June 2021

Eight Million Stories: Street Photography in NYC

At top, a view of Manhattan in 2012, when Hurricane Sandy took out power on the Lower East Side. Essay and photos by M. David Mullen, ASC  “At our best and most fortunate we make pictures because of what stands before our camera, to honor what is greater and more interesting than we are. We never accomplish this perfectly, though in return we are given something perfect — a sense of inclusion.”  — Robert Adams Mullen's photo below became the cover of AC's June 2021 issue focusing on still photography. Oddly enough, I was a cinematographer for nearly two decades before I became interested in taking photographs on a regular basis as a creative outlet. In 2011, while living in Los Angeles, I was hired to shoot a...more

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