Chapter 2. A Story in a Single Image
ISO 320 f/2.8 1/500 45mm
When I was 18 years old, in my first year of college, I managed to get an appointment at the offices of Newsday.
With a combination of persistence and naïveté, I charmed the secretary of the assistant editor of photography. She was a notoriously cool gatekeeper and no one could get past her, but somehow I did.
I walked into the offices of a man named Kenneth Irby prepared to show him my work. Even before he opened my book, he looked at me and said, “How ...