Alison Wright, a New York based social documentary photographer, has spent a career capturing the universal human spirit through her photographs and writing. For many of her editorial and commercial projects, Alison travels to all regions of the globe photographing endangered cultures and people while covering issues concerning the human condition.
Wright has been named a 2013 National Geographic Traveler of the Year as someone who travels with a sense of passion and purpose. …read more
Andy Anderson began his photography career as the first staff photographer for Men’s Journal and currently shoots for some of the biggest and best advertising agencies in the world on brands such as Adidas, Asics, The US Army and Marines, Diner’s Club International, Dodge RAM, Emirates Air, Barbados Tourism, Fiji Tourism, GoRV, Beretta, Nebraska Tourism, Double Tree by Hilton, YETI coolers, Harley Davidson, Hummer, Kodak, Liberty Mutual, Hyatt, Nike, Verizon, Visa, Western Union and numerous state tourism campaigns. His editorial clients include Outside, Stern, Audubon, Condé Nast Traveler and Town & Country to name a few.
He was given the opportunity to be one of twelve select photographers invited to document the XIX Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City. He was also honored to participate in the “God Made a Farmer” RAM Trucks Super Bowl XLVII ad project, which featured many of Andy’s images…read more
Barbara Griffin is Board President for Atlanta Celebrates Photography (ACP), a non-profit arts organization dedicated to the cultivation of the photographic arts and the enrichment of the Atlanta art community. ACP aims to make Atlanta a leading center for the world’s fastest growing art form, producing the largest annual community-oriented photo festival in the United States.
Formerly senior vice president of Image Management for Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., Barbara was responsible for all photography created for Turner’s entertainment, animation and news networks. Additionally, she oversaw the Turner Photo Library, a collection of more than eight million images representing the visual history of the company…read more
Debbie Fleming Caffery
Debbie Fleming Caffery is highly regarded for her work in documentary photography. She is the winner of a Guggenheim Fellowship, The Katrina Media Fellowship, Open Society Institute, George Soros Foundation, Lou Stoumen Award from the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego, Michael P Smith Documentary Photography Award, Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities. She has documented the Louisiana sugar cane harvesting for 39 years with a book published by the Smithsonian Press, “Carry Me Home,” with a one person show at the National Museum of American History in Washington D.C….read more
My passion for photography began at age six when my father gave me an early Polaroid camera. I was mesmerized by the emerging image when you peeled the print from the back of the camera. Over the years I’ve spent a great deal of time taking photographs and also learning the technical aspects of photography…read more
JACK SPENCER is a fine art photographer whose work is in major private and public collections, including the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; the Berkeley Museum of Art; the Santa Barbara Museum of Art; the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans; the Brookings Institute, Fairfax, Virginia; the Tennessee State Museum, Nashville; the Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson; and the Cleveland Museum of Art. In 2005, he received the Lucie Award for International Photographer of the Year in the nature category. His work has been published in the monographs “Native Soil”, by LSU Press, “Jack Spencer” by 21st Editions and “Jack Spencer: Beyond the Surface” by Vanderbilt Press, with upcoming monographs; “This Land-An American Portrait” by University of Texas Press and “Mythologies” by 21st Editions. Spencer lives in Nashville, Tennessee.
Jennifer Shaw is a fine art photographer whose work is based on both a world observed and a world constructed, often focusing on the fleeting and personal within the sphere of her immediate surroundings. Her photographs have been featured in Oxford American, Shots, Black + White Photography (UK), NPR, Lenscratch, and PDN, and are included in two recent monographs: Hurricane Story (Chin Music Press, 2011), and Nature/Nurture (North Light Press, 2012)…read more
Jerry Atnip has a 36-year career as a commercial and fine art photographer. He began as Partner and Creative Director of an ad agency in Nashville as well as Director of its’ photography department. His images have been published in 40 countries, and since 2003, he’s held over 85 exhibitions and been presented with over 90 awards.…read more
Mark Steinmetz received his MFA from Yale University in 1986. He is a Guggenheim Fellow whose work is in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and the Bibliothéque Nationale, Paris, among others…read more
Named one of the 40 most influential nature photographers in the world by Outdoor Photography Magazine, Essick has traveled extensively over the last two decades photographing spectacular natural areas from around the world. He is a working photojournalist, but his photographs move beyond mere documentation revealing in careful compositions the spiritual and emotional aspects of nature. The unique and sometimes surprisingly similar forms and color of divergent pristine lands provide the raw material for Essick’s art...read more
Sylvia Plachy born in Budapest. As a young girl, she and her parents settled in the Unites States in 1958. They fled Hungary after the 1956 Revolution.
In her Junior year at Pratt Institute she was inspired .to become a photographer. Between 1974-2004 she was staff photographer at the Village Voice Newspaper, in New York during which time she covered life and culture in New York City with occasional travel outside the country…read more