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Passings: Matt Irwin, Celebrity Photographer, Dies at 36

Women’s Wear Daily   Wednesday May 18, 2016

British photographer Matt Irwin — who worked for Dazed & Confused and shot Cara Delevingne, Lady Gaga, One Direction and Rita Ora— died on May 5, notes WWD. He was 36. The cause of death has not been disclosed. Irwin shot for Elle U.K., Vogue Russia, Vogue Japan, and American Glamour, among other magazines, but became known as a celebrity photographer after shooting the likes of Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Kylie Minogue and Rihanna.   Read the full Story >>

PPD Spotlight: Tracing the Anti-Nuke Movement in the US

To The Village Square   Wednesday December 10, 2014

French-born photographer (and PPD reader) Lionel Delevingne came to the US in 1971 and found himself photographing May Day demonstrators in Washington, D.C. “That is where I learned that the power of a peaceful but vocal citizenry could affect national policy,” he notes. He later moved to Montague, Massachusetts, where he bore witness to the birth of new political force—people mobilizing against nuclear power plants. His new book, To The Village Square, documents the history of anti-nuke activism.     Read the full Story >>

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