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LAMPP Mission

The Mission of the Living American Master Photographers Project is to secure and distribute a living document of contemporary master photography in the United States and abroad.

Our goals are

  • Create a continued document of living master photographers through portrait, interview, video, and text.
  • Educate at home and abroad using the stories as told and witnessed by LAMPP participants.
  • Explore our unique culture through participant's diverse experiences, so that we may better understand ourselves.
  • Foster cultural awareness through interaction and participation with living master photographers.
  • Distribute content to these ends via varied media venues.
  • Build community focused on the living photographic arts.
  • Pass on the LAMPP to subsequent generations so that the project can continue its living mission.

Those who seek to understand the evolution of perspective will have a living visual and literary reference communicated by the photographic community.