RBG in her Chambers

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in her chambers at the Supreme Court on August 7, 2002. Ginsburg is the second woman to be appointed to the High Court.

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My Pulitzer Moment

Portfolio insert “My Pulitzer Moment.” This essay describes Kennerly’s personal recollections of events surrounding his receipt of this honor and the challenges he faced to create this portfolio.

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Photog Under Fire

Portfolio insert 11″x14″ print of David Hume Kennerly in an intense firefight along Highway 13 the day after he won the Pulitzer Prize. Photo by Dirck Halstead.

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Five Presidents, Oval Office

Former President George H.W. Bush, President-elect Barack Obama, President George W. Bush, former Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter in the Oval Office at the White House, January 7, 2009.

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President and Mrs. Obama

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama in a freight elevator at the Washington Convention Center on their way to one of 10 Inaugural Balls, Washington, D.C. on January 20, 2009.

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The Cover that Missed

Photographer Ansel Adams jokes around with his glass-less glasses during a cover shoot for Time Magazine. He would have preferred this image to the one the magazine ran and called it, “the cover that missed.”

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LZ Lonely (color)

LZ Lonely in the Central Highlands. This is the only color photograph included in the portfolio submitted to the Pulitzer committee.

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Inauguration Parade

First Lady Michelle Obama, President Obama, and Vice President Joe Biden review the Inaugural parade in front of the White House on January 20, 2009.

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Cheers!

President Ronald Reagan hoists a beer during his surprise visit to the Eire Pub, an Irish drinking establishment, January 26, 1983.

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Bird Baggage

An Egret struggles to carry a large branch to build a nest as it takes off from the Malibu Lagoon on May 20, 2018.

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Reagan and Gorbachev Summit

President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev during their historic “fireside chat” on November 20, 1985. This image was published in Kennerly’s 1995 book, Photo Op. “When I heard about Reagan and Gorbachev’s upcoming meeting several weeks away … I immediately called Mark Weinberg, the press office assistant to the White House who handled…

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Modern Pharaoh

Egyptian President Anwar Sadat stands in profile before the Pyramids of Giza. This image was published as the lead inside spread in Time Magazine’s January 2, 1978 Man of the Year story that featured President Sadat. It was also published in Kennerly’s 1995 book, Photo Op. “I envisioned a bigger-than-life location for this magnificent man…

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Modern Pharaoh

Egyptian President Anwar Sadat stands in profile before the Pyramids of Giza. This image was published as the lead inside spread in Time Magazine’s January 2, 1978 Man of the Year story that featured President Sadat. It was also published in Kennerly’s 1995 book, Photo Op. “I envisioned a bigger-than-life location for this magnificant man…

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Laser Engraving

A detail of laser-etching on the verso of each print – includes an edition number, the name of the portfolio, and a description of the individual image.

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Solar Eclipse

A sun flare, possibly the size of Earth, can be seen during a total eclipse of the sun on August 21, 2017.

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Crossing the Aisle

Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill, a Democrat, and Vice President George Bush share a joke waiting for the arrival of President Ronald Reagan for his second State of the Union speech on January 25, 1983.

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The Good Ole’ Red, White and Blue

Military members of the People’s Liberation Army pass by the Forbidden City as they march in the 50th Anniversary of People’s Republic of China parade in Tienanmen Square on October 1, 1999.

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Nixon at the Opry

President Richard Nixon learns a yo-yo trick from the “King of Country Music” Roy Acuff at the celebration of the opening of the new Grand Ole Opry building, March 16, 1974.

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Bidens at Inauguration Concert

Vice President-elect Joe Biden and his wife Jill leave a concert that was part of the presidential inauguration celebration at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C. on January 18, 2009.

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Obama and Biden

President-elect Barack Obama, Vice President-elect Joe Biden and Jill Biden attend a pre-Inaugural concert at the Lincoln Memorial, January 18, 2009.

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