The Oscars is one of Linda's favorite assignments. There are only 115 photojournalists invited from all over the world and Linda has been covering the annual star-studded event for 29 years.
With her Academy Awards experience, Linda has been asked to do photo retrospectives. Her essays, containing almost 3 decades of "Oscar red carpet" photos, have been featured on Good Morning America, CNN, CBS, The Early Show and ABC affiliate stations across the country.
Two of Linda's favorites are her photo of Elizabeth Taylor (at right) and her photo of a nine-year old girl with her famous father....Angelina Jolie.
Over the years, Linda has developed educational programs, including "Pictures of Hope" and "It's A SNAP", that introduce cameras and photography to children of all ages.
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In 2011, Linda Solomon was inducted to the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame for her work as a columnist and award-winning photojournalist. Read Linda's bio at the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame website here.
Throughout her career, Linda's work has been commissioned by numerous celebrities. The collections of Ms. Elizabeth Taylor, Mr. Tony Bennett, the late Al Hirschfeld, and many others, contain portraits taken exclusively by Linda. Additionally, her photography has been featured in books by noted authors, including Elmore Leonard and Robert James Waller.
Linda is a nationally recognized public speaker and has been a featured speaker for numerous universities and organizations across the country. Her captivating speeches detail her introduction to photography and father's inspiration, explore the wide-ranging benefits of photography-related educational programs, and share her passion for photojournalism.
Linda has been the author or photographer for a number of books. Her most recent, "The Key, Celebrated People Unlock Their Secrets To Life", is based on interviews of 60 of the most famous people of our time, including Barbara Walters, Tiger Woods and Sidney Poitier; the book benefits breast cancer research and many breast cancer survivors reveal the key to hope, courage and strength.
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To learn more about Linda's work or to inquire about engaging her photography or speaking services, please contact Linda.