National Geographic contributing photographer Joel Sartore is 11 years into a 25-year endeavor to document every captive animal species in the world using studio lighting and black-and-white backgrounds. So far, he's photographed 6,500 different species, which leaves approximately 6,000 to go.
Ettlinger's portrait photography appears on many book jackets. Over the years her subjects have been Truman Capote, Tom Wolfe, William Styron, Raymond Carver, Joyce Carol Oates, Sue Miller, Sarah Vowell and many more. A collection of her portraits, Author Photo: Portraits, 1983-2002 has just been published.
Jazz bassist Milt Hinton. He turned 90 years old a week ago today. Hinton is one of the great jazz bassists, having played with musicians like Cab Calloway, Dizzy Gillespie, Coleman Hawkins, Duke Ellington and Billie Holiday. Throughout his career, Hinton photographed the musicians he worked with, and the surroundings he moved through. His books “Bass Line: The Stories and Photographs of Milt Hinton” (Temple University Press), and “Overtime: The Jazz Photographs of Milt Hinton,” (Pomegranate) have been reprinted in paperback. (REBROADCAST from 7/11/88)
Photographer David Douglas Duncan. "Life" magazine has called him perhaps the best war photographer since Matthew Brady. A photo retrospective featuring his work opened this month at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. His pictures are also featured in the book, "This Is War!" which portrays the Korean conflict in words and pictures. (REBROADCAST from 7/2/90).
This year marked the 50th Anniversary of the uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto. Terry talks with Rafael Scharf, one of the founders of "The Jewish Quarterly," a London literary and political magazine. He's compiled a new book of photographs, "In The Warsaw Ghetto Summer 1941," (Aperture). The photographs were all taken one summer day in 1941 by German soldier and have never been published before. He also has papers and diaries from the Ghetto which document daily life there. Scharf was born in Poland, but left the country shortly before World War II.
Misrach has been photographing the American West since the mid-70s. His new collection, "Bravo 20," is a photo essay on a region of the Nevada desert that has been illegally used as a bombing range by the Navy for the past 30 years. He hopes that the site can eventually be turned into a national park.
Photographer and video artist Wegman is best known for his portraits of Man Ray, his pet dog. Man Ray has since passed away; Wegman has new dog named Faye Ray. A collection of his work is called William Wegman: Paintings, Drawings, Photographs, Videotapes.