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Nov 2013 back issue
To commission Vlad or to request prints of his work: www.vladsokhin.com
Vlad Sokhin is a Russian photographer, based in Sydney, Australia. His work have been
published in National Geographic Traveler, GEO Voyage, GEO, International Herald
Tribune, Marie Claire, The Age, Vi Menn among others.
Vlad is represented by the German agency "Focus" and collaborates with the United
Nations Human Rights (OHCHR).
He is currently working in Papua New Guinea on a photo-documentary project about
iolence against women.
To commission Damian or to request prints of his work: damianbirdphotography.com
Damian Bird, is a photographer and photojournalist with many years of experience, working
in war zones and trouble spots around the globe.
He was educated in Photography at the Surrey College of Art and Design and at the
London College of Printing where he studied for a post graduate degree in
Photojournalism. In 2011 he founded Life Force magazine with his business partner and
wife of ten years, Alice. As well as Editing Life Force magazine, he is currently engaged in
photographing a series of photo-essays on English culture and has recently returned to
Afghanistan (Aug 2013).
He continues to have his work published in national and international newspapers and
magazines including The Times, the Telegraph, the Express, the Observer, GQ, Esquire,
Dazed & Confused,The Face, Country Life and Geographical magazine.
He lives with his wife and three children in Devon, England.
To commission Bryan or to request prints of his work: bryanadamsphotography.com
Adams divides his time between music and photography.
His editorial work over the years includes German, British, Spanish and Russian Vogue,
L'Uomo Vogue, Interview Magazine and Harper's Bazaar.
In 2003, he co-founded Zoo Magazine in Berlin and he released his first book of photos
entitled Exposed in 2012. His second book Wounded - The Legacy of War will be
released in the autumn of 2013.
To commission Tomer or to request prints of his work: www.tomerifrah.com
Born in Israel in 1981, Tomer Ifrah began photographing documentary stories in 2007,
after his first trip to Ethiopia. Since then he has become committed to documentary
photography, taking on long term projects while addressing social issues and daily life
He has won several awards for his documentary work in Israel - representing a variety of
issues. As well as working in Israel, Tomer frequently travels around the world for
assignments and independent documentary projects.
To commission him or to request prints of his work: raymondgehman.com
Raymond Gehman has worked for National Geographic Society since 1986.
With three cover photographs and numerous books and articles, he has been
on assignment in Yellowstone, Wyoming's Bighorn Country, Florida's Sanibel
Island Gulf Coast, the Canadian Rockies, the rain forests of Belize, Icelandic
glaciers and icebergs, deep, dark Polish forests, and rural China during the
People's Republic 50th anniversary celebration. He has documented grizzly
bears, the vanishing prairie dog and wetlands, the ecology of fire, the aftermath
of hurricanes, hot pools, and nocturnal Apache ceremonial dancers.
Previously, he studied fine arts photography at Northern Virginia Community College and earned a degree in photojournalism
from the renowned School of Journalism at the University of Missouri, Columbia. He worked for 11 years as a newspaper
photojournalist in Montana and Virginia.
Recently he has concentrated on more personal digital artwork, turning the ordinary into the extraordinary by shooting
everything from apples to zebras, flowers to flying light domes, and glass globes to transcendent trucks, and transforming
these subjects into dazzling impressionistic imagery.
His photographs have been exhibited across the country, with recent shows in Houston TX, West Palm Beach FL and
Raymond is currently a contract freelance photographer for National Geographic and an instructor
at Palm Beach Photographic Centre.
To commission her or to request prints of her work: www.amccauley.ch
Alison McCauley is a Geneva-based documentary photographer. Her documentary
projects focus primarily on societal situations that are frequently overlooked or
Alison has a fine arts background and holds degrees from the University of
Southampton, the Haute Ecole d'Art et de Design in Geneva and the Open College of
To commission Iva or to request prints of her work: www.ivazimova.com
Iva Zimova was born in the former Czechoslovakia. In 1982 she immigrated to Canada
and studied at both the Dawson College Institute of Photography and Concordia
Iva contributes to the Czech NGO People in Need Foundation and exhibits her
photographs internationally. She is represented by Panos Pictures.
To commission Sujoy or to request prints of his work: www.sujoydas.com
Sujoy Das was born in Calcutta, India in 1961. He is a self taught freelance photo
journalist who has been photographing the Himalayas for the last thirty years
His essays and photographs have been published in books and magazines worldwide
including The Washington Post, APA Publications, Outlook Traveller, India Today Travel
Plus, Times of India Crest, The Outdoor Journal, etc.. He is the co- author and
photographer of the book SIKKIM - A Travelers Guide which was a finalist in the Banff
Book Competition in the Adventure Travel category and author of Lonely Planet: Nepal
for the Indian Traveller.
