"The camera has a familiar feel and look to it that is
classic...but it has a lot of features of a cutting edge camera." — Joe McNally
Joe McNally is an internationally acclaimed photographer whose career has spanned 30 years and included assignments in over 50 countries. He has shot cover stories for TIME, Newsweek, Fortune, New York, Entertainment Weekly, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, and Men's Journal. He has been at various times in his career a contract photographer for Sports Illustrated, a staff photographer at LIFE, and, currently, an ongoing 25-year contributor to National Geographic, shooting numerous cover stories for those publications.
Whether he is capturing individuals or large-scale assignments, McNally's photographs inform the viewer with their artistry and compassion, telling us stories elicited by his great communicative skills and captured through his lens. As part of his teaching activities, he conducts numerous workshops around the world.
McNally was listed by American Photo as one of the 100 Most Important People in Photography and described by the magazine as "perhaps the most versatile photojournalist working today". He has been honored as a member of Kodak-PDN Legends Online, as well as being a Nikon Legend Behind the Lens and a Nikon Ambassador. In 2010, he was voted as one of the 30 most influential photographers of the decade in an industry wide Photo District News survey. McNally won the first Alfred Eisenstaedt Award among his other honors and awards.
Two of McNally's books, The Moment It Clicks and The Hot Shoe Diaries, both cracked Amazon's top ten lists of best sellers. Other books include Guide to Digital Photography and Sketching Light. In addition to these books, McNally's work is also featured in several 9/11 books, Faces of Ground ZeroGiant Polaroid Collection; One Nation; The American Spirit; and One NationAmerica Remembers September 11, 2001, Ten Years Later. In addition to books, he has his own instructional DVD, The Language of Light.
Learn more about Joe McNally at his website, www.joemcnally.com.
The al Pacifico Railroad train waits in the station in November, 1988 in the Mexican city of Los Mochis in Sinaloa near the Sea of Cortez.F3HP, NIKKOR 18mm lens, Kodachrome
Bob Krist | Lynn Goldsmith
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