Henry Horenstein

Noted photographer Henry Horenstein was a student of Harry Callahan and Aaron Siskind’s. His earliest interest was in history and that has influenced his choice of subject matter from country music to burlesque. 

Henry has published over 30 books, including classic textbooks Black and White Photography, Beyond Basic Photography, and Digital Photography; and monographs, Racing Days, Animalia, Humans, Show, Close Relations, and Honky Tonk: Portraits of Country Music. Henry’s latest books are Speedway 1972 (2022) and We sort of People (2023). 

Henry has produced films such as Partners (2016), Blitto Underground (2021), and Marksville, LA (2023).

In 2023, Henry was given the Honored Educator Award by the Society for Photographic Education, noting his years of dedication to teaching and being active in photographic arts. Henry’s photographs are collected and exhibited internationally. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts, and teaches at Rhode Island School of Design.