Tracking Harold’s career from the early days in Brooklyn to the current excitement of his up-coming retrospective book, Popham captures some of the twists and turns of a career both in and out of the spotlight.
He ends the piece with this apt summation:
But for Feinstein the present moment matters more than his lost celebrity. “I love this life,” he writes in the new book. “I feel like I am always catching my breath and saying, ‘Oh! Will you look at that?’ Photography has been my way of bearing witness to the joy I find in seeing the extraordinary in ordinary life. You don’t look for pictures. Your pictures are looking for you. Your job is to see… There’s an endless and extraordinary reservoir of energy that comes from saying yes. There’s infinite nutrition. You are beckoned, and the more you surrender, the more you see.”