Articles tagged "obituary"

Legendary civil rights photographer Steve Schapiro passes away at 87

Steve Schapiro, known for his memorable Civil Rights photojournalism, died on Saturday at age 87 after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

Mick Rock, British photographer known as ‘The Man Who Shot the Seventies,’ dead at 72

Mick Rock, a British photographer who's known as 'The Man Who Shot the Seventies,' has passed away at the age of 72. Rock is most known for his iconic images of 70s musicians, particularly David Bowie, for whom he served as an official photographer.

Pulitzer Prize-winning Reuters photojournalist, Danish Siddiqui, killed in Afghanistan

Danish Siddiqui, a Pulitzer Prize-winning Indian photojournalist for Reuters, was killed on assignment in Afghanistan.

Chi Modu, photographer known for iconic images of Tupac, Wu-Tang Clan, dies at 54

Chi Modu, a legendary hip-hop photographer known for his iconic images of Tupac Shakur, Biggie Smalls, Wu-Tang-Clan, Eminem, and more died at age 54.

Baron Wolman, Rolling Stone's first staff photographer, dies at 83

Baron Wolman, Rolling Stone magazine's first staff photographer, died on Monday at age 83 of ALS.

Russell Kirsch, inventor of the pixel, dies in his Portland home at age 91

Kirsch is credited with being the inventor of the pixel, after capturing the first digital image in 1957. He passed away in his Portland, Oregon home August 11, 2020.

Iconic photographer Terry O'Neill passes away at 81

Terry O'Neill, who captured The Beatles, Rolling Stones, and James Bond actors in their formative years, passed away at 81.

Ross Lowell, founder of Lowel-Light and the creator of gaffer tape, dead at 92

Ross Lowell was a man of many talents who had more than 25 patents to his name, created a lighting company and created gaffer tape, a staple in the camera bags of photographers and cinematographers the world over.