There are few actual living legends. There are fewer still actual living legends in photography. 84-year-old Jay Maisel is the latter. He’s won every photography award that matters and achieved more than most of us could hope to dream. His portfolio includes his the likes of Marilyn Monroe and Miles Davis.
The nice thing about having a LIVING legend is that he’s still around to teach us a thing or two.
While much of the world looks on senior citizens as used up, washed out, and worthless, I don’t see it that way at all. (Of course I am on the wrong side of 60 so maybe I am biased.)
I look at Jay’s incredible wealth of experience as something to draw on and learn from. And Jay has a saying that has really impacted the way I think about my photography.
Jay says; “All photographs fall into one of…
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