Photographer, filmmaker Gordon Parks dies

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  1. Nikki

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    Very sad. He was a great photographer.
     
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    Thanks for this notice Nikki. It must have just been released as I could find no mention of it in a Google search.

    I remove my hat and stand in honor as he passes.

    As a fellow Kansan, I say that GP ranks right next to Dwight Eisenhower in terms of Kansans who "made it" in the World. GP's accomplishments earned him the title of "Great".
     
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    Another giant of the photography world is gone. I can't say I care much for his work, but you can't deny the imact it made.
     
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    America has lost a fine citizen and a very good photographer, movie maker and musician. Sad am I to hear of his death.
     
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    At 93, he lived a rich and full life.

    We should all be so lucky.
     
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    We had a thread something like this a couple of years ago when another photographer died and it was noted that photographers seem to live very long lives.


    Maybe the selenium.

    RIP. GP



    Michael
     
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    The DMA, in Dallas, held a retrospective of his work last year....a very talanted man, a very sad day. Let us all celebrate his life, we can only hope to have such a full one.

    RIP
     
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    One of his books, "Half Past Autumn" is a great one to learn about his multi- talent in music, poetry, cinema, and photography.
     
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    I liked his book "Choice of Weapons", too. Great talent, interesting life.
     
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    CNN announced his passing today. He was a great photographer and also directed the movie Shaft with Richard Roundtree. What a legacy.
     
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    We have lost another of the greats. He was a true rennaissance man.
     
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    Damn! What a terrible loss.