Aubrey Gemignani is a Documentary, Reportage, and Event Photographer. She is currently a full-time photographer and photo archivist at NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) in Washington, DC., where she has had the opportunity to photograph a diverse range of events at the White House, the Vice President’s residence, Capitol Hill, Kennedy Space Center, Wallops Flight Facility, and the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan (to cover manned launches to the International Space Station).Her documentary and reportage work has been distributed worldwide through news and photo agencies such as Associated Press, AFP, Reuters, National Geographic Online and Getty Images. Publications highlighting her work include Esquire, The Washington Post, New York Times, NPR, Photographer’s Forum, Popular Photography, Pastry Art and Design, and the Falls Church News Press.Some clients include NASA, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Cue Recording Studio, Sodexo, South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT), Hope for a Healthier Humanity (HHH), International Relief and Development (IRD), and The National Council of Asian Pacific Islander Physicians (NCAPIP).
Assignments and her love of travel has taken her to many countries including Vietnam, Cambodia, Pakistan, Thailand, Kazakhstan, Russia, Mexico, Dubai, and Italy.Aubrey holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a minor in Photography from Virginia Commonwealth University located in Richmond, VA. She also completed a Master of Arts in Organizational Management from George Washington University.She is a native of the Washington D.C. area.Description of presentation: I plan to discuss and show some work from the past (approximately) 5 years of covering the space program for NASA including launches, landings, the Obama and Trump administrations, astronaut tours/talks, and the rise of the commercial space programs. Most of my work is photojournalistic for NASA and I will touch on the transition to working in a more high speed, news oriented position, versus the freelance portrait and event photography that I was used to. If there are specific topics that you would like me to cover, please let me know prior to the presentation and I’ll make an effort to address them.
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April 7, 2020 – Programs: Being a NASA Photographer with Aubrey Gemignani
By David Crooks | Published December 29, 2019