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Profiles

HARVEY STEIN The Street is His Studio

Chandeleo, India, 2013 © Harvey Stien

Harvey Stein is a prolific street photographer with a unique style of engaging his subjects. He’s not one to hide behind long lenses. He teaches classes at the International Center of Photography (ICP) and leads workshops around the world. His photographs and portfolios have appeared in The New Yorker, TIME, LIFE, Esquire, Smithsonian, The New […]

NORMAN MAUSKOPF Book-Driven Photographer

Lingfield, England 1987, from Dark Horses © Norman Mauskopf

It’s not often that you encounter a photographer whose work is driven by long-term projects aimed at being published as books. Norman Mauskopf belongs to that rare breed. Over almost 40 years as a documentary and commercial photographer, teacher and mentor, he has immersed himself four times in pursuing a singular subject with his Leica, […]

The World According to PETER TURNLEY

Kosovar-Albanian refugees

Although Peter Turnley is renowned for documenting the human condition around the world, he has also photographed life and romance in Paris, his adopted home since 1975. His tender views of this city’s magnificence and beauty provide a vivid contrast to the harsh realities of his photojournalistic work. Turnley has captured most major stories of […]

Interview

Visions of Liberty, a Conversation with BOB ADELMAN

1965, Montgomery, Alabama © Bob Adelman

Bob Adelman is one of the iconic photographers of the 1960s civil rights movement. He was the official photographer for CORE, the Congress of Racial Equality (one of the “Big Four” civil rights organizations) led by James Farmer. This gave Adelman close access to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and other movement leaders. He rode […]

Exhibition

GARRY WINOGRAND Student of America

New York, ca. 1962 ©The Estate of Garry WinoGrand, courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco

Garry Winogrand’s body of work is as big and sprawling as the country he documented. It’s said that over two million people — roughly one percent of the U.S. population in the 1960s — were captured by his lens. Paging through the massive catalog accompanying Garry Winogrand, his current globe-touring retrospective, it stood to reason […]

Feature

PATRICK ZEPHYR Shooting Close to Home

“Hang in There.” Gray Treefrog, Hyla versicolor, 2013 © Patrick Zephyr

In landscape and nature photography, the gold standard has long been National Geographic Magazine. Month after month, by dispatching photographers across the globe, this venerable publication fills its glossy pages with jaw-dropping vistas and eye-grabbing macro shots of nature’s weirdest and most wonderful creatures. Patrick Zephyr, an independent nature photographer based in New England, has […]

GREGORY HEISLER Iconic Portrayals

Tim Burton © GREGORY HEISLER

When he was just starting out, Gregory Heisler showed some of his photos to John Loengard, an accomplished photographer and future picture editor of LIFE magazine. Loengard’s advice was, “Shoot what you can’t help but shoot! These will be your best pictures. In hindsight, you will develop your own style.” This sage advice preceded a […]

BENJAMIN RUSNAK Making Contact

Bathed in Love

Ribs sticking out, twigs for arms, eyes sunken. I’ll never forget it. I was about seven years old when my mother showed me a black-and-white photograph of a naked and emaciated child, in some book at the public library. For me, that moment was the start of learning about a much bigger and more serious […]

Digital Photography

Recent Innovations From Nikon

D810: Nikon’s Flagship Camera

Nikon Inc. continues to roll out exciting new products, most notably its current high-end, full-frame DSLR, the D810. Also new is the full-frame D750, aimed towards the enthusiast market, and a prime AF-S NIKKOR 20mm f/1.8G ED lens. D810: Nikon’s Flagship Camera The D810 is geared towards the professional market and boasts a new 36.3-megapixel, […]

Sigma Spotlights Popular Lenses

Sigma Corporation of America — a leading researcher, developer, manufacturer and service provider of lenses, cameras and flash units — offers several popular lenses designed for DSLRs with full-frame sensors. The APO 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM is geared for photographing nature and wildlife; the 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM | Sports is ideal […]

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Nikon Announces New D5500 DSLR

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