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Contact Info.- PhotoStamp@sbcglobal.net - 330-283-0920
I freelance, for clients such as Akron Public Schools, Newsday, Akron Comunity Foundation, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Western Reserve, Bridgestone, Children's Hospital Medical Center Akron, Dow Jones, Dayton Daliy News, Goodyear, Friends of Metro Parks, Proctor & Gamble, Solutia Inc., Leader Publications, GateHouse Media, Nortech, Newsday, Ohio Today, Suntrol, Star Ledger, Time Warner, Louisville Courier Journal, Philidelphia News, Winston Salem Journal, USA Today, Washington Times, and others.

In October 2008, established freelance business and a private client site for still and video imagery on accepting a general newsroom wide buy out offer from The Akron Beacon Journal.
As of 2009, I began developing, directing and creating video content on a contract basis for OHIO.COM the online site for the Akron Beacon Journal.

Prior to leaving the Beacon, I accepted the assignment of exploring the world of videography for the web and created 50 videos for OHIO.COM between July of 2006 and Oct. 2008 while continuing to provide still images for the newspaper.

Coordinated the Beacon's photo department's two year transition from film to digital training staffers on cameras and trouble shooting imaging.

Extracurricular: Elected to the post of Regional Associate Director 1991-1992 for the National Press Photographers Association. Elected to Regional Director two years later.
Held a seat on the Board of Directors of National Press Photographers Association for six years from 1991-1996.
I was recruited to the staff of the Akron Beacon Journal in 1978 leaving post graduate studies at the University of Missouri.
While at Missouri, I freelanced to the Missourian, and the Columbia Tribune, and University Sports Information Dept.
Chief Photographer for the Lawrence Kansas Journal World 1976-1976.
Chief Photographer for the Kettering- Oakwood Times 1970-1976.

University of Akron, presently taking classes in world studies, history, and art.
Graduated from Ohio University Graduated BFA 1970.
Assistant Photo Editor for the O.U. POST
Athena Yearbook Staff Photographer

United Press International - freelance - 1968-1970.

Mount Union College 1966-1968.

New York Institute of Photography, NY ,NY - Graduated Commercial Photography 1968.

Story Highlights: Hurricane Katrina, Forest fires in Yellowstone Park, Shuttle launch of John Glenn, Covered two Presidential Conventions, World Series Baseball, NBA All Stars, Salt Flats Land Speed records, Birth of Nathan Williamson.
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Affiliations
Ohio News Photographers Association 1970- 2008
National Press Photographers Association 1970-2014
Society of Professional Journalist
Awards of special note
Ohio News Photographer Association - Ohio Understanding Award
Ohio News Photographer Association - Photographer of the Year for Published work 1974.

Pulitzer Prize -Team Member Question of Color, Community Service award with 10 of 18 images on special section fronts.

The Society of Professional Journalist , Best Photographer in Ohio 2004.
National Press Photographers Associations - Samuel Mellor Award for service.

Recipient of numerous annual awards over 30 years from both national, state and regional press associations.
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Other training
National Press Photographers Association Annual Flying Short Courses
NPPA's Region 4 Short Courses
ONPA Annual Training Seminars
Ohio Associated Press Annual Seminars
Kent State University Media Seminar

Galleries

Lew Stamp Photography

Photostamp@sbcglobal.net or Cell 330-283--0920 -- This gallery is a ge ...

Updated: Nov 22, 2010 3:34pm PST

Antique Boat Show 2009

Photos from the 2009 Antique and classic boat show in the Portage Lake ...

Updated: Sep 07, 2009 5:55am PST

National One Design Regatta_South Shore Yacht Club

The South Shore Yacht Club on Turkeyfoot Lake Held a regatta August 6, ...

Updated: Sep 07, 2009 5:54am PST

Football Hall of Fame Timken Grand Parade 2009

The annual Football Hall of Fame parade in Canton, Ohio.

Updated: Sep 07, 2009 5:55am PST

Black Light Volleyball Jackson Township Ohio

Jackson Township Parks and Recreation Department hold for fun Black Li ...

Updated: Sep 07, 2009 5:51am PST

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Updated: Aug 29, 2009 5:09am PST

Portage Lakes Polar Bear Jump

Updated: Sep 17, 2009 6:15pm PST

Portage Lakes Fireworks Ohio

Updated: Sep 17, 2009 6:27pm PST

St Vincent St Mary v Archbishop Hoban

Updated: Sep 19, 2009 5:59am PST

Jackson High School v Lake Volleyball

Updated: Oct 07, 2009 5:42am PST

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Manchester High School Band, Cheer leaders, Head coach and fans at reg ...

Updated: Nov 07, 2009 9:12pm PST

Lakemore Village Tree Lighting

Updated: Nov 29, 2009 11:19am PST

Bill Dies Wrestling Tournament Akron Ohio

Updated: Jan 17, 2010 10:36am PST

My Smug Mug

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Updated: Feb 25, 2010 7:03am PST

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Updated: Jul 25, 2011 5:40pm PST

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Green, Ohio. Cub Scout den leader Carrie Stephens decided her Cub Scou ...

Updated: Mar 10, 2012 11:38am PST

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Friends of the Portage Lakes State Park sponsored fund raiser the Chas ...

Updated: Dec 31, 2011 8:49am PST

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Updated: Apr 10, 2012 10:58am PST

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Blimp crews outside Florida,,, inside are Akron

Updated: Oct 02, 2012 11:29am PST

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Updated: Jul 20, 2012 6:30am PST

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Updated: Apr 29, 2013 12:26pm PST

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Dragon Boat Races at The Portage Lakes State Park beach 2013

Updated: Aug 12, 2013 6:22am PST

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Updated: Oct 14, 2013 3:09pm PST

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