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William Gedney – Image Gallery

Via: Facie Populi


Boy standing on washtub and drinking by kitchen sink. Kentucky, 1964.


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William Gale Gedney (October 29, 1932 – June 23, 1989) was an American photographer. It wasn’t until after his death that his work gained momentum and his work is now widely recognized. He was born in Greenville, New York.

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December 11, 2012 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment

Cornell Capa – Image Gallery

Via: Magnum Photos

June 13, 1948

Babe Ruth (February 6, 1895 ~ August 16, 1948)

25th Anniversary of Yankee Stadium; a.k.a. ‘ The House That Ruth Built’



Via: NYT – May 24, 2008

‘Cornell Capa, Photographer, Is Dead at 90’

Cornell Capa, who founded the International Center of Photographyy in New York after a long and distinguished career as a photojournalist, first on the staff of Life magazine and then as a member of Magnum Photos, died Friday at his home in Manhattan. He was 90.

His death, of natural causes, was announced by Phyllis Levine, communications director at the International Center of Photography in Manhattan.

In Mr. Capa’s nearly 30 years as a photojournalist, the professional code to which he steadfastly adhered is best summed up by the title of his 1968 book “The Concerned Photographer.” He used the phrase often to describe any photographer who was passionately dedicated to doing work that contributed to the understanding and well-being of humanity and who produced “images in which genuine human feeling predominates over commercial cynicism or disinterested formalism.”


“I am not an artist, and I never intended to be one,” he wrote in the 1992 book “Cornell Capa: Photographs.” “I hope I have made some good photographs, but what I really hope is that I have done some good photo stories with memorable images that make a point, and, perhaps, even make a difference.”


“One thing Life and I agreed on right from the start was that one war photographer was enough for my family,” he wrote. “I was to be a photographer for peace.”



August 25, 2011 Posted by | American photoghaphers, U.S. Cities | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment