Max Hirshfeld

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Location: Washington DC
Nationality: US
Biography: Max Hirshfeld is recognized as a master at spotting decisive moments while revealing the warmth and humanity of his subjects. He has undertaken several focused projects over the past decade. From 2002-2005, in a series titled One Shot, Hirshfeld... read on


I frequently shoot in museums, stalking people as they interact with the art. But it's rare when the art is such that its interaction with the light streaming into the building — at just the right time of day — transforms the strength of the art into something best realized through a photograph. (iPhone capture at The Morgan Library in New York)