Canon Explorer of Light and Pulitzer Prize winning photographer David Hume Kennerly will be giving a free public presentation in the Meier Recital Hall at Black Hills State University Wedensday, September 18th at 7:00 pm. A reception will be held before the event at 6:30 pm.
A recognized Canon Explorer of Light, 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