Issue No. 6
In an exclusive interview for B&W Magazine, conducted in Paris last November, Anne Horton met with one of the world’s most accomplished and well-respected collectors, Frenchman Roger Therond. Specializing in 19th-century and pre-war 20th-century French photography, Therond began his quest in the early 1970s—at a time when passion spoke more convincingly than the pocketbook.
On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the fall of Saigon, Mark Edward Harris visits with Nick Ut, the UPI photographer whose Vietnam War image of a naked, napalm-burned little girl shook the world. Ut, now working out of Southern California, will never forget the horror of Trang Bang.
Receiving his early training as a young man in Florence, this essential artist and craftsman combines an appreciation of classic beauty with time-honored printing methods to create stunning images of flowers and common produce of the earth.
Looking at the same world as we do, Cole sees beyond the mundane: deeper, darker, in shades and shapes inspired by music, motion, and mystery
Coming out of World War II as a decorated Air Force pilot, Shaw had a short but brilliant career in the film and fashion world. But he is best remembered as the “Kennedy photographer.”
After making his mark as an FSA photographer during the Depression, Mydans joined LIFE, covering war and disaster, people and places.
After her divorce, she emerged from the shadow of her famous husband and made a name on her own, leaving a loving legacy of Mexico as she saw it—with honesty and compassion.
One of Sweden’s most gifted documentary photographers, Petersen gets so close to his subjects it hurts, revealing both pain and pleasure.
Inspired by the maxims of the Heliography manifesto in the early 1960s, he never stopped scouring the city with his camera, seeing images of beauty where most would see dirt and dilapidation.
Behind the makeup, there has always been a serious photographer, whose eye for the play of light and shadow is acutely developed.
Growing up in rural Georgia, Dilbeck watched with despair as urbanization and modern life eroded the foundations of the world he had come to love. These photographs of “truck farmers” are his attempt to capture on film a way of life that will soon be lost.
Not one to talk about himself and his work, this French Canadian photographer expresses himself best through the camera and the printed images he crafts to perfection with a tireless zeal. For this portfolio, he searched the forest for patterns and textures in an effort to constantly renew himself. What will he do next?