Abstract Winston Link is one of the most recognized photographers in the 21st century. His unique photography was initially ignored but later managed to fascinate and capture the attention of many people in the United States, England, Japan and many other places around the world. His photography was unique because it mainly focused on capturing steam locomotives a subject matter that did not interest many people at first. This paper is going to explore the life of Winston Link, his works and both the exciting and challenging moments in his life. Winston Link the Photographer Winston was born in New York in December of 1914. He resided with his family in Brooklyn. Winston’s father was a teacher in a public school and he inspired and influenced his children in a positive way. Winston’s father often took him and his other two siblings on trips in New York City where they saw different sights.