Barbara Alper is a freelance and fine art photographer with multi-faceted documentary, conceptual, and narrative portfolios. She has published photos in many distinguished journals, magazines and newspapers, such as Barron’s, Newsweek and Time, including a lengthy association as a news and feature photographer with The New York Times. Her commercial clients include Columbia University and the New York Botanical Garden, among others.
Alper is a prolific street photographer, and her artistic projects include the series Rockaway Beach, Sea Samba, and The Gulf Channel.
She has participated in numerous solo and group exhibits in Japan, Europe, Scandinavia, Australia and domestically; her photographs are included in major collections around the world, among them The Victoria & Albert Museum in London, Maison Européenne de la Photographie, FNAC, the Bibliothéque Nationale in Paris, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the International Center of Photography, The New York Public Library and The Brooklyn Museum in New York, as well as private collections. She is represented by Getty Images Archive and Getty Images Gallery as well as Ffoto in Toronto and Tepper Takayama Fine Arts in Boston. A Conversation with Alper about her Vintage work can be found on Ffoto’s website: https://bit.ly/3aRosih
Barbara holds a B.A. in Social Work from Michigan State University, studied at the MIT Creative Photo Lab, Cambridge, MA and with renowned photographers Harold Feinstein and Lisette Model.