Harlem is one of New York's iconic neighborhoods. Located at the northern section of NYC in the borough of Manhattan, the 1960's Harlem had a problem of youth and students boycotting schools. To capture the happenings in the place, French photographer Jack Garofalo was sent by Paris Match magazine to cover the events.
Garofalo stayed as it entered the new decade -- 1970's. By this time, many residents were able to escape the crumbling, and crime-ridden neighborhood for better, safer and more livable places. In the summer of July 1970, Garofalo photographed the people who stayed and the birth of what was to become a remarkable New Yorker culture.
Post-societal conflict Harlem, the neighborhood was becoming a cultural icon as music, fashion and lifestyle flourished distinctly. This culture was to imbue itself as one of the vital neighborhoods of New York City.
Robert Herman has been a street photographer since his student time at New York University in the late 1970's. Back then, he started to capture New York, the city's beautiful diversity of people, reflections and unique coincidental moments on rolls and rolls of analogue film.
While many would identify themselves as portraitists, landscapists or street shooters, American photographer William Wegman is a unique sort of photographer. For 45 years, Wegman's known to the world as the "dog photographer".
The "Nouvelle Vague", or the French New Wave, was a revolutionary movement in French cinema, in which romance in socio-political issues of the 60's became the new mod of artistry. The photographer Raymond Cauchetier has captured all of its beginnings, as with the iconic film "Jules et Jim".
Lola Rossi is a French photographer capturing all at once the intimate inner world, the strengths and the struggles of the characters she illustrates in her work. In a new series of pictures shot with the Lomo'Instant Automat, Lola works with bold contrasts, colors and compositions, highlighting the intricate complexity of a generation growing up.
The rarely seen works of French intellectual and sociologist Pierre Bourdieu are in the form of photography. In this archive, he documents the socio-political aspects and daily lives of Algeria during his fieldwork as a photojournalist in 1958 and 1961.
Distortion Unplugged hosted a Charity Event in Brooklyn to celebrate International Women's Day! The event included an exhibition of photos of the most famous women in music taken by women photographers. All donations from the event went to My Sister's Place in New York.
It's just like any other night for New York-based photographer Daniel Schaefer. In the city streets of New York, he and his model who goes by Dove Mother grab some dumplings for dinner, with the side salad of night photography using the handy Lomo'Instant Square.
"The Americans" is the most celebrated body of work by the documentarian Robert Frank. Considered as one of America's national photographic treasures, Frank's diary of the "American way of life" post-war reveal the socio-political issues that pervade to this day.
Helen M. Stummer is a documentary photographer who began her career by capturing street life in New York City. She is now exhibiting her black and white silver gelatin photographs in the ICP gallery at Mana Contemporary in Jersey City until June 29, 2018.
You might get sick of New York being in the media reels all the time, but this city has rightfully earned its reputation, and it's inarguable. A favorite among photographers, street shooter Daniel Arnold is one of them.