Media Coverage

Linda’s photographic and philanthropic work is continually featured in national news magazines, newspapers, and other established media outlets. Linda Solomon’s feature stories have appeared on the front pages of the Detroit Free Press.
Here you will find news stories on Linda’s work and recent stories written by Linda.

More Media Coverage

» Linda Solomon reads a letter from her father
12/19/20, Detroit Free Press

» Photos: Pictures of Hope by Boys &Girls Clubs of Tucson

» Capturing Hopes of Tucson: Program helps local kids snap photos of dreams, goals amid COVID-19 pandemic

» Library of Michigan announces the 2020 Michigan Notable Books
1/30/2020, Lansing City Pulse

» Library of Michigan Announces 2020 Michigan Notable Book Awards
1/1/20, Michigan Department of Education

» Linda Solomon’s Extraordinary Book of Intimate Aretha Franklin Photographs is the Holiday Gift of the Year
12/10/19, Showbiz411

» Regular life of Aretha Franklin chronicled in new book ‘The Queen Next Door’

» Book of rare, personal Aretha Franklin photos brings family, dignitaries to event
10/27/19, Detroit Free Press

» The Queen Next Door: New Book Shows Never Before Seen Photos of Aretha Franklin’s Life Offstage

» 5 things you didn’t know about Aretha Franklin revealed in ‘The Queen Next Door’
10/16/19, MLive

» ‘The Queen Next Door’ shows another side to Aretha Franklin
10/7/19, The Detroit News

» Book Review: The Queen Next Door: Aretha Franklin, An Intimate Portrait
9/3/19, Foreword Reviews

» Linda Solomon’s book offers intimate portrait of the late Aretha Franklin
5/26/19, Crain’s Detroit

» Organization gives Albuquerque youth a look at a brighter future through camera lens
4/12/19, KRQE

» Crater High School senior wins full-ride Dream Scholarship

» Linda Solomon: Pictures Of Hope – Produced by national anchor Kelly Wright
11/25/18, America’s Hope News

» These metro Detroit groups are putting needy first this holiday season
11/24/18, Detroit Free Press

» Photo program helps homeless kids picture their dreams
10/20/18, The Detroit News

» Tucson kids get cameras for Pictures of Hope program
10/15/18, Arizona Daily Star

» Aretha Franklin 1942-2018: Queen of Soul to be buried in Detroit
8/31/18, TRT World

» Photojournalist forged friendship with Aretha during years covering her
8/27/18, The Detroit News

» As Aretha Franklin’s family plans funeral, Detroit must help plan legacy
8/27/18, Detroit Free Press

» Celebrities photographer Linda Solomon mourn passing of Detroit icon Aretha Franklin
8/16/18, WXYZ Detroit

» Local teen gets full ride scholarship through photography program
5/5/18, KRQE

» Local teen awarded full-ride scholarship
5/4/18, Albuquerque Journal

» Pictures of Hope puts students’ dreams in focus
4/23/18, Albuquerque Journal

» Dreams Depicted: Homeless kids seek to capture their hopes on film
11/30/17, Tucson Weekly

» Homeless kids put their hopes and dreams in pictures
11/19/17, Lansing State Journal

» Photographer on a mission to help homeless kids realize their hopes and dreams

» Homeless youth realize their dreams through photography
10/28/17, Santa Monica Daily Press

» Pictures of Hope Returns to Reynolds Home
10/16/17, El Paso Times

» Pictures of Hope helps homeless youth achieve dreams

» Pictures of Hope: Homeless kids photograph their world
1/22/17, USA TODAY

» Blazing a trail
5/10/17, Albuquerque Journal

» Students capture hopes, dreams through photography

» Pictures of Hope Exhibit at Cobo Center thanks to NAIAS

» Pictures of Hope: Homeless kids photograph their world

» Viewers and 7 Action News team members help make girl’s dream of meeting a WNBA player come true

» North American International Auto Show and Photojournalist Linda Solomon Announce “Pictures of Hope” Exhibit Featuring Young Photographers From COTS
12/16/16, NAIAS

» Pictures of Hope held for third year in Flint
11/21/16, ABC 12 Flint

» Christmas cards feature ‘Pictures of Hope’ from homeless children in Denver
11/17/16, Fox 31 Denver

» A photography project is changing the lives of homeless children in Denver
11/11/16, Denver 7 ABC

» Fifteen homeless children took photos of their hopes in Denver

» Denver kids without a home picture their dreams
10/14/16, 9 News Denver

» Denver Homeless Children Snap ‘Pictures Of Hope’
10/11/16, CBS Denver

» Denver-area homeless kids see hope in cameras, share their dreams through photos
10/10/16, Denver Post

