Field Notes: Godlis

This week we talk to the iconic photographer and chronicler of New York’s punk scene for over 40 years. We caught up with him before his opening in The Bowery.

This week we took to the streets of New York to talk to the iconic photographer and chronicler of New York’s punk scene for over 40 years, Godlis. We caught up with him before his opening in The Bowery. Check out his book here.

Dead Boys by Godlis
Patti Smith at CBGBs by Godlis

Ep 43: Spirit Photography with author Peter Manseau

Peter Manseau, author of the book  The Apparitionists   talks to us about the history of William Mumler, the founder of so-called spirit photography and the manipulation of photographs during the American Civil War. Manseau’s book is sprinkled with the showmanship of P.T. Barnum, and ends with Mumler’s most famous client (you’ll have to read the book).

Works by Mumler: