Interview: Jeff Kauck, Food Photographer

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It doesn’t take long talking to food photographer, Jeff Kauck, to detect his passion for art, light, and photography.  His studio is lit with two giant windows, one facing North, one East.  During our conversation, talk quickly arrives at the finesse of light and color in classic painting.  Jeff explains the concept of Color Lift: “You take a white cup and saucer... Read More

Interview: Fashion Photographer, Chiun-Kai Shih; A Pep Talk from Photography’s Phantom Chunkalizer

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Introduction: This month, I’m happy to have New York’s Chiun-Kai Shih as our featured artist.  When pressed to describe himself, the photographer, art director, editor, and TV personality doesn’t use any of those words, just one: “Chunky”.  His nickname and identity is consistent with a fun-loving, dedicated commercial artist.  He has a recognizably... Read More

The Creative Reality of Rus Anson

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Editor’s Note: Our second featured artist for February is a photographer I deeply respect.  Rosanna brings a deep and practiced commitment to her work.  She skillful works out ideas, from conception to finished print with close attention to detail.  We first met while both studying in the MFA Photography department at the Academy of Art in San Francisco.  Much more of... Read More

Anne Hamersky and Farm Together Now

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I’m happy to have Anne Hamersky as our February featured artist.  Anne is an editorial photographer in San Francisco and provided the visual content for the new book, Farm Together Now. I’ve been fortunate to have her input on projects of my own and have always benefitted by her visual wisdom and experience.  She has a vibrant, honest, and clear visual style and is... Read More