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Mayor Daley, Spectacular Slovakia, NYT Lens Turning Point, International Photography Awards + Blog

Newsletter went out Friday:


Recently, Chicago Mayor Daley for life announced his resignation and said he would not be running for reelection next year. What happens when a “Mayor for Life” retires? A short retrospective of images from the last few years of his tenure in office looks at Mayor Richard M. Daley’s legacy on the city of Chicago, and more broadly national politics and the Obama administration.
Gallery available on the Amanda Rivkin PhotoShelter archive.

I have also launched a blog as many people have recommended that they prefer to see news and updates easiest in blog format. Without further ado, you can sign up for alerts, peruse past stories and articles, see new tearsheets, find out about ongoing projects and receive releases about work as it is published, among other cool things.
– Blog available at

The New York Times Lens Blog “Turning Point” series continues in its sixth week with Iranian photographer Newsha Tavakolian on her own work and work by Shah Naser al-Din (1848-1896) that inspired her. Previous Lens blog “Turning Point” series have been devoted to fellow young photographers Amanda Rivkin, Aga Luczakowska, Robert Caplin, Yana Paskova and Ayman Oghanna.

Recently the photo essay “Cuba: Semper Fidel” received an Honorable Mention in the photo essay category at the Lucie Foundation International Photography Awards.

Finally, The Slovak Spectator is preparing to launch the 2010 Spectacular Slovakia Guide with original images and text by Amanda Rivkin on Tuesday September 13, 2010.
– To order online after September 13, 2010:
– Or e-mail Dasa Rehakova (in charge of circulation and distribution) at

Thank you very much for your ongoing interest in my work.


Amanda Rivkin

amanda rivkin, photographer

currently in new york city.