Welcome to Everything Croton, a collection of all things Croton--our history, our homes, our issues, our businesses, our schools, our houses of worship--in short, EVERYTHING CROTON.
INTRODUCING THE CROTON PHOTOGRAPHER, A NEW SERIES HERE AT EVERYTHING CROTON...we'll keep it light and simple.,,(when possible)...featuring old and new technology, local--and not so local photographers---past, present and future....tips and more........click on the photos and links....here's the FOURTH installment...FAMOUS PHOTOGRAPHER WILLIAM E.SMITH A.K.A. W. EUGENE SMITH--lived in Croton in the late 1950's....he was an American photojournalist and has been described as "perhaps the single most important American photographer in the development of the editorial photo essay." His major photo essays include World War II photographs, the dedication of an American country doctor and a nurse midwife, the clinic of Albert Schweitzer in French Equatorial Africa, the city of Pittsburgh, etc.
Here's an interesting article from 2012: Reminiscences of W. Eugene Smith, 1956---read more at https://www.haroldfeinstein.com/reminiscences-of-w-eugene-smith/
FROM THE EARLY DAYS OF PHOTOGRAPHY
1) Photo courtesy of Curt J-----a Crown Graphic 4X5.... To read more about it, click here.
See more from Curt's Vintage Camera Flickr album, by clicking here.
2) AND COURTESY OF JUSSI, FOR FANS OF YASHICA LENS, 1974; click here.
3) 1901, FABULOUS BROWNIE CAMERA AD COURTESY OF BEVERLY;REALLY VERY BEAUTIFUL--see it here.
We're fast becoming fans of photographer Lucienne Chevert, thanks to our friends at European Film Star Postcards.
Chevert (1911-1982) portrayed dozens of French stars of the post-war period. She was an associate of the famous French photographer Sam Lévin.
See and read more about glamour photographer Sam Levin--and the Golden Age of French Cinema---also courtesy of EFSP--here.
STAY TUNED FOR MORE OF THE CROTON PHOTOGRAPHER.....
SEE THE LAST EDITION OF THIS SERIES--#3--AT https://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2021/08/now-croton-photographer-new-series-here.html
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