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David Foster Cupp

David Foster Cupp, American photographer, journalist.

Background

  • Cupp, David Foster was born on February 4, 1938 in Derry Township, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Foster Wilson and Elizabeth (Erhard) Cupp.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Journalism, University Miami, 1960.

    Career

    • Staff photographer Miami News, 1960-1963, Charlotte (North Carolina) Observer, 1963-1966. Photographer, writer International Harvesters, Chicago, 1966-1967. Picture editor National Geography Magazine, Washington, 1967, photographer, 1967-1969.

      Picture editor Detroit Free Press, 1969. Writer, photographer Denver Post, 1969-1977. Freelance writer, photographer, 1977-1988.

      Director photography Press-Enterprise, Riverside, California, 1988-1990. Instructor photojournalism, department journalism University Missouri, Columbia, 1990. Instructor School Visiting Communication Ohio University, Athens, 1991-1992.

      Working book author Cupp Design, Inc., Atlanta, 1993. Graphics editor Fort Lauderdale (Florida) Sun-Sentinel, 1993-1994. Freelance writer & photographer Hilliard, Ohio, since 1994.

      President, creative director Photos Online, Inc., since 1995. President Half Moon Public, LLC, 2003—2006. Teacher junior and senior high school-adult classes, including Journalist-in-the-schools, pilot program, Aurora, Colorado, 1974-1976, National Endowment Arts poet-in-residence 5 Colorado schools.

      Photography aboard Voyager Spacecraft.

    Works

    • Co-author Search and Rescue Dogs, 1988. Contributing author: National Geography books. Co-author: Cindy, a Hearing Ear Dog, The Animal Shelter, All Wild Creatures Welcome.

      Contributor article, photographs to popular magazines.

    Membership

    Board directors Friends of Children of Vietnam, adoption agency, 1973. Member National Press Photographers Association (named National runner-up Photographer of Year 1965, 72, named Regional Photographer of Year 1974, second place News Picture Story award 1974, 3rd Place Sports Picture Story award 1974, McWilliams award for picture story 1974, McWilliams award for single picture 1974-1975, 2d Home, Family Picture Story award 1972, co-chairman national convention), Colorado Press Photographers Association (vice president), American Society Magazine Photographers.

    Connections

    • Married Catherine Lucille Lum, November 20, 1965. Children: Mary Catherine, David Patterson, John.
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    Born February 4, 1938
    • 1960
      University Miami
    • 1960 - 1963
      Staff photographer Miami News
    • 1963 - 1966
      Staff photographer Miami News
    • 1967
      picture editor National Geog. Magazine
      Washington, United States
    • 1967 - 1969
      picture editor National Geog. Magazine
    • 1969
      picture editor Detroit Free Press
    • 1969 - 1977
      writer
    • 1977 - 1988
      freelance writer
    • 1988 - 1990
      director, photography Press-Enterprise
      Riverside, New Jersey, United States
    • 1990
      instructor, photojournalism
      Columbia, Missouri, United States
    • 1991 - 1992
      instructor, School Visiting Communication Ohio University
      Athens, New York, United States
    • 1993
      working book author, Cupp Design
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1993 - 1994
      graphics editor Fort Lauderdale (Florida) Sun-Sentinel
    • 1994
      freelance writer, & photographer Hilliard
      Ohio, United States
    • 1995
      president, Photos Online
    • 1995
      creative director, Photos Online
    • 2003 - 2006
      president, Half Moon Public
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