Visiting the legendary photographer who rejected the “decisive moment,” at his home studio on the occasion of a major career retrospective in Pittsburgh
For one person — after the surprise revelation that his own biological father was an African American and dealing with years of resentment and unanswered questions — insight, understanding and awareness came to him via a personal photographic project. Enter Zun Lee and “Father Figure.”
A resident of Paris for 60 years, Klein’s photographs of 1950s New York caught the city’s energy and grit and made his name. He talks about returning to Brooklyn, working for Vogue – and being praised by Picasso
His disturbing images are what despairing victims and survivors in Liberia hoped the world would see. An interview with Getty Images’ John Moore, speaking from his quarantine.
I failed a bunch of classes my first semester, I just took a whole semester of general education and absolutely hated it. Next semester I decided I was going to take photography classes, because my community college had a photo program which covered all types of photography. After a year, I had to a take a class called Photojournalism
People always ask, “What does NYC SALT stand for?” I wanted a name that spoke to who we wanted to be in the community and what we wanted to do in the lives of the students we serve. Salt flavors and preserves. Every good photo story starts with a photographer being moved to tell a story of unrepresented people, or to give a voice to an issue that needs attention
Ben Folds: These days I shoot three ways: color with my Sony digital camera, which I generally convert to black and white; black-and-white digital with my Monochrom and black-and-white film with my old Rolleiflex.