Jack Holowitz is part of a class of people that are few and far between: a creative soul who sees the world in Black and White. If you see a man along side of the road with a dark cloth over his head and a large camera on a tripod, it is most likely, Jack.
Holowitz, of Longmeadow, MA is world renowned, and his work does not have a dated look to it. "It is my hope that viewers won't be able to tell the older images from the newer." This idea of ageless is one that colors Holowitz's words when he speaks of his work.
When viewing Jack's work, it becomes clear that form and individuality are qualities he values in a photograph. In many of his landscapes, figures, and portraits, Holowitz uses a unique process: platinum printing, an early version of developing that, according to Holowitz, gives an i\...
Jack uses some of the same materials that they used in the 1800's, when the platinum process was widely used. Platinum prints require the chemistry to be brushed on watercolor paper, rather then photographic paper. It has a distinctive texture as well as being one of a kind. Jack has studied with Ansel Adams' assistant, John Sexton, Bruce Barnbaum, George Tice, all well known in the black and white large format world. Jack's images are becoming more collectable everyday.
Jack is also a well known portrait photographer, and has the highest degrees awarded from the Professional photographers of America. He is one of 60 in the world to have earned his Fellowship from the American Society of Photographers. He has also been given and Honorary Educational Degree from The American Society of Photographers. In February, Jack and wife Nancy were given The Professional Photographers of America's National award for their service to the Professional Photographers of CT.
He spends much of his time traveling the country regularly, conducting master classes, seminars and workshops for Photographers. More of his images can be seen on his website below.
183 Porter Lake Drive
Longmeadow, MA 01106
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