Peter Breinig – San Francisco Chronicle photographer

January 13, 2004 Photographers Remembered 0

Peter Breinig, a longtime cigar-chomping San Francisco Chronicle photographer and airplane pilot who snapped some of his best news pictures while leaning out the window of his single-engine plane, has died. Breinig, 80, died Friday on his houseboat on Richardson Bay after a brief illness. “Photography is communication,” he liked to say. “You don’t take… Read more

Susan Caldwell – San Francisco Examiner

January 13, 2004 Photographers Remembered 0

Examiner photographer Susan Caldwell, 41, and her daughter, Nina Garrison, was killed in a car crash on Bayshore Boulevard in South San Francisco Sunday. She was driving to the Cow Palace on assignment for the Examiner to cover the dog show. Caldwell previously worked at the Independent for about 15 years. She worked for Examiner… Read more

Retired Oakland Tribune photographer Roy H. Williams

January 13, 2004 Photographers Remembered 0

¬†Retired Oakland Tribune photographer Roy H. Williams, a member of the photo team that won the Pulitzer Prize in 1990 for coverage of the Loma Prieta earthquake, died Wednesday of heart attack.¬† He was 73. In 1950 at the age of 19, Williams was the youngest photographer ever hired by the Tribune. Over the next… Read more