Basically I think there are informational photographs and emotional photographs. I don’t make informational photographs. I am not a journalist. I am an author. I am not interested in facts. I want to show atmosphere. — Leonard Freed Street Photography Inspiration: Leonard Freed December 06, 2016 in Street Harlem, New York, 1963. By Leonard Freed (Magnum Photos). Ultimately photography is about who you are. It’s the seeking of truth in relation to yourself. And seeking truth becomes a habit. — Leonard Freed USA. 1950's New York. By Leonard Freed (Magnum Photos).