Obituary

Obituary: Deborah Turbeville, Pioneering Fashion Photographer

Posted by on Friday October 25, 2013 | Obituary

Photographer Deborah Turbeville, whose atmospheric images for Mademoiselle, Harper’s Bazaar, Italian Vogue, L’Uomo Vogue, Cacharel and Valentino were distinctive for their mystery and drama, died in a New York hospital October 24, her agents, Marek and Associates, confirmed. The cause of death was lung cancer. Throughout her career, Turbeville created fashion, travel and architectural images... More

Obituary: Photographer Bill Eppridge, LIFE Photographer, Sixties Chronicler, Age 75

Posted by on Thursday October 3, 2013 | Obituary

Bill Eppridge, who photographed Robert Kennedy’s campaign and assassination, The Vietnam War, the Civil Rights Movement, Woodstock and countless other major stories for LIFE Magazine, Sports Illustrated and other publications,  died early this morning of complications from an infection. He was 75. Eppridge’s death was confirmed by Michelle Monroe of Monroe Gallery, which represents Eppridge’s... More

Obituary: Fine-Art Photographer Sarah Charlesworth, 66

Posted by on Thursday June 27, 2013 | Fine Art, Obituary

  Sarah Charlesworth, a fine-art photographer, teacher and member of The Pictures Generation, died on June 26 in Falls Village, Connecticut, of a cerebral hemorrhage. She was 66 years old. Charlesworth was born in East Orange, New Jersey, and graduated from Barnard College in 1969 with a Bachelor of Arts in art history. She cofounded... More

Abigail Heyman on Women, Photography, and Being a Women Photographer

Posted by on Wednesday June 12, 2013 | Obituary, Photojournalism

In her obituary, photojournalist Abigail Heyman, who died May 28, was remembered for her pioneering work on the changing roles of women. She produced her landmark books  Growing Up Female and Butcher, Baker, Cabinetmaker in the 1970s, a time when artists, academics and social scientists were still being told that devoting time and attention to... 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

Obituary: Photographer Chayo Mata, 50

Posted by on Wednesday December 12, 2012 | Fashion, Obituary

Beauty and fashion photographer Chayo Mata, whose clients included All You, In Style, Lucky, Natori and Neiman Marcus, died November 27 in New York. She was 50. The cause of death was breast cancer, according to her longtime companion and business partner, Mauricio Soto. Born in San Antonio, Texas, Mata first learned photography from her... More

Retired AP Photographer Walt Zeboski Dies

Posted by on Wednesday November 14, 2012 | Obituary, Photojournalism

Retired Associated Press shooter Walt Zeboski, who photographed Ronald Reagan’s 1980 presidential campaign as well as many other people and events for the wire service, died at the age of 83 on Monday at his home in Sacramento, the AP reports. The cause of death was pneumonia. Zeboski joined the AP staff in 1966. Over... More

Alfred Kumalo, Chronicler of Apartheid and Mandela’s Career, Dies at 82

Posted by on Monday October 22, 2012 | Obituary, Photojournalism

Photographer Alfred Kumalo, who documented the brutalities of the apartheid regime in South Africa and the career of Nelson Mandela, its first freely elected president, died in Johannesburg on October 21. The cause of death was renal failure, AP reports. He was 82. The African National Congress,  South Africa’s ruling party, said in a statement:... More