Projections
 
 

Beowolf Sheehan

Beowulf Sheehan studied photography at New York University and the International Center of Photography.  His childhood love of stories in books and music grew into an adulthood love of storytellers in the arts, entertainment, and humanities.  Beowulf makes portraits, communicates ideas, and shares the stories of compelling artists and figures who impact society and culture.


http://www.beowulfsheehan.com/

 
 
 
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Jason Gardner

Jason Gardner presents his photographic series “Portraits of Carnaval,” showing the range of artistry of those participating in the festival in Brazil, Louisiana, France, Sardinia, Guinea-Bissau, and Trinidad. Having published the photography book A Flower in the Mouth showing the culture, music and rituals of the authentic, folkloric Carnaval festival in Pernambuco, Brazil, the next book will be about the Carnavals of the world.

In his work, he seeks the ineffable moment when people transform, when they transcend normal lives to connect with what they view as sacred, and embody their culture, heritage, and identity. Democratic and folkloric, it reveals a complexity and diversity of religion and ritual. He looks for the common thread binding those who uphold the tradition as they prepare costumes, rehearse dance and music, and observe their private rituals. For those who practice it year after year, Carnaval is more than a huge party: it is a proud way of life.

http://www.jasongardner.net/

 
 
 
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Steve Simon

Steve Simon is an award-winning documentary photographer and author of five critically acclaimed photography books including The Passionate Photographer, which was chosen as one of Amazon’s "Top Ten Art and Photography Books."

He has photographed on assignment in more than 40 countries and his work has been published in the New York Times Magazine, Mother Jones, Colors, Life, Time, Le Monde, Harpers, Macleans, Walrus and many others.

Steve is best known for his work focusing on the human condition, capturing life as he encounters it. He shines a light on important subjects and issues using the power of photography in the hope of facilitating positive change. His documentary work has been featured in solo shows across the globe. Visa Pour L’Image in Perpignan, France has showcased Steve’s work three times. His post 9/11 work Empty Sky has been published by Life Books and a complete set of prints from that project was acquired by the 9/11 Memorial Museum for their permanent collection.

Corporate clients include Nikon, SanDisk, McDonalds, Sony Music & Apple. Among his honors: Art Director’s Club NY, Canadian News Photographer of The Year, Global Health Council, NPPA , American Photo, PX3 & the Moscow Photo Awards.  Steve is passionate teacher as well,  participating as a guest lecturer and workshop leader at various photography events worldwide. 

He lives in Brooklyn with his wife Tanja and three-year-old son Sawyer. He is available for assignments worldwide.

“Photography has been my passport to extraordinary people and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. All I ever wanted to do was take pictures. I’m living the dream.”

www.stevesimonphoto.com

 
 
 
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Felicia Perretti

As a commercial photographer and director specializing in food and beverage Felicia and her team don’t just create unique imagery for your needs, but layout a innovative plan discussing the idea, brand, and audience you are reaching. Felicia works out of New York working nationally with various food clients.

She's always open to trying new food and beer recipes so if you have any suggestions please send them her way! Check out her new blog The Pictured Kitchen

http://www.perrettiphotography.com/

 
 
 
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Bill Wadman

Bill Wadman is an American portrait photographer living in Brooklyn, New York. His images have been seen on the covers and pages of major publications throughout the world.  His conceptual portrait work has been shown in both solo and group exhibitions throughout the US and Canada.  Equally at home connecting with subjects behind the camera and perfecting their image in front of a computer - Bill's technical skills are more than matched by his natural eye for what makes a great photograph. Notoriously obsessive and rarely satisfied; Bill is interested in just about every subject, prefers to paint his own backgrounds, build his own Macs, and perhaps most ironically, does not like getting his picture taken as a general rule of thumb. 

 

www.Billwadman.com

Bill is the co-host of the popular photography podcast On Taking Pictures 

 
 
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Erica Genece

The power of a woman is not measured by the impact of her hardships but by her refusal to allow others to dictate who she is and what she will become.

 
 
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Jeremy Lips

Jeremy’s foray into photography is a result of his lifelong interest in two things, stage lighting and advertising.  It was during college that a light bulb went on and Jeremy combined his two interests into one passion, photography.

