Rory Doyle

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Nationality: USA
Biography: CV — PUBLICATIONS & CLIENTS New York Times, The Guardian, National Geographic Traveler (China), Newsweek, The Atlantic, NPR, CNN, ESPN, ESPN The Magazine, ESPN The Undefeated, Washington Post, Smithsonian, Wall Street Journal, Yahoo... read on
Exhibit announcement — Atlanta
rory doyle
Oct 10, 2019
The @HudgensCenter outside Atlanta will be hosting "Delta Hill Riders" as part of the 2019 Atlanta Celebrates Photography schedule. The exhibit opening will be Oct. 19 from 2-5 p.m. Some MS cowboys and cowgirls are making the drive over with me to the opening, so come say hello! Huge thanks to Hudgens Center director Ife Williams, @acpfest.2019, and @MaryStanley211 of Young Collectors Club Atlanta (@yccatl).

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on the Guardian: The Delta Hill Riders project

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2019 Michael P. Smith Award for Documentary Photography

By Rory Doyle — It's with extreme gratitude, I'm honored to announce I just received the 2019 Michael P. Smith Award for Documentary Photography from..

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GUP Editorial Award

By Rory Doyle — A sincere thank you to @GupMagazine for selecting my project for the GUP Editorial Award as part of the 2019 Belfast Photo Festival (..

Fresh newsletter out today!

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Taking Focus Grant

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New York Times — HBCUs

By Rory Doyle —   Seeking a Haven in H.B.C.U.s and Single-Sex Colleges Applications are up at these schools while enrollment overall is declining. Some think..

South Arts State Fellowship for Mississippi

By Rory Doyle — With extreme gratitude, I'm proud to announce that I'm the 2019 recipient of the South Arts State Fellowship for Mississippi. It's such..

Delta Supper Club for the New York Times

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Delta Hill Riders

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