The magazine of the photo-essay
Autumn 2021 issue
A free, really high quality photo-essay magazine. Fabulous! Stephen Fry. British actor, writer and film maker
Damian Bird To commission him or to request prints of his work: damianbirdphotography.com Damian Bird (born London, 1972) is a photographer, photojournalist and lecturer with many years of experience, working in war zones and trouble spots around the globe. He was educated at Canford School and in Photography at the Surrey College of Art and Design and at the London College of Communication where he studied for a post graduate degree in Photojournalism. In 2011 he founded Life Force magazine with his business partner and wife of 19 years, Alice. As well as Editing Life Force magazine, he is currently engaged in photographing a series of photo-essays on English culture and has recently returned to Afghanistan. His first book Seabird was released in November 2017 his latest book is due to be release at the end of 2019.
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Eckart Bartnik To commission him or to request prints of his work: www.eckart-bartnik.com The photographer and natural scientist Eckart Bartnik, born in Bonn in 1957, lives in Wiesbaden and works in basic research. For almost five decades, analog and digital photography has been his means of artistic expression. Numerous workshops with renowned photographers such as Wolfgang Zurborn, Markus Schaden, Thekla Ehling, Olaf Otto Becker, Ann Mandelbaum, Derek Ridgers and Göran Gnaudschun have shaped his visual language. Since the 1980s, his work has been shown internationally in group and solo exhibitions and published in daily newspapers such as the FAZ, magazines and trade journals (e.g., Stern, Wings) as well as online (including Spiegel-Online, The Guardian).
He continues to have his work published in national and international newspapers and magazines including The Times, the Telegraph, the Express, the Observer, GQ, Esquire, Daily Mail, Dazed & Confused, The Face, Country Life, Coast and Geographical magazine. He lives in Devon, England with his wife, four children and his five dachshunds: Jessie, Rosie, Ted, Dot and Daffodil.
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Ethan Bird To commission him or to request prints of his work: instagram Born in Dorset, England in 2004, Ethan Bird is a student of photography. He is currently focused on documentary photography.
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Charles Rozier To commission him or to request prints of his work: charlesrozier.com Charles Rozier received an MFA in design from the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan, where he also pursued a longstanding interest in photography. Over the next 40 years, in parallel with a design career, he remained committed to his photography and in particular to his ongoing project – this continuous series of unposed portraits of the people around him.The images were first exhibited in 2008, and have since been shown in over 25 exhibitions in the USA, China and Spain. Charles Rozier lives in Connecticut, USA.
Christopher Anderson To commission him or to request prints of his work: www.christopherandersonphoto.com Christopher Anderson was born in Canada and grew up in west Texas. He first gained recognition for his pictures in 1999 when he boarded a handmade, wooden boat with Haitian refugees trying to sail to America. The boat, named the Believe In God, sank in the Caribbean. In 2000 the images from that journey would receive the Robert Capa Gold Medal. Christopher is a member of Magnum Photos. He is the author of four monographs of photography.
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Richard Rothman To commission him or to request prints of his work: www.richardrothman.com Richard Rothman is a photographer, a 2015 Guggenheim Fellow and a 2016 artist-in-residence at the MacDowell Colony and Light Work in Syracuse, NY. His work is included in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Bibliothèque Nationale de France,The Brooklyn Museum, The Center for Creative Photography, the International Center of Photography, and Yale University Art Gallery. He is the author of Redwood Saw, a monograph published by Nazraeli Press, which was listed in many “best photography books of 2011” articles, and Town of C, published by Stanley/Barker in 2021. In 2008, he was awarded a U.S. Department of State cultural-envoy grant to work and teach in the Yucatán, where an exhibition of his photographs was mounted at the Museo MACAY, in Mérida. In 2009, he received a joint commission from the Dutch museum FOAM and the Amsterdam Municipal Archives to create and exhibit a body of photographs in the city of Amsterdam. His work has been exhibited internationally, and appeared and been reviewed in many publications, including Harper's Magazine, Time, The New York Times, The New Yorker, PDN, TimeOut New York, San Francisco Chronicle, Art Forum, The Village Voice, Camerawork, and Open City. He lives in New York City and is on the faculty of the International Center of Photography and the School of Visual Arts.
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