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 during the 1986 Peace Agreement in Esquipulas, Guatemala. Battle forged, Dwayne Newton also covered Green Peace activity aboard the Rainbow Warrior during an interruption with the US Naval Sonic testing, survived an ambush on the way to El Salvador and much more. Oh and don’t forget to join us in this year’s Secret Print […]
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 Doc, running with the bulls in Pamplona, Spain, a trip with some familiar names to Cuba and much more. Steve has been featured in Aperture magazine, US News, World Report and many more. We deem this episode “Required Listening“. Tune in Today! Be sure to write us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We […]