Profile: Bruce McNeil (1939-)

Bruce McNeil was an American environmental fine arts photographer predominantly known for photographic work which has documented the Washington, DC area waterways. He was the organizer of the Anacostia River School of Photography, “a ragtag group of a half-dozen photographers who either live or work in the neighborhood and are devoted to shooting the river and its environs.”


Mc Neil was a former photographer, lighting and darkroom technician, and fabricator of the installations at the McCord Museum in the William Notman Photographic Archives, and assistant to the designer and photographer for the MacDonald Steward Foundation.


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