Sixth Avenue, NYC, 1949
Geraldine Dent, Cover of McCall’s, New York City, 1949
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2021 is Ruth Orkin's Centennial, go to Ruth at 100 for more info. "Being a photographer is making people look at what I want them to look at."

This website is devoted to the photojournalist Ruth Orkin, who is known for photographing celebritiesNew York City and classical musicians as well as many other subjects. She was also a filmmaker and made the classic award-winning film “Little Fugitive,” in 1952 with her husband, Morris Engel.

Visit us on instagram, and Ruth Orkin Photo Archive director and filmmaker Mary Engel‘s website.