Wednesday, April 29, 2009

I Do Solemnly Swear: Photographs of the 2009 Inauguration

Wednesday, April 29th, is a pretty cool day. It's the day that the Smithsonian opens their exhibit - I Do Solemnly Swear: Photographs of the 2009 Inauguration - featuring the photography produced for the official inaugural book. The Smithsonian touts the exhibit thusly:

This exhibition features approximately 50 framed color and black-and-white photographs printed by Kodak, highlighting the week-long events surrounding the historic Presidential Inauguration of Barack Obama. Included in the exhibition are photographs by both professional and amateur photographers who recorded events surrounding the peaceful American transfer of power. The photographs on view include selections from the National Museum of American History's new acquisition of 2009 inaugural photographs by leading photojournalists, including David Hume Kennerly, Bob McNeely and Karen Ballard.

The full list of photographers who participated in the book is:

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David Hume Kennerly - Producer and Photographer
Bob McNeely - Producer and PhotographerMatthew Naythons - Producer and Photographer
Thomas K. Walker - Creative Director and PhotographerKaren Ballard - PhotographerAndre Chung - Photographer
Daniel Cima - PhotographerAnne Day - PhotographerHector Emanuel - Photographer

John Francis Ficara - Photographer
Gil Garcetti - PhotographerJohn Harrington - Photographer
Sam Kittner - PhotographerPete Marovich - PhotographerGreg Mathieson - Photographer
Paul Morse - PhotographerDaniel Rosenbaum - Photographer
Mark Sennet - Photographer
Pete Souza - PhotographerBruce Talamon - PhotographerClarence Williams - Photographer

The exhibit opens today, Wednesday, and runs through July 12th, 2009. One name you might note up there is yours truly, and it was an honor to be a part of the team.

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Anonymous said...

So proud of my cuz. The only way I could get into the Smithsonian would be the bones of the oldest female radio personality. I'm close though. Congrats from Louisville!!!!

Anonymous said...

Congrats Karen! I am so proud of you and haven't even met you. I'm friends with your WONDERFUL Uncle Ed. Do you ever represent the Ville proudly. Talk about an accomplishment!!!!

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