Mean Streets: NYC 1970-1985

Black and white photos from when the sidewalks were open-air stages

In a time when people seem to pause only to snap the picturesque, new photo book “Mean Streets: NYC 1970-1985” is an important reminder to take off the smartphone-induced blinders. The book is compiled of largely never-before-printed black and white shots taken by Edward Grazda, on a Leica rangefinder (on Kodak Tri-X or Ilford HP5 Plus film). He photographed Bob Dylan and Newport Folk Festival …

Photographer Jason M Peterson + Overthrow Boxing

All the grit and grandeur of the Bleecker Street club captured in black and white

As a sport of force, stamina and speed, boxing delivers many impassioned moments that aren’t easily captured in all their glory. Photographer Jason M Peterson—Creative Chairman of North America at Havas and an acclaimed Instagrammer who just crossed one million followers—spent time at NYC’s Overthrow Boxing Club to attempt exactly that. The resulting black and white images, shared here, demonstrate concise emotionalism, structure within structure …

Elliott Landy’s Opening Night

A glamorous collection of images from the famed photographer in a limited edition book

Whether or not you know the name Elliott Landy, you’ve most certainly seen his work. The photographer has captured iconic rock and roll imagery for decades. From Woodstock (he was the official festival photographer in 1969) to intimate work with Bob Dylan, his photo books have also achieved much acclaim. His most recent, however, is a departure. Replacing the grit and sweat with glamour, Landy’s …