JAY DICKMAN To commission Jay or to request prints of his work:  
YURKO DYACHYSHYN To commission Yurko or to request prints of his work: VLAD SOKHIN     To commission Vlad or to request prints of his work: JIM HOLLANDER   To commission Jim or to request prints of his work:
MARCH 2013 BACK ISSUE Born 1980, Lviv, Ukraine. Took up photography in 2002. 2004-2007 - photographer for the "Expres" newspaper (Lviv, Ukraine).  Since 2007 - freelancer. Works as a photographer for Ukrainian and international media, advertising and PR photography. Lives and works in Lviv, Ukraine.   ORI SADEH   To commission Ori or to request prints of his work: MAXIM DONDYUK To commission Maxim or to request prints of his work: Jim Hollander studied fine arts and turned to photography while in university after attending a New England prep school. After living in Manhattan for seven years he moved to Spain, beginning his career as a photojournalist. In 1980 he joined UPI and moved from Madrid to Brussels to work as a photographer/editor on their international picture desk covering Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Following coverage of the War in Lebanon in 1982 he requested and was transferred to Tel Aviv as UPI Chief Photographer. In 1985 he was included in the Reuters buy-out of the overseas division of UPI Photos and worked as Chief Photographer Israel/Palestinian Authority for Reuters for 17 years. He has been the Chief Photographer for EPA since their start-up in early 2003. Hollander has covered a wide range of major news events principally in the Middle East and Africa. These include conflicts in Afghanistan, the Persian Gulf, Kosovo, Somalia, Lebanon, Iraq, Ethiopia and Liberia. He has covered all of Israel's conflicts since the 1982 Lebanon War and has also covered KIKE ARNAL To commission Kike or to request prints of his work: or A Pulitzer-Prize winner and National Geographic Photographer, Jay has spent three months living in a stone-age village in Papua New Guinea, a week under the Arctic ice in a nuclear attack sub (both these for National Geographic), and sank on a boat on the Amazon.  With more than twenty-five assignments for the National Geographic Society, Jay has taught workshops for Santa Fe Workshops, the Maine Media Workshops, Photography at the Summit and American Photo Mentor Series. Jay and his wife, Becky are founders of the FirstLight Workshop series; they have hosted workshops in Spain, Scotland, France, Italy, the Chesapeake, Dubois, Wyoming and Italy.  Jay's client list ranges from EDS to Nike, Marlboro to the NFL. Publications include: National Geographic, LIFE, Conde' Nast Traveler, Traveler Overseas, Time, Fortune, Forbes, Sports Illustrated, GEO, Stern, American Way, etc. Corporate clients include EDS Corporation, Nike, Dell Computers, Dresser Industries, Hewlett Packard, Quaker, CH2M Hill, The Polk Company and Sun MicroSystems. Jay is a Lexar Elite Photographer, an Olympus Visionary, and an HP Pro Photographer; his work always utilizing the latest technology from these companies.  He was also featured in a national TV ad campaign for American Express. Jay co-authored "Perfect Digital Photography", published by McGraw-Hill, a highly reviewed book, and source, on digital photography. Working with National Geographic Expeditions, Jay has been on more than 25 trips as the "National Geographic Expert."  These have included Around the World by Private Jet, Central & South America by Private Jet, as well as trips to Svalbard and the High Arctic, Cape of Norway, British Isles, Dalmatian Coast, in addition to multiple trips to Baja, Galapagos, and Antarctica.  In 2012, Jay was the National Geographic Expert aboard the West Coast of Africa and the South Georgia, the Falklands and the Antarctic Expeditions'.  2013 will see Jay accompany or lead several other Expeditions, including "Trekking with the Maasai," and  "Around the World by Private Jet."  Also, Jay will lead several National Geographic workshops in 2013 as well as 10 seminars across the US. 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 violence against women. three Olympics, one World Cup, the "Velvet Revolution" in Czechoslovakia, and five trips of Pope John Paul II, as well as his funeral. He is married to Rina Castelnuovo, a New York Times photographer and has been living outside Jerusalem for the past 20 years in a quiet agricultural community. Ori Sadeh (b. 1976) is an Israeli photographer based in Tel Aviv.  He works as an independent photographer on long and short term documentary projects all over the world.  His photographs have been featured in magazines, exhibitions and competitions representing a variety of issues.   Born in 1983 in Ukraine. Since 2006 has engaged in professional photography. Dondyuk has collaborated with organisations such as: World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe), Foundation for "Development of Ukraine" (Ukraine), Kherson charitable foundations "Mongoose" (Ukraine).He provides images for: Ask Images (France), EPA (Germany), Focus Picture (Russia), Metaphor Images (Australia). His work has been widely published in magazines and newspapers across Russia, (including Russian Reporter), Ukraine (including KyivWeekly), Berliner Zeitung (Germany), Helsingin Sanomat (Finland) amongst others Kike Arnal is a still photographer and videographer.Orginally from Venezuela, and now based in San Francisco, Kike has covered stories inthe Americas, the Middle East, Asia and Europe.His photographs have been featured in the New York Times, Life and Mother Jones amongother leading publications. He has directed and produced video documentaries including Yanomami Malaria, a film for Discovery Channel about a malaria epidemic affecting scattered populations of indigenous peoplein a remote area of the northern Amazon.  His work has been exhibited at the United Nations in New York. Kike prepares the publication of his first book about the social constrasts and complexities of life in Washington DC. GILES DULEY To commission Giles or to request prints of his work: Duley is a documentary photographer, born in 1971 in London. His work focuses on humanitarian projects, working with well-respected charities such as Doctors Without Borders, IOM and UNHCR to highlight lesser-known stories deserving of public attention and action. Although documenting challenging, and at times, horrific situations, Giles captures the strength of those who fight adversity rather than succumb. His photographs draw the viewer to the subject, creating intimacy and empathy for lives differing from ours only in circumstance. In 2011, whilst working in Afghanistan, Duley was severely injured by an IED. As a result of his injuries he is a triple-amputee. In 2012 he returned to Afghanistan to continue his work as a photographer. His work has been exhibited and published world wide in many respected publications including Vogue, GQ, Esquire, Sunday Telegraph, Observer and the Sunday Times. Back to current issue