Behind the Scenes of HIstory with David Hume Kennerly
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 6:00 PM (PDT)
Special Free Event!
Samy's Camera, APA LA and Canon are teaming up to present: Behind the Scenes of History with David Hume Kennerly
Pulitzer Prize winning photographer David Hume Kennerly will share his experiences and rich history with attendees. His amazing images reveal the most poignant moments in our country's history including several presidentcy's, world leaders and celebrities from his years as White House Photographer, work with Life, Time and Newsweek magazines.
“David Hume Kennerly is like Forrest Gump, except he was really there.”
. . . James Earl Jones
David Hume Kennerly is also featured in the Annenburg exhibition War/Photography: Images of Armed Confilct and It's Aftermath opening March 23, 2013
About David Hume Kennerly:
David Hume Kennerly won the 1972 Pulitzer Prize for a portfolio of photos of the Vietnam, India-Pakistan, Cambodia wars, and the Ali-Frazier fight. Two years later he was appointed President Gerald R. Ford’s personal photographer. He has won the World Press Photo award, and the Overseas Press Club’s Olivier Rebbot Award for “Best Photographic Reporting from Abroad.” He was named, “One of the 100 Most Important People in Photography” by American Photo Magazine.
Kennerly has been a contributor for Time & Life Magazines, John F. Kennedy, Jr’s George magazine, and Newsweek. He has published several books of his work, Shooter, Photo Op, Seinoff: The Final Days of Seinfeld, Photo du Jour, and Extraordinary Circumstances: The Presidency of Gerald R. Ford. Most recently he produced Barack Obama: The Official Inaugural Book.