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  2. NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly poses for a portrait in his office, during the final days of his 12 year term. © Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal. 

    See article here.

     
  3. The Cannery, Philadelphia. February 2013. © natalie keyssar

     
  4. EDM Brunch at Libation for the Wall Street Journal. November 2013. © Natalie Keyssar. The brilliant David Shapiro’s article about the scene here:http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304791704579213953758999232

     
  5. Western Sahara, September 2011. © natalie keyssar

     
  6. Million dollar taxi cab medallion auction, November 2013. natalie keyssar for the wall street journal. 

     
  7. The YouTube Music Awards (and rehearsals). © Natalie Keyssar for YouTube, November 2013. 

     
  8. June, 2013. Myay Phyu, Shan State, Myanmar. © natalie keyssar

    A red haired boy collecting water around 530 AM in a Shan Village was one of the most beautiful humans I’ve ever seen. The colder it gets, the more I miss Burma. 

     
  9. Pa’O women, corn field, Shan State, Myanmar. June 2013. ©natalie keyssar

     
  10. Little monk, one room school house. Shan State, Burma. June 2013. © natalie keyssar

     
  11. So I’m very late with sharing this, but in the interest of keeping this little blog up to date I wanted to post the great news that I’ve joined the amazing crew at Reportage By Getty Images emerging talent this year. So psyched to be working with these folks and looking forward to seeing what the year will bring. 

    reportagebygettyimages:

    Announcing Our New Emerging Talent

    Reportage by Getty Images is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Emerging Talent Award. These seven photographers were selected for demonstrating great talent and dedication to their craft, and we hope that the guidance and support of the Reportage team will help them develop their talents at this early stage of their careers. Please click the names below to read more about each photographer and view samples of their work:

    Alex Tomazatos (Bucharest, Romania)
    Armando Sanchez (Chicago, Illinois)
    Natalie Keyssar (New York, New York)
    Sara Naomi Lewkowicz (New York, New York)
    Matic Zorman (Slovenia/Gaza Strip)
    Matteo Bastianelli (Italy/Bosnia Herzegovina)
    Alicia Vera (Mexico City)

    We look forward to showcasing current and future work by these photographers over the next year. Young photographers interested in applying for the award can visit gettyimages.com/grants for more information. In addition to the Emerging Talent Award, one place on the roster is also reserved for the winner of the Ian Parry Scholarship.

    Reportage would also like to announce that former Emerging Talent members Shannon Jensen and Diana Markosian will be joining our roster of Featured Contributors. We’re excited to see what they do next.

    Credits (clockwise from top): Sara Naomi Lewkowicz; Matic Zorman; Armando Sanchez; Matteo Bastianelli; Natalie Keyssar; Alicia Vera and Alex Tomazatos. Copyright belongs to the artists.

     
  12. Republican Mayoral Candidate Joe Lhota, Chinatown. October 2013. © natalie keyssar for the wall street journal

     
  13. alix in saugerties, ny. September 1, 2013. muse since 2004. pma. © natalie keyssar

     
  14. Happy to share that one of my pictures (the boy throwing water in breezy point, above) is part of this great exhibition. 

    icphoto:

    BREAKING NEWS: UPCOMING PHOTO EXHIBITION ON GOVERNORS ISLAND

    Rising Waters: Photographs of Hurricane Sandy
    Governors Island, Building 19, Nolan Park
    August 24–September 29

    In collaboration with the Museum of the City of New York, ICP presents a photography exhibition detailing the damage and recovery from Hurricane Sandy.

    Drawn from an open call for submissions from the public that drew over 5,000 entries, the exhibition will include 100 works by more than 90 professional photographers, community members, and bystanders who photographed the effects of the devastating storm and the subsequent recovery efforts. The exhibition will also showcase video from Gideon Mendel’s Drowning Worldseries on flood zones around the globe, and a slide-show of the photo submissions from faculty, students, and alumni of the School at ICP.

    Rising Waters: Photographs of Hurricane Sandy will be on view Saturdays and Sundays, 12–6 pm, and on Labor Day, Monday, September 2. The closing celebration will be held on Sunday, September 22.

     
  15. Last night. Flatbush/Riis Park. ©natalie keyssar 2013