Headshot, portrait, street and documentary photographer in NYC and Jersey City

alastair.arthur@gmail.com

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Legends - Walker Evans

Born:

St.Louis, 1903 (died 1975)

Locations:

Cuba, W.Virginia, Pennsylvania, Alabama, New York

Gear:

Leica, Rolleiflex, 8×10, Polaroid SX-70

Influences:

Eugène Atget
August Sander

"Whether he is an artist or not, the photographer is a joyous sensualist, for the simple reason that the eye traffics in feelings, not in thoughts."

"Stare. It is the way to educate your eye, and more. Stare, pry, listen, eavesdrop. Die knowing something. You are not here long."

Key Publications:

 

Let Us Now Praise Famous Men
Many Are Called