Daniel Beltra

Professional Photo: Unlikely Beauty

IF YOU OPEN yourself up to opportunities then life seems to find a way of taking you to the places where you’re meant to be and, for Seattle-based Spanish-born photographer Daniel Beltrá, this is certainly the case. Circumstance and a regular habit of following his heart regarding the things that really matter to him have seen him become one of the world’s leading conservation photographers, with a body of work that’s been hugely important in terms of influencing crucial hearts and minds around the world over the years.

In the Spotlight: Francesco Pergolesi

A star is a heavenly body shining with its own light. I believe every child thinks of his/her mother in these terms; energy from which to draw love, solace, and protection from the vastness of the dark.
I grew up among women, listening to their stories,…

Medium Format: A Conversation with Clarissa Bonet

Where does your interest in the street come from?

I became interested in the street as a site of investigation when I moved to Chicago a little over ten years ago. Prior to the move, I lived in Florida and was accustomed to experiencing places by car, often at speed. In general, the environment I grew up in was not built…

Photographer Spotlight – Jess T. Dugan

Tell us about yourself…

I grew up in Little Rock, Arkansas, came of age in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and currently live in St. Louis, Missouri with my partner Vanessa, our daughter Elinor, and our cat Leopold. I have always been interested in photography, but I wasn’t exposed to it in a formal way until I was in high school. It has been a love…

Artists Talk Back: Jess T. Dugan

Starting off the third segment of ATB Jess T. Dugan discusses their most impactful self portraits and all of the photo books they’re currently reading.

Artists Talk Back: Clarissa Bonet & Jeffrey Wolin

In the last installment of our second ATB discussion, Jeff and Clarissa talk about the dystopian and utopian aspects of a city and the process of building relationships with the people you photograph.