Conventional Wisdom: Fetish Con

Photographer Arthur Drooker shares an inside look at S&M in his series on convention attendees

Where photographer Arthur Drooker has gone, we’ve followed. We were in awe of the openly eccentric and colorful BronyCon, but his latest venture into the world of convention attendees delivers an entirely different wow factor. This next stop—en route to a photo book titled “Conventional Wisdom“—takes the deeply personal and ties it down, smack dab in the spotlight. Welcome to Fetish Con, a place for …

Interview: Elliott Erwitt

The iconic photographer's book "Kolor" spans over 50 years of historic color images

Even if you are not familiar with his name, you’ve seen his photography. Elliott Erwitt’s work captures historic moments, famous faces and breathtaking landscapes. For over 50 years the NYC-based photographer has been amassing culture defining imagery. Now, his first book of color photographs, the appropriately titled and bearing a nod to George Eastman—”Kolor“—graces bookshelves. Published this month by teNeues, “Kolor” features 240 photographs selected …

Conventional Wisdom: BronyCon

Photographer Arthur Drooker mingles with My Little Pony enthusiasts in his series on convention attendees

BronyCon, the annual convention for fans of Hasbro’s animated television series “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic,” took over the Baltimore Convention Center for four days this August and photographer Arthur Drooker was there with his camera in tow. Continuing his Conventional Wisdom series—which has already brought us ventriloquists, taxidermists and a horde of Abraham Lincoln look-alikes, Drooker’s been gathering insights from a hand-picked selection …