Influential photographer Robert Frank dies at 94

Robert Frank, whose gritty photography along the roadways, streets and landscapes of America influenced generations of photographers, died at age 94 this week, according to several media outlets. Frank remained best-known for his 1958 book, "The Americans," that contained one image along Route 66 in Arizona. Frank made a big impact on other photographers who … Continue reading Influential photographer Robert Frank dies at 94

Book review: “Main Street: The Lost Dream of Route 66”

A great many photography books about Route 66 over the years have been imbued with the gauze of 1950s nostalgia and hyper-saturated color. Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Edward Keating's "Main Street: The Lost Dream of Route 66," consciously or not, serves as the antithesis of those books and likely will prove polarizing among Route 66 advocates. … Continue reading Book review: “Main Street: The Lost Dream of Route 66”

Does anyone know the location of this photo?

Edward Keating, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer, is working on a book of his Route 66 images he's taken over the years, and he's having trouble identifying where this image was taken. Keating is certain it was in New Mexico, but he isn't sure where. The unusual diagonal panels in the fence and the "KEEP OUT" … Continue reading Does anyone know the location of this photo?

Pulitzer-winning photographer will publish Route 66 book in the fall

Photographer Edward Keating, who won the Pulitzer Prize for documenting the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorism attacks in New York City, announced he soon will publish a book of his Route 66 photography he's compiled over the last 17 years. Keating wrote in a Facebook post last week the book, titled "MAIN STRƎƎT," will be published by … Continue reading Pulitzer-winning photographer will publish Route 66 book in the fall

Pulitzer winner documented Route 66

Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Edward Keating documented Route 66 beginning about 15 years ago in black-and-white images that often recalled the bleak Depression-era images of Dorothea Lange. Keating won the Pulitzer in 2002 for his photo coverage of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York City. He also spent 11 years on the Mother Road, documenting … Continue reading Pulitzer winner documented Route 66