Bill Jay On Photography /introduction to portraits

Throughout my professional life as magazine editor, professor, and lecturer, I have been privileged to meet many of the most famous photographers of the era. Whenever I felt that the camera would not intrude or disrupt the situation I have made snapshots of these moments. The following "gallery" is a preliminary selection from the more than 1,000 portraits in my files. More images will be added at frequent intervals, if there is any interest from viewers. One hundred portraits with extensive commentaries are due to be published by Nazraeli Press; the two-volume publication is in the final stages of preparation.

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Portraits of Photographers: 1968-2006
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