Jeremy offers his clients a one-of-a-kind experience during the image making process. His understanding of the ins-and-outs of the design process help him visualize not just the resulting image, but how that image relates to and interacts with the final design concept.

He has often been described as a visual problem solver with a keen eye for color and composition who creates images that exceed expectations and deliver results.

 

 
 
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Erica Price

I'm currently based out of New York City. I'm a local photojournalist , covering news in Brooklyn, Manhattan and part of Long Island. I also do some commercial work. Currently shooting a mix of digital and film. The project dictates the medium. My Polaroid Land camera is a big part of my street kit. It offers a connection digital doesn't. I love to travel, to get immersed in local culture and connect with people.

 

 
 
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Lothar Troeller

Children of Fire: 

These Slides have been recovered from the ashes after a devastating house fire on Easter night 2016. They no longer give any information on what was originally captured, but the extreme heat together with water created new beauty.
"Creating art from loss, Lothar Troeller exemplifies a phoenix rising from the ashes."
--Brian Paul Clamp 

Faces  From San Carlos:  Testimonies from victims of the civil war in Colombia

Colombian Resilience - these photographs have been shown at the parliament house of Pereira where the politicians had to walk by them to their assembly hall, and could read, if they even bothered, the testimonies of these family members of victims of the decades long civil war in Colombia.

American Temples:

Between New York City and Lakewood on Route 9 South in New Jersey there are still old fashion diners and fast food temples. They represent both places of gathering and isolation. 
I photographed at night, when the black sky separates the lit or glowing objects from their surrounding environment. The patrons are mostly gone and the spaces remain similar to light sculptures. You might see some late food seekers, but the only movements you notice are the flags in the wind. 
For me these pictures stand for monuments of the American culture. 

 
 
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John Neitzel

John Neitzel is a commercial photographer based in NYC specializing in shooting interiors. John is presenting a current project that that features hand-made wood-block printed wallpaper by Zuber, a french company estiblished in 1797. John has traveled around the country the past 6 months photographing high-end residences and facilities that have installed this very expensive wall decor. John will present images that will be selected by his publisher and author for a coffee table book to be released in 2019.

 
 
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Olga Torrey

I was born in Russia, in the eastern region of The Ural Mountains, chilled by Siberian air. I came to New York City and immediately fell in love with it. I followed my heart for fine arts and became a “Life Member” of The Art Student League School. Later, I discovered scuba diving and bought my first underwater camera. I never stopped taking photos underwater. I believe that my images of marine life show the wonder of what lies below. I hope my images will inspire people to preserve this beautiful world for future generations. When I'm not diving I explore coexistence of urban wildlife and humans to my available proximity. The outdoors are my artistic studio where I passionately create my images. As a fine artist I have exhibited in NYC in different venues: art galleries, public libraries, banks and coffee shops. As an underwater photographer, I have written and published articles in different scuba magazines, including: InVetrum, X-Ray Magazine, Northeast Dive News, Dive UK and The Ultimate Depth. I give presentations on underwater photography and scuba diving in NYC and around world. I love making photographs and spending a good amount of time on personal projects and accepting assignments where I have the opportunity to travel. To see more of my work visit www.fitimage.nyc

 
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Larry Cohen

As a young child I spent summer weekends at my grandparent’s house on the Delaware Bay in NJ. I would spend hours facedown in the shallow water wearing a mask, snorkel and fins observing the local marine life. I announced to my parents that I wanted to become a scuba diver and underwater photographer. This made my overprotective mother very nervous. She said to my father: ”SCUBA DIVING is dangerous! Please do something to get this crazy idea out of our son’s head." The next day my dad said: “If you want to take photos underwater you need to learn how to take photos above water.” Without hesitation I said: “When do we start?” Now I am a photojournalist that specializes in the underwater environment. My passion is to capture the essence of the exotic and commonplace locations I explore. My photos have been used in textbooks, field guides and publications including Sport Diver, Scuba Diving, Alert Diver, Diver, Immersed, Advanced Diver, Sub Aqua Journal, and Northeast Dive News. I give presentations and photo workshops around the world and I am a founding member of the NY Underwater Photographic Society. When not underwater I spend way too much time at a desk at B&H Photo answering chats and emails. I could be reached at B&H at uw@bhphoto.com. To see more of my work take a look at www.liquidimagesuw.com My gear consist of Olympus OM-D EM1 cameras with both Olympus and Panasonic lenses. Underwater using ultra wide-angle or macro lenses are key to images quality. I use Aquatica housings, Fantasea Line LED lights and Sea & Sea strobes.

