Greenpoint Wastewater Treatment Plant

The largest wastewater treatment facility in New York City is also one of the City’s most striking properties.  Massive digester eggs sparkle in the industrial landscape of northern Brooklyn.  On assignment for TIME, we got the better part of a day to wander about the grounds with Jim Pynn, the plant superintendent. Jim showed us … Continue reading

Time-Life

My first meeting with an editor at Time was in September 2001.  The photo editor was Mary Anne Golon.  We met in her twenty-fourth floor office, every wall filled with images from famous photographers, all signed and dedicated to Mary Anne.  She took about an hour to talk to me about the box of contact … Continue reading