Behind the scenes in Mexico City

Behind the scenes in Mexico City

Now and then I find myself explaining the background scenario of my work as an arts & culture writer. On social media, it can appear that I’m simply gallivanting around the world without a care. The reality is that sharing the experience with a little bit of marketing skill through multiple social media channels is part of my job. Of course I’m thrilled that I … Continue reading Behind the scenes in Mexico City

Best of July: Curated Competitions, Workshops & More from LensCulture

Best of July: Curated Competitions, Workshops & More from LensCulture

What a great roundup! July’s LensCulture “Best of” list has something for everyone, including single image free entry for the L.C. street photography contest. Check it out: https://www.lensculture.com/articles/lensculture-editors-best-of-july-deadlines-for-competitions-workshops-grants-and-more **”Best of” cover photo by Justyna Mielnikiewicz. The picture is from the award-winning series The Meaning of a Nation Continue reading Best of July: Curated Competitions, Workshops & More from LensCulture

Coming Soon: Photographer Amy Sacka

Detroit Stories with Amy Sacka

I’m very happy to share Amy Sacka’s profile here, posted at LensCulture today. I hope you’ll read it and follow Amy and her work. She’s truly a talent — driven and passionate with a mission I applaud to bring about understanding in a complicated world. https://www.lensculture.com/articles/amy-sacka-detroit-stories-what-is-this-city-really-all-about Continue reading Detroit Stories with Amy Sacka

Coming Soon: Photographer Amy Sacka

Coming Soon: Photographer Amy Sacka

Amy Sacka is a brilliant photographer based in Detroit, Michigan USA. I met her at a Magnum Photos workshop in San Francisco and interviewed her recently for LensCulture. I’m pleased to announce the piece will go live on the site this Saturday, May 6. I know you’ll enjoy learning more about her and her work — and her stunning and heartfelt documentation of her home city. … Continue reading Coming Soon: Photographer Amy Sacka

Best of May from LensCulture: A curated list of photo contests, festivals & more

Best of May from LensCulture: A curated list of photo contests, festivals & more

LensCulture recently published a well-curated list of international photography competitions, festivals, grant announcements and more for the month of May. Take a look & set your work free: https://www.lensculture.com/articles/lensculture-editors-best-of-may-deadlines-for-competitions-grants-festivals-and-more Continue reading Best of May from LensCulture: A curated list of photo contests, festivals & more

Inspiration: Timothy Allen

Inspiration: Timothy Allen

Excerpt Originally published in Street Photography Magazine I spoke with British photographer and filmmaker Timothy Allen via Skype as I began my day on the West Coast of the United States and he was wrapping up his afternoon on his remote farm in Wales. Although he rarely photographs in urban settings, Allen is an expert when it comes to human culture and interaction. For two … Continue reading Inspiration: Timothy Allen

Capture of the Day: Lou Jones

Capture of the Day: Lou Jones

I caught up with Boston-based photographer Lou Jones last fall when I had a long layover in the city. In the past year, I’ve made a practice of interviewing at least one photographer or artist in every city I visit while traveling and I’m so glad I do. There’s no substitute for meeting these amazing artists in person. I did a Google search for street … Continue reading Capture of the Day: Lou Jones

Capture of the Day: Majid Saeedi

Capture of the Day: Majid Saeedi

I met Iranian photographer Majid Saeedi at the Siena International Photo Awards event in Siena, Italy last October. I had already interviewed him for Street Photography Magazine, but it was an honor to meet him in person. I later wrote this piece about him for LensCulture: https://www.lensculture.com/articles/majid-saeedi-stepping-back-the-art-of-seeing As you’ll read in LensCulture, Majid has seen and been through a lot as a war photographer, a career he … Continue reading Capture of the Day: Majid Saeedi

Capture of the Day: Yuri Rasin

Capture of the Day: Yuri Rasin

Yuri Rasin is a talented street photographer and blogger who lives in the south of France. He was born and raised in Almaty (former capital of Kazakhstan), spent half of his teenage years in Israel and later lived in England. I found his work through his well-written and informative blog and was impressed from the beginning with his work and his willingness to share and exchange ideas … Continue reading Capture of the Day: Yuri Rasin