» Pictures of Hope program awards scholarship
10/7/16, Oakland Press

» Against All Odds: Westland student who faced hardship on her way to college

» Celebrity photographer Linda Solomon’s Pictures of Hope help the homeless

» SPECIAL REPORT UPDATE: Picture of Hope Comes True For Homeless Teen
5/25/16, WILX Lansing

» Detroit students share their dreams with Pictures of Hope
5/13/16, Detroit Metro Times

» Detroit students focus their cameras on hopes, dreams
5/12/16, Detroit Free Press

» Person of the Week: Linda Solomon’s ‘Pictures of Hope’ give DPS students a frame for their future
5/9/16, WXYZ Detroit

» SPECIAL REPORT: Pictures of Hope

» Full ride: Tucson teen impresses Illinois college with photo work

» Tucson 14-year-old gets full college scholarship

» Homeless kids illustrate ‘hopes and dreams’
3/31/16, Detroit News

» Linda Solomon’s ‘Pictures of Hope’ Grants Children’s Dreams
12/29/15, NBC Nightly News

» Pictures of Hope

» Shelter of Flint children’s Pictures of Hope unveiled at exhibition

» Kids with cameras, Detroit police mentors capture hope
11/12/15, The Detroit News

» Detroit Police and kids unveil their ‘Pictures of Hope’ greeting cards

» Photographer teaches children to have hope
10/9/15, The Oakland Press

» Pictures of Hope pairs Flint homeless children with cameras to capture dreams

» Detroit police team with kids for photography project and a surprise

» Detroit police team up with young kids for “Pictures of Hope” program
9/26/15, WXYZ Detroit

» Police join kids for photography tour around Detroit

» Photos of children’s hopes benefit Our Family Services
9/18/15,, Arizona Daily Star

» Pictures of Hope: The Reveal
9/17/15,, News 4 Tucson

» Family Promise Metrowest event in Natick inspires kids to capture their dreams
8/29/15, The MetroWest Daily News

» Photographer brings unique style to 19th century barn
7/31/15, The Detroit News

» Tucson kids picture hopes, dreams through photo program

» One Woman Is Helping Children in Shelters Realize Their Dreams with a Camera Lens

» Photography program encourages kids to capture images of a better future
8/5/14, Washington Post

» Linda Solomon shares the Pictures of Hope story on The Meredith Vieira Show
9/15/14, The Meredith Vieira Show

» Pictures of Hope Participant Admitted at San Diego State University
SDSU Alumni

» Local photographer Linda Solomon shares years of snapshots from film’s biggest night; The Oscars
2/18/15, WXYZ Detroit

» shines spotlight on Pictures of Hope
1/12/15, ABC 12 Flint

» Pictures of Hope helps homeless children capture their dreams
11/17/14, Flint

» Homeless children take photos capturing their hopes, dreams
11/4/14, Arizona Daily Star

» ‘Pictures of Hope’: Children at Reynolds Home share dreams through photography
11/1/14, El Paso Times

» In words and pictures, homeless children tell their dreams

» Shelter children show their dreams for future through Tulsa photo exhibit
10/18/14, Tulsa World

» In words and pictures, homeless children tell their dreams
10/17/14, Philadelphia Inquirer

» Kids share Pictures of Hope
9/29/14, Charlotte Observer

» Award winning photojournalist Linda Solomon talks about Pictures of Hope on 7 Action News on 20
9/15/14, WXYZ ABC 7 Detroit

» Renowned photographer helping DC kids chase their dreams with ‘Pictures of Hope’

» Kids in transitional housing picture their hopes and dreams
8/10/14, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

» Celebrity photographer teams with Gateway 180 to help kids
8/8/14, St. Louis Business Journal

» Raleigh’s homeless children see hope through a new lens

» Linda Solomon Speaking at TED Conference
7/25/14, TED Conference

» A ‘Spark of Hope’: Family surprised with new car
6/30/14, Fox 8 Cleveland

» Budding Photojournalists Snap Shots of Dreams
6/28/14, NY1 News

» ‘Pictures Of Hope’ Empowers Homeless Children In North Philadelphia
6/27/14, CBS Philadelphia

» Chevrolet delivers car for mom of seven riding a bus to work each day
6/30/14, Cleveland NewsNet 5

» Former homeless family surprised with new car

» Cleveland family’s dream for a car is coming true
6/30/14, Cleveland 19 Action News

» Homeless children given chance to photograph their dreams
6/29/14, The Philadelphia Inquirer

» Reynolds Home Children to participate in Pictures of Hope program
6/11/14, El Paso Times

» 4th year for Pictures of Hope program in Tucson
6/9/14, Tucson News

» Once-homeless teen who received car returns to San Diego for talk
4/11/14, U-T San Diego

» Spark of Hope: One Woman’s Mission To Bring A Homeless Family’s Dreams To Life
12/9/13, Lives with Meredith Vieira

» Insight: The Art of Dreaming
12/9/13, American Photo & Popular Photography Magazines

