[Annie Leibowitz. All Photos by CLINT SPAULDING for PMc] 2009 marks a big year for the International Center of Photography as they celebrate the organization's 35th anniversary while kicking off the 25th annual ICF Infinity Awards acknowledging the talent, visions, and contributions of influential photographers and emerging youngsters. This year, world-renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz accepted the Lifetime Achievement Award for an audience of colleagues, fans, and supporters for the awards ceremony held Tuesday night at Pier 60 in New York City.
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Edith Gould was also in attendance catching a laugh with Diane Dewey while Dree Hemingway worked the red carpet before eating dinner next to Stefano Tonchi. The evening's award recipients included Letizia Battaglia, Gayle G. Greenhill, Lieko Shiga, Aveek Sen, Tim Walker, Geert van Kesteren, Rinko Kawauchi, and Aglaia Konrad.
Amanda Brooks, Stefano Tonchi, Gretchen Fenton
James Mischka, Annie Leibowitz, Mark Badgley
Gilles Mendel, Kylie Case, Iman, Stephen Gan
Tabitha Simmons, Kim Vernon, Mark Seliger
Daniel Goldberg, Kevin Kollenda
Richard Christensen, Anthony Keegan