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Mamie Heldman

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Mamie Heldman is a writer and documentary photographer currently based in Brooklyn. Born in Nashville, Tennessee, she graduated with a degree in Communications at the University of Tennessee, where she focused her research on interpersonal levels of self-disclosure. She studied photography under Hally Pancer in Paris, and in 2016 completed the one-year certificate program in

What We’ve Found: Heat Wave


We’re so thrilled to share this month’s selection of submissions for ‘What We’ve Found’. What we’ve found is that Summer has many hazy visual associations. Wether its that glistening evidence of sweat, a refreshing (or necessary) dip in the pool, sand in every crevice, tan lines, grass stains, an afternoon wet-pavement scented thunderstorm, or an 8pm sunset.  What we’ve

Julien Lombardi


His staging of the ordinary creates a simulacrum, and the neutral elements of our daily lives take on new meanings. No matter where they are captured, his images are enigmatic documents that gradually give rise to a sense of uncertainty. His interests in photography shift from one series to the other. Every time I start

Gigi Cifali


Born in Naples in 1975, Gigi Cifali is a photographer based in Milan and London, where he earned a Master’s degree in Photojournalism from the University of Westminster. He has been awarded several times and his works were selected to receive, among others: AOP Photographers Awards (Association of Photographers), IPA International Photography Awards Lucie Foundation

Meagan Connolly


Meagan Connolly is primarily a fine art and documentary photographer based out of Brooklyn, New York. She received her B.F.A. from Savannah College of Art and Design in May 2015. Her work explores the physical representation of metaphysical concepts and belief systems, as well as other fictions of every day life. Meagan was recently selected

Kostas Kapsianis

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Kostas Kapsianis was born and raised in Athens. He studied photography at the “Photographic Circle”, in Athens, Greece. He is a founding member of the collective “Depression Era/kolectiv8” that inhabits the urban and social landscapes of the economic crisis in his home country. His work has been presented in numerous exhibitions and festivals, including Mois

Elina Ruka


Latvian born, Elina Ruka received a Fulbright Scholarship in 2013 to pursue her MFA in Photography at Columbia College Chicago. She is also recipient of Follett Merit Award and Albert P. Weisman Award at columbia College Chicago. Her photographic work centers upon examining the human relationship with water and photographic medium, questioning our knowledge on

Dave Jordano


Dave Jordano was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1948. He received a BFA in photography from the College for Creative Studies in 1974. In 1977 he established a successful commercial photography studio in Chicago, IL, shooting major print campaigns for national advertising agencies. As a mid-career fine art photographer, he was awarded an honorable mention

Kalee Appleton


Kalee Appleton is a photography-based artist and educator living in Dallas, Texas. Originally from Hobbs, NM, she attended Texas Tech University and received a BFA in Photography in 2005. Shortly after graduated she worked as a commercial corporate and aviation photographer before attending Texas Woman’s University, where she received an MFA in Photography in 2014.

Melanie Eclare

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Melanie Eclare is a  photographer based in the south west of England,  currently studying for an MA in Photography at Plymouth University. Her photographs have been extensively published in the UK and internationally in books and publications.  As one of the leading UK garden photographers, Melanie has worked for the Saturday and Sunday Times, Saturday and