Harvey Stein | The Sun Magazine

Harvey Stein

Harvey Stein is a photographer, teacher, curator, and the author of six books, most recently Harlem Street Portraits. He lives in New York City, where he teaches at the International Center of Photography and is the director of photography at the Umbrella Arts Gallery. He took this month’s cover photo at the Coney Island fishing pier in the summer of 1970. It was the first photograph he ever sold and published.

— From January 2015

Coney Island

This is a setting where visitors let go of their inhibitions, where performers and exhibitionists have thronged for more than a century. The beach and boardwalk are an impromptu stage for all sorts of daring and joyful endeavors.

January 2015
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