This is the eighth installment of the online series by Peter Fetterman Gallery called the Power of Photography highlighting hope, peace and love in the world. We invite you to enjoy and reflect on these works during this time. Walter Iooss Jr. Kobe Bryant (holding basket ball), San Francisco, 2015 © Walter Iooss, Jr./Courtesy Peter Fetterman Gallery I love sports imagery and I love portraits and this image has it all. Taken by the great photographer, Walter Iooss Jr., who has dedicated his life to capturing the greatest images of so many sports occasions it is more than just a portrait of a great athlete. Taken on the occasion of Kobe’s retirement, it has the power and pathos appropriate to the occasion. As Michael Jordan said of Walter, “He’s quick and he is good.” I think here he is slow and really great and as quiet and self reflective as his subject is. A special moment, a special image. Filippo Belli (1836-1927) Untitled (Girl in Window), c. 1870 Courtesy Peter Fetterman Gallery I love rich albumen 19th Century prints that I have...
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