Culture Outposts

Today’s Inspiration
“Photography isn’t looking, it’s feeling. If you can’t feel what you’re looking at, then you’re never going to get others
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Capture of the Day: Michael Knapstein
The moment I first saw Michael Knapstein’s “Midwest Memoir” series, I felt as if I’d been transported back to a
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Armchair Travel a la time lapse: Le Pas-de-Calais
Armchair travel a la time lapse: Le Pas-de-Calais
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If the stars should appear
“If the stars should appear one night in a thousand years, how would men believe and adore; and preserve for
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“Find the stories that unite us” — Award-winning photojournalist Ami Vitale presenting in Portland, Oregon USA January 22
“Empathy is the key to great stories” –Ami Vitale I had the great honor of meeting American photojournalist and National
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Best of January! LensCulture’s Go-To List for contests, residencies & more
Best of January: Deadlines for Competitions, Workshops, Residencies and More – Selected by the editors of LensCulture | LensCulture Part
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Emotion becomes art
Emotion Becomes Art....we take something that exists within all of us at our very fundamental core, our emotions, and through
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My French nose saved my teeth: Mindfulness, creativity and taking on 2018 with purpose
Take a listen to street photographer Valérie Jardin’s inspiring and sometimes humorous end-of-year podcast with guest Karen Hutton as the pair
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Bodies and broken wires: Matt Black documents Puerto Rico
I met documentary photographer Matt Black last winter at a Magnum Photos workshop in San Francisco. I was humbled by
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A portal through which others can dream: Photography by Andrea Giandomenico
It was a pleasure to write about Italian photographer Andrea Giandomenico’s work recently for Street Photography Magazine. The moment I
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LensCulture Exposure Awards deadline approaching: Free entry for a single image
LensCulture, an international contemporary photography portal and magazine is now taking entries for its 2018 Exposure Awards. The deadline is
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And the winners are…
It was truly an honor to be part of this great international event and meet award winning photographers from around
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Siena bound
I got into Florence, Italy very late last night & arrived at my room at Hotel Angelica near midnight. It
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Hello, Amsterdam
8-hour layover. Luggage in a locker. Found the train. Hopefully I’ll be able to find my luggage again later!
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“So I quit that job…” Rick Fogel’s artistic legacy
When I saw musician Rick Fogel busking on the main street in La Conner, Washington, USA, I put some money
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Featured at LensCulture: Michel Giaccaglia’s ‘Wild Garden’
When I first saw Italian photographer Michel Giaccaglia’s images from his “Wild Garden” series, shot near his home in Le
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Changing The Game: Seattle, Washington Artist Louie Gong
I first met Native American artist Louie Gong when writing about his work in a Portland Art Museum exhibition. When
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A Culture on the Edge: Luca Bracali Documents the Disappearing “Reindeer Men” of Mongolia
When photojournalist and conservationist Luca Bracali first told me of his recent return trip to document the nomadic Tsaatan people of Mongolia,
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Wanderlust
I’m almost too busy to blog currently, but there are adventures on the horizon. Today’s post will have to be brief
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Culture Outpost: Embracing the Rhythms of the World
One of the most enjoyable aspects of travel for me is getting swept up in the ebb and flow  —
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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
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Culture Outpost: Open Mic Night in Dublin
On a recommendation from our (highly recommended) Airbnb host, we walked towards Dublin city center from our flat in the
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Capture of the Day: Noor Ahmed Gelal
“Greetings from the land of smiles,” is Bangladeshi photographer Noor Ahmed Gelal’s typical welcome. But this simple greeting carries a
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Culture Outpost: That first taste of sky
“A free man can live on fish. Independence is better than meat.” ― Halldór Laxness, Independent People I once asked a National
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Essay: At the Edge of Everything
Mooseskin Boats and Blind Dares: Navigating Our Way Back from the Edge of Oblivion by Gina Williams We’d driven south
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Inspiration: Timothy Allen
Excerpt Originally published in Street Photography Magazine I spoke with British photographer and filmmaker Timothy Allen via Skype as I
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Culture Outpost: Skate Commute in Sweden
Much better than the city bus! Great feature from Great Big Story. AdventurecultureCulture OutpostSee the WorldSwedenTravel
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