Richard Busch says he’s had a love affair with New York since he was a high school kid in the 1950s.
He began recording those feelings on film in 1968, a passion that followed him along a journalism career that included posts at Life Magazine and National Geographic. Locally, he is best known for his work with clay at Glenfiddich Farm Pottery. Recently, he’s been organizing, reprinting and digitizing some of his best shots of New York City life.
Some of his photos are now part of the permanent collection at the Museum of the City of New York, but you don’t have to travel that far. During March, a selection of those photos are on exhibiton the second floor of the Cooley Gallery in Leesburg.