Gorgeous Noir Gelatin Silver Prints of NYC in the 1940s by Ted Croner

Ted Croner was an American photographer and, like Saul Leiter and Ruth Orkin, was an influential member of the New York School during the 1940s and 1950s. His dynamic photographs often show or represent compositional movement.   The New York School of Photography refers to a loosely … Read MoreGorgeous Noir Gelatin Silver Prints of NYC in the 1940s by Ted Croner

Gorgeous 1940s Noir Photos of NYC and Its People by Famed Photographer Esther Bubley

Esther Bubley was born on February 16, 1921 in Phillips, Wisconsin. LIFE Magazine first hit the newsstands while Esther was a senior in High School. Inspired by the magazine, and particularly by the pictures of the Great Depression produced by the Farm Security Administration, she developed a passion for photojournalism and documentary photography. Esther … Read MoreGorgeous 1940s Noir Photos of NYC and Its People by Famed Photographer Esther Bubley

Fantastic, Rare Photos of New York City in the 1930s by Berenice Abbott

Berenice Abbott was an American photographer best known for her black-and-white photography of New York City.   She heavily focused her shooting on the the City’s architecture and makeup during the 1930s. Earning acclaim as a portrait photographer in 1920s Paris, Ms. Abbott returned to the United States in 1929. When she saw the … Read MoreFantastic, Rare Photos of New York City in the 1930s by Berenice Abbott

Black & White Photos of NYC and Its People in the 1950s by Unknown Photographer Frank Larson

Frank Oscar Larson was born in Greenpoint, Brooklyn in 1896, the son of Swedish immigrants who moved to New York in early 1890’s. Frank’s father John Larson was a foreman at Hecla Iron Works in Williamsburg, one of the nation’s premier manufacturers of decorative wrought iron … Read MoreBlack & White Photos of NYC and Its People in the 1950s by Unknown Photographer Frank Larson