Posts by Jenny Zhang

January 11, 2016

Interview: Fascinating Vintage Photos of New York City in the 1980s by Janet Delaney

From 1984 to 1987, California-based photographer Janet Delaney documented everyday street scenes on the opposite coast during several trips to New York City, a metropolis that seemed alluringly different from the quiet suburbs of Los Angeles that Delaney had grown up in. Twin-lens Rolleiflex in hand, the photographer wandered the streets of Manhattan, crossing paths with strangers and delighting in their brief moments of contact.

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December 27, 2015

Interview: Crashing Ocean Waves Frozen in Stunning Moments Captured by Clark Little

When surfing expert Clark Little‘s wife was looking for a photo of the ocean to decorate their bedroom wall with in 2007, Little decided to forego the random gallery print and take matters into his own hands. With the confidence of a seasoned wave chaser, the longtime Oahu resident bought waterproof photography gear, headed to the North Shore, and jumped into the ocean to capture the perfect shot.

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December 17, 2015

Interview: Dynamic Photos of Dancers Frozen Mid-Movement by Lois Greenfield

For the last 35 years, legendary dance photographer Lois Greenfield has explored movement and its expressive potential in dynamic photos of dancers frozen in split seconds of extraordinary motion. Twirling, soaring, and contorting into incredible forms, her subjects are immortalized as sculptural figures immersed in the improvised, unchoreographed instincts of their own graceful, powerful bodies. “The ostensible subject of my photographs may be motion, but the subtext is time,” Greenfield writes in her artist statement.

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