ASMP — American Society of Media Photographers

How self-taught photographer Gordon Parks became a master storyteller

Screenshot of article on Gordon Parks posted at Peta Pixel

Cross-posted from the PBS NewsHour.  ASMP Legend Gordon Parks was one of the great photographers of the twentieth century.  A groundbreaking image-maker, he was also the first black photographer to work for Life Magazine, the first black director of major studio movies, and he wrote novels, books, and music.  The PBS NewsHour has produced a video about Parks, and about an exhibit of his work currently at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC.

How self-taught photographer Gordon Parks became a master storyteller

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