It was one of the coldest nights this winter, but we had a great showing for our monthly meeting this month! So many came out to see Debra Rothenberg's work and everybody was happy they did. She had great photos and great stories! It was a great start for 2015.
Debra L. Rothenberg's first book, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN IN FOCUS PHOTOGRAPHS 1980-2012 hit books stores in October 1, 2013. The Wall Street Journal said it was one of "the best photo books for fall" and The NY Daily News called it "amazing" and it was #2 on the amazon best sellers list for several months. Her book also won an IPPY Award (Independent Publishers) for Best Photo Book of the Year.
She is an award winning photographer residing in New York City and earned a bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Photographic Illustration/Photojournalism from Rochester Institute of Technology. She is an accomplished professional whose photographic range consists of music/concerts, celebrities, news, sports, CD and book covers, newspapers and magazines, portraiture, children, events, public relations and weddings and Bar Mitzvahs.
Among her many accomplishments is a National First Place award in the sports category from the National Press Photographers Association. One of her images appeared on several Bruce Springsteen official tour t-shirts for his 1999-2000 World Tour.
Debra has held a variety of staff positions at daily newspapers in several states, as well as Chief Photographer and Photo Editor. Her photography has been distributed and exhibited worldwide in galleries, newspapers, magazines, books, CD covers, and many web sites.
She is a member of the National Press Photographers Association and is listed in Who’s Who Among American Women. She has traveled all over the country and the world for her photography.
Her next book, "You Don't Have To Be Purrrrfect," a children's book with her 2 cats, will be released in March 2015