Kevin C. Downs

Kevin C. Downs Kevin Downs is a New York based photojournalist and documentary photographer.

Kevin Downs is a New York based photojournalist and documentary photographer. He studied Fine Arts at Pratt Institute, Photography at City College and the mentors in his early career were Louis Stettner and Mel Rosenthal. He attended the Missouri Photo Workshop, where he was awarded the Bill and Duane Honorary Director's Scholarship. He has also photographed in Japan and other parts of Asia, as well as in Mexico and Haiti. Currently, he is working on projects documenting life in the United States, covering issues such as people affected by the economy, immigration and other social issues. For the past 6 years, he has been documenting an area of Corona, Queens, known as the Iron Triangle. This is a place where immigrants had come in search of the American dream but is now in the process of redevelopment, with the city claiming eminent domain and forcing small businesses out of existence. Recently, he has also extensively covered the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, on the Rockaways and Staten Island. His work is published by the main international publications VSD Magazine, Les Inrockuptibles, The Good Life Magazine, Travel + Leisure US, Escape, Wish magazine, Sun-Herald, The Sydney Morning Herald, We Demain, Grazia France, The Wall Street Journal, About.com, MSN Network, ABC News, TIME Magazine, Southern Accents, Entree Magazine, Coastal Living Magazine and the Daily Mail. He has taught workshops in New York's Coney Island and at the International Center of Photography. He is represented by Cosmos since 2013.

10/11/2018

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Kevin C. Downs
08/22/2018

Kevin C. Downs

Thousands of Yemeni bodega owners and other Arab American groups protested Trump's Muslim travel ban at Brooklyn's Borou...
02/09/2017

Thousands of Yemeni bodega owners and other Arab American groups protested Trump's Muslim travel ban at Brooklyn's Borough Hall on February 2, 2017.(Kevin C Downs/Agence Cosmos) @agencecosmos #photojournalism #documentary #american #usa #america #yemeni #newyork

Cadet Major Salema Mashriqi, age 17, her family is originally from Afghanistan and she attends High School in Queens, le...
12/22/2015

Cadet Major Salema Mashriqi, age 17, her family is originally from Afghanistan and she attends High School in Queens, leads her cadets in New York's Veteran's Day parade. Manhattan, November 11, 2014(Kevin C. Downs/Agence Cosmos) — with Salema Mashriqi.

Thousands say goodbye to slain NYPD officer Rafael Ramos.(photo: Kevin Downs)
12/28/2014

Thousands say goodbye to slain NYPD officer Rafael Ramos.
(photo: Kevin Downs)

Cadet Major Salema Mashriqi, age 17, her family is originally from Afghanistan and she attends High School Queens, leads...
11/16/2014

Cadet Major Salema Mashriqi, age 17, her family is originally from Afghanistan and she attends High School Queens, leads her cadets in New York's Veteran's Day parade.. Manhattan, November 11, 2014 (Kevin C. Downs/Cosmosphoto)

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11/16/2014

Kevin C. Downs's cover photo

Kevin C. Downs
11/16/2014

Kevin C. Downs

Rev. Al Sharpton and mayoral candidates sleep over at Lincoln Houses in East Harlem to emphasize poor conditions of New ...
07/27/2013

Rev. Al Sharpton and mayoral candidates sleep over at Lincoln Houses in East Harlem to emphasize poor conditions of New York City's public housing under Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

02/18/2013
Open Show New York City

Open Show New York City

We're pleased to announce the presenters for Open Show NYC #5 at the Half King :

Arlene Gottfried - "Bacalaitos and Fireworks"
Manjari Sharma - "Darshan"
Rebecca Davis - "Commuters"
Gaia Squarci - "Broken Screen"
Mark Ovaska - "Forever Glades"

For more details, please visit the event page :
https://www.facebook.com/events/497039060338125/?ref=22

Workshop Time! Come to Coney!
03/30/2012

Workshop Time! Come to Coney!

