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Interview with Advertising Photographer John Fulton

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John Fulton was recently named a Luerzer’s Archive Top 200 Advertising Photographer Worldwide, and his work has been recognized globally by the likes of Hasselblad Masters, Ads of the World, Canon, “Lucies” (The Int’l Photography Awards), The Addy’s, and Prix de la Photographie Paris, among others. He is based in Savannah, Georgia and represented by Visu Artists and Wonderful Machine.

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Quirky Photographs of a Fictitious Olympic Team

Oli Kellett Vodkovia photography London Olympics

Oli Kellett is a London-based photographer who earned his degree from St. Martins Art College. He worked at several London ad agencies as an art director before leaving in 2008 to pursue photography full time. His recent project is entitled ‘Team Vodkovia’ and features a digitally-designed team of olympic hopefuls from the fictitious country of Vodkovia.

Q&A with Cornelia Hediger about her Doppelganger self portraits

Cornelia Hediger Doppelganger photography

Cornelia Hediger was awarded a Master of Fine Arts from the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. Her work has been widely exhibited in the US, as well as internationally and in 2009 she was awarded a PDN’s 30: Emerging Photographers to Watch. Her photographs have been featured in New York Magazine, HotShoe, Vision Magazine, Photography Quarterly, Photo+ and Phat Photo amongst others.

This work, Doppelganger II, is currently showing at Klompching Gallery in NYC.

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Q&A: Tim Doak, Belfast

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Tim Doak is a Northern Ireland based photographer whose work explores the relationship between photography, faith, and modern day life. Having recently completed an MFA in Photography from the University of Ulster, his final body of work, Beautiful Dawn , has earned him numerous exhibitions, awards, and inclusion in photography festivals throughout the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.

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You recently completed a series entitled Beautiful Dawn. Can you tell us a little about how the project originated and developed over the year?

Dreamscapes photographed by Lissy Laricchia

Lissy Laricchia photography interview toronto

Lissy Laricchia is a Canadian photographer who is known for her surreal portraiture work. Working extensively with self portraiture, she combines photography and her imagination to create unique collections of composites that tell the dreamlike stories she imagines. From book and album covers to magazine ads, her unique style has inspired a growing number of fans and recognition.

Lissy Laricchia photography interview toronto

How would you describe your work?
‘They are dreamscapes. I became obsessed with the word when I heard it defined as ‘a dreamlike, often surrealistic scene’. It is definitely what I strive for’.

Q&A: Matt Hoyle, New York

Matt Hoyle interview Barnumville photography

Before becoming a professional photographer, Matt Hoyle was a Creative Director in advertising. His photography has been recognized in Communication Arts, PDN Photo Annual, and D&AD. He’s been selected as one of the 200 Best Ad Photographers by Lurzer’s Archive, and has appeared multiple times in the IPA Best of Show. His work has also won a Cannes Gold Lion. Matt’s clients include Saatchi & Saatchi, BBDO, GSD&M, Rolling Stone, New York Magazine, Wired and Fast Company among others. This work is from his new personal series, Barnumville.

Q&A: Matt Sartain, San Francisco

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San Francisco based Matt Sartain is a photographer and visual storyteller. His photos, which are whimsical compositions of fairytales and imagination, have been featured in many outlets including appearing on the covers of both CMYK and HOW magazines. He has worked with clients such as Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, BBDO, The New York Times Magazine, & HOW Design. Additionally, Sartain’s ‘Misadventures’ series has been exhibited in China and throughout the US.

Interview with Fine Art CGI Photographer Richard Kolker

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Richard Kolker is a UK based photographer and part-time university lecturer whose work uniquely combines traditional photography and digital methods. In 2008 he completed an MA in Photography from London College of Communication, University of the Arts London, where he extensively explored the use of computer generated imagery as photography. Since then, he has continued to focus on the creation of synthetic photographic imagery using 3D digital modeling techniques. His work on the series ‘Night’ has recently earned him inclusion in the “reGeneration2: Tomorrow’s Photographers of Today” book and globally traveling exhibition. Additionally, Kolker has received numerous awards and his photographs have been exhibited throughout the UK, Europe, North America, & China.

Q&A: John Offenbach, London

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John Offenbach is a London-based photographer who began his career in 1994 and is now represented by agents in New York, London, Paris and Hamburg. He has been commissioned to photograph campaigns for a range of clients including American Airlines, American Express, IBM, Hewlett Packard, Hyundai, BMW and Bentley. He has won several awards for his personal as well as commercial work. His work has been included in Communication Arts, The One Show, D&AD, American Photography, PDN and Creative Review’s The Annual, as well as a number of AOP annuals.

Q&A: Lori Nix, New York

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Born in Norton, Kansas, New York-based Lori Nix was awarded an Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Grant as well as a 2004 New York Foundation for the Arts Individual Artist Grant. She earned a BFA in photography from Truman State University, Missouri, and attended the MFA program at Ohio University. Her photography often examines the boundaries of where city and rural landscapes meet.

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The visual narrative throughout your work has a unique, almost eerie feeling. What inspires you to tell the stories that you do?
‘I am interested in depicting danger and disaster, but I temper this with a touch of humor. My childhood was spent in a rural part of the United States that is known more for its natural disasters than anything else. I was born in a small town in western Kansas, and each passing season brought its own drama — from winter snow storms, spring floods, and tornados, to summer insect infestations and drought.