Keith Goldstein

Keith Goldstein was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1957. Keith was interested in art for as long as he can remember, with his mother being his biggest influence and supporter, encouraging him in his earliest artistic endeavors. Keith’s first connection with photography came about in high school when he was given a collection of photography magazines to draw from. Instead of drawing from them, he began to read them, becoming extremely fascinated with the medium. It wasn’t until he dropped out of college after his second year, and was working in a warehouse, that he decided on photography as a means to creative expression. Keith began studies at night school with David Attie and moved into New York City, receiving his BFA with Honors in photography from the School of Visual Arts. It was there, working with Tad Yamashiro, that he began to experiment with a more emotive way of expression. Wanting to explore this further, Keith went on to continue his experimentation with Carl Toth at Cranbrook Academy of Art. After receiving his MFA in Photography, he subsequently moved back to New York City and began, through a course of personal experiences, to unravel everything that he knew and was for the next 15 years of his life.Keith has been exhibiting his work since 1980. His work has been published in many publications including – ABC News Australia, Now Public, Flak Magazine, JPEG Magazine, File Magazine, Snaps Magazine, SHOTS, Boulevard, Mercury Records, Diversion Magazine, Cadillac Motors, I Magazine, Penquin/Putnam, Simon & Shuster, St. Martin’s Press, and on many book covers. Keith’s tools to finding his place and exploring his feelings towards the world have always been simple – one camera and a couple of lenses. “Being unencumbered does allow you the most freedom”, he says.

Keith has been making his living as fine art photographer, a stock shooter, a corporate event photographer, and a photo editor.

Camera Gear: Leica M9 and Olympus OMD EM5
Lenses: Leitz 28/2.8 Aspherical, Voigtlander 50/1.5 Nokton, Panasonic 14/2.5
Aspherical, Panasonic Leica 25/1.4 Summilux, Panasonic 7-14mm f/4.0
Current Location: Hamilton Heights, New York City, New York
Blog: http://keithgoldstein.me/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/kbg32
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/Keith-Goldstein-Photography
Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/keithbg/
Pbase: http://www.pbase.com/keithbg/
Best Achievements & Exhibitions:
2nd Place | Photo of the Month | 38th Month

Some of Keith Goldstein’s Most Popular Award Achievements

Barking 1, by Keith Goldstein

Barking 1, by Keith Goldstein

Tad Yamashiro was one of three wonderful mentors I had within my photographic education. Tad was originally the assistant to Diane and Allen Arbus when they had...
Fish Monger, by Keith Goldstein

Fish Monger, by Keith Goldstein

Photograph of Fish Monger selling fish was taken at Tangier’s Fish Market, the most pungent, noisy, slippery location in the city. Tangier is on the Northern mo...

Aya Sofya, by Keith Goldstein
Chess, by Keith Goldstein
Blue Mosque, by Keith Goldstein
Barking 2, by Keith Goldstein
The Man in the Window, by Keith Goldstein
Men Playing Chinese Chess, by Keith Goldstein
Beggar, by Keith Goldstein
The Tenderloin, by Keith Goldstein
Sultanahmet, by Keith Goldstein
Asilah, by Keith Goldstein
Airplane, by Keith Goldstein
Work Gloves, by Keith Goldstein
Construction Workers On Lunch Break, by Keith Goldstein
Fish Monger, by Keith Goldstein
As She Looked at Me, by Keith Goldstein
Jamison, by Keith Goldstein
Carpet Repair, by Keith Goldstein
Umbrellas, by Keith Goldstein
Three Women, by Keith Goldstein
Herald Square, by Keith Goldstein
Ethan, by Keith Goldstein
Boys in the Year of the Horse, by Keith Goldstein
Barking 1, by Keith Goldstein
Mitvah Tank, by Keith Goldstein
A Small Boy, by Keith Goldstein
Window, by Keith Goldstein
Uskadar, by Keith Goldstein
Empty, by Keith Goldstein
Nicole's Slippers, by Keith Goldstein
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Recent Reflections Based on Keith Goldstein’s Photographs

It's A New Day!

It's A New Day!

What's the first thing you do after waking up in the morning? When the soft morning light comes through your window, your eyes remain half-open, trying to remem...
She Looked at Me

She Looked at Me

She looked at me. She looked at me with those mystical eyes. There was something in those eyes and that innocent face that made me drool to the rhythm of the bl...

She Looked at Me
It's A New Day!
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An Exclusive Interview with Keith Goldstein

An Exclusive Interview with Keith Goldstein

Keith Goldstein was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1957. Keith was interested in art for as long as he can remember, with his mother being his biggest influence...

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