For over a decade, Phil Penman has documented the weird and wonderful citizens of New York City with black-and-white photography. Join us as he shares his evolution as a photographer with humble beginnings, to working as a photojournalist, to having a best-selling Street Photography book on Amazon. Phil will highlight his creative process, how refining his vision has helped him stand out, and his approach to social media. Hosted by Leica Professional Imaging Specialist John Kreidler Learn more about our complimentary weekly #LeicaConversations programs, produced by Leica Akademie USA: https://bit.ly/Leica_Conversations Follow @LeicaCameraUSA for more info. about latest product news, contests, events, and more: www.instagram.com/leicacamerausa
BIO: Phil Penman, a UK-born, NY-based photographer, 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. His debut book, “STREET” launched as the Number 1 new release on Amazon for Street Photography and has since become a best seller and featured at MOMA in New York.