posted by: st

Simon Marsden, renowned photographer who specialised in gritty b&w images of subjects including mystical landscapes, gothic graveyards and old ruins, has died aged 63.

31 Jan, 2012 | Posted by: st

Richard M. Ketchum Dies at 89; Chronicled the Rural Life Richard M. Ketchum, an author and editor who co-founded Country Journal, a magazine that offered a blend of the bucolic and the practical, particularly to city folk who had opted for the rural life, died on Jan. 12 at a retirement home in Shelburne, Vt. He was 89 and until four years ago had lived on his nearly 1,000-acre farm, Saddleback, in Dorset, Vt.
source: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/21/us/richard-ketchum-country-journal-co-founder-dies-at-89.html?ref=obituaries

Andrew MacNaughtan, Award-Winning Rock Photographer, Dies. Toronto photographer and video director Andrew MacNaughtan died suddenly Wednesday night of a reported heart attack while in Los Angeles on assignment for rock trio, Rush. http://www.billboard.biz/bbbiz/genre/rock-and-pop/andrew-macnaughtan-award-winning-rock-photographer-1006017552.story

10 Jan, 2012 | Posted by: st

Affable Memphis photographer Barney Sellers was talented with cameras and peopleHis wide-ranging pictures included a young Elvis Presley playing touch football, civil rights marches, screaming football coaches, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital founder Danny Thomas with his visiting celebrity friends and, often, shots that reflected the trademark Sellers humor. http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2012/jan/02/affable-memphis-photographer-barney-sellers-was-sk/
SOURCE: The Commercial Appeal;
PHOTO: Barney Sellers

Photographer Eve Arnold Dies, Age 99 -- Holly Hughes: “Magnum photographer Eve Arnold, recognized for her stories about the ordinary lives of the poor and downtrodden all over the world as well as for her unvarnished portraiture of Marilyn Monroe and other celebrities, has died in London. She was 99.
PHOTO OF: Eve Arnold

12 Oct, 2011 | Posted by: st

THE MAN WHO INSPIRED STEVE JOBS -- In the memorials to Steven P. Jobs this week, Apple’s co-founder was compared with the world’s great inventor-entrepreneurs: Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Alexander Graham Bell. Yet virtually none of the obituaries mentioned the man Jobs himself considered his hero, the person on whose career he explicitly modeled his own: Edwin H. Land, the genius domus of Polaroid Corporation and inventor of instant photography.

28 Sep, 2011 | Posted by: st

SHEL HERSHORN, 1929-2011: Photojournalist was first of 'wild radicals'. Shel Hershorn, a photojournalist who documented the tumult of the 1960s, then dropped out to live a rustic lifestyle in Northern New Mexico, most recently in Gallina, died Saturday at a nursing home in Española at age 82. SOURCE: Tom Sharpe ; http://www.santafenewmexican.com/Local%20News/Shel-Hershorn--1929-2011-Photojournalist-was-first-of--wild-rad