New York

I moved to New York City in 1976 to pursue my career as a professional photographer. My assignment work took me around these United States, and to many foreign countries. Meanwhile, back in New York, I climbed, crawled, and flew all over that city taking pictures. These images are a sampling from that body of work. In 2018 my wife Fabian and I produced a book of my personal work captured during that time. Purchase information for the book is located at the bottom of this page.


My New York (1976-1987)


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8.5" x 8.5", hardbound, 148 pages of color photographs, with titles, extended captions and essays.  West's unique view will appeal to anyone with an interest in New York City's not-so-distant past, and lovers of art photography. From the quirky to the iconic, from every angle and in all kinds of weather, West has captured The City in his personal perspective. First edition, personally signed copy, $35 + $5 shipping and handling.

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