Major Work Anniversary: 30 Years

Posted on June 7, 2013 by Alexandra Avakian

I realized today I am celebrating 30 years as a pro photojournalist and documentary photographer, from 1983 - present.

My very first paid assignment was for Newsweek in the fall of 1983 after graduating Sarah Lawrence College that spring.

Of course I had been shooting longer than that, back to the 1970's while still a teen.

Clearly my calling in life. It'll be time to do the retrospective book soon!

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