Posts Tagged ‘legend’

Blast From the Past: A Young Leibovitz Talks About Some of Her Iconic Work

Annie Leibovitz is one of the most iconic portrait photographers of our time, and in this video we get to hear a young version of the 63-year-old photography legend talk about her past and her hopes for a future that is now her present.

From Richard Prior to the Rolling Stone cover of John Lennon that was taken the day Lennon was killed, Leibovits speaks about some of her most iconic photographs. Photographs that, at the time, weren’t quite so far in her past.

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David Burnett: Stories from a Seasoned Photojournalism Legend

David Burnett is a traditional photojournalist whose style and work has remained relevant in an increasingly digital world. You may remember his stunning shots from the London 2012 Olympic Games that were captured, not with a 1DX, but a 4×5 Speed Graphic camera and Aerial reconnaissance lens, both from the 1940s.

But Burnett’s incredible photography has graced newspapers and magazine covers for decades. And in this B&H Event Space presentation, he regales us with some stories from the journey that took him from shooting local basketball games in high school with a Yashica Mat and a one-off Highland Strobe, to shooting for the cover of Time magazine with his Speed Graphic.

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