For more than 40 years, Wally McNamee was a photographer who had an instinct for being in the right place to capture photos that defined the events of an era, from the civil rights movement to Vietnam veterans to world leaders and the Olympics. Along the way, some of the most recognized photojournalists of the time knew McNamee both as a lifelong friend and as someone who could routinely beat them out for the best photo from an event.
An appeal by photographer Bill Frakes contesting a Title IX complaint that he sexually harassed a female student while working as a visiting professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has been denied.
Mathias Svold of the Danish School of Journalism in Aarhus, Denmark has been named the 72nd College Photographer of the Year with the Gold award from the competition judged at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri. Mateusz Baj of the London College of Communication in London, England was named the Runner-up College Photographer of the Year with a Silver award in the Portfolio category.
The day of a police officer's funeral, the Buffalo News printed an 8-page broadsheet special section with live photos and stories from the service and hand-delivered 12,000 copies within an hour to those in attendance.
Lennox "Red" McLendon, a longtime staff photographer for The Associated Press, died in Las Vegas on Tuesday, October 24. He was 74. McLendon joined the AP in 1976 and covered major sporting events, politics and often the celebrities of Southern California. In the early '90s, he moved to Las Vegas as the first AP staff photographer for Nevada.