He is also one of the most prolific advertising photographers for the motion picture industry. His clients include Warner Brothers, Universal Pictures, Tri-Star, 20th Century Fox, Paramount, and DEG. Other corporate clients have included ITT, Merrill Lynch and IBM.
He has been a leader in the transition from still photography to High Definition Video, and has produced stories for ABC, The State of Texas, and AARP.
Halstead is also Editor and Publisher of The Digital Journalist , and is a popular lecturer on photojournalism on college campuses and before corporate groups around the world.
Halstead is a Senior Fellow in Photojournalism at The Center For American History at the University of Texas
Moments in Time is Halstead’s book about his adventures and observations during a career covering the battlefields of Vietnam, the halls of the White House, and film sets around the world. It is available through Amazon.
“Dirck Halstead is one of the most gifted photojournalists of our time. Moments in Time is an evocative and memorable reminder of the triumphs and turmoil, tragedies and joy of the closing decades of the twentieth century and the beginning of a new era. There are lessons to be learned for all generations.”
-Tom Brokaw, Author of The Greatest Generation.
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