Carl Mydans, 1907-2004
In the early 1700s, Jonathan Swift wished one: "May you LIVE all the days of your life." For 97 years, Carl Mydans did exactly that.
Carl Mydans: A Personal Story
When I first came to New York in 1979 as an aspiring photojournalist and assistant to then-Time photographer Neil Liefer, I met Carl Mydans while hanging around the 28th-floor photo stockroom, which was right next to the famed offices of the Time/Life photographers.
Nuts and Bolts
On Monday, August 16th, Carl Mydans spent the day with his best friend, Bill Foley... That evening, with his son and daughter, of whom he was so proud, at his bedside, Carl died. He was 97.
History by Carl Mydans
A Digital Journalist multimedia presentation from February of 1998.
View from the Photo Desk: Q&A With Alec Soth of Magnum Photos
Congratulations on your recent election as a nominee to Magnum. Q. Why did you decide to join this agency?
Digital, digital, digital. Sometimes it seems like the revolution is over and film has been relegated to the realm of hobbyists and oldsters who are still using their 1970 Argus C3s.
I teach young people to be professional, to be proactive and not reactive, to get off their behinds and go out and embrace the world.
Getty Images Launches Grants for Editorial Photography
Getty Images, the world's leading imagery company, today announced an annual grant program to support and inspire the best worldwide talent in photojournalism.
During the last two and a half decades, the photographic world experienced tremendous and perpetual technological upheaval that has greatly impacted photographers and visual artists, myself included.