He has held solo exhibitions of his work in New Delhi and Kolkata. His is currently
working on a book on the Indian Himalaya.
Medford Taylor has photographed the landscapes, people, andwildlife of Australia,
Madeira, Iceland, Lofoten Islands, Mexico and East Africa. In the world of nature, he
photographs bugs andbirds, wild ponies and river abstracts, with the eye of a
photojournalist, fine art photographer and naturalist combined.
Taylor’s photo career began in newspapers as a staff photographerfor the Houston
Chronicle and then for the Virginian Pilot inNorfolk, but he soon moved on to the freelance
life spanning somethree decades. Taylor has completed assignments for National
Geographic Magazine, NG Traveler, Time Magazine, Newsweek, GEO, Air & Space
Magazine, and numerous other organizations andpublications. His work appears
worldwide in periodicals, books and on the web.
Medford Taylor’s book Saltwater Cowboys: A Photographic Essay of Chincoteague
Island was published in 2002.
‘Silent Journey’ Babcock Fine Arts Center Gallery, Sweet Briar College, Amherst,
‘Dog Fence’ Visa pour L’Image, Perpignon, France 1997
Capital One Art Collection 2012
‘The 2012 Harnett Biennial’
University of Richmond Museums
Richmond, Virginia 2012
‘Biennial 2012’ Peninsula Fine Arts Center
Newport News, Virginia 2012
Artspace International juried printmaking & photography exhibition
Richmond, Virginia 2012
‘Click II’ Group Photography Exhibit, Glavé Kocen Gallery, Richmond, Virginia 2012
‘Click’ Group Photography Exhibit, Glavé Kocen Gallery, Richmond, Virginia 2010
‘Captivar La Luz: A Latino Experience’ Blue Star LAB Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
Awarded two week resident fellowship at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts,
Amherst, Virginia October 2009
To commission Robert or to request prints of his work: robertholmesphotography.com
Robert Holmes career as one of the world’s most successful and prolific travel
photographers has extended over 30 years. He was the first photographer to be twice
honored by the Society of American Travel Writers with their Travel Photographer of the
Year Award and he received the award for the third time in 2010.
He has worked for National Geographic, Geo, Saveur, Wine Spectator, Life, Time and
hundreds of other major magazines and international companies. His stock catalog of
over half-a-million images is represented for licensing by National Geographic Image
Collection, Corbis and Getty.
His assignments have taken him from coverage of the 1975 British Everest Expedition for
the London Daily Mail and Paris Match to searching for snow leopards in the remote
valleys of western Nepal for National Geographic Magazine, trekking into the rain forests
of Borneo with Penan tribesmen for Islands Magazine and crossing the Great Indian
Desert on camel for Departures.
Bob has illustrated over 40 books and he has regularly been one of the elite group of the world’s 100 best photojournalists
invited to participate in the acclaimed “Day in the Life” series.
His passion for food and wine has lead to extensive work in those industries including the illustration of 9 books on wine and
5 cookbooks. More recently Bob has added film production to his talents and in partnership
with Andrea Johnson has been producing videos for clients in the wine and hospitality
To commission Fabio or to request prints of his work: www.fabiosgroiphoto.com
working at the Regional Center for Planning and Restoration of
2005 to 2013
worked for "Palazzo Belmonte Riso - Museum of Modern and
Contemporary Art", Palermo.
worked for the Region of Sicily with the title of photographer.
worked at the Consortium "AGORA" on behalf of the Ministry of Culture
in order to inventory, catalog and file the "historical squares" of western
worked as a reporter in the study of Letizia Battaglia and Franco
Zecchin on behalf of the newspaper "TIME" in Palermo.
freelance photographer, working with several Italian and foreign
To commission Robin or to request prints of his work: www.robingillanders.com
Robin Gillanders is former Reader in Photography at Edinburgh Napier University and
has made several collaborative works with the poet Ian Hamilton Finlay, culminating in
the exhibition and book 'Little Sparta' (1998) He is also a practising portrait photographer
and has several portraits in the collection of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery.
Recent publications include The Photographic Portrait (2004), The Philosopher's
Garden (2004) and Highland Journey: In the Spirit of Edwin Muir (2009).