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Iconic photography from seven Baltimore Sun photographers

Iconic photography from seven Baltimore Sun photographers

56 Photos

In the long history of photojournalism at The Baltimore Sun, there have been a number of great photographers. The new book, “Darkroom: Iconic Photography from Seven Baltimore Sun Photographers,” highlights some of The Sun‘s most talented visual artists and their body of work.

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Fifty years later, Marylanders recall the March on Washington

Fifty years later, Marylanders recall the March on Washington

25 Photos

Six Marylanders look back on the March on Washington on Aug. 28, 1963, and its effect on their lives. Said Joyce Dennison, 71, a retired Baltimore schoolteacher: “It didn’t matter what socioeconomic group, religion or ethnicity you belonged to. There was a great feeling of humanity.”

Story by Jonathan Pitts
Portrait photos by Kim Hairston and Algerina Perna

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Sun photographer Gene Sweeney Jr. says farewell after 30 years

Sun photographer Gene Sweeney Jr. says farewell after 30 years

75 photos

As my time at The Baltimore Sun comes to a close, I was asked to encapsulate the 30 years (half my life) in a few paragraphs – which is impossible. If added together, I’ve spent years at a variety of stadiums, arenas and gyms around the country, with an up-close view of sports history. I’ve covered World Series, Super Bowls, Final Fours, Stanley Cup Finals, etc., and I’ve been paid to be there — what a job! My career in Baltimore lasted longer then Cal Ripken Jr.’s, and I have thousands of photos to prove it.

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