Skip Dickstein, American
Skip Dickstein has been a staff photographer with the Albany Times Union in Albany, New York for thirty years and the Director of the Photojournalism section of the Churchill Downs Journalism Workshop.
Dickstein has won numerous awards for his work as a photojournalist.
These awards include:
Regional Photographer of the Year and Runner-up three times in the National Press Photographers Association’s annual clip contest.
New York State Associated Press Annual Photo Contest awards including the Kollenberg Award for best image in show and numerous awards for various categories within the contest.
Top Gun Award presented by the National Press Photographers Region 2 for lifetime achievement.
He was recognized as the top Spot News shooter in Region 2 NPPA in 2002.
In 1996 Dickstein received the prestigious Eclipse Award for Excellence in Thoroughbred Photography in North America presented by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association as well as the Sovereign Award for Thoroughbred Photography in Canada.
Skip Dickstein is married to wife Linda and has one child, Erika who is attending the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC.