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Interview with photographer Bailey Dale

  Cary Benbow (CB): What compels you to make the images you create, and why are you drawn to your subjects? Bailey Dale (BD): At a young age I was drawn to photography and the many possibilities that came from the medium, however it wasn’t until I was exposed to the realm of photography as […]

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Faces of Our Times – Photographer Niall McDiarmid’s striking street portraits

Faces Of Our Times – Niall McDiarmid’s striking street portraits show off the best of London and all its diversity The life of an artist is a long and difficult row to hoe. Niall McDiarmid has been working as a photographer for over 20 years, largely for print publications. Recently, McDiarmid published two books Via Vauxhall […]

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Interview with photographer Kevin Faingnaert

Cary Benbow (CB): How would you describe your work to someone viewing it for the first time? Kevin Faingnaert (KF): Social documentary combining portrait, landscapes and structures to tell in depth stories which are both analytical and emotional. I have a sensitive and aesthetic visual approach. CB: Why do you photograph? What compels you to […]

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Interview with photographer Laura Konttinen

Cary Benbow (CB): What is your approach to photography or image-making as a visual artist? Laura Konttinen (LK): What drew me to photography was realizing what a clever double agent it is; a photograph pretends to be an invisible window into an objective past, but is of course a deliberate point of view and often not […]

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Photography is a Marathon, Not a Sprint: Interview with William Olmsted

William Olmsted’s work does not hit you over the head, or scream at you for attention. It is smarter than that. He shoots mainly with film and film cameras; opting for the approach of selective shooting. His approach toward taking photos involves long walks around his local area once a week or so with his camera, […]

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Interview with photographer J.M. Golding

Cary Benbow: Why do you photograph? What compels you to make the images you create? J.M. Golding: For me, the answer lies in both the process of creating, and in the images that result from that process. In terms of process, making photographs invites me into what the psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi calls a flow state, […]

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Interview with photographer Will Ellis

Cary Benbow: Why do you photograph? What compels you to make the images you create? Will Ellis: It starts with a feeling of being intensely fascinated by a topic to the point where I have to externalize it. There’s an urge to capture it and show everyone else why it’s so amazing. I try to […]

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Suicide Machine – an interview with Dan Wood

  Suicide Machine – Living in the Town with No Hope? The work of Dan Wood is probably not what you might expect from the stereotypical assumption based on the title of his project. Don’t judge a book by its cover. The title stems from a regionally publicized statistic that Bridgend, Wales was experiencing a high rate of […]

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Family, Flora and Photos: The Ties that Bind

Interview with Tytia Habing   The bonds we make in life will always have a hold on us. No matter how insulated one might feel from others, we are all inextricably connected and interconnected in some manner or another. Such is the cycle of life. Tytia Habing has lived a somewhat cyclical life thus far — having […]

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An Honest Assessment – Amelia Morris

Amelia Morris is a photographer and mixed media artist working with themes including identity, memory, and self-perception. Her imagery’s autobiographical content is expressed through both literal and symbolic self-portraiture, and what she lovingly calls “low-grade performance art.” This is art driven by deeply personal experiences, divulged like a confession to the viewer. Amelia Morris’ work is […]