Category: 65 years of photographing

Snake charmer Michelle Marcel, aka Demonica, of the Coney Island USA sideshow, shows off her albino python, Phantom, for passersby on the Coney Island boardwalk, while fellow sideshow performer Fred Kahl, aka The Great Fredini, sits nearby, New York, 1995.

Coney Island: All colors and every language under the sun!  

One page from the Pittsburgh Project lay-out drawn by Harold Feinstein in 1956  © The Heirs of W. Eugene Smith Courtesy of the W. Eugene Smith Archive at the Center for Creative Photography.

W. Eugene Smith, Ed Thompson and the battle for creative control: A play in multiple acts  

Snake charmer on boardwalk, 1994.  “It’s a multitude of all colors and every language under the sun!”

“Celebrating Feinstein’s Lasting Impression! “: From the Boston Globe  

Cyclone First Drop, 1950, Coney Island

The 2016 season opens at Coney Island: 100 free rides on the Cyclone!  

An old contact sheet from  the early 50’s with Harold’s notes from the darkroom.

Making contacts! Old, new and in-between  

Man and wife drinking Kruger beer, 1952. One of the prints exhibiting at Arles and also appearing in the book The life and work of Sid Grossman, which will include works by some of Grossman’s students.

“If this isn’t love, then maybe I’m crazy!” Happy Valentine’s Day 2016!  

Boy on Father’s Shoulders, 1987, © Harold Feinstein

Happy New Year 2016!  

Poster advertising Harold’s show at the Limelight Gallery, 1958

The Jazz Loft, The Limelight, The friendship: Harold Feinstein and W. Eugene Smith  

Man with his daughters at the Side Show, Coney Island, 1949
Today Dick Zigun carries on the Side Show tradition

“Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland” comes to Brooklyn Museum  

Harold’s “Guitar and cigarette”(1950) in <em>Leica World</em> published in 1957.

Harold and his Leica  

Neg- CI74_CI-28_F14   can’t find neg! Was printed by Panopticon in 2010

On Fathers and Fatherhood 2015  

Mary Ellen Mark, 1960,  Philadlephia

Remembering Mary Ellen Mark (1940-2015)  15 

Fifty-eight years ago today: The photography market before there was one!  

1970, The Bond Street Workshop, photographer unknown

Belated thanks to John Szarkowski: Reflections on the joy of teaching  

Man reading Torah, 1970

Passover, Easter and the promise of new life!  

Man reading on bus, 1949

Recently discovered photographs: A lifetime of editing (part two!)  

Two boys on pier, 1950, the first print Harold sold to Edward Steichen when he was nineteen.

Remembering Edward Steichen  

Blissful baby, 1982

A grateful heart on Valentine’s Day 2015  

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