Robert Freson honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

January 2017 issue News

This year PPA honors Robert Freson with its Lifetime Achievement Award. Freson has been a professional photographer for more than 60 years, making iconic photographs of countless famous figures—Salvador Dali, Marc Chagall, Sophia Loren, Alfred Hitchcock, Dwight D. Eisenhower—as well as many noteworthy events, such as Winston Churchill’s funeral and the nuptials of Prince Charles and Lady Diana. In addition, he’s known for food photography (particularly for the successful book “The... Continue Reading >

A lifetime of good

April 2016 issue News

Whitmire presented lifetime achievement awardKenneth L. Whitmire, M.Photog.Cr., F-ASP, was awarded PPA’s Lifetime Achievement Award during the Award and Degree ceremony at Imaging USA 2016. Whitmire is the 14th photographer to receive this honor.“Since 1949, when I attended the Naval School of Photography, most of my time has been spent trying to better the ‘prestige factor’ of photography,” says Whitmire, who runs a diversified photography business specializing in wall-size... Continue Reading >