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MAXINE HELFMAN: of Chance And Change

Moth 2014. From the series Summertime. © MAXINE HELFMAN It's not enough for Maxine Helfman just to take pictures. “I also want to see the world, to see how people live,” says the 65-year-old Fort Lauderdale photographer, who recently visited India and Morocco. “Those two countries have done it for me more than [...]

By |2018-11-29T07:08:27+00:00September 15th, 2018|

KEITH CARTER: Imperfect Beauty

On my frequent walks through the neighborhood, I often see the same elderly couple who, like me, are on their way to or from the wooded park nearby. For several years, only the woman would exchange cheerful hellos with me; the man didn't even look up. Then one day, he smiled at me. I think [...]

By |2018-05-09T11:39:47+00:00February 15th, 2018|

ANDRÉS WERTHEIM: Spectral Expression

Passing poplar trees and weeping willows, herons and woodpeckers, Andrés Wertheim steers his motorboat down creeks crisscrossing through the lush green of the Paranà¡ River Delta. Here, an hour north of Buenos Aires, its skyline on the horizon, he finds something he can't anywhere else. “Water is very relaxing for me. It makes me humble [...]

By |2018-05-08T21:38:23+00:00November 15th, 2017|

SANDRO: From The Heart

Sandro Miller remembers it well. That day in his studio, a full crew of assistants and Ogilvy & Mather advertising clients were awaiting direction on the next shoot when his phone rang. He had to answer. Hearing his doctor's words, “I took a Mike Tyson punch to the gut,” says Sandro, who goes only by [...]

By |2018-05-08T21:38:25+00:00November 15th, 2017|

JONI KABANA: Compassion In Action

Tiwon Lema, age 77, from the series The Market Workers, 2014 © JONI KABANA They tended fires, planted seedlings and carried babies. Some simply stood in front of their temporary huts built of branches, grasses and white-plastic tarps. Here in the encampments for internally displaced persons in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), [...]

By |2018-05-08T21:36:25+00:00February 1st, 2017|

TONI GREAVES: Journey of the Heart

The Waiting, 2014. From Radical Love © Toni Greaves In the photo “Meeting God” (2008), a rosy-cheeked postulant, her head covered in a white habit, sits in profile with her eyes cast toward heaven. Avoiding some of the usual clichés, photographer Toni Greaves fills much of the frame with the humble wood paneling [...]

By |2018-02-21T16:39:49+00:00May 15th, 2016|

KARIN ROSENTHAL Landscapes of the Body

Beauty, B&W Infrareds Series, 1993 © KARIN ROSENTHAL Karin Rosenthal looked out the airplane window down onto the Greek island of Santorini. There, partially emerging from the water, was a woman's nude form. She did a double take, and then she got it: from that height, the afternoon sunlight glowed on the edges [...]

By |2018-02-21T16:39:52+00:00November 14th, 2015|

BENJAMIN RUSNAK Making Contact

Bathed in Love. Boca Raton, FL, 2010. © Benjamin Rusnak Ribs sticking out, twigs for arms, eyes sunken. I’ll never forget it. I was about seven years old when my mother showed me a black-and-white photograph of a naked and emaciated child, in some book at the public library. For me, that moment [...]

By |2018-02-21T16:40:00+00:00September 15th, 2014|