Ansel Adams (1902-1984) was the most honored American photographer of the twentieth century. Through the exhibition and publication of his work, his writings, and his leadership in the Sierra Club, Adams was also a prescient and highly effective voice in the fight to preserve America's remaining wilderness.
Kathy Borrus is the former buyer of the Smithsonian Institution. Her writing has appeared in The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, and other publications. She lives in Washington, DC.
Jorg Brockmann's photographs have appeared in American and European newspapers and magazines and have been exhibited in group and solo shows in the United States, Switzerland, Italy, and France. He currently lives in Geneva, Switzerland.Bill Harris is a freelance editor and the author of One Thousand New York Buildings as well as sixteen other books about New York. He worked at The New York Times for twenty-five years and was a licensed New York City tour guide before moving to Dallas, Texas, where he currently resides.
Ken Browar is a renowned fashion and beauty photographer whose work has appeared in Vogue, Elle,Marie Claire, and many other European fashion magazines. His passion for dance began when he lived in Paris and photographed dancers for the Paris Opera Ballet.
Hal Buell is a photo editor with more than 40 years' experience at the Associated Press, where he was in charge of the photo wire service for 25 years. His previous books include Moments: The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographs; Photo Oops!; World War II Album: The Complete Chronicle of the World's Greatest Conflict; and We Were There: Vietnam.Walter R. Mears, an Associated Press legend, reported on national politics from 1960 to 2001 as one of the 'boys on the bus' and was said to be the most influential political writer of his time because his AP stories appeared in virtually every American newspaper. He recieved the Pulitzer Prize for national reporting in 1977 for his coverage of the 1976 presidential campaign and election. He retired after the 2001 presidential inauguration and now lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Barbara Buhler Lynes
Barbara Buhler Lynes is the curator of the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum and the author of numerous exhibition catalogues, essays and books on O'Keeffe's work.
John Carder Bush
John Carder Bush is a respected photographer and writer. His sister is the composer and musician Kate Bush, and John's poetry narration and backing vocals have been used on several of her albums. He headed the Kate Bush management team for twenty years and since her early childhood, and throughout her career, John has photographed Kate both candidly and professionally. His images have appeared on iconic album, single and magazine covers worldwide.
BARBARA CARDY originally trained in art, design and construction, before moving through a variety of careers. To date, she has edited twenty-seven anthologies of various kinds. She lives in Kent with her two boys.
Seth Casteel is an award-winning photographer and the author of the bestseller Underwater Dogs, Underwater Puppies, and Underwater Babies. His photographs of babies and animals have been featured in international media. He lives in California.
Esther Crain is a writer and native New Yorker. In 2008 she launched Ephemeral New York, a website that chronicles the city¹s past through photos, newspaper articles, art, and other artifacts. The site has been featured in The New York Times, The New York Post, The Daily News, and Time Out New York.The New-York Historical Society, one of America¹s pre-eminent cultural institutions, is dedicated to fostering research, presenting history and art exhibitions, and offering public programs that reveal the dynamism of history and its influence on the world of today. Founded in 1804, the New-York Historical Society¹s museum is the oldest in New York City.
Mark Denton is from Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, and brings a unique perspective to the photographing of London. Specialising in the panoramic format, he takes his inspiration from British photographers such as Joe Cornish and Colin Prior. Cameras used are principally the Fuji G617 Professional and Mamiya M645.
Robin Derrick has worked as art director for The Face, Italian Elle, Glamour France and Arena magazines. He now juggles his time between his role as creative director at Vogue and his photography commissions.
Geoff Dyer is the author of three novels, a critical study of John Berger, and three genre-defying titles: BUT BEAUTIFUL (winner of the Somerset Maugham Prize), THE MISSING OF THE SOMME and OUT OF SHEER RAGE (a finalist, in the US, for a National Book Critics Circle Award). His collection of essays,ANGO-ENGLISH ATTITUDES, was critically acclaimed.
David Farley, the author of An Irreverent Curiosity: In Search of the Church's Strangest Relic in Italy's Oddest Town, has written travel articles for The New York Times, The Washington Post, AFAR magazine, Conde Nast Traveler, National Geographic Traveler, and Slate.com, among other publications. He has taught writing at Columbia and New York University. @davidfarley
Harold Feinstein's distinguished career in photography began in 1950, when Edward Steichen purchased his work for the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art and exhibited it frequently during his tenure there
Jill Greenberg regularly shoots advertising and celebrity portrait photography for such clients as Dreamworks, Sony Pictures, HBO, Bacardi, Rolling Stone, Time and Newsweek. She is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design and began her career in New York City. Jill now resides in Los Angeles with her husband Robert and children.
Bill Harris is a freelance editor and the author of One Thousand New York Buildings as well as sixteen other books about New York. He worked at The New York Times for twenty-five years and was a licensed New York City tour guide before moving to Dallas, Texas, where he currently resides.
Serena Hodson was born in New Zealand, but is now based in Brisbane, Australia. She is an international multi-award-winning photographer. Her work revolving around her dogs, Rocco, Ralph and Simon has a strong fan base around the world. Upside Down Dogs is her first book.
Maxim Jakubowski is a British writer and editor who has been called the king of the erotic thriller and has edited five Mammoth volumes of erotica. He lives in northwest London.
Michael Kantor is a writer, director, and producer whose work includes "Quincy Jones: In the Pocket" for American Masters, Cornerstone for HBO, and The West with Ken Burns.