KENNY ROGERS TO BE HONORED WITH LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR PHOTOGRAPHY
Written by Warren Ellison on August 16, 2017
Kenny Rogers will be the International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum’s first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. He will receive the honor at the 2017 Awards and Induction Event, taking place on November 17th in St. Louis, Missouri, home of the IPHF in the Arts District, Grand Center. At the same time, nine photographers or photography industry visionaries will be inducted into the Hall of Fame, including: Ernest H. Brooks II, black-and-white underwater photographer; Harry Benson, iconic portrait photographer; Edward Curtis, photographer of the American West and the North American Indian; William Eggleston, pioneer of color photography; Anne Geddes, portrait and infant photographer; Ryszard Horowitz, pre-digital special effects photographer; James Nachtwey, photojournalist and war photographer; Cindy Sherman, conceptual portrait photographer; and Jerry Uelsmann, photomontage photographer.