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American Photography Open 2018: Meet the Winner, Zay Yar Lin

By David Schonauer   Monday October 29, 2018

Meet the winner of the American Photography Open 2018 contest: Zay Yar Lin of Sanchaung township, Yangon, Myanmar. Zay Yar's winning image was "Mending Fishing Nets," a beautifully composed photograph shot in a fishing village in Xiapu County, Fujian Province, China. "I was shocked," said Zay Yar when he was told he had won the first-ever American Photography Open competition - a contest open ...   Read the full Story >>

Profile: Hope Wurmfeld's Memory of Rome, 1964

By David Schonauer   Friday May 18, 2018

Hope Wurmfeld's love of Rome began 53 years ago. That's also when she discovered her love of photography. As she came to discover, the two passions -- Rome and photography -- are abidingly linked. In 1964, Wurmfeld moved to Rome after marrying her college boyfriend, who was there for year on a Fulbright scholarship. In the city's black market she bought two Leica ...   Read the full Story >>

Spotlight: Beth Yarnelle Edwards Stops Time in the Suburbs

By David Schonauer   Monday April 23, 2018

Time marches on. But perhaps at a different pace in the suburbs. In 1997, Beth Yarnelle Edwards picked up a camera and began photographing friends and friends of friends in San Carlos, CA, a Bay Area suburb, documenting their everyday lives. In 2016 she returned to rephotograph many of her original subjects, now 20 years older. She was surprised by how little about their ...   Read the full Story >>

Illustrator Profile - Lisk Feng: "Believe in your work. Love what you do."

By Robert Newman   Thursday March 8, 2018

Lisk Feng is an illustrator who grew up in China, studied at the Maryland Institute College of Art, and now lives in Queens, New York. Although she is primarily and editorial illustrator, she has also done commercial work and product design, and is currently working on two children's books. Her work is created digitally, primarily with Photoshop, but the illustrations maintain an old ...   Read the full Story >>

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