Jeffrey Scales began taking photographs of the Black Panthers and other political activists of the 1960’s at the age of 13. One year later, his work appeared Time magazine. In 1979, he was recruited to be the photo editor of LA Weekly.
Since 1998, Scales has been a photography editor at The New York Times and is currently editing The Sunday Review and The Book Review. He also edits the New York Times Sunday Review photography column, “Exposures.”
Scales’ photographs have been exhibited at museums throughout the United States and Europe as well as the permanent collections of MoMA, The George Eastman House and The Baltimore Museum of Art. His work has appeared in numerous photography magazines, books and anthologies.
Photo: © Meg Henson
As of October 21, 2012