The Heralded Veteran Who Still Reaches for Film

By Deborah Block


Photographer David Burnett

For nearly 50 years, David Burnett has been traveling and documenting the world – much of it on film. While most of the photojournalism world has shifted to using digital photography exclusively, Burnett stubbornly continues to carry around a Speed Graphic camera and dozens of sheet film holders – making him instantly recognizable on the sidelines of events such as the Olympics.

After all these years working in photography and seeing so many technological developments, why do you still shoot film?

As wonderful as the new tech and digital is – and there are a few great elements: …read more

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