» Agape Celebrates Young ‘Pictures of Hope’ Artists
12/5/2013, Memphis Daily News

» Photos: Program in Denville draws out children’s Pictures of Hope

» Photo project helps homeless kids share hope
11/28/13, Fox News

» Cleveland homeless youth shares his story, “Pictures of Hope” photograph, on Fox & Friends

» ‘Pictures of Hope’ greeting cards photographed by children will benefit Salvation Army’s homeless shelter

» Cleveland Salvation Army children take ‘Pictures of Hope’
11/19/13, Cleveland News 5

» Pictures of Hope: Cleveland’s homeless children photograph their hopes and dreams

» Holiday greeting cards offer hope for homeless children
11/15/13, CBS Atlanta

» Photo project helps homeless kids express hopes, dreams

» El Paso children share dreams through photo program
11/9/13, El Paso Times

» Christmas card photos illustrate hopes of homeless children in El Paso

» Great State: What Does Hope Look Like?

» Photo project reveals dreams of Albuquerque kids

» Hopes of Tucson children revealed in photo project
11/5/13, Arizona Daily Star

» Pictures of Hope comes to Cleveland
9/25/13, Cleveland News 5

» Photojournalist Linda Solomon’s ‘Pictures of Hope’ tour stops in Cleveland

» Teen surprised with new car
Fox 5 San Diego, 9/17/13

» Once homeless teen drives to inspire
U-T San Diego, 9/17/13

» Former Homeless Teen Awarded for Mentoring Children
NBC San Diego, 9/17/13

» Video: Pictures of Hope
9/14/13, WSMV Nashville

» Video: Pictures of Hope
9/9/13, KFOX El Paso

» Program gives Valley at-risk kids cameras to take ‘pictures of hope’

» Children at Reynolds Home capture Pictures of Hope
9/7/13, El Paso Times

» Photos: Reynolds House participates in ‘Pictures of Hope’ program
9/6/13, El Paso Times

» At-risk Tucson children take part in photo project
9/2/13, Arizona Daily Star

» Great State: Pictures of Hope
8/27/13, KFOR, Oklahoma City

» One teen’s dream really comes true
8/26/13, Albuquerque Journal

» Focusing on hope
8/26/13, Albuquerque Journal

» OKC Program Gives Hope To Children In Need Through Photography
8/24/13, Oklahoma News 9

» Dreams Matter
8/22/13, Memphis Daily News

» Pictures of Hope
8/20/13, NewsOK

» Famed Photographer Brings ‘Pictures Of Hope’ To Nashville
8/19/13, Nashville News 5

» ‘Pictures Of Hope’ Lets Homeless Kids Take Photos Of Dreams For Future For Charity
12/7/12, Huffington Post

» Cameras help homeless children envision better world
8/5/13, KCTV 5 Kansas City

» Picture this: Children get a chance to photograph their dreams
7/31/13, The Kansas City Star

» Picture this: Children get a chance to photograph their dreams
7/30/13, Kansas City Star

» Video: Pictures of Hope
7/25/13, WTHR Indiana

» Pictures of Hope photographer helps kids focus on bright future

» Linda Solomon, Photojournalist
7/25/13, WISH

» Linda Solomon photographs Burt Bacharach
5/20/13, The Detroit News

» Photojournalist Helps Kids Create
3/20/13, ABQ Journal

» Photography and Kids: Teaching the Basics

» Homeless children’s ‘Pictures of Hope’ made into greeting cards
12/6/12, Orlando Sentinel

» Pictures Of Hope
12/1/12, New Mexico Kids! Family Magazine

» Photographs let children share their hopes and dreams
11/25/12, Observer & Eccentric

» Pontiac children living at Lighthouse PATH reveal their ‘Pictures of Hope’
11/24/12, The Oakland Press

» Homeless kids take photos of their fondest aspirations in ‘Pictures of Hope’ project
11/22/12, The Detroit News

» Pictures of Hope

» Local children illustrate their dreams in ‘Pictures of Hope’
11/16/12, Mail Tribune

» Photographer encourages San Jose kids to capture dreams
11/14/12, KGO San Francisco

» Holiday cards decorated with pictures of hope
11/13/12, FOX 5 San Diego

» Pictures of Hope

» Pictures of Hope: Local children take pictures of dreams for the world

» Child photographers’ hard work debuted Friday

» “Pictures of Hope” with Linda Solomon

» Pontiac children snap Pictures of Hope
9/29/12, The Oakland Press

» Memphis Children in Transitional Housing Participate in National Photojournalism Program
9/27/12, West Tennessee Examiner

» Group of Grand Rapids homeless children captures hopes and dreams on film with ‘Pictures of Hope’

» Pictures of Hope: Linda Solomon’s photo program changes lives
9/23/12, Observer & Eccentric