Kevin C. Downs's cover photo
03/02/2012

Kevin C. Downs's cover photo

Mardi Gras in New Orleans February 2012
01/31/2012
Mardi Gras in New Orleans February 2012

Mardi Gras in New Orleans February 2012

Photography workshop with Andy Levin, photographer and editor of 100Eyes in New Orleans covering Mardi Gras.

Bacalaitos and Fireworks by Arlene Gottfried - LightBox
07/19/2011
Bacalaitos and Fireworks by Arlene Gottfried - LightBox

Bacalaitos and Fireworks by Arlene Gottfried - LightBox

Over the past four decades, documentary photographer Arlene Gottfried captured the vibrant Puerto Rican community that moved into her Crown Heights neighborhood in Brooklyn, a place where she remembers having her first Salsa lesson with a new neighbor.

I was informed that I have been selected to participate in the 63rd annual Missouri Photo Workshop, and that I awarded t...
07/19/2011
Missouri Photo Workshop | MPW | Photojournalism & Documentary Photography

I was informed that I have been selected to participate in the 63rd annual Missouri Photo Workshop, and that I awarded the Bill & Duane Honorary Directors Scholarship that covers the full cost of tuition.

The Missouri Photo Workshop (MPW) offers a week long intensive workshop with some of the world's premier editors and photographers. MPW was created by Cliff Edom and his wife Vi over 60 years ago. The first workshop was held in Columbia, Mo. Now, the workshop upholds the same spirit that Cliff envis

Circus Portraits: Photography by Kevin C Downs « Amusing the Zillion
07/13/2011
Circus Portraits: Photography by Kevin C Downs « Amusing the Zillion

Circus Portraits: Photography by Kevin C Downs « Amusing the Zillion

After a first look at Circus Vidbel on Saturday, photographer Kevin Downs returned over the next few days and took these beautiful portraits of the performers against the backdrop of the Big Top. The photographs have a timeless quality that evokes the classic portraiture of the Golden Age of the Cir

Staten Island Memorial Day Parade  | Demotix.com
06/01/2011
Staten Island Memorial Day Parade | Demotix.com

Staten Island Memorial Day Parade | Demotix.com

This year was the 92nd anniversary of the Staten Island Memorial Day Parade to honor American veterans of all wars and this year, Governor Cuomo was the Grand Marshall of the parade.

Coney Island 2011: Summer Photography Workshop  « Amusing the Zillion
05/11/2011
Coney Island 2011: Summer Photography Workshop « Amusing the Zillion

Coney Island 2011: Summer Photography Workshop « Amusing the Zillion

Photographer Kevin C Downs annual summer photography workshop in Coney Island is going into its fifth year at Coney Island USA. ATZ has learned a lot about photography from looking at Kevin’s photos and those of his students, which may be viewed in this flickr group.

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Kevin Downs is a New York based photojournalist and documentary photographer. He studied Fine Arts at Pratt Institute, Photography at City College and the mentors in his early career were Louis Stettner and Mel Rosenthal. He attended the Missouri Photo Workshop, where he was awarded the Bill and Duane Honorary Director's Scholarship. He has also photographed in Japan and other parts of Asia, as well as in Mexico and Haiti. Currently, he is working on projects documenting life in the United States, covering issues such as people affected by the economy, immigration and other social issues. For the past 6 years, he has been documenting an area of Corona, Queens, known as the Iron Triangle. This is a place where immigrants had come in search of the American dream but is now in the process of redevelopment, with the city claiming eminent domain and forcing small businesses out of existence. Recently, he has also extensively covered the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, on the Rockaways and Staten Island. His work is published by the main international publications VSD Magazine, Les Inrockuptibles, The Good Life Magazine, Travel + Leisure US, Escape, Wish magazine, Sun-Herald, The Sydney Morning Herald, We Demain, Grazia France, The Wall Street Journal, About.com, MSN Network, ABC News, TIME Magazine, Southern Accents, Entree Magazine, Coastal Living Magazine and the Daily Mail. He has taught workshops in New York's Coney Island and at the International Center of Photography. He is represented by Cosmos since 2013.

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