In the Democratic Republic of Congo, Sunday is the day that people dress up and Kwame Lebon Ekumali Longange, a self-professed sapeur who designed his own unique tie skirt, is no exception.
Mr. Gold, 94, was a kid from the Bronx who grew up dreaming of being a pilot. He now lives on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, where Elaisha Stokes met with him and he recounted how he managed to take those pictures.
Some photographers live for the the thrill of the unexpected happening right in front of them. Others prefer a more ordered world, where each occurrence is telegraphed far in advance.
“I love surreal-ness,” said Nicole Bengiveno, staff photographer of The New York Times, who photographed the St Patrick's Day Parade in New York City
“Most of us are much more comfortable behind the lens,” said Fred R. Conrad, a New York Times staff photographer. “And to just sort of barge in on another photographer and tell him to pose … you feel kind of funny.”