Wynn Hammer, Top-Notch Still Photographer on TV and Movie Sets, Dies at 97
Wynn Hammer, the veteran still photographer who worked behind the scenes on such acclaimed movies as Bound for Glory, The Deer Hunter and Invasion of the Body Snatchers as well as on dozens of TV shows, has died. He was 97. Hammer died Sunday of congestive heart failure in a hospice facility in Glendale, his family announced.
A still photographer is hired to take shots on the set for publicity purposes. The best in their field find a way to get close to the action, avoiding light stands and movie cameras, without disrupting the filmmaking process. Read More.
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SOC Membership Resources and Portal Launched
The Educational Committee has been busy over the last few months providing online sessions over sixty hours currently. We saw the need to set up a membership portal for current members of all categories to access this material. We are proud to announce that the membership portal is launched.
Each member is responsible to set up their own username and password If you are a current member, you received an email with the account set up information. For further assistance, please email SOCOffice@SOC.org.