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John Partipilo

John Partipilo

Working as a photojournalist for 40 years, Partipilo has won awards such as NPPA Best of Photojournalism and nominated for two Pulitzers. His photography has also been featured in national and international publications. Most importantly Partipilo’s work is about people — people in their different environments and people in their different stages of life. That’s the heart of his work. To him people are so important, because they all have a unique story.

Outdoor seating at Lockeland Table in East Nashville. (Photo: John Partipilo for the Tennessee Lookout)

The New Normal -Part 5: Plastic barriers, free masks at Lockeland Table

By: and - July 28, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has altered virtually every aspect of life and created a new normal for Nashville residents. To capture the ways life has changed, award-winning photographer John Partipilo spent several weeks in the community and the result is an eight-part series of photos. At the popular neighborhood restaurant Lockeland Table, the pandemic has overhauled […]

(Photo by John Partipilo for the Tennessee Lookout)

Life in Church Street Park

By: and - July 27, 2020

Church Street Park, a pocket park on downtown Nashville’s Church Street, has long been a gathering spot for the area’s homeless. It’s across the street from Nashville Public Library, where homeless individuals can access bathrooms and computers and easily accessible by bus for those who have fare money. Recently, the park seems more crowded than […]

(Photo: John Partipilo for the Tennessee Lookout)

The New Normal – Part 4: Long outdoor lines at Howard School Metro government buildings

By: and - July 24, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has altered virtually every aspect of life and created a new normal for Nashville residents. To capture the ways life has changed, award-winning photographer John Partipilo spent several weeks in the community and the result is an eight-part series of photos. Social distancing requirements have forced the Metro departments operating out of […]

The New Normal, Part 3: After being closed for months, Jefferson Street Sound reopens

By: and - July 23, 2020

  The COVID-19 pandemic has altered virtually every aspect of life and created a new normal for Nashville residents. To capture the ways life has changed, award-winning photographer John Partipilo spent several weeks in the community and the result is an eight-part series of photos. Jefferson Street Sound, a museum launched by local music historian […]