Monday, October 22, 2007

The Candid Frame #42 - Sean Arbabi


Sean Arbabi is a commercial photographer specializing in adventure, lifestyle, nature, & travel - for advertising, corporate, & editorial clients. He has had freelance & contracted assignments with over 250 publications and 125 companies worldwide.

Credits include American Express, Backpacker, California Division of Tourism, The Daily Telegraph, Endless Vacation, Fuji Film USA, GEO Germany, Inside Sport-Australia, JC Penny, Microsoft, National Geographic Adventure & Traveler, The New York Times, Newsweek, Nikon Inc., The North Face, Outside, Random House, REI, Runner's World, Sports Illustrated, Timex, Via magazine, & Woodbridge wines. Sean has shot over 200 assignments for Sunset, & authored numerous feature articles displaying his photography.

A native Californian, his family moved to Iran in 1972, & after living in Tehran for four years, returned to the San Francisco Bay Area in 1976 where Sean makes his home todaywith his wife and two cutie-patutie daughters.

You can see more of his work by visiting his website.

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Sean Arbabi recommends the work of James Nachtwey.

Book Recommendation: Inferno by James Nachtwey.

Monday, October 8, 2007

The Candid Frame #41 - Dulce Pinzon



Dulce Pinzon is a young Mexican artist living in the US, whose "The Real Stories of the Superheroes" is a series of portraits of latino immigrants in the guises of famous Mexican and American superheroes. The striking portraits have drawn much attention for their unusual take on the issue of the role of immigrants in today's society with a bite of satire.

Her work has been published and exhibited in Mexico, the US, Australia, Argentina and Europe. Dulce is a 2006 fellow in Photography from the New York Foundation for the Arts.
You can view her work by visiting her website.

Dulce Pinzon recommends the work of Loretta Lux.

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Book Recommendation: Tina Modotti & Edward Weston: The Mexico Years
by Sarah Lowe