David Vestal

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David Vestal (1924 – December 4, 2013) was an American photographer, critic, and teacher, of the New York School.[1] He was the recipient of John Simon Guggenheim Fellowships in 1966 and 1973.[2] Vestal's publications include The Art of Black and White Enlarging (1984)[3] and The Craft of Photography.[4] His column, "Vestal at Large," was a regular feature in "Photo Techniques Magazine."[5] Vestal died December 4, 2013 in Bethlehem, Connecticut in 2013.[6]


  1. ^ Livingston, Jane: The New York School: Photographs 1936–1963, reviewed in Goldberg, Vicki, "Photography," New York Times, January 27, 2008
  2. ^ John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation 1966 Fellows Page, http://www.gf.org/66fellow.html Retrieved January 27, 2008
  3. ^ Amazon.com: The Art of Black and White Enlarging: Books: David Vestal http://www.amazon.com/Art-Black-White-Enlarging/dp/0061818968
  4. ^ Amazon.com: The Craft of Photography: Books: David Vestal http://www.amazon.com/Craft-Photography-David-Vestal/dp/0060144971
  5. ^ Photo Techniques Magazine http://www.phototechmag.com/current.htm Retrieved January 27, 2008
  6. ^ http://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwart/article/Photographer-David-Vestal-Passes-Away-20131205