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Canon Presents VINCENT LAFORET
Vincent Laforet is a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer at The New York Times. He has regularly been called on to cover major news and sporting events around the world ranging from natural disasters, international conflicts to the Olympics. At the age of 30, his work has been published in most major publications around the world including Vanity Fair, Time, Newsweek, Life, The New York Times Magazine, National Geographic Magazine, Sports Illustrated, Stern, and Paris Match. He recently modified his staff position to become The Times’ first national contract photographer and is now engaged in editorial, portraiture, commercial, and corporate projects. His approach to aerial photography has been singled out as one of the most unique and interpretive amongst photographers today.
Vincent’s work has been recognized in the World Press Photo Awards, The Pictures of the Year Competition, The Overseas Press Club, The National Headliners Awards,The Pro-Football Hall of Fame and he was recognized as one of the “30 photographers to watch under 30” by PDN in 2002 and was named one of the “100 Most Influential People in Photography” by American Photo Magazine in 2005. He and four other photographers were awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Feature Photography for their post-9/11 coverage overseas in 2002. Vincent has been invited as a guest speaker by a variety of organizations and universities from around the world. He serves as an adjunct professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. Vincent resides in New York City with his wife, Amber, and son, Noah.
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