Ken Weingart interviews Edward Burtynsky | LENSCRATCH

Ken Weingart interviews Edward Burtynsky | LENSCRATCH Edward Burtynsky is a legendary Canadian fine art photographer who specializes in chronicling the extraction and destruction of the earth and it’s minerals, mines and more. His images bring a painterly beauty to the banal. A photographer and master printer for over forty years, Burtynsky has pioneered a […]

Mark Peterson: Photographing the Hate in Charlottesville Up Close | PDNPulse

Mark Peterson: Photographing the Hate in Charlottesville Up Close | PDNPulse The New Republic has published Mark Peterson’s dramatic images of clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend between white nationalists at the so-called “Unite the Right” rally, and counter-protesters who showed up to demonstrate against the rising fascist movement. Peterson has covered US politics since […]

An Interview with Photographer Richard McLaren

An Interview with Photographer Richard McLaren What do President Nelson Mandela, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Tina Turner, Halle Berry, Gwyneth Paltrow, Pierce Brosnan, Jon Bon Jovi, Marc Anthony, Mariah Carey, Jennifer Lopez, Eva Mendes, Orlando Bloom, Patrick Swayze and Heath Ledger have in common? The magical lens of Richard McLaren has captured them all. And this is only a small sampling of famous people […]

It’s Nice That | Mustafah Abdulaziz’s 15-year photography project depicts the global water crisis

It’s Nice That | Mustafah Abdulaziz’s 15-year photography project depicts the global water crisis 15 years and 32 countries: Mustafah Abdulaziz’s Water project presents an outstanding full-time commitment to documenting our relationship with water. The initial idea to embark on such a journey began in 2011 and has since developed into a monumental ongoing photography […]

A Collective Determined to Share the Untold American Stories

A Collective Determined to Share the Untold American Stories Just recently, a handful of talented photographers launched American Reportage, a collective dedicated to telling stories about the American experience. Founded by photographers Pete Marovich, Justin Merriman, Brian Plonka, Jeff Swensen, Kathleen Flynn and Adria Malcolm, the goal is for its members to produce in-depth stories […]

What The Photo Editor of VanityFair.Com Wants

What The Photo Editor of VanityFair.Com Wants Last month I was flipping through Vanity Fair, when I caught Chiara Marinai’s name on the masthead. Chiara is the Photo Editor of VanityFair.com, which means any imagery you see on their site goes through her first. I connected with Chiara over email to find out a little […]

Ken Weingart interviews Mark Seliger | LENSCRATCH

Ken Weingart interviews Mark Seliger | LENSCRATCH Mark Seliger is one of the best-known editorial portrait photographers in the U.S., for over thirty years. He succeeded Annie Leibovitz as the designated “chief photographer” for Rolling Stone Magazine and has photographed over 125 Rolling Stone covers. His magazine work in portrait and fashion continues to be […]

Edward Burtynsky – Interview Part Two – Luminous Landscape

Edward Burtynsky – Interview Part Two – Luminous Landscape Continuing my interview with Ed Burtynsky, we talk about every photographer’s favorite subject, cameras. Ed shares with us his evolution of camera systems from 4×5 and 8×10 film to the Hasselblad 100 mega-pixel digital camera. Much of Ed’s work is shot from high altitude, and he […]

An Interview with Photographer Joe McNally

An Interview with Photographer Joe McNally Joe McNally is a photographer and a storyteller. The word photography comes from Greek and means to write with light. That, in a nutshell, is what McNally does: he a writes with light, whether it be daylight or Speedlight. And for a student who started out as a writing […]