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Web Exclusive: Photographer Alan Karchmer on Some of His Favorite Images

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Alan Karchmer: The Architects’ Photographer is a new exhibition the Museum was planning to debut when our doors reopened in March. Unfortunately, it will be a while before you can visit us to see an incredible array of photos from this master of the craft. So we’ve asked Alan to choose a handful of images from the exhibition and discuss why they are among his favorites. This 12-part video series will debut midday on Monday, April 13, and videos will appear on Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays for four weeks and will be archived in this post.

#1: DISCOVERING LIGHT/CAPTURING LIFE

#2: PLANNING/LUCK

#3: FINDING THE OPTIMAL POV

#4: THE DEFINING IMAGE

#5: THE DECISIVE MOMENT

#6: PHOTOGRAPHS IN DIALOGUE

#7: A SILVER LINING

#8: BE PREPARED

#9: URBAN ARCHAEOLOGY

#10: ESTABLISHING CONTEXT

#11: POETIC RESONANCE

#12: SPIRIT OF PLACE