Posts Tagged ‘obituary’

Obituary: Sports and Portrait Photographer Ozzie Sweet, 94

Posted by on Monday February 25, 2013 | Celebrity, Obituary

Ozzie Sweet, whose photographs have appeared on approximately 1,800 magazine covers, died on Wednesday, February 20, according to an obituary in The New York Times. He was 94 years old. Sweet started taking photographs after joining the Air Force at the start of World War II, and his “war-time” images frequently landed on the cover... More

Obituary: Architectural Photographer Philip Beaurline, 59

Posted by on Wednesday January 23, 2013 | Obituary

Philip Beaurline, an architectural photographer based in Charlottesville, Virginia, died January 18 from complications from the flu. He was 59, his obituary in the Charlottesville Daily Progress reports. Born in Davenport, Iowa, Beaurline graduated from Grinnell College. He held a variety of jobs –as carpenter, blacksmith and bricklayer, among other occupations–before he took his first... More

Horse Racing Photographer Tony Leonard Dies at 89

Posted by on Wednesday July 18, 2012 | Obituary

Tony Leonard, a well-known and respected equestrian photographer, died on July 14, reports the Thoroughbred Times. He was 89 years old. Leonard was considered a pioneer in the field, and is credited with creating the industry standard for conformation photos, which are used to show a horse’s build as well as confirm its breed. Known... More

Portrait Photographer Ann Marsden Dies at 55

Posted by on Tuesday July 10, 2012 | Obituary

Portrait and fine-art photographer Ann Marsden died on Sunday, July 9, after a two-year battle with cervical cancer, reports Minnesota Public Radio. She was 55. Marsden was born and raised in St. Paul, and remained in the Twin Cities all her life, where she was a well-known member of the arts scene. Her clients included... More

Music Photographer Jim McCrary Dies at 72

Posted by on Monday May 7, 2012 | Celebrity, Obituary

Jim McCrary, the former A&M Records staff photographer who shot the cover of Carole King’s Tapestry and other rock-and-roll albums, died on April 29, 2012, “of complications from a chronic nervous system disorder,” the Los Angeles Times reports. He was 72 years old. McCrary was born and raised in Los Angeles. He was a self-taught... More