AMY V COOPER | Photography


Oregon, 2015

05 Jun 2015, Posted by Amy V. Cooper in Life, Photography

 Above: View from Lava Butte near Bend, Oregon    Above: Sparks Lake  Oregon’s northern coast    Below: Blue Heron French Cheese Company, Tillamook, Oregon    Below: Adelman’s Peony Farm near Salem, Oregon a.k.a #PeonyNirvana       All photos © Amy V. Cooper All Rights…

Goodbye, Roseland

03 Mar 2015, Posted by Amy V. Cooper in News, Photography

I was really sad to find photos of the Roseland Ballroom demolition today. I have so many memories of that venue. I saw my first NYC concert there – Jeff Buckley, I think it was 1995. The Fiona Apple incident. Iggy Pop. Marilyn Manson. I…

Band of Brothers

28 Feb 2015, Posted by Amy V. Cooper in Art, Photography

In 1996 (shortly before I left for New York) I photographed Four Square. These friends, all brothers, made up a melodic-punk/hardcore band in Baton Rouge. This film was hidden in a box for almost 20 years without being given its due. I’m mesmerized by the…

Kate, 1999

17 Aug 2014, Posted by Amy V. Cooper in Girlfriends, Photography

Every Tuesday night I would head down to SoHo to meet Kate. If I was running early I would stop in to Patricia Field for something glittery or violent looking, this was before they moved to the Bowery. We would meet on Thompson and hike…

Melanie, 1995

06 Jul 2014, Posted by Amy V. Cooper in Art, Girlfriends, Photography

The 1990s. Black and floral Betsey Johnson dresses. Innocence completely lost. Perfectly lined cat eyes. Bats, cats, combat boots. Cigarettes. Really cheap wine and perfect lips. I really regret not having taken a million more photos of Melanie but she disappeared soon after I got…