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Photo Tips # 2: NatGeo Editor Speaks

Check this out. No way you won’t get something out of this short preview of a longer conversation with Susan Welchman, a Photo Editor at NatGeo. This is a one time chat like I never had before with a colleague with whom I have collaborated on at least 10 major essays at NatGeoMagazine.

Beach Games Tabloid

I have very little time to write. I am shooting. In the mode. In the zone. After all of the day to day things we must do constantly just  to “maintain”,  it is those moments when we can actually feel and shoot and live and breathe the work that are the most rewarding. I am …

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Federica Valabrega – Daughters of The King, the book

[slidepress gallery=’federicavalabrega_daughtersofthekingthebook’] Hover over the image for navigation and full screen controls ESSAY CONTAINS EXPLICIT CONTENT Federica Valabrega Daughters of the King, the Book play this essay   In my photographs, I have sought to avoid the common stereotypes frequently attributed to Orthodox Jews. I have attempted to show aspects of these women, their most …

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JR – Conversation

Conversation with JR   David Alan Harvey: The reason I am interested in you is because you’re a pop star, yet you do good things for people. You have brought art to the streets for everyone to see. You use your photographs to cover up the roofs of substandard housing in Nairobi. Your pictures keep …

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East River

  For those of you who will be in New York this coming Friday September 27th, I will be moderating a panel discussion along with BurnBooks editor Diego Orlando. on book publishing at the Photoville  exhibition space in Dumbo. Photoville is an exhibition space right on the East River. I made this photo above while …

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David Hobby – Conversation

Conversation with David Hobby   David Alan Harvey: You are a force in the social media/blog world. You have hit it very big with Strobist. We both started out as newspaper photographers. David Hobby: I didn’t know that about you. Where did you start out? DAH: I worked with Rich Clarkson at the Topeka Capital-Journal …

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Joe McNally – Conversation

[slidepress gallery=’joemcnally_interview’] Hover over the image for navigation and full screen controls ESSAY CONTAINS EXPLICIT CONTENT   Conversation with Joe McNally   David Alan Harvey: You and I met because we were in an educational environment, and here we are twenty-five years later in Dubai for a workshop,  and still in an educational environment  and …

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Gigi Giannuzzi – Goodbye…

GIGI GIANNUZZI….at the “Kibbutz”, Brooklyn…December 8, 2008 I was just getting ready to write my goodbye to Gigi Giannuzzi , founder of Trolley Books, who died Christmas Eve of pancreatic cancer at a very young 49….but I just cannot do it….So Candy and Eva went back through the Burn (Road Trips) archive and found this …

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Donna Ferrato – Conversation

  I tasted Donna Ferrato’s blood. Pretty damned salty, just like Donna of course. Donna had just cut herself opening a bottle of Chardonnay during the upcoming interview. Her wrist and thumb now covered in blood. “David, dammit, taste MY blood” was the missive, the command, the attack, the sweetness. So, I did. I mean, we …

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