Originally Posted by Papercut
Perhaps better to say that Soth was a disciple of Joel Sternfeld, Soth's professor / mentor at Sarah Lawrence College. Sternfeld worked for a long time in large format, colour, doing documentary imaging -- see his most famous book, American Prospects, for example.
Good point, Kevin. I have a copy of the original American Prospects publication and there is indeed a thread that connects Sternfeld's and Soth's work. I wasn't aware of the Sarah Lawrence connection, very interesting.