Uwe Duettmann on Nadav Kander’s Portraits, and the Power of Photography

November 22, 2010

© Nadav Kander/Commissioned for The New York Times

Kander photographed members of the Obama Administration for The New York Times Magazine. Pictured here: Eugene Kang.

Uwe Duettmann, who photographed around the world assignments for Zurich Insurance and a Swiss bank (see “Behind The Scenes on Globetrotting Assignments,” PDN November), says seeing Nadav Kander’s portraits of members of the Obama administration restored his faith in photography. Like many photographers, Duettmann had worried about the value of the photographic medium in a world eager for video and...

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