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An Interview with American Photographer Bruce Davidson


Bruce Davidson is an American photographer who’s well known for his photographs of Harlem, New York City decades ago. In the video above, he sits down and talks to Leica about his life and work:

Renowned photojournalist and Magnum photographer Bruce Davidson has been acclaimed for over half a century for his searing images of street gangs, circus performers and the civil rights struggles of the 1960s, all captured with a remarkable directness, truth and power that transcends the concept of style. Here, in his own words, are Bruce Davidson’s forthcoming, charming, and revealing insights into who he is, what he’s done, and where he’s going.

One thing that caught our eye in the interview is Davidson’s massive collection of Leica cameras — it’s like a mini camera museum! He’s certainly loyal to the brand:

Davidson has been a member of Magnum Photos since 1958. You can check out his work over at Edelman Gallery.