• Bill Biggart: The Hero Photographer Who Died Capturing 9/11

    17 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    September 11, 2001, was a sunny Tuesday morning. Bill Biggart and his wife Wendy Doremus were walking their dogs in downtown Manhattan. At about 8:45 a.m., the couple noticed clouds of grey smoke forming against the clear blue New York City skyline. A passing taxi driver informed the couple that an airplane had crashed into the World Trade Center.
    Biggart, a seasoned press photographer, cut the serene walk short and quickly returned to his Union Square apartment. He gathered his Canon D30, two Canon EOS-1Ns, a Domke camera bag, and six rolls of Fuji Sensia 35mm slide film.
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  • Remembering Bill Biggart: Photographer, Hero

    Remembering Bill Biggart: Photographer, Hero

    17 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    On this, the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, I thought I would take today's post and speak about a reason I am where I am with my career in photography. There are many people that I have to thank for helping me in my career, but today's post is about one man who I can't.
    The fact is, I've never even met the man that I am writing about, probably couldn't even point out a picture of him if I had to. But to dismiss his importance to my career would be wrong.
    The man I am speaking of is Bill Biggart.
    Author's Note : This post was originally published in 2017, on the 16th anniversary of...
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