Friday, June 08, 2012

"Stanley Greene on Luck, Film and Supporting Young Photographers" at PDNPulse today

Greene ended up moving to France to pursue fashion photography. “That was an accident,” Greene said. When Leroy mentioned Greene’s switch to photojournalism in the late 80s, Greene quipped, “Also an accident.” As he explained, he happened to be in Berlin when the Berlin Wall came down. Caught in a tense situation between a crowd of people and some East German border guards with machine guns, Greene said, “That adrenaline got into me! I realized it was part of history.

Find a mentor.
Work hard.

And watch for those wonderful 'accidents'...

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