Part-2 of our interview with civil rights photographer, Stephen Somerstein. Today, we continue our discussion on his work at Selma in ’65, his battle with Paramount Pictures on using his work for the movie “Selma”, the deteriorating state of journalism today and the importance of Photo Editors in the 21st Century.
“Iconic” is the only word that comes to mind when we talk about the work of photographer, Stephen Somerstein. From his youth at the museums of New York City to his photography of the Selma to Montgomery March of ’65. Stephen’s photos of such legendary figures as Dr. Martin Luther King, John Lewis, Andrew Young, Bayard Rustin and many others, will grace the pages of history books forever.
Admittedly, Photojournalism Has Taken Over StreetPX this Month Today, we have veteran of the craft and retired San Francisco Firefighter, Dwayne Newton, weaving striking tales of photographic action, from around the world. From photographing the Tamil Tigers and dodging landmines in post-tsunami Sri Lanka, to documenting Contra Camps and politicians
Steve Bollman is a photographer with nerves of steel and today, we’ve pulled him into the studio for what proved to be one hell of a heavy discussion. StreetPX is all about raw stories and today we are gifted with some powerful accounts. Including a very tense experience facing gun fire in a Haitian conflict zone following the ouster of Baby