Profiles

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NORMAN MAUSKOPF Book-Driven Photographer

Lingfield, England 1987, from Dark Horses © Norman Mauskopf It’s not often that you encounter a photographer whose work is driven by long-term projects aimed at being published as books. Norman Mauskopf belongs to that rare breed. Over almost 40 years as a documentary and commercial photographer, teacher and mentor, he has immersed [...]

By |November 15th, 2014|

The World According to PETER TURNLEY

Kosovar-Albanian refugees. Albania, 1999 © Peter Turnley/Corbis Although Peter Turnley is renowned for documenting the human condition around the world, he has also photographed life and romance in Paris, his adopted home since 1975. His tender views of this city’s magnificence and beauty provide a vivid contrast to the harsh realities of his [...]

By |September 15th, 2014|

NICK BRANDT Animal Elegy

Elephant Drinking, Amboseli, 2007Image © NICK BRANDT Nick Brandt can just picture it: ominous clouds sweeping across the sky above dusty, arid plains. And somewhere in there, the face of the wild — whether it’s the look in a lion’s eyes, or sawed-off elephant tusks seized from poachers and now in the hands [...]

By |May 15th, 2014|

Classic Portrait Photographer DANA GLUCKSTEIN

Navajo Elder Woman, Arizona, 2012 ©DANA GLUCKSTEIN In 1983, Dana Gluckstein was in Puerto Rico on a commercial assignment to photograph factory workers for Quantum, a computer chip company based in the Bay Area. After finishing her work, she decided to go to Haiti for a week and photograph for herself. Little did [...]

By |February 15th, 2014|

PHILIPP SCHOLZ RITTERMANN: Night Light

Lew Sterrett Justice Center, Dallas, Texas, USA, 1987 © PHILIPP SCHOLZ RITTERMANN When you first turn off the lights at night, you see only darkness. A seemingly consuming black engulfs you. But as you wait and your eyes adjust, a new world starts to emerge. Soft light comes at you from impossible directions. [...]

By |November 15th, 2013|

CHEYENNE L. ROUSE Reinventing the Wheel

Crazy Yucca, New Mexico, 2012 © CHEYENNE L. ROUSE In essence, Cheyenne L. Rouse has had two distinct careers in photography. Formerly a very successful stock and advertising photographer, her adventure sports, outdoor recreation and landscape images have appeared in magazines such as Sunset, Backroads Tours, Outdoor Photographer, Outside, Outdoors and many others. [...]

By |September 15th, 2013|

The Visual Memories of LORENA GUILLÉN VASCHETTI

historia, memoria y silencios, VI From images of dancing Aborigines in Australia to personal family portrayals, Lorena Guillén Vaschetti’s photography evokes memories and emotion. In 2012, her first monograph was published — a series of old family pictures that she rephotographed after her mother had attempted to abandon them. In historia, memoria y [...]

By |May 15th, 2013|

ABELARDO MORELL Thinking In Pictures

Down the Rabbit Hole, from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland © ABELARDO MORELL Abelardo Morell is undoubtedly one of the most compelling visual artists of our time. Rather than relying heavily on Photoshop and the latest camera gear, his images come from a unique way of looking at the world. One of his most notable [...]

By |February 15th, 2013|

On The Road With JANE HILTON

Shiprock, New Mexico 2006 The two-lane blacktop slices through the high Nevada desert, as Jane Hilton’s 1966 gold Mustang speeds past sagebrush and tumbleweed toward snow-clad mountains hovering like clouds in the distance. This lonely, desolate stretch of U.S. Route 50 is far from London, England — where she lives — yet she couldn’t [...]

By |November 15th, 2012|

Richard Sexton

© RICHARD SEXTON, The Elegance of Decay, 1992. French Quarter, New Orleans Richard Sexton and I share an interest in and an abiding affection for photographing Louisiana, the city of New Orleans and Cuba. I had wanted to meet him since purchasing his book, New Orleans: Elegance and Decadence (Chronicle Books, 1993), which [...]

By |September 1st, 2012|