© IAN SPANIER
A portrait of volunteer firefighter and WWII veteran Gerry Seager, who passed away shortly after Spanier photographed him.
The Huffington Post recently caught up with Ian Spanier with an interview on his upcoming photography book Local Heroes: Portraits of American Volunteer Firefighters, which will be released in the coming weeks. He discusses how and why he began the project, his most memorable shoot for the book, and tells the story behind a couple of the photographs inside. To read the interview, click here.