Few street photographers and photojournalists have over 95,000 Instagram followers, shoot 100% on their iPhone, and have a World Press Photo prize. Eric Mencher is one of them.
Mencher was the recipient of the Overseas Press Club Award for his “Rwanda: Aftermath of Genocide.”
I had the pleasure of watching Eric photograph in small towns near San Miguel de Allende Mexico where we both lived. I had never experienced walking about with a more intuitive photographer. Here is, well, some of his story.
Peter Levitan: I want to start with a quote you wrote on your bio: “I am a