Shadows of Emmett Till

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Kehrer Verlag
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9.4 X 12.0 X 1.3 inches | 3.95 pounds

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About the Author

Bob Newman is a retired physician, who for the past 15 years, has been working as a professional photographer engaged in long-term projects. His career in medicine, with a practice that served disadvantaged communities, guides his work as a visual storyteller. He is drawn to collaborating with members of marginalized communities to document the challenges they face and the richness of their cultures.

Recognizing the work in his Shadows of Emmett Till Project, International Photography Awards (IPA) selected him as Deeper Perspective 2021 Photographer of the Year and as a Jury Top Five Selection. He received a LensCulture Critic's Choice Award and was named a 2021 Finalist for Photolucida Critical Mass and The London International Creative Competition. The Independent Photographer included his images as part of the "2021 Through 10 Compelling Photographs" Retrospective.

In 2020, he was named to the Critical Mass Top 50, Short Listed in the Portrait of Humanity Competition, named a Finalist in the Fresh Annual Summer Exhibition, and selected as Portrait Finalist at the Head On Photo Festival (Sydney, Australia). International Photography Awards (IPA) selected thirteen images of his for awards including Jury Top 5, First Place and Honorable Mentions.

He participated in VII Photo's 2018-2019 Masterclass in Warsaw and the 2019 Eddie Adams Workshop. Additional awards received in 2019 recognizing the quality of his images include Travel Photography of the Year Finalist and International Photography Awards Best of Show & 1st Place Awards.

Bob Newman is based in Gainesville, Florida.