Born, raised and educated in England – with frequent visits to her father's home of Venice, Italy – Lucia Griggi moved to California in 2010. With her roots in the surfing, skateboarding and outdoor adventure world, Lucia focuses on lifestyle and adventure for editorial and advertising clients.
She combines her English precision with Venetian creativity to capture the moment with clarity and wit. Lucia's work is fresh, vivid and full of energy.
Lucia's work has been internationally recognized and awarded by National Geographic, PDN, Windland Smith Rice International Awards, Black and White photography and the Masters Cup. When not shooting, Lucia can be found surfing the Californian coastline or visiting family back home in England.
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In this week's video, Ibarionex discusses images that challenge the ways that he sees scenes and photographs them. He emphasizes how the selected images inspire him to approach the subject from different perspectives.
Colin Westerbeck is a writer, curator, and teacher of the history of photography. He is also the co-author along with Joel Meyerowitz of Bystander: A History of Street Photography, which has recently been released in a new edition.
We sat down with Colin to talk about the how street photography has changed since the decades since the release of the first version of the book and how he and Joel approached this new edition.
Veronica G. Cardenas is a documentary photographer based in the Rio Grande Valley. Migration issues are a recurring theme that she explores. Her work has been shown at the United Nations, Long Island City Arts in New York City, the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley-UTRGV, Festival of International Books and Arts, FESTIBA, South Texas College, and Festival Internacional de Poesia Latinoamericana, FEIPOL among others.
Reg Campbell is a San Antonio based photographer. A comedian at heart, he has a penchant for documenting people in their environment, and showcasing their individual personalities. With these values in mind Reg would love to take you ideas and turn them into visual representations.
Dixie Dixon has always been inspired by the allure, magic and unique challenge of creating fashion photography. As one of the sixteen original Nikon Ambassadors in the United States, Dixie has spent the last decade bringing creative visions to life and educating others about the latest cutting-edge photography techniques and technology.
Juan Martinez is the co-founder of Beers & Cameras. Beers And Cameras is a bi-weekly meet-up group that meets at local breweries and restaurants, bouncing from one to the other every 1.5 hrs. All while taking pictures, geeking-out on gear, and enjoying delicious indie-beer. The meet-ups are attended by photographers, videographers, and creatives looking to build a stronger local community.
In this week's video, Ibarionex discusses how to create more dynamic and interesting silhouettes by paying careful attention to the background. By observing the stage onto which the person move into, you can create more pleasing compositions that are strong graphically.
Ada Trillo is a Philadelphia-based artist who was born and raised on the Mexican/American border. She had long wanted to do a body of work which focused on the social problems in Mexico to raise awareness and try to make a difference.
Several years ago, she was afforded the opportunity to capture a series of photographs centering on the lives of prostitutes in her hometown of Juarez, Mexico.
In this week's video, Ibarionex discusses the importance of paying attention. Using images submitted to the TCF Flickr pool, he demonstrates how paying attention to elements beyond your main subject can impact the success of your photographs.
A few years ago Jim Harmer was a law student in Florida, and a passionate photographer on the side. He started his blog, Improve Photography, while pretending to listen to his law school professors, and it changed his life.