Almost thirty years ago, Snoop Dog entered the hip hop scene as a gangster rapper and has been a successful musician and businessman ever since. He is appearing in the new The Adams Family film, can be seen in a Corona commercial, has a show with Martha Stewart and an investment fund – all while still releasing music. Maggie SHANNON c/o MAKING PICTURES portrayed Snoop Dogg for THE NEW YORK TIMES. And you can read the article by author David Gelles here.
Maggie Shannon is a photographer specializing in portrait and documentary work. Hailing from Martha’s Vineyard, she received her MFA from the School of Visual Arts and is now based in Los Angeles, California, with her husband and cat, Lester. Maggie’s work focuses on telling the stories of small town communities and social rituals, with the goal of lifting voices and building a more inclusive world. Her approach is reflexive and anchored by honesty, empathy, and endless curiosity.
Maggie was selected as a 2018 PDN emerging photographer and has been recognized as part of Magnum's 30 under 30. She is a member of Women Photograph, and her work has appeared in American Photography 35 and 36. Her first book, Swamp Yankee, told the story of New England shark fishing. She otherwise spends her time camping, baking pies, and trying her hand at growing veggies. Maggie loves a good Seinfeld reference and encourages you to use one in email correspondence.