image Ron Russell Editor’s blog

|

Renowned photographer Wayne Miller dies at 94

Thursday, May 23, 2013

The celebrated photographer who made waves with his series of portraits chronicling the lives of black Americans in Chicago after helping produce some of the most unforgettable combat images of World War II while serving with an elite Navy unit died yesterday in Orinda. He was 94 and had made his home in Orinda for the better part of six decades. Among other things, Miller was a curator of the international photojournalism exhibition called “The Family of Man,” and contributed the photos to Dr. Benjamin Spock’s “A Baby’s First Year.” Early obit from AP; also Contra Costa Times.

New at Bay Area Observer:

Follow on Twitter

 
Copyright 2013 Bay Area Observer. Blogger Templates created by Deluxe Templates. WP by Masterplan