Works by Salvatore C. DiMarco, Jr.
Salvatore C. DiMarco, Jr. was born in 1947 in Drexel Hill, PA. He learned photography from his father, a portrait photographer in Philadelphia, PA. In 1970, he graduated with a B.S. degree from the School of Communication and Theater at Temple University.
Mr. DiMarco joined the staff of the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin in 1967 as a summer intern. While completing his education, he was promoted to Assistant Picture Editor/Photographer. Finally, he was promoted to Chief Photographer, where he ran a department of 30 photographers, editors, and technicians. He held the position until the paper ceased publication in 1982. Then he became a fulltime freelance photographer and divided his time between editorial, corporate, and industrial magazine assignments. His photographs have appeared in many of the world's leading magazines and his corporate clients included such companies as Allied Signal, Bechtel, US Sprint, Lucent Technologies, Eastman Kodak Company, and Leica Camera, Inc., and Time magazine.
He has won more than 150 international, national, state, and regional awards for his photographs and has spoken on photography in the United States and abroad. In 1989, Mr. DiMarco was one of a select group of photographers commissioned by the Presidential Inaugural Committee to produce a picture book of President George H.W. Bush's Inaugural festivities. In 1995, he was asked by the Diocese of Baltimore to be part of a team of photographers commissioned to produce a coffee-table book on Pope John Paul II's visit to that city. In June 2001, Mr. DiMarco had a show in the Oskar Barnack Room of the Leica Gallery in New York City.
Mr. DiMarco was a member of the Society of Professional Journalists (Sigma Delta Chi Honor Society), board member of the local chapter of the National Press Photographers Association, member of the Pennsylvania Press Photographs Association, and Vice President of the Press Photographers Association of Philadelphia. He passed away on June 11, 2004.