One Of A Kind is wonderful book with substance and texture. An adventure to enjoy and share. Take a glimpse into the portrait collection of a photographer to many; always at the right place, at the right time capturing those priceless moments. Beach scenes at Coney Island and authentic New York snap shots. See photos of Richard Avedon, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Maya Angelou, Hal Jackson, David Dinkins, Jimmy Castor, Melba Moore, Dr. Leonard Jeffries, Roger E. Mosley and Dr. Deas. Louis Mendes is a quintessential Street Photographer best known for his Speed Graphic camera, hat and distinctive style. Consistently shooting revelers, graduates and lovers for more than 50 years in New York and around the United States.