Category: Staff Picks

Camila Cossio


Camila Cossio’s photographic work specializes in architectural and interior fine art photography. She recently received her MPS in Digital Photography from the School of Visual Arts. Her clientele has included the top architectural firms in, her native, Mexico City, and been published in such magazines as Domus, Glocal, Architectural Digest, and The Robb Report. This work

Marissa Villacampa


Marissa Villacampa is a 22-year-old photographer born and raised in a small, suburban town in New Jersey. She graduated this past May from the School of Visual Arts with a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Photography and Video. As a young girl, Villacampa’s appearance read more masculine rather than feminine which differentiated her from the

What We’ve Found:
Baby, I Love You


Hey Baby! We’re excited to release the results of our latest ‘What We’ve Found’ Call for Entry. What we’ve found is that the naked human body is the most common idea of love, sex, heartbreak, whatever. The intimacy achieved in the submissions feels fabricated as the camera acts like another set of eyes in the

The Inimitable Otherness of Stacy Kranitz


Today we have the honor of showcasing this article and interview with Stacy Kranitz written and conducted by Michael Adno. Michael is a photographer himself and a very talented writer. I have recently had the opportunity to get to know Michael and his work. You’ll see more of him later on the website. But for

Melissa Kreider


Melissa Kreider (b. 1993) is an MFA student at the University of Iowa and holds a BFA in Photography from the University of Akron. Melissa’s work examines sites of sexual violence against women and how the justice system archives these reports as well as the evidence that is collected. Melissa explores these subjects by traveling

Marcus DeSieno


Marcus DeSieno is a lens-based artist who is interested in how the evolution of photographic technology has changed our relationship to the natural world. Antiquated and obsolescent photographic processes are often combined with contemporary imaging technologies in his work to engage in a critical dialog on the advancement of photography in relation to seeing. DeSieno

Kari Wehrs


Kari Wehrs is a photographer and educator currently living in Tempe, AZ and attending Arizona State University for her MFA in photography. As a child, Kari spent hours flipping through her Grandmother’s family photo albums that dated from the late 1800s to the mid 1900s. The photographs were compiled neatly, often with handwritten notations, which

Lauren Thomas


Originally from the Seattle area, L.K. Thomas is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design and recent winner of the Lenscratch Student Prize. During her teen years she developed PTSD from sexual trauma. Exploring her symptoms and recovery from this trauma through photography became an act of catharsis. Self-defined as a “trauma photographer,”

Across State Lines – “Tips & Tricks & Hi-Jinks on Route 66”


  Sun’s up. Chris’ phone broadcasts painfully radical, sociopolitical talk podcasts. I get it, I’m on board — just not before my first cup of coffee, my liquid incentive to get dressed. Continental breakfast has long passed, so after a few minutes I sit down and we have a smoke, taking advantage of our moment in the great-outdoors. In