New York Film Academy (NYFA) welcomed Chester Higgins, a recently retired New York Times staff photographer, for a special guest lecture and Q&A at NYFA’s New York campus as part of NYFA’s monthly photography guest speaker series.

Higgins is the author of countless stunning photo collections, his work has not only appeared in ArtNews, New York Times Sunday Magazine, Life, Newsweek, Fortune, or The New Yorker, but his work is the topic of two PBS films, “An American Photographer: Chester Higgins Jr.,” and “Brotherman.”

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