Photography Columns

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,...
George Eastman House

George Eastman House Visit By Anthony Friedkin

Recently, I was invited to the George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film (GEH), located in Rochester, New York, to speak and to present my personal work. This special opportunity gave me...
Jimi Hendrix

In Memory of Jim Marshall

It is difficult to write about a friend who has recently passed on. That is especially true if the friend happened to have been an extraordinary photographer; one of the greatest ever. He is...
Jeff Dunas

Interview with Jeff Dunas

I'm sitting with Jeff Dunas at his lovely home and photo studio, located above the Sunset strip in Hollywood., California. I'm here to Interview Jeff about the upcoming Photo Festival in Palm Springs. Jeff...
Stephen Cohen

Interview with Stephen Cohen

Q. First, I would like to congratulate you on the fact your going into your nineteenth year with PHOTO LA-2010. That's a huge accomplishment; almost two decades now. What do you think is the...
Road To Freedom Exhibition

Road to Freedom Exhibition Review

I find it unfathomable that human beings could treat each other so horrendously, based simply on the color of one's skin. To me it sounds like a bad science fiction novel. But as time...
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...
Robert Frank The Americans

Robert Frank’s The Americans Review

A powerful photograph can change our lives and help us better realize who we are and the world we live in. By defining and immortalizing a moment so indelibly and with great skill the...
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...