Lester Sloan

Nieman Fellow1976

About Lester Sloan

Lester Sloan, a 1976 Nieman Fellow, was a staff photographer for Newsweek for 25 years. Prior to that he worked as cameraman/reporter for the CBS affiliate in Detroit. For a period, he was a contributing editor to Emerge magazine and an essayist with NPR’s “Weekend Edition.” He is a freelance photographer and writer based in Los Angeles.

1998: Roy DeCarava Retrospective

By Race December 15, 1999

[This article originally appeared in the Summer 1998 issue of Nieman Reports.] Roy DeCarava doesn’t occupy a space, he blends with it. But to say that his approach to photography is stealth-like is to attribute to him a potential for … Read more

Roy DeCarava Retrospective

By Photojournalism June 15, 1998

“Bill & Son, 1962,” from ”Roy DeCarava: A Retrospective.” Roy DeCarava doesn’t occupy a space, he blends with it. But to say that his approach to photography is stealth-like is to attribute to him a potential … Read more