Melvin Adelglass started taking pictures with a baby Brownie Camera at the age of 10. Born in the Bronx, Adelglass still lives and works in New York. He studied liberal arts at Queens College.
Adelglass works as a freelance photographer, doing editorial work for such magazines as American Heritage, Arts and Antiques, Americana, The Holland Herald, and Televizier. He's also taught photography at the New York Institute of Technology. His Manhattan apartment is filed with unique Americana antiques, a library of photography books and monographs, and rooms of vintage photographic equipment.
Over the past twenty years he has traveled throughout upstate New York and New England. It results in a body of work which offers a glimpse into his personal life journey.