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Nov 2013 back issue
Medford Taylor To commission Medford or to request prints of his work: www.medfordtaylor.com
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Vlad Sokhin 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.  
Damian Bird 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.
Bryan Adams 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.
Tomer Ifrah 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 stories. 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.
Raymond Gehman 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 Portsmouth VA. Raymond is currently a contract freelance photographer for National Geographic and an instructor at Palm Beach Photographic Centre.
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Alison McCauley 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 misunderstood. 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 the Arts.
Iva Zimova 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 University. Iva contributes to the Czech NGO People in Need Foundation and exhibits her photographs internationally. She is represented by Panos Pictures. 
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Sujoy Das 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.
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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.
Exhibitions: ‘Silent Journey’ Babcock Fine Arts Center Gallery, Sweet Briar College, Amherst, Virginia 2009 ‘Dog Fence’ Visa pour L’Image, Perpignon, France 1997 Permanent Collections: Capital One Art Collection 2012 Group Shows: ‘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 Fellowships: Awarded two week resident fellowship at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, Virginia October 2009
Robert Holmes 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
Andrea Johnson
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 industries.
Fabio Sgroi To commission Fabio or to request prints of his work: www.fabiosgroiphoto.com Work experience:   from 2013 working at the Regional Center for Planning and Restoration of Palermo. 2005 to 2013 worked for "Palazzo Belmonte Riso - Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art", Palermo. from 1991 worked for the Region of Sicily with the title of photographer. in 1989 worked at the Consortium "AGORA" on behalf of the Ministry of Culture in order to inventory, catalog and file the "historical squares" of western Sicily. in 1986/88 worked as a reporter in the study of Letizia Battaglia and Franco Zecchin on behalf of the newspaper "TIME" in Palermo. from 1986 freelance photographer, working with several Italian and foreign magazines.  
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Robin Gillanders 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).
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