San Francisco Noir

Fred Lyon takes us back to an era when trench coats and gentlemanly hats took strolls with ladies in heels. Through the night, lit up by possibility, his feature, San Francisco Noir is a compilation of photos from the 1940’s and 1950’s; a throwback to a time when you didn’t know whom you might meet on a rainy street or fall in love with in a jazz club.

“Fresh out of the navy after World War II, I had an opportunity to shoot fashion in New York. While I was never any competition for Penn or Avedon, that experience influenced everything that followed.”

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San Francisco Noir | Interview with Fred Lyon
more in Adore Noir
Issue 39 – August 2017


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