Photography Columns

New York City

Reflections on New York Photography by Anthony Friedkin

Recently I’ve had the opportunity to reflect on the importance New York City has played in my own life as a photographer, and in a much larger and more significant way, the City’s contribution...
Dan Brunn

Architect Dan Brunn Interview By Anthony Friedkin

Award-winning Dan Brunn, a champion of modern architecture, is an architect whose designs transcend traditional boundaries. Brunn creates a sustainable vision that empowers the natural elements of location, materials and space. He meets the...
Larry Bell

Larry Bell Interview by Anthony Friedkin

Larry Bell came to prominence in the burgeoning Los Angeles art scene during the 1960's as one of the originators of what came to be known as the "Light and Space" movement. Bell's work...
JAMIE TRUEBLOOD

Society of Motion Picture Still Photographers Crew Call Review

I am excited about a wonderful exhibition currently on display at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills. The display honors individuals that are so often overlooked in our celebrity-driven...

Beauty Culture Exhibition at Annenberg Space for Photography

From photography's earliest beginnings the medium has abundantly explored the details of feminine beauty in a vibrant way. This exploration dates as far back as the Daguerreotype era, as early as 1835. Fast-forward through...
Surf Photographer Jeff Divine

Interview with surf photographer Jeff Divine

Surfing is one of the oldest and most enjoyed sports on our planet. Waves are like liquid sculpture, they move through the ocean with ethereal beauty. The art of wave riding (and for many...
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...
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...
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...
Engaged Observers Exhibition

Engaged Observers Exhibition at The J. Paul Getty Museum

Currently on view is an exceptional exhibition entitled "Engaged Observers," at the J. Paul Getty Museum. The Engaged Observers exhibition is about photojournalism and the electrifying power photography has to tell us about ourselves in intimate,...