Gregory Heisler on Photographing Herman Shaw

October 21, 2011

By Gregory Heisler

© Gregory Heisler

Below is an excerpt from Gregory Heisler‘s book 50 Portraits, in which he talks about making this portrait of Herman Shaw. Check out “Gregory Heisler Shares the Techniques That Go Into His Portraiture” to read more excerpts.  … Herman Shaw was 90 years old, one of the last remaining survivors of the infamous Tuskegee [Syphilis] Experiment. How to go about...

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