People - Professional

Gathering Storm at Cypremort Point

Charles Crain


"Gathering Storm at Cypremort Point"
This image was captured on a photo trip documenting the shabby state of conditions on the beach at Cypremort Point State Park, Louisiana while working for a museum in Lafayette in 1971. It is one of only two I was able to take of this elderly couple who were preparing to depart before the threatening thunderstorm reached them.

Biography: b: 1949; My life's work has been to capture character in the human face and in an effort to understand each person's path to that moment; provide effective candid & semi-posed still images; utilize available light and employ a photojournalistic conversational approach. When Charles bought his first Nikon F SLR forty years ago the resulting studies were of derelict architecture, machinery and also street photography - a genre that the New York Times has called,��shots of everyday people living out their private lives in public�. In this type of portraiture, he has the keen...

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