Gordon Parks

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© Anthony Neste
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Spent a day with this master a few years ago while filming a HBO documentary on his life,what an inspiration and privilege to photograph him.If you don't know about this Photographer you should find out.

35 responses

  • Carl W. Nunn

    Carl W. Nunn   gave props (30 Jan 2008):

    He is the i shoot today thank you

  • Major Kelly

    Major Kelly gave props (30 Jan 2008):

    Nice portrait!!!

  • Glenn Brandenburg

    Glenn Brandenburg said (30 Jan 2008):

    You can see a lot of Wisdom in his face.

  • Zoë Collins

    Zoƫ Collins gave props (30 Jan 2008):

    One of my heros.

  • Jan Hoffman

    Jan Hoffman   gave props (31 Jan 2008):

    Excellent portrait showing his character

  • Michael Conrad

    Michael Conrad gave props (4 Mar 2008):

    I actually was just learning about him the other day in Photo class. He's got some amazing work.

  • Lisa Brown

    Lisa Brown said (15 Mar 2008):

    This man is my photographic idol! Gordon Parks! I am currently reading his memoir, "A Hungry Heart" and I love his tenacity!! This is a wonderful, wonderful portrait!! :)

  • David Rocaberti

    David Rocaberti (Deleted) said (28 Apr 2008):

    It would have been great meeting Mr Parks. He knew how to pose as well. Intense looking, nice expression.
    You did a nice job in this portrait. Congrats

  • Brian Starr

    Brian Starr said (4 May 2008):

    I really like this portrait of Mr. Parks. I read a book about him many years ago and it was a definite inspiration. Same can be said about your photography as well.

  • Sherry Davis Johnson

    Sherry Davis Johnson gave props (28 May 2008):

    Wow! You have been in the company of greatness.

  • Robert Allan

    Robert Allan gave props (16 Aug 2008):

    Love it!

  • Emma Brahas

    Emma Brahas said (3 Sep 2008):

    wonderful portrait!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (8 Sep 2008):


  • Nawfal Nur

    Nawfal Nur said (19 Sep 2008):

    Fantastic Portrait! Captured the character.

  • Stephen Rodriguez

    Stephen Rodriguez gave props (20 Sep 2008):

    Love this portrait, and Gordon Parks, He was an insperation not just to African Americans, but all minority Photographers

  • Anthony Neste

    Anthony Neste said (20 Sep 2008):

    To all Photographers Stephen... This one included for sure..

  • Tony Edwards

    Tony Edwards (Deleted) gave props (29 Sep 2008):

    Excellent portrait of an excellent photographer. Nice one.

  • Sean Blake

    Sean Blake said (13 Oct 2008):

    Gordon Parks book Half Past Autumn is a MUST have for every photographer.

  • Keith Skinner

    Keith Skinner gave props (15 Oct 2008):

    Truly an icon and one hell of a photographer! What a day that must have been! Great shot BTW

  • Loree McComb

    Loree McComb   gave props (13 Dec 2008):

    How fortunate for you - what a fabulous capture

  • John Gresham

    John Gresham gave props (26 Jan 2009):

    Great shot of one of the greats.

  • Bob Douglas

    Bob Douglas gave props (5 Feb 2009):

    OK I am so jealous. Nice picture! Wouldn't you like to have known his thought at that moment. I would add read his book "A choice of Weapons"

  • Travis Young

    Travis Young said (4 Mar 2009):

    I so love this man!

  • Henry Bowman

    Henry Bowman gave props (26 May 2009):

    Great shot

  • Latrenia Bryant

    Latrenia Bryant gave props (31 Aug 2009):

    OMG!!! This is definitely one of my all time favorite photographers in history! Love this photo!

  • William Tracy

    William Tracy said (28 Apr 2010):

    An amazing man, Certainly worthy of hero status!!

  • Sean Blake

    Sean Blake said (28 Apr 2010):

    Most definitely.

  • Charles

    Charles (Deleted) gave props (2 May 2010):

    An amazing person so talented in so many ways. I had the privilege of hearing him speak on two occasions. I will forget neither. Excellent portrait.

  • Benn Bell

    Benn Bell gave props (3 May 2010):


  • Don Harney

    Don Harney (Deleted) gave props (4 May 2010):

    Excellent portrait of a great artist!

  • Mike McReynolds

    Mike McReynolds gave props (12 May 2010):

    Excellent portrait of one of my Photography Gods! This shot breathes - Great Work!

  • Mandy Keller

    Mandy Keller gave props (27 May 2010):

    You have a way of capturing the soul of your subjects....got my vote!!

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer (Deleted) gave props (1 Jun 2010):

    I admire both yours and Mr. Parks artistry

  • Angel Arocho

    Angel Arocho   said (5 Jun 2010):

    Great !!!

  • christopher kontoes

    christopher kontoes (Deleted) said (7 Jun 2010):

    just watched a documentary on melvin van peebles. strong capture.

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