Meet Tony Vaccaro, a 93-Year-Old Photography Icon and Proud Queens Resident

Even if you haven't heard of 93-year-old photographer Tony Vaccaro, you have most likely seen his photographs over the years.

Tony Vaccaro has been everywhere with his cameras – from the front lines of war to fashion’s runways. He’s dined with presidents and traveled with movie stars. Today, the 93-year-old Queens resident, who still uses old-fashioned film and develops in his own dark room, is focused on cementing his legacy and enjoying life as a grandfather.

In this video from Ariana Igneri and Jingnan Peng, learn about Vaccaro, his family, work, and home.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

Editor in Chief

Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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