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The B&H Photography Podcast Presents "The Iconic Image, With Hal Buell and Olivier Laurent"

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Photography News: The B&H Photography Podcast Hosts a Conversation on Iconic Photographs With Legendary AP Photo Editor Hal Buell and the Photo Editor of Time LightBox, Olivier Laurent

NEW YORK, NY --(Marketwired - March 03, 2016) - The B&H Photography Podcast is proud to welcome former AP Director of Photography Hal Buell and current Time.com LightBox editor Olivier Laurent for an illuminating discussion on photo editing, war photography and what makes an "iconic image." Bringing their distinct perspectives, these two respected photo editors will offer definitions of iconic photographs, and talk about their experience working with the photographers who have created such transcendent images.

Along with host Allan Weitz and producer John Harris, our two guests engage in an insightful conversation on photojournalism, photo manipulation, and how digital and mobile technology has influenced the way we comprehend "iconic" images. Famous photos discussed include Joe Rosenthal's "Flag Raising on Iwo Jima," Nick Ut's "The Terror of War," Richard Drew's "Falling Man," and Robert Frank's "Trolley–New Orleans," among others.

B&H Photography Podcast is a weekly audio podcast covering topics of interest to all levels and styles of photographers. Host Allan Weitz is joined by leaders from a wide variety of fields, as well as expert B&H staff members, for insightful and enjoyable conversations on subjects from the latest gear and industry trends to art exhibits, photo history and creative and technical tips. Find the B&H Photography Podcast on iTunesSoundcloudStitcher and the B&H blog Explora.

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