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“Patience Is What You Need to Take Cat Pictures”

This is a good example of two completely different reactions to the photographer. One cat, although relaxed in body, is nervously troubled by the cameraman, camera, and lights. The other cat just hasn’t nerves – nothing matters except relaxation. Photo … Continue reading

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Merry XMAS! (Photography Done Upstairs) And Happy New Year!

Weegee, [Letter from Weegee in Paris to Wilma Wilcox in New York City], December 23, 1961 (2009.70.42) Ralph Steiner, [Merry X-Mas Card], 1963 (760.1986) Philippe Halsman, [Halsman’s Christmas Card], 1967 (283.1995) Robert Mapplethorpe, [Christmas Tree], 1987 (2010.23.10)

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“Weegee Lives For His Work And Thinks Before Shooting”

PM, March 9, 1941 , pp. 48-51 Weegee Lives For His Work His Work And Thinks Before Shooting By Ralph Steiner Many people have asked me to write a piece about Weegee, the free-lance crime photographer whose pictures and stories … Continue reading

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August 31, 1941

In broad daylight, in the Bronx, in at least two photos, Weegee artfully captured a crushed and precariously balanced car and a covered corpse. PM published on the Sunday of a Labor Day weekend, one of the photos and called … Continue reading

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Weegee Wednesday: “Weegee Lives For His Work And Thinks Before Shooting”

If You Want to Know How Weegee Gets Pictures Like These, See Ralph Steiner’s Story on Next Page Weegee Lives for His Work and Thinks Before Shooting By Ralph Steiner Many people have asked me to write a piece about … Continue reading

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“Patience Is What You Need to Take Cat Pictures”

Ralph Steiner, “Patience Is What You Need to Take Cat Pictures,” PM Weekly, July 13, 1941, pp. 48-49 (photos by Thurman Rotan, Torkel Korling, Ruth Bernhard, and R.L. Doty, etc.) Cats are like children in that most people like them. … Continue reading

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For Talking Pictures…

Ralph Steiner, [One Talking Picture] Ralph Steiner, [Steiner’s Meat Market, Merry Xmas] Ralph Steiner, [This Year Ride a Bicycle to 152 East 62nd St. for Photographs by Ralph Steiner] Ralph Steiner, [How Big Can Small Be?] “Eventually I discovered for … Continue reading

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