» Pictures of Hope captures local childrens’ dreams
9/23/12, WINK News

» Solomon Shares ‘Pictures of Hope’ With Children
9/20/12, Memphis Daily News

» Photographer sees kids’ dreams

» Homeless kids taught to capture hopes, dreams on film

» Photojournalist Helps Kids Create
9/6/12, Albuquerque Journal

» “Pictures Of Hope” For Homeless Children In Austin
8/22/12, KEYE Austin

» Miami School Recognizes Earthquake Survivor’s Achievement
6/4/12, CBS Miami

» NorthRidge hosts 2012 Heart Gallery grand opening
4/19/12, Observer & Eccentric

» Bloomfield photographer Linda Solomon shows off her favorite red carpet Oscar photos from the past 30 years
2/24/12, The Oakland Press

» Video: Pictures of Hope
12/15/11, NBC New York

» Video: Pictures of Hope
12/13/11, ABC World News Tonight

» Homeless Children Offer Pictures of Hope
12/13/11, ABC News

» Pictures of Hope project captures dreams of homeless children
12/11/11, The Oakland Press

» Pictures of Hope let children share dreams

» Homeless children snap their dreams
11/28/11, Detroit News

» The TODAY Show: Pictures of Hope
11/27/11, The TODAY Show

» Video: Photographer Linda Solomon’s gift to kids in need

» Photojournalist bringing ‘Pictures of Hope’ back to Tucson

» Photojournalist Linda Solomon brings Pictures of Hope to kids at Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries

» Children take part in Pictures of Hope program
10/1/11, The Oakland Press

» ‘Pictures of Hope’ documents wishes of homeless children
9/30/11, Detroit News

» Homeless children capture their dreams in photos

» Capturing Their Dreams
9/26/11, San Antonio Express-News

» Solomon brings ‘Hope’ to kids

» Detroit children selected to become photojournalists in the award winning program “Pictures of Hope” sponsored by Chevrolet
9/15/11, Pictures of Hope Press Release

» Women in Communications honors Detroit media celebrities

» Pupils’ photos promote hope
5/12/11, Arizona Daily Star (

» Bloomfield photographer to be inducted into hall of fame
4/14/11, The Oakland Press

» Bloomfield photographer to be inducted into hall of fame
4/14/11, The Oakland Press

» Local photographer Linda Solomon remembers Elizabeth Taylor

» Solomon named to journalism Hall of Fame

» Local Photographer Covering The Oscars

» 4th-graders get opportunity to photograph their ‘hopes’
2/9/11, Arizona Daily Star

» Program turns kids into budding photojournalists

» Prince Elementary students use cameras to express themselves
2/8/11, KOLD News 13

» Linda Solomon Profile
12/28/10, Downtown Birmingham and Bloomfield

» Focusing on versatile photographer Linda Solomon
9/26/10, Observer & Eccentric

» Reading movement just keeps growing (second page)
3/9/10, Detroit Free Press

» ‘New Beginnings’ through pictures
3/6/10, Oakland Press

» Picture perfect: Photojournalist Linda Solomon envisions new beginnings at Women to Work fund-raiser

» Read all about it: People save paper
11/9/09, Time

» Teens in drug program unveil images that inspire
5/21/09, The Oakland Press

» Teens in drug court to show their photo talents
4/21/09, The Oakland Press

» Tucsonan, sister collaborate on children’s book ‘Jack and Jill’
4/19/09, Arizona Daily Star

» Homeless children create holiday cards

» Kids’ pictures show images of hope
9/14/08, Austin American Statesman

» Pictures of Hope program dares homeless children to dream big
8/17/08, San Antonio Express News

» Not your average childhood wishes
8/16/08, Arizona Republic

» Photo project helps abused kids picture happiness
8/13/08, Miami Herald

» Six years of kids’ photos (scroll to second section of article)
7/14/08, Detroit Free Press

» Author uses celebrities’ keys to open life’s secrets
10/23/07, Detroit News

» Local Photojournalist Releases Book of Wisdom: Keys To Life
9/30/07, Observer & Eccentric Newspapers

» Five Things: About A Key Collector
9/30/07, Detroit Free Press

» Homeless children’s views of the world
8/30/07, San Diego Union Tribune

» VIDEO: Pictures Of Hope
7/18/07, ABC World News Tonight

» I Dream of…College, Safe Home and Hope
7/18/07, ABC World News Tonight

» Armed with cameras, kids told to portray their hopes
6/21/07, Atlanta Journal Constitution

» Photojournalist helps children imagine hope
6/20/07, Memphis Commercial Appeal

» Snapshots Of Hope
5/24/07, Detroit News

» Audio slideshow: Project allows homeless children to capture their dreams in photos
5/24/07, Detroit News

» All I Want for Christmas
12/11/06, People