During his 50-year career as a photographer and photojournalist, Leigh Wiener photographed every U.S. president from Truman to Reagan, Hollywood legends from Marilyn to Marlon and musicians from Miles to Sinatra. After moving to Los Angeles in 1946, Wiener went on to become a staff photographer at the Los Angeles Times before shooting freelance for Life, Time, Fortune and Sports Illustrated. He created and co-hosted the Emmy-winning television show "Talk about Pictures" on KNBC. Wiener's photographs are in the permanent collections of the National Portrait Gallery. He passed away in 1993, leaving behind a rich archive of images that uniquely captures the second half of the 20th century.
From her early days as a fashion photographer in London, to her work shooting celebrity portraits, to the creation of the online Dish Magazine, Raeanne Rubenstein has worked with some of the biggest names in movies, music and pop culture.
Amelia Davis presents a slide presentation of Jim Marshall’s extraordinary life’s work that documented music icons and national culture, from the 1950’s North Beach jazz scene in San Francisco through the turmoil of the 60’s and the rock and roll explosio
Raeanne Rubenstein shares what it takes to capture unique images of country’s honkytonk heroes, revealing some of the hilarious, unforgettable and totally true experiences she’s had with the stars of country music.
Jeff Lipsky compares and contrasts his approach on photographing country artists in Nashville and celebrities in Los Angeles, sharing his personal anecdotes on interacting with notable personalities such as Keith Urban, Blake Shelton and Carrie Underwood.
Lawson Little came to Nashville, Tenessee in 1997 from New York City where he taught fine arts photography classes at the Cooper Union School of Art and was the management photographer for the Jacob Javitz Convention Center.