Deanne Fitzmaurice, an award winning Pulitzer prize photojournalist is scheduled to speak at RIT Wednesday April 19th. She will also be reviewing student portfolios from 3 – 5pm. Her lecture will be presented in Carlson Auditorium at 6pm. The lecture is free and open to the public. This lecture is sponsored by Nikon Professional Services.

As a Pulitzer prize-winning editorial and commercial photographer, San Francisco-based Deanne Fitzmaurice is most known for her unique ability to go behind the scenes to discover and convey personal, intimate and emotional stories through images. Fitzmaurice, a Nikon Ambassador, is an assignment photographer with publications including Sports Illustrated, ESPN, National Geographic and many other respected outlets. Deanne has also partnered with foundations and non-profits including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Lucile Packard Foundation. Deanne’s commercial clients include Apple, Nike, Google and Facebook.

In 2011, Deanne’s documentary work was a finalist for the Alexia Foundation Grant for World Peace. In 2011, 2013, and 2015 she was presented with the  American Photography Awards and in 2013 her work was selected for Communication Arts Photography Annual. Deanne’s work has also received awards from Pictures of the Year International, NPPA Best of Photojournalism, and the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. Her work is part of the permanent collection at the Newseum, and is also part of their traveling exhibition of Pulitzer winning photographs. Deanne’s work has also been exhibited at Visa pour L’Image in Perpignan, France, and with UNICEF Photo of the Year. In 2010 Deanne partnered with writer Joan Ryan and published   Freak Season, documenting Tim Lincecum’s road to The World Series. She has also been a contract photographer for the best-selling Day in the Life books.

Deanne Fitzmaurice’s, Pulitzer Prize Award Winning image

After earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Academy of Art University, she began her career as a staff photographer for the San Francisco Chronicle. When not on assignment, Deanne often lectures and teaches workshops. She is proud to be a Nikon Ambassador and the co-founder of Think Tank Photo, with her husband, photographer Kurt Rogers.

Deanne is represented by National Geographic Creative and Novus Select. Learn about Deanne’s approach to photography at  Digital Photo Pro and CreativeLIVE.

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