David Benthal captured celebrity photographer EJ Camp for our May issue, on newsstands now. (Credit: David Benthal)
On a windswept Sunday afternoon above Greenport’s 67 Steps Beach, photographer EJ Camp is gathering gear from the back of her truck. After pulling on thigh-high rubber waders, she grabs her medium-format Leica 5 camera and tripod … and signature Nick Fouquet designer trail hat. She’s the subject of today’s photo shoot after all, and after photographing hundreds of commercial and editorial assignments from behind the camera, she knows exactly what’s needed to step out in front. (more…)
Oysterponds Historical Society’s headquarters in Orient. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
Foodies have been beating a path to the door of Houseman Restaurant on Manhattan Greenwich Street, which is owned by chef and part-time Orient resident Ned Baldwin, since it opened last year. And in that time it has earned flattering write-ups from The New York Times, Saveur and New York Magazine.
So with its East End connection it seemed the perfect place to host a benefit for Oysterponds Historical Society next month. Photographer and Orient resident EJ Camp, a member of Oysterponds Historical Society, will chair the April 5 benefit dinner. (more…)
EJ Camp shooting at Trumans Beach in Orient (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)
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Photographing the North and South Forks of Long Island should be second nature for renowned photographer EJ Camp. After all, she’s been photographing the waters off the East End for over 30 years.
“I used to summer in Bellport, then I visited a client in Beixedon Estates in Southold and decided that day I was moving to the North Fork,” said Camp, who now lives in Orient in a house overlooking the water.
If you don’t know her name, you know her work. (more…)