David Schonauer

Spotlight: A Tender Look at Colombia as Elections Near

By David Schonauer   Tuesday May 22, 2018

Matthew O'Brien says he is drawn to beauty, no matter the circumstance. "I like to create work that is affirming and has the potential to lift spirits," said the San Francisco-based photographer in a 2017 interview, when he debuted his book "No Dar Papaya," a collection of Polaroid images from Colombia that provide what he calls an "alternative to the stories and imagery ...   Read the full Story >>

Call For Entries: Latin American Fotografia 7

By David Schonauer   Tuesday May 1, 2018

Your atencion, please: Entries are now being accepted for Latin American Fotografia 7, the world's premiere competition highlighting photography from Latin American. Just by entering you'll have your work seen by an international jury of top creative professionals; winning work is spotlighted in an international traveling exhibition, as well as here at Pro Photo Daily. All Latin American citizens living anywhere are ...   Read the full Story >>

Honor Roll: World Press Photo Selects Six Emerging South American Photographers

By David Schonauer   Monday April 9, 2018

"There is no shortage of visual talent around the world, but some people are better known than others. To develop a new and more diverse visual representation of the world, we need to locate, recognize and share the best work." That is the directive behind the World Press Photo organization's 6x6 Global Talent program, which spotlights six new talents drawn from one of ...   Read the full Story >>

Spotlight: Capturing Mexico From a Personal Perspective

By David Schonauer   Monday April 2, 2018

Juan De La Cruz sees no needs to make perfect sense of the world. "I prefer not to make rational what is irrational," he says. De La Cruz, who lives in Veracruz, Mexico, was named a winner of the Latin American Fotografia 6 competition for "The Labyrinth," a complex project in which, as he puts it, "I've been capturing and filtering my personal ...   Read the full Story >>

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