Mark Seliger talk during FotoWeekDC at the annual lecture of the American Society of Media Photographers D.C. in November 2014
Seliger was chief photographer at Rolling Stone from 1992 to 2002, where he shot over 125 covers for the magazine. He also shot covers for other major magazines including Vanity Fair. He has photographed numerous celebrities including Mick Jagger and Kurt Cobain, and is a former winner of the Alfred Eisenstaedt Award for Magazine Photography. His large platinum palladian prints have also been widely exhibited. In 2011 Seliger co-founded a non-profit exhibition space for photography in New York City called 401 Projects, which showcases the work of emerging and established artists.