 
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Eric Garcia-March

NYC based professional photographer shooting worldwide, specializing in striking imagery and conceptual narratives that push the limits. Eric’s images are deep, contrasting and carry a high production value. His international client base includes advertising agencies, fashion houses, editorial publications, luxury brands, and entertainment industry contacts.

Eric Garcia-March’s formal training began in 1995, when he started working with medium and large format film cameras at Brooks Institute of Photography in California. His interest in painting resulted in a BFA in Painting and a Masters degree in Studio Art.

Eric moved to Spain in 1999, and in 2006, he started teaching Advertising Photography, Portrait Photography and Fashion Photography at a University near Barcelona. His work has been published internationally in fashion and lifestyle magazines, books, and major ad campaigns.

https://www.garciamarchstudios.com/

 
 
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Christopher Ang

I am inspired by wildlife, nature as well as visiting different and exciting countries, cultures and experiences.  Capturing the majesty of wildlife, the beauty of nature, or aspects of humanity - peoples, places and cultures has been transformational.

I hope that by sharing the charm and beauty of nature and its species, you'd too be transformed as I've been, to like - better still love - them enough not to harm them.

 
 
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Tanya Stoli

My name is Tanya, and I'm a freelance photographer based in New York. I see this world through a matrix of textures, shapes, and colors and every picture I take is an attempt to capture that ephemeral beauty.

 
 
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Alyssa Meadows

 

My most recent project, Every Woman I Know, is a series of portraits depicting every woman I personally know who has been a victim of sexual violence. Everyone who participates is photographed anonymously, and those who elect to have a public portrait done are photographed both ways. This further emphasizes that despite the safety of many voices and the movement of #MeToo, many women still do not feel comfortable coming forward publicly, and this is visibly represented by how many women only participate anonymously. In these exceedingly hostile times, the voices of women need to be echoed more than ever, and our stories need to be heard. By standing together, we can change the perception that this is not a serious or frequent issue and bring attention to how necessary a shift is in our society's values regarding women and our place in it.

www.ameadowsphoto.com/

 
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Marcia Lloyd

 

I have been photographing a mother, Gwenda, and her two teenage daughters for four years--2011, 2012, 2014, and 2016--once a year, beginning when Rachel, the older sister, was 19 and Natalie, the younger one, was 11 (by 2014, Rachel was no longer a teenager).

I wanted to explore the complex developmental challenges facing all of them at this time: redefining their relationship and reinventing their individual identities as well as the accompanying sense of alienation. The primary questions for Rachel and Natalie are "Who am I apart from my mother, in my new identity as a woman? Where do I belong?" Gwenda is faced with similar questions: "Who am I apart from my children? Who will I be when the nest is empty? With my daughters in their prime and me in in middle age, who am I as a woman?"

https://www.marcialloyd.com/

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Keith Barraclough

 

Personality portraits of kids for The Redhead Project by New York Portrait photographer Keith Barraclough. 

The Redhead Project is an ongoing series of portraits of natural redheads.  Each photo shoot is a collaborative process resulting in portraits that reflect the subject's personality and style.

https://keithbarraclough.com

 
 
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James Lattanzio

 

For over 20 years James Lattanzio has been providing impactful imagery to some of the most demanding clients in the fashion industry. Partnering with their store development, design and merchandising departments, he has photographed some of the most exciting retail spaces in the country. Known for his versatility and know-how to accurately capture spaces from the minimalistic to complex multi-media retail environments consisting of video & computer monitors, backlit signage and a multiplicity of interior lighting.

