About the Author

Gregg Newton
Blurbarian Since February 2008
Name Gregg Newton
Gender Male
My Occupation Photographer & Picture Editor
My Bio A native of the Pacific Northwest, Newton first picked up a camera at the age of nine in his home state of Oregon. A camera has since provided a ticket to the world. He was a Senior Photographer and Photo Editor with Reuters News Pictures from 1989 to 2005, having lived and worked abroad for more than two decades. Fluent in Portuguese and Spanish and with an archive of a half-million images, Gregg's work has been published in the worlds leading newspapers and magazines, such as LIFE, Time, Newsweek, Sports Illustrated, National Geographic, Stern and The Economist. Corporate clients include Red Bull, Walt Disney Attractions, Yellow Shoes Creative Group, International Monetary Fund, Universal Studios, U.S. State Department and the governments of Denmark and Brazil. He is the recipient of numerous international awards including the Pictures of the Year, POYi, Best of Photojournalism, Alfred Eisenstaedt Awards for Magazine Photography and the Black & White Spider Awards.

Things I Don't Mind The World Knowing

Spoiler alert: I'm thinking my next book will be about...
I'm finishing up a special project on the past two-plus decades of history in Brazil. It will be a photographic retrospective of the events, people and places that made the news along with both the lighter side and grittier side of South America's largest country.
Everyone needs to know about these authors and artists...
David Hume Kennerly, David Burnett, James L. Stanfield, Susan Meiselas, David Alan Harvey, John G. Morris, Robert Capa, Sebastiao Salgado, James Nachtwey, Peter Howe, Dirck Halstead, Neil Leifer
This book is addictive. Read it. (At your own risk.)
'Photo Op' and 'Shooter' - David Hume Kennerly
'Get the Picture' - John G. Morris
'Eye of the Beholder' - James L. Stanfield
'War Torn' - Susan Vermazen
'Slightly Out of Focus' - Robert Capa
'Divided Soul' - David Alan Harvey
'Measures of Time' - David Burnett
'Moments In Time' - Dirck Halstead
'Evidence of My Existence' - Jim LoScalzo
'An Uncertain Grace' - Sebastiao Salgado
'Nicaragua' - Susan Meiselas
'Shooting Under Fire' - Peter Howe
'Great Action Photography' - Bryn Campbell

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