Take a trip back to New York’s distant past through these quirky monochromatic vintage photographs by renowned New York Times fashion photographer Bill Cunningham.
A number of old photographs by Cunningham is set to be put up by the New-York Historical Society in an exhibit called _Bill Cunningham: Façades_ from March 14 until June 15, 2014. Façades comprise of photos that Cunningham took within a period of eight years beginning in 1968, in which he set off “to document the architectural riches and fashion history of New York City.” These photos often featured his muse and fellow photographer Editta Sherman in period costumes, which Cunningham sourced himself, and shot against the backdrop of some historical settings.
In 1976, Cunningham himself donated about 88 silver gelatin prints from Façades to the New-York Historical Society. Below are just a few of these:
Two years ago I swore to myself, I'll be coming back soon!" This October my chance finally came and I flew for the second time to New York City to visit my dear colleagues in the Lomography Gallery Store New York. What I didn’t see coming, though, is the opportunity to test a new secret film during my trip.
Emily Soto is an accomplished fashion photographer based in New York City. Soto is known for her unique style and professional aptitude and she is one of the top names requested by fashion editors. Soto shot a series of photographs with the Petzval Lens. Let’s find out more through this exclusive interview and view her beautiful series!
New York City has long been synonymous to skyscrapers, throngs of people both locals and tourists, neon lights, entertainment, and all things loud and hip. It is, after all, a metropolis, a melting pot of cultures - the city that never sleeps. However, back in the 1960s, Duane Michals was able to capture these photographs of a New York that many people has rarely seen.
For the first time ever, this collection of photographs by Aaron Rose is currently on exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York until August 3, 2014. Won't be at the Big Apple during this time? Don't worry, we've got you covered; get a preview of it right after the jump!