Anthony Friedkin Corner

Cindy Sherman Art Review-The Broad Museum- July 2016

Who is the artist Cindy Sherman?  Would she please step forward?   For me, this is the provocative question when approaching her artwork. For forty years she has created some of the most telling and persuasive...
Gerd Ludwig

Interview with Photographer Gerd Ludwig

On April 26, 1986, the nuclear power plant at Chernobyl in Ukraine became the sight of the worst nuclear accident in history. Authorities waited 36 hours after the explosion to begin the evacuation of 336,000...

The Photography of Sebastiao Salgado

Sebastiao Salgado is a Brazilian-born photographer, who began his career as an economist. Today he is considered a living legend in the sphere of photography. He has committed himself to long-term projects, all of which...
Deborah Cloyed teaching lesson at Samy's Camera Photo Camp

Deborah Cloyed Interview

Samy’s Camera has always been committed to and enthusiastically supported educational programs promoting photography. By emphasizing both the artistic and the vocational potential in photography, they have offered numerous classes, put on special workshops,...
Ralph Nelson President Obama

Ralph Nelson Interview

Ralph Nelson is considered one of the finest and most highly respected unit still photographers working today. For those of you who are not familiar with the term, the unit still photographer works on...
Grant Mudford

Grant Mudford Interview

Grant Mudford is considered one of the most skillful and extraordinary photographers alive today. He is regarded as one of the finest architectural photographers to have ever worked in the field. Among his numerous...
Anthony Friedkin

Introduction to Samy’s Newsletter

Welcome to Samy's newsletter. My name is Anthony Friedkin and I will be hosting this special venture. Los Angeles is one of the most important and vibrant centers for photography in the world. We have...
Sigma 500mm Ultra Telephoto

Sigma 500mm f4.5 Ultra Telephoto Lens Review

I have been working with telephoto lenses for as long as I can remember. From my earliest days as a teenage photographer and all along the way (some 50 years later) the telephoto lens...
William Eggleston

William Eggleston at LACMA by Anthony Friedkin

William Eggleston changed photographic history with his saturated color images of everyday life. In the 1960's, he pioneered the use of color photography and the snapshot for aesthetic and artistic expression. Eggleston was also...
David Fahey

Interview of David Fahey of the Fahey-Kline Gallery

David Fahey is considered one of the most respected photo dealers in the United States. He is the director and co-owner of the Fahey-Kline gallery located on La Brea avenue in Los Angeles. He...