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Purchase a Print and Contribute to Disaster Relief

Tweet Dear Friends: This week, like many Americans, I’ve been watching television coverage of the Las Vegas shootings. Like you, I am heartbroken. And from Las Vegas, the news coverage shifts to the desperation of people in Puerto Rico. More than once, it’s all literally brought me to tears. I cannot forget many of the […]

Photos As A Memory Lifeline

Tweet Not long ago my father found a stash of family photos that my mom had hidden away in a safe place and forgotten. The photos, mostly small black-and-white snapshots, were mostly of my sister and I. In many of the the photos, I was an infant being brought home from the hospital and then […]

Fresh from The Portrait Garden

Tweet “Beauty, intrigue and emotion can be found in every person. Seeing it and composing it is what separates the selfie from the portrait.” Meet Darko, in the photo below-right, the latest subject to bloom in The Portrait Garden. Darko immigrated to the United States from Serbia a couple of years ago. He’s living in the […]

The Perfect Holiday Gift: Your Portrait

Tweet   Many years ago, when I had one of my first newspaper jobs in Dallas, I was frustrated as I tried to think of a holiday gift for my parents. I always tried to think of gifts that were unexpected and a fun surprise. But that year, I was stumped. After expressing my frustration […]

Printing of Vietnam 40 Years Later Is Finito!

Tweet                     BOLOGNA, Italy — Printing of Vietnam 40 Years Later was completed late Tuesday afternoon at the Damiani Editore printing facility here. (Buy the book here: The giant sheets of paper that contain eight pages each on front and back are now stacked on seven wood […]

Presses Roll for Vietnam 40 Years Later

Tweet     BOLOGNA, Italy — A photographer’s dream began rolling off the presses today — my dream to be precise. In full color, broad white sheets that contain eight book pages are being printed here at the Damiani Editore printing facility in Bologna, Italy. The printing of Vietnam 40 Years Later is the culmination […]

Vietnam 40 Years Later Goes to Press

Tweet     BOLOGNA, Italy — Vietnam 40 Years Later will go to press this week with the three-day production process beginning here on Monday. Traveling from Washington, D.C., I arrived today in Bologna, the headquarters of my publisher, Damiani Editore. I will be on hand through the process to report here on the production […]

Damiani to Publish Vietnam 40 Years Later

Tweet                           (My studio issued the following news release today:) WASHINGTON, D.C.. October 3, 2013 — Photographer Robert Dodge announced today that he has signed with Damiani Editore of Italy to publish Vietnam 40 Years Later, a colorful and compelling exploration of Vietnam […]

Feeling the Benefits of Fitness Thousands of Miles from the Gym

Tweet                           The third in an occasional series. All photos by Ly Hoang Long. WASHINGTON, D.C. — On my recent photo shooting trip to Vietnam, my friend and colleague, Ly Hoang Long, took a bunch of candid shots of me while I was […]