SF by Fred Lyon - Inspiration

Photographer Fred Lyon has been called "San Francisco's Brassai". He's also been compared to Cartier Bresson, Atget and Andre Kertez, but all with a San Francisco twist. That's fine with this lifelong native who happily admits his debt to those icons. 

Now 91, his nonstop career reaches back to the early 1940's and embraces news, architecture, advertising, wine and food. In the golden years of magazine publishing his picture credits were everywhere from LIFE to VOGUE and beyond. These days find him combing his picture files for galleries, publishers and print collectors. And he's still excited when he gets a call offering a new project.

Desillusion Magazine

After producing since 2002, 65 print magazine & 30 documentaries, Desillusion become a 260 pages coffee table book, ad free, accompanied by a series of short-film exclusively showcasing every week on DSLmag.com. At the crossroads of two opposite worlds, the street & the beach, Desillusion pay a tribute of the youth & a subculture raised on a surf and/or skateboard. Thanks to it’s incisive content, « Avant garde » aesthetic & innovative stories growing by a community of artists, photographers, writers, designers & adventurers, Desillusion have taken us inside the minds of the brightest young talent and most influential heroes of a lifestyle. So, if you love to have your feet on a board, and your eyes open on everything, it's a safe bet, that you will love being a part of the Desillusion world’s.