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She is Beautiful, My City

She is Beautiful, My City
May 2015
Take a sneak peek at native son Jack Alterman’s soon-to-be-released photography book, My City Charleston (My City Publishing, June 2015), featuring an essay from novelist Josephine Humphreys. Taking inspiration from literary luminary DuBose Heyward’s poem “Dusk”—“They tell me she is beautiful, my city, That she is colorful and quaint; alone among the cities”—the longtime photographer offers a shift in perspective on oft-seen places, shooting from a boat anchored in local waterways or a bucket truck 30 feet in the air