FRAMES Podcast with Phil Penman

On today’s episode of the FRAMES Photography Podcast W. Scott Olsen is talking to Phil Penman, one of the most respected street photographers of our times.

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UK-born, NY-based photographer Phil Penman has documented the rapid flux of New York City’s streets for over 25 years. With clients ranging from People Magazine to The Daily Telegraph, he has photographed celebrated living legends, including Jennifer Lopez and Bill Gates, and captured historical moments such as the September 11th Terrorist Attacks. Penman’s distinctive style, versatility, and dedication to his craft has won him prestigious awards and exhibitions and distinction as one of the “52 Most Influential Street Photographers” alongside industry legends, Henri Cartier-Bresson and Sebastião Salgado

His debut book “STREET” launched as the Number 1 new release on Amazon for Street Photography,,and has since become a best seller and featured at MOMA in New York.

June 18th 2015: A Spaceman seen walking around in Soho, New York City, USA.
© Phil Penman
April 4th 2018: Buildings in the fog in midtown, New York City, USA.
© Phil Penman
May 7th 2019: Picture taken inside the Oculus in downtown, New York City, USA.
© Phil Penman
July 15th 2020 : John Milonas aged 58 originally from Morris County and used to work at “Three Brothers” restaurant in Dover, New Jersey. Now he lives homeless in New York, USA.
© Phil Penman

Phil Penman


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