Henry Horenstein, the highly regarded photographer, author, and educator who was on the path to becoming a traditional historian before he discovered photography in the early 1970's.
Henry Horenstein creates portraits of distinct American subcultures with reverence and an artistic style. He wrote the two most widely used textbooks in photography, the bestselling "Black & White Photography" and "Beyond Basic Photography". Horenstein is a professor at the Rhode Island School of Design where he received his MFA. His photography can be found in many public and private collections including the Library of Congress, Smithsonian Institute's National Museum of American Art, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, and the High Museum of Art Atlanta.