David Schonauer

Photographer Profile - Michael Turek: "I don't shoot film out of some romantic notion"

By David Schonauer   Tuesday August 30, 2016

In recent months, there has been what some are calling a "film renaissance," with a new generation of pro photographers eschewing modern technology in favor of the old-fashioned virtues of analog cameras. New York-based travel photographer Michael Turek was ahead of the trend, having switched from digital to film several years ago. Turek says he didn't do it to make a statement about ...   Read the full Story >>

Illustrator Profile - Julian Callos: "I spend a lot of time brainstorming and sketching"

By Robert Newman   Thursday August 25, 2016

Julian Callos is a Los Angeles-based illustrator and artist. In addition to his many assignments for print and digital publications, Callos frequently exhibits artwork at a variety of galleries. He cites indie comics and animation as major influences for his stylishly graphic illustrations.   Read the full Story >>

Photographer Profile - Arthur Drooker: "All conventions satisfy a basic human urge: the longing for belonging."

By David Schonauer   Tuesday August 23, 2016

In 2013, Arthur Drooker began photographing annual meetings like Fetishcon, a convention for festishists; BronyCon, for adult admirers of the animated TV show My Little Pony; and Merfest, a gathering for the mermaid crowd. The result is a new book called "Conventional Wisdom," which is apt. Drooker says he came away from the experience wiser about people. Being with fetishists, bronies, and mermaids gave ...   Read the full Story >>

Illustrator Profile - Maria Corte: "Enjoy and treat each work with care"

By Robert Newman   Thursday August 18, 2016

Maria Corte is an illustrator who was born and now lives and works in Barcelona, Spain. Her strikingly graphic and colorful images have appeared in magazines and newspapers around the world, most notably IL, The Washington Post, and Scientific American. Corte has also created book covers and posters, and the artwork for the kids book J Is for Jazz. She says "my illustrations are ...   Read the full Story >>

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