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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Brian Lanker, Photographer & Filmmaker

Brian Lanker, the Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist and who built an incredible career working for Life, Sports Illustrated & National Geographic, has died. His photograph of his future wife giving birth via the Lamaze method won the 1973 Pulitzer for Photography while he was working at The Topeka Capital-Journal, with Rich Clarkson as his photography editor.
He later published the beautiful book of B & W photographs, "I Dream A World:Portraits of Black Women Who Changed America"

To read more about his amazing life: Brian Lanker, 63, Loses Brief Battle With Cancer

© Brian Lanker

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