Key to Stuart Franklin’s work is his insatiable need to capture “how people interact with and shape the world around them”. This drive has produced some of the most talked-about and recognizable photojournalistic images of our time, but it also finds expression even in the seemingly incidental, as in this image from New York City’s Central Park. With Central Park’s remarkably stark juxtaposition of the airily natural and the densely man-made, Franklin’s interest in the “contradictory relationship between man and his habitat” is in evidence, too.

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