Monday, August 31, 2009

The Candid Frame #80 - Nevada Wier


Nevada Wier is an award-winning photographer specializing in the remote corners of the globe and the cultures that inhabit them. Nevada's journeys have taken her throughout Southeast Asia, India, China, Nepal, Africa, New Zealand, Central Asia, Mongolia, South America and other obscure regions of the world.

Her work is represented for licensing by Getty and Corbis. Nevada has been published in numerous national and international publications, including: NG Adventure, Geo, Islands, National Geographic, Outdoor Photographer, Outside, and Smithsonian. She is a Fellow of The Explorer's Club, a member of the Society of Woman Geographers and was featured in a Northwest Airlines international television and print ad campaign. You can discover more of her work by visiting her website and following her blog.

Nevada Wier recommends the work of David Alan Harvey & Alex Webb.

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Sunday, August 16, 2009

The Candid Frame #79 - Lou Jones


Lou Jones is a versatile and prolific photographer who has used has passion for photography to capture sports figures, musicians, celebrities, politicians, CEOs and just everyday folk. His work can be said to fit any variety of photographic genres including photojournalism, portraiture, advertising, fine-art and more, which speaks not only to his skills as a photographer, but also his ability take a technical process and transform it into something beautiful and impactful. His personal projects including a documentary project on Death Row have helped establish him as one of the distinctive voices in photography today. He is also author of the recent instructional book, Speedlights and Speedlights: Creative Flash Photography at the Speed of Light. You can discover more of his work by visiting his website or following his blog.

Lou Jones recommends the work of SebastiĆ£o Salgado.

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Sunday, August 2, 2009

The Candid Frame #78 - Art Center Summer 2009 Grads


Amber Gress, Maurice Salazar, Joseph Escamilla, Cecilia Gavia and Anthony Cobos are members of the Summer 2009 graduating class of the Art Center College of Design's photo department. Two weeks prior to their graduation, we sat down to discuss their thoughts and concerns at the dawn of their photographic careers. This diverse collection of photographers have made a commitment to their passion for making images and that provided a unique opportunity to share their thoughts about the important choice they've made. Below are links to their websites.

Amber Gress

Maurice Salazar
Joseph Escamilla
Cecilia Gavia
Anthony Cobos

Amber Gress recommends the work of Corey Arnold
Maurice Salazar recommends the work of William Eggleston
Joseph Escamilla recommends the work of Jeff Lipsky
Cecilia Gavia recommends the work of Dan Winters
Anthony Cobos recommends the work Boyd Jaynes


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for details about the Grad Show and for link to the other graduating photographers. Click on the individual images to discover each photographer's website.

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