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“Creativity is piercing the mundane to find the marvelous.” – Bill Moyers   Alexandre Farto I am absolutely fascinated by the work of Portuguese artist Alexandre Farto who, in addition to using found objects and materials, carves his large-scale dramatic portraits directly into the surfaces of walls and buildings. I love that his work can only […]

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“Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human.” – e. e. cummings   The After Life of Things San Francisco-based photographer David Wolf has created a fascinating body of work documenting items that have outlived their usefulness and have been cast aside—detritus left behind in the […]

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Process Driven 01: Dalton Campbell

After his business imploded, Dalton Campbell decided he needed a change. He sold everything he owned, packed a single backpack of clothes and essentials, grabbed his camera and left for Europe without any sort of agenda, other than to take photographs until the money ran out. His three-month trip took him to Portugal, Spain, Belgium […]

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Q&A@F+B No. 2: Gene Higa

For episode number two of Q&A@F+B I’m sitting down with destination wedding photographer Gene Higa. The Knot magazine voted him the best in California. Marie Claire, China called him one of the top 5 photographers in Asia. American Photographer named him one of the top ten wedding photographers in the world, all with good reason. […]

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Q&A@F+B No. 1: Patrick Shipstad

We’ve created a brand new podcast called Q&A@F+B where we sit down with photographers, retouchers and artists and talk about things like workflow, process and the art and business of making images. Recently, I sat down with for a chat with photographer Patrick Shipstad. Patrick is an L.A. based photographer, who initially started his career as […]

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