The magazine of the photo-essay
December 2019 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 18 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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Sage Sohier To commission her or to request prints of her work: www.sagesohier.com Sage Sohier has been photographing people in their environments for more than 30 years, after receiving her B.A. from Harvard University. She has received fellowships from the No Strings Foundation, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Massachusetts Artists Foundation.
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 dachshunds, Jessie, Rosie and Ted.
Sergey Melnitchenko To commission him or to request prints of his work: www,melnitchenko.com Born in 1991 in Mykolayiv, Ukraine. Founder and curator of MYPH photography school and collective. Member of UPHA – Ukrainian Photographic Alternative. Started photography in 2009. For 10 years participated in more than 100 solo and group exhibitions around the world. Winner of Ukrainian and International competitions, including “Leica Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award” in 2017, “Photographer of the year” in 2012, 2013 and 2016 (Kyiv, Ukraine), “Golden Camera” in 2012 (Kyiv, Ukraine). Shortlists of “Krakow Photomonth” in 2013 and “Pinchuk Art Center Prize” in 2015, etc. Participant of “Paris Photo” in 2017 and “Volta Art Fair” in frames of Art Basel in 2018, 2019, etc.
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Terry O’Neill 1938 - 2019 Terry O'Neill was one of the world's most accomplished and collected photographers of his generation whose work hangs in national galleries and private collections worldwide. He produced covers for Time, Newsweek, Stern, Paris Match, The Sunday Times Magazine, Vanity Fair and many others for over six decades. He has photographed presidents, prime ministers, rock stars, Oscar winners and the British Royal Family since he first picked up a camera in 1958. His work has delivered iconic movie posters, album covers and fashion plates for the world's top designers and he has discovered supermodels such as Jodie Kidd. For more than 50 years his camera chronicled the frontline of fame, in particular the emerging rock stars and icons of the 60s. He photographed The Beatles and The Rolling Stones when they were still struggling young bands seeking a recording contract in London's clubs and
Polly Brown To commission her or to request prints of her work: www.pollybrown.info (b.UK,1986) British photographer Polly Brown has a multidisciplinary practice combining print series, lm and book works. Drawn to a variety of subjects from office plants to gallery aesthetics – Polly’s work is primarily, but not exclusively, still life. Conceptual and documentary in approach, her projects, attempt to evoke the expansive from the everyday and focus on her obsessions with the little, seemingly mundane, visual details most people ignore. Her work often leads to special commission including those for; The National Portrait Gallery, Frieze Art Fair, Miu Miu, The New Yorker and Gucci. A Fine Art graduate from Central St Martins, she currently lives and works in London.
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pubs. O'Neill worked closely too with Frank Sinatra over 20 years, being granted access to the chairman back stage and in private. A former jazz drummer, O'Neill pioneered backstage reportage photography with the likes of Sinatra, Bowie, Elton John, The Stones, The Who, Eric Clapton, Chuck Berry and many others, capturing the stars up close and personal in the days when the relationship between photographer and subject was unfettered by image-conscious marketing and brand managers. O'Neill was with Sharon Tate shopping for baby clothes days before she was murdered by the Manson gang - and narrowly escaped death himself when, feeling unwell, he excused himself from the party at the Tate mansion just two hours before it started. Formerly married to Faye Dunaway, his photograph of her in Beverley Hills, the morning after she won her Best Actress Oscar for Network, has been nominated as the most iconic Hollywood shot of all time.
Max Hirshfield To commission him or to request prints of his work: www.maxpix.com Max Hirshfeld was born in North Carolina in 1951 and grew up in Decatur, Alabama. He moved to Washington, DC to study photography at George Washington University, graduating in 1973. His work has been shown at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Kreeger Museum and is represented by leading galleries in Washington, DC and Boston. He has won silver and bronze awards from the Prix de la Photographie Paris and been featured in both Communication Arts and American Photography. Hirshfeld’s editorial work has been published in The New York Times Magazine, Time, Vanity Fair, and other US publications, and his advertising work has been showcased in campaigns for American Airlines, Amtrak, Canon and IBM, among others. Sweet Noise: Love in Wartime is his first book.
Tod Papageorge Papageorge is an American photographer. He is the author of six books, including “Studio 54”, published by STANLEY/BARKER. Wikipedia
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