Archive for category: Interviews with Photographers

Stefano de Luigi - A giraffe lies dead, killed by drought in Wajir, North Eastern province.
Kenya . October 2009

10 minutes with Stefano de Luigi

When did you first know that you wanted to be a photographer? I felt that photography could be my “way of life” when I was serving my year in the army. Photography was a good way for me to “escape” from the daily life of a soldier such I was […]

Holly Woodlawn, actor - Peter Ross

10 minutes with Peter Ross

When did you first know that you wanted to be a photographer? I started playing around with photography in high school, where the darkroom was the one place I could go and be totally alone. My mother has previously turned a closet in our Ann Arbor, Michigan home into a […]

Jill Paider

10 minutes with Jill Paider

When did you first become interested in photography? My gateway into photography was travel. I was living in London and really enjoyed the process of documenting my trips and having the ability to relive them through photos. Simultaneously, I was in need of a second visa and decided to enroll […]

Pearl Gabel

10 minutes with Pearl Gabel

When did you first know that you wanted to be a photographer? I didn’t know I wanted to be a professional photographer until relatively late – I was 26 or 27 years old, and had been on the path to be a writer but had gotten sidelined by corporate editorial […]

Reed Young

Whittier – Photographs by Reed Young, Words by Erin Sheehy

In December of 2012 we traveled to Whittier, Alaska, a town where nearly everyone lives in the same building. The fourteen-story high-rise—called Begich Towers, or BTI—contains a post office, a police station, a grocery store, a Laundromat, a health clinic, and a church. (There once was a combination video rental […]