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Benjamin J. Chapnick is president of Black Star. The Chapnick family has guided the 74-year-old agency since 1963, expanding the company's services from photojournalism to corporate assignment photography, stock photography and beyond. Ben began his career with the agency in 1960 in editorial and corporate sales, and was elevated to executive vice president in 1964. He assumed leadership of Black Star in 1989.




When Only Assignment Photography Will Do

Tweet I’m sometimes asked by prospective clients, “When do I really need the kind of corporate photography that a photographic agency can deliver?” These days, with so much cheap and free photography flooding the Web, it’s easy to forget what quality corporate photography is all about.  Assignment photography may not be a company’s lowest-cost option […]

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