World-renowned, English-born photographer Phil Penman has kept his fingers on the pulse of New York City for over two decades, pounding the pavement on the frenzied streets as a paparazzo to capture the decisive moment. From three day stakeouts at McDonald’s to constant clashes with law enforcement, Penman’s anecdotes and unfiltered insights take readers behind the flashing lights, allowing insider access into the mad-dash lives of the paparazzi and what it takes to get the perfect shot. With years of chasing the celebrity buzz all around New York City, Penman has also witnessed and documented all that the city has to offer, from its sublime urban landscape to the local personalities and their unapologetic idiosyncrasy. Street offers an encompassing overview of Penman’s versatile oeuvre with all its glamour and grit.
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UK-born, NY-based photographer Phil Penman has documented the rapid flux of New York City's streets for over 25 years. With clients ranging from People Magazine to The Daily Telegraph, he has photographed celebrated living legends, including Jennifer Lopez and Bill Gates, and captured historical moments such as the September 11th Terrorist Attacks. Penman's distinctive style, versatility, and dedication to his craft has won him prestigious awards and exhibitions, including the Leica Fotografie international Picture Prize and distinction as one of the "52 Most Influential Street Photographers" alongside industry legends, Henri Cartier-Bresson and Sebastiao Salgado.