Fred Lyon

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Fred Lyon has spent a lifetime taking pictures of his hometown San Francisco. Starting in the 1940’s his picture credits appeared everywhere from ‘Life’ to ‘Vogue’.

He’s been described as ‘San Francisco’s Brassai’ but his work reminds me more of Robert Doisneau or Andre Kertesz.

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