Clients: Armani Casa, Gap  A/X Armani Exchange, Kramer Design Group, BeBe, Calvin Klein Accessories, Calvin Klein Collection, Calvin Klein Home, Calvin Klein Jeans, Chanel, Club Monaco, Coach, Michael Kors, Michael Neumann Architecture, Mulberry, PVH, Polo Ralph Lauren, Tahari, West Elm many others. 

http://www.jameslattanzio.com/

 
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Lisa Gizara

Searching for the mysterious in the mundane has inspired me as an artist since the age of 12. Years ago I converted my Canon camera into an infrared camera. Capturing the radiant heat off of  a landscape as opposed to just registering it's physical details, the resulting images are a wonderful discovery, and a visual treasure hunt. I invite you to take a breath and enter these photographs as one enters into a meditation, and enjoy- if only for a moment- the beauty of nature.

 
 
 
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Stephen Mallon

Can you imagine if you were on the last drop? You get on the train expecting to get out at Atlantic Station and end up hitting the Atlantic Ocean instead. Seeing these massive mechanisms being tossed into the ocean like a toy in the bathtub is a ping in my heart. I have always been attached to these machines, their surreal beauty integrated into their functional engineering At first I was stunned the moments of violent recycling, watching the water quickly adapt to its new under water houses. After being pushed and stacked like a sardine in these subways cars o ver the past decade, it is nice to see the sardine actually getting one of these a s its new steel condo. These unbelievable photographs were captured over the pa st three years from Delaware to South Carolina. Since the 1600's man has artificially created reefs. The Metropolitan Transit Authority's recycling program has been involved for the past decade, retiring over 2500 subways cars to the ocean to help rebuild under water reefs along the eastern seabed. These are my images, secon ds before these mass transit vessels join histor y in building homes for life under the sea.

www.stephenmallon.com/

 
 
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Salem Krieger

Manhattan based photographer Salem Krieger, in December 2015 launched ART IS HELPING... http://www.artishelping.com. Salem’s vision was to use the sale of artist prints to support both non-profit 501(c3) organizations and artists. Buyers can purchase works of art while donating to charities of their choice. A portion of the purchase price is tax deductible.

The available charities a wide range of important causes including environment sustainability, helping the homeless, help feed seniors needing food to at-risk animals. Both gallery, pigment, archival exhibition prints to less expensive digital C prints are available to help accommodate various budgets.

www.newyork-portrait-photography.com/

 
 
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Javier Salinas

This ongoing project for me came about as a sort of joke with some photographer friends. All of us have had a fascination with classic cars. A handful of us took it a step further with the #carspotting and we ramped it up significantly. The beautiful thing about photo challenges is that they sharpen your eye. As I discovered more and more cars in my own city and in my travels I questioned whether they had been unleashed so that I could photograph them or was it due to our #carspotting mission that I was spotting them more. Suddenly they were everywhere!

As it evolved, my kids began asking questions about them and how they had never seen many of those out on the streets before. And it was true. Many of these cars were slowly vanishing. Some are impractical, others have very little support for spare parts and others are just plain clunky to drive, But, all of them possess great beauty in design that modern cars simply do not have.

Today, I see this ongoing series as a sort of preservation of cars "out in the wild." I never photograph them at car meetups or showrooms. Always "out in the wild" where one day they will vanish--sadly.  I find them on the streets, in driveways, sometimes out on the open road.

#carspotting has made me a sharper photographer and spotter but it has also, perhaps, extended the charm of these beauties.  One can always look them up on Google or Wikipedia and see stock photos. I prefer them out in the wild, in their natural habitat: being used and driven with great pleasure.

www.nimio.xyz

 
 
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Ali Rajabi

THE LAND OF SILENCE

The Idea of creating The Land of Silence collection happened when I had an exclusive experience to spend a night in autumn at Shahdad Desert in Iran. Experience during which these huge and solid rocks turn on and off in an unbelievable way. Once you look around in horizon you witness one rock standing alight and the other in the Dark.Deep thoughts are of no use. Boundaries between Illusion and scientific understanding have faded away.

Images of this collection is my creation based on that experience. Whatever it is, It has surrounded my thoughts and soul far and miles deep into my very existence.