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

Photography Conference: Out of Chicago June 2017!

Some of the world’s greatest photographers will converge on the Windy City June 23-25 for the Fourth Annual Out of Chicago conference, summer edition. Are you attending? Have you attended in the past? If so, what are you excited about and/or how was your experience? Do you know of any upcoming festivals or conferences worth noting? http://conferences.outofchicago.com/summer/ *Above photo credit: Delano, Jack, photographer. Public domain. Chicago, … Continue reading Photography Conference: Out of Chicago June 2017!

24 Hours in the Eternal City

So much has been written about what to see and do in Rome, so I decided to skip the tourist information (though here’s a great article here about some interesting city facts) and simply post a few “detail” images from my recent visit. It was my first trip to Rome and I took it all in with wonder and joy. Rome is truly, as one friend … Continue reading 24 Hours in the Eternal City

Turning to Art

Our friend from Turkey says language is so delicate he likens it to a darling. We will take this word in our arms. It will be small and breathing. We will not wish to scare it. Pressing lips to the edge of each syllable. Nothing else will save us now. —Naomi Shihab Nye, Darling These strange and disturbing times here in the U.S. are exhausting. … Continue reading Turning to Art

Photographer Profile: Luca Bracali

FujiLove Magazine recently published an article I wrote on renowned Italian photojournalist, explorer and conservationist Luca Bracali. Over the past year, I’ve traveled the world interviewing amazing artists like Luca who are dedicated to making a difference in the world. For them, being an accomplished practitioner & commercially and/or artistically successful isn’t enough. The common denominators between them are passion and a strong desire to … Continue reading Photographer Profile: Luca Bracali

Bonne année: New Year’s Inspiration & Pro Perspective from photographers Valérie Jardin and Karen Hutton

Top photographers Valérie Jardin and Karen Hutton dish on choosing quality over quantity, the year’s crazy-making moments, honoring what you love & the downside of too much chocolate cake. “Hit the Streets” is Valérie’s highly recommended podcast on street photography and so much more. I look forward to seeing both of them at the upcoming FujiLove LIVE event in NYC Feb. 25-26. //html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/4961887/height/90/width/640/theme/custom/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/87A93A/ When life … Continue reading Bonne année: New Year’s Inspiration & Pro Perspective from photographers Valérie Jardin and Karen Hutton

Top International Photography Competition Early Submission Deadline is Jan. 15!

One of the world’s top photo contests has announced its early submission deadline: Jan. 15, 2017 Continue reading Top International Photography Competition Early Submission Deadline is Jan. 15!