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New York City-based photographer specializing in events and political activism. 


Donna Aceto has been the Lead Photographer for AIDS Walk New York (as well as Los Angeles and San Francisco) for more than 25 Years. She was also the primary photographer for Gay Men’s Health Crisis for more than 15 years.


In addition to her vast experience working with celebrities and elected officials, her clients include the NY Civil Liberties Union, The Workman’s Circle, MZA Events, Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, Senator Brad Hoylman, Iris House, SAGE, Weil Cornell Medical Center, and the Edith S. Windsor Trust among others.


A frequent contributor to Manhattan Express and Chelsea Now, Donna is both Photo Editor and Contributing Photographer to Gay City News


Photography from her extensive archive is available for licensing for publication as well as as fine-art prints for framing.

Many thanks to the fabulous Susan Portnoy for the portrait!

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