Master Of Photography: Joe McNally

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Joe McNally was born 27 July 1952 in Montclair, New Jersey. He is an American photographer who has been shooting for the National Geographic Society since 1987. He received his bachelor's and graduate degrees from the S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.[1] He is based out of New York City and resides in Ridgefield, Connecticut.

Joe McNally is an world famous photographer who has had an incredible over the last 30 years. He has shot photographs in over 50 countries and worked for companies He has shot cover stories for TIME, Newsweek, Fortune, New York, Entertainment Weekly, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, and Men's Journal.

Joe has also been a contract photographer for Sports Illustrated, a staff photographer at LIFE, and currently, and an ongoing contributor to the National Geographic. In 2010 Joe was voted as one of the 30 most influential photographers of the decade in a Photo District News survey.

In the aftermath of the 9/11 tragedy McNally created a project called "Faces of Ground Zero" using the world's only life-sized Polaroid camera. With this project Joe helped to generate approximately $2 million for the relief effort. It is considered by many to be one of the most important artistic endeavours to come out of from the 9/11 disaster. Joe's fine art work is represented by Monroe Gallery of Santa Fe. McNally's prints are in various collections including the National Portrait Gallery of the United States.

He shot the first all-digital coverage of the history of the National Geographic, called "The Future of Flying" a 32-page cover story commemorating the centennial observance of the Wright Brothers' flight. The coverage was deemed noteworthy enough that it has been incorporated into the archives of the Library of Congress.

In the last two years, McNally has written two books, The Moment It Clicks, and The Hot Shoe Diaries.

Joe McNally has also had some amazing commercial clients including FedEx, Epson, Sony, Nikon, Land's End, General Electric, MetLife, Adidas, and the Wildlife Conservation Society, among others. Joe McNally is known internationally for his ability to succeed at technically and logistically complex assignments with expert use of color and light. As part of his teaching activities, he conducts numerous workshops around the world.

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