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Parks channels Richard Roundtree's Shaft in a trench coat with shoulder epaulets over a roll neck, accessorised with a wooden pipe and his Nikon camera, 1968. Photograph by  Everett Collection Historical/Alamy Stock Photo.

We examine the work – and exceptional style – of photographer, filmmaker, musician and writer Gordon Parks, whose legacy is being embraced by a new generation of influential artists.

“You put your camera around your neck along with putting on your shoes, and there it is, an appendage of the body that shares your life with you. The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.” – Dorothea Lange

Migrant Mother, 1936 “I saw and approached the hungry and desperate mother, as if drawn by a magnet. I do not remember how I explained my presence or my camera to her, but I do remember she a…

An incredible story. Vivian Maier was a nanny who lived in Chicago for most of her life and passed away in 2009 at the age of 83. Little more is known about her, except that she was an avid street ...

An incredible story. Vivian Maier was a nanny who lived in Chicago for most of her life and passed away in 2009 at the age of 83. Little more is known about her, except that she was an avid street photographer. Her work was discovered at an auction in 2007, more than 100,000 negatives and undeveloped rolls of film, sold by a storage facility who were cleaning out her locker for delinquent rent. Here is a small sampling of Vivian Maier's stunning work from the Maloof Collection, spanning from…

I guess you can say it took a European to see the 'real' America. Robert Frank was born in Switzerland in 1924, but he was an American photographer in every respect. Especially as his most famous book was "The Americans".     Robert Frank - From Rolleiflex to Leica He b

I guess you can say it took a European to see the 'real' America. Robert Frank was born in Switzerland in 1924, but he was an American photographer.

annie leibowitz

Annie Leibovitz was born in 1949 in Waterbury, Connecticut. She enrolled in San Francisco Art Institute intending to study painting. Her Sophomore year of college she traveled to Japan with her mom…