Personal Work That Lands Assignments: Dustin Cohen’s Made in Brooklyn Project

January 3, 2014

By David Walker

© Dustin Cohen

Frank Catalfumo of F&C Shoes was the subject of Dustin Cohen's video "The Shoemaker." Click on the Photo Gallery link below to see more still images from the project and watch the videos at the end of this article.

In early 2012, photographer Dustin Cohen posted a short video about a Brooklyn, New York-based violinmaker who is known for his exquisite craftsmanship and elite clientele. To Cohen’s surprise, the video went viral after Gizmodo, Gothamist, The Huffington Post and other sites picked it up. “I just kind of sat there and watched it spread around,” he says. “And Tricia”—that’s...

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