Freelance photojournalist David Butow crossed my radar in 2018 when his photo of then-Senator Jeff Flake went viral. The intensity of emotion combined with the near perfect placement of people in the frame made it an instant classic – so much so that Time
The year 2020 has undergone a fair share of major events from an ongoing global pandemic to political turmoil and social unrest. American photojournalist David Butow shares his perspective documenting these historical moments for the last six months.
Images relating to the Hong Kong protests have been taken down from the 2020 Sony World Photography Awards website because of their “sensitive nature.” While the finalists are still in the running for a prize, the move has raised concerns over possible ce
At the confirmation hearing of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a group of photographers captured an incredible scene of Jeff Flake, but David Butow's stands out.
Both position and timing matter in capturing a compelling and visually descriptive photo. Last week’s explosive SCOTUS confirmation hearing of Brett Kavanaugh provided another interesting opportunity to explore this concept as a small group of photographers trained their cameras on the Senate Judiciary Committee members before the key vote on a motion to proceed to the full Senate.