Materials & Resources

Reading - 

On Photography - Susan Sontag. 1977.

Photography In Print: Writings from 1816 to the Present - Vicki Goldberg, ed. 1981.

On Directing Film - David Mamet. 1991.

A New Instrument of Vision - Moholy-Nagy, Laszlo. 1939.

Visual Thinking - Rudolf Arnheim. 1969.

The Intelligent Eye: Learning to Think by Looking at Art - David Perkins. 1994.

Seeing Is Believing - Vik Munoz. 1998.

Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography - Roland Barthes. 1980. 

The Nature of Photographs - Stephen Shore. 2010.

The Decisive Moment - Henri Cartier-Bresson. 1952.

Classic Essays on Photography - Allan Trachtenberg. 1980.

Art and Photography - Aaron Scharf. 1969.

The Burden of Representation: Essays on Photographies and Histories.John Tagg. 1988.

The Valiant Knights of Daguerre – Selected Critical Essays on Photography and Profiles of Photographic Pioneers - Sadakichi Hartmann. 1978

The Camera / The Negative / The Print / Polaroid Land Photography - Ansel Adams. 1980 / 1976 / 1983 / 1978

The History of Photojournalism - Robert Lebeck & Bodo Von Dewitz. Kiosk. 2001.

The Contest of Meaning: Critical Histories of Photography-  Richard Bolton. 1989.

Creative Photography - Helmut Gernsheim. 1962. 

Handbook for Contemporary Photography - Arnold Gassan. 1977. 

Color Photography - Henry Horenstein. 1995. 

Beyond Basic Photography - Henry Horenstein. 1977. 

Photography and the American Scene - Robert Taft. 1938. 

Art After Modernism: Rethinking Representation - Brian Wallis, ed. 1984. 

Reflections in Black: A History of Black Photographers - Deborah Willis. 2000. 

The Photographic Art: Pictorial Traditions in Britain and America Mike Weaver. 1986. 

Breaking the Rules - Bea Nettles. 1977. 

Secrets of Lighting on Location - Bob Krist. 1996. 

Darkroom - Eleanor Lewis, ed. 1977

The Craft of Photography - David Vestal. 1975. 

Slightly Out of Focus - Robert Capa. 1947.

East 100th St. - Bruce Davidson. 1970

Photographs of Child Labor in the New South - Lewis Hine. 1986. 

The Destruction of Lower Manhattan - Danny Lyon. 2005. 

Select Photo Books - 

American Prospects - Joel Sternfeld 

Projects - Nikki S. Lee 

Uncommon Places - Stephen Shore 

American Surface - Stephen Shore

Survey - Stephen Shore 

A Road Trip Journal - Stephen Shore

Where I find Myself - Joel Meyerowitz 

Taking My Time - Joel Meyerowitz

William Eggleston's Guide - William Eggleston 

1/4 - William Eggleston 

Portraits - William Eggleston 

Take Ivy - Teruyoshi Hayashida

Philip-Lorca DiCorcia - Philip-Lorca DiCorcia 

Lee Friedlander - C. Gollonet J. Fraenkel M. Friedlander N. Nixon (2021 Retrospective)

The Ballad of Sexual Dependency - Nan Goldin

The Other Side - Nan Goldin

The Devil's Playground - Nan Goldin

Touching Strangers - Richard Renaldi 

The Bike Riders - Danny Lyon

The Seventh Dog - Danny Lyon 

Real Food - Martin Parr 

Martin Parr - Martin Parr 

Only Human - Martin Parr 

Niagara - Alec Soth 

The Animals - Garry Winogrand

Women are Beautiful - Garry Winogrand

Public Relations - Garry Winogrand

Winogrand 1964 - Garry Winogrand 

Garry Winogrand - Garry Winogrand 

Subway - Bruce Davidson

Brooklyn Gang - Bruce Davidson

Central Park - Bruce Davidson

In the Beginning - Diane Arbus 

Diane Arbus - Diane Arbus 

Palm Springs - Robert Doisneau

The Americans - Robert Frank

Additional Photographers of Note: 

Todd Hido 
Alex Prager
Diane Arbus
Cindy Sherman 
Jeff Goldberg
Lee Friedlander
Berenice Abbott
Walker Evans
Weegee 
Carrie Mae Weems
Danielle Levitt 
Gordon Parks
Sally Mann
Jeff Wall
Adrienne Salinger
Richard Renaldi
James Vander Zee
Andreas Gursky
Man Ray

This non-exhaustive list evolves and updates as I read and learn more.