Joel Meyerowitz

Famous Portrait and landscape photographer.

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About him

  • Joel Meyerowitz was born in New York in 1938. Right now he is 78 years old.
  • His only parent was Hy Meyerowitz.
  • He attended Hunter College and the University of New York in 1961 and Ohio State in 1959.
  • He is still alive today and brought color photography into a more accepted view.
  • He got over 300 of his photographs in museum exhibits, his most famous being the 9/11 recovery photos.
  • He thinks his work shows the true meaning of whats happening in this world.
  • Most people say his work stands out because he was the first to bring color photos into a accepted view.
  • I like this person because he takes pictures showing life going on like in his 9/11 pictures.
  • Inspired to start photography from Henri Cartier-Bresson and Robert Frank.


1., Joel Meyerowitz Color Work, 1970-1980, Changing Time, Michaël Houlette, June 2005.

2., Joel Meyerowitz: 'brilliant mistakes ... amazing accidents', Sean O'Hagan, Saturday 10 November 2012 19.05 EST.

3., 12 Lessons Joel Meyerowitz Has Taught Me About Street Photography, ERIC KIM, Unknown copyright date.