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Post by Ernst-Ulrich Schafer » Mon Nov 06, 2017 7:24 pm

Is receiving a Lifetime Achievement award for Photography.

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Post by Duck » Mon Nov 06, 2017 7:29 pm

Wow, who knew?

I have always been a fan of Kenny Rogers, musically. I never knew he was such an accomplished photographer as well. It's almost a shame that one talent completely overshadowed a second.

Thanks for bringing this to light.
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Post by minniev » Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:41 pm

Ernst-Ulrich Schafer wrote:Is receiving a Lifetime Achievement award for Photography.

https://m.riverfronttimes.com/artsblog/ ... this-month



I've always been a fan of his photography as well as his music, so I'm glad to hear this news which I might have missed without your post. I have a calendar of his pictures in my kitchen.

A long long time ago (the 60's!!) when I was in college I had the connections and opportunity to meet and spend time with all the music performers who came through the university, and of all of the famous music folk I met during those years, Kenny Rogers stands out as the nicest, most enjoyable to get to know. He was genuine, and his photography strikes me as the same.
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Post by St3v3M » Mon Nov 06, 2017 10:05 pm

This is what I bought boots for Kenny Rogers - The Gambler (1978)

A little interesting reading - Kenny Rogers … the photographer

And the photography of kenny rogers
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Post by Steven G Webb » Tue Nov 07, 2017 12:01 am

He is a very accomplished photographer it is so deserving that he is being honored.
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