New York based Street Photographer Phil Penman will be discussing his debut book titled “STREET” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 17 here at Leica Store Bellevue. Select images from the book will be exhibited in the store from April 5 - May 16, 2020.
The book documents his life as a celebrity street photographer documenting the lives of the rich and famous and how the book came to life, from the highs of getting a publisher to the stress of finances. UK-born, NY-based photographer Phil Penman has documented the rapid flux of New York City’s streets for over 25 years. With clients ranging from People Magazine to The Daily Telegraph, he has photographed celebrated living legends, including Jennifer Lopez and Bill Gates, and captured historical moments such as the September 11th Terrorist Attacks. Penman’s distinctive style, versatility, and dedication to his craft has won him prestigious awards and exhibitions and distinction as one of the “52 Most Influential Street Photographers” alongside industry legends Henri Cartier-Bresson and Sebastião Salgado.