Joel Meyerowitz


Birthday March 6, 1938

Birth Sign Pisces

Birthplace New York City, NY

Age 85 years old

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Prolific landscape photographer who became famous for his ubiquity on the New York scene.

Before Fame

He started out in advertising, but left his job and took his 35mm camera and black-and-white film to the streets of New York to document what he saw.


He has authored over 15 books on photography, including Cape Light, which dealt primarily with the inner-workings of color photography.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Manhattan.

Associated With

He and photographer David Bailey are world renowned shutterbugs.