Ken Merfeld owns and operates a commercial / fine art photography studio where he photographs fashion, advertising, portrait, and celebrity assignments. His work has appeared in Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Mademoiselle, Angelino, Zoom, Black and White, and Los Angeles magazines.Read More
Willem Baptist is a Dutch filmmaker and documentary-director whose latest film is Instant Dreams. Instant Dreams is a feature documentary about the fascination and love for Polaroids. When Polaroid announced the end of instant film in 2008, the last still working factory was bought by a small group of enthusiasts.Read More
Sarah Marie Rooney and Sasha Dylan Bell are photographers who collaborated on a conceptual photographic project titled “Fear of Dreaming”.
This work explores the inner conflict, following a dreamer who has lost her way. The portraits which solicited the involvement of a trained dancer explored the process of being overwhelmed by fear to moving through and out of it.Read More
Miller’s project, Abandoned in Place: Preserving America’s Space History, documenting the deactivated and repurposed space launch and test facilities around the United States was published by the University of New Mexico Press.
Stella Johnson is a photographer and educator known for her passionate and honest documentary projects. She received a Core Fulbright Scholar Grant to photograph in Mexico in 2003, and Fulbright Senior Specialist grants to teach in Mexico in 2006 and in Colombia in 2018. The University of Maine Press published her monograph, Al Sol: Photographs from Mexico, Cameroon and Nicaragua in 2008. Johnson’s photographs have been widely exhibited in the United States and internationally.Read More
Born in Brooklyn in 1968, Sasha Waters Freyer makes non-fiction films about outsiders, misfits, and everyday radicals. Trained in photography and the documentary tradition, she fuses original and found footage in 16mm film and digital media. Most recently, she has crafted lyrical explorations of motherhood, documentaries on the New York of her youth, and essay films on the cultural and political legacies of the late 20th century. Her newest work is a feature documentary on American photographer Garry Winogrand. The film titled Garry Winogrand: All Things Are Photographable will air on PBS American Masters in 2019.Read More
Harvey Stein is a professional photographer, teacher, lecturer, author and curator based in New York City.
He currently teaches at the International Center of Photography and has taught in several undergraduate and graduate photography programs in the past. Stein is a frequent lecturer on photography both in the United States and abroad. His latest book is Mexico: Between Life and Death.Read More
Born in Cambridge, England, Jacqueline Walters is a fine art photographer based in San Francisco. Through a passion for expatriate literature from Paris of the 20s and 30s, she discovered the world of photography. One passion turned into another as her world of words became a world of images. Thus, began her journey from the textual to the visual, from one form of storytelling to another. In the process, she discovered that photography is about finding the story she had to tell. Above all, it is about seeing, being patient, and being forever humbled.Read More
Nicholas Pinto (b. 1979) is an Italian-American photographer based in Chicago, IL.
As a street and documentary photographer, his work explores topics of cultural and social awareness, poverty, and mental health issues. Capturing moments in time as a visual story-teller Pinto uses these projects to shine a light on the difficulties of living, and to give a face to it that many don’t see.Read More
Catherine Just is an award winning photographer, artist and mentor living in Los Angeles, California with her son, Max. She travels the globe capturing the Breath, Heartbeat and Pulse of the planet with her 4x5 camera, Polaroid, Pinhole and other alternative film cameras. Her career began in 1987 studying photography, film and video at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.Read More
Robert LeBlanc is a documentary photographer who sees the world through a different lens. He has captured the grittiness of the world and the results are gaining attention in the world of photography.Read More
In this week's video, Ibarionex talks about photographing a high contrast scene, where there are strong highlight and shadows, but few or no middle tones. He discusses the importance of metering and creating a well-balanced composition when including a lot of negative space.Read More
Russell Frederick is a photographer from Brooklyn, New York whose global world view and compassion for the human condition informs his work.
He produces his photographs primarily with medium format black and white film. For years, he has been documenting the people of the community of Bedford-Stuyvesant.Read More
Frank Ockenfels 3 is a Los Angeles based photographer who has spent nearly 3 decades photographing musicians, celebrities, corporate heads and everyday people.
His editorial work has included covers for magazines such as, Rolling Stone, Esquire, The Hollywood Reporter, GQ, Newsweek, Wired, Spin, People, and Premiere. Frank’s images have appeared on the pages of such diverse magazines as New York Times Magazine, Dwell, Playboy and UK Conde Nast Traveler.x
Chris Marquardt is a professional photographer and producer of the photography podcast, Tips from the Top Floor. He is also leads photographic workshops in Europe, the United States and at the foot of the Himalayas. Chris is also a regular guest on the TWiT Network and Leo Laporte’s The Tech Guy show. He is the co-author of the new book, The Film Photography Handbook.Read More