An Olympus Visionary since 2003, Larry C. Price is a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist.
Over his storied career, Price has worked for some of North America’s largest newspapers, including the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Baltimore Sun, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and the Denver Post. He most recently served as a Director of Photography at the Cox Media Group in Ohio, publishers of the Dayton Daily News and owners of CBS affiliates WHIO TV and WHIO Radio.
As a photographer at the Star-Telegram, Price won the 1981 Pulitzer Prize for spot news photography for his coverage of the 1980 coup in Liberia. He won a second Pulitzer Prize for feature photography in 1985 for the Philadelphia Inquirer with a portfolio documenting civil wars in Angola and El Salvador. Additionally, Price’s work has garnered honors from the Overseas Press Club, World Press Photo, the Pan American Press Association and the National Press Photographers Association. He also has contributed to 13 Day in the Life book projects, including the acclaimed A Day in the Life of America and A Day in the Life of Africa.
Beyond newspapers, Price’s photographs have appeared in numerous national and international publications, including National Geographic, Time, Newsweek, U.S. News & World Report and LIFE, and his past corporate clients include IBM and HarperCollins.
Price highlightts the Olympus OM-D EM-5 as his favorite Olympus camera; most recently, he has put the camera to work shooting several documentary projects involving environmental themes around the world. Closer to home, he enjoys photographing botanical subjects, landscapes and urban architecture near his home in Dayton, Ohio.
The Olympus Visionary Program is Olympus Imaging America Inc.’s official program for professional and emerging photographers. Its mission is to define the state of digital imaging for professional and advanced consumer audiences, and to promote both the individual photographer and Olympus’ highly-regarded and widely-acclaimed digital camera systems.
Olympus Visionaries are established, award-winning professional photographers who travel the world with Olympus products to capture life’s beauty and splendor. The elite members of the program include several Pulitzer Prize-winning photographers, as well as artists whose careers have included assignments around the globe.