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Interview – Jason Armstrong Beck on Photography, Art and The Journal of Bison Jack

When did you first know you wanted to be a photographer?

When I first saw Citizen Kane. I think I was around 12 or 13 yrs old. At home we had two films on VHS cassette. Citizen Kane and The Warriors. In some way those two films guided me through my adolescence.

How did you start in photography?

I went to a very good photography school, although I am not sure how much I learned. The traditional route after school was to become a 2nd/3rd assistant to a commercial photographer and work your up, but because of my love of film making I missed that part of the professional curve. For a few years, I mostly shot music videos and only occasionally took photographs. Things were different back then. Of course, there were exceptions, but it was almost like you weren’t allowed to do more than one thing—so I went back and forth between the two for awhile.

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Interview – John Brendan Guinan, the artist priest on spirituality and art

Tell us a little bit about yourself?

My name is John Brendan Guinan and I am an artist from Washington, D.C. I grew up in Washington and come from a family of social justice activists. My father was an activist, author and playwright who founded CCNV (The Community for Creative Nonviolence). I view art as a vocation and never had any intention of becoming a professional artist. It has been a calling and necessity for me.

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Interview – Oanh Tran, Architect, on her creative pursuits of photography, art and design

Oanh Tran is an architect and a designer currently living in (and loving) Zurich, Switzerland. Born and raised in Vietnam, Oanh is professionally trained in architecture with a Master degree from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and then later a Master of Advanced Studies degree from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). In her free time, she likes to travel, take photos, paint and do small graphic design works.

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Photo Story – Bikes, Bikers and Fashion

Presenting a photo story on bikes, bikers and fashion photographed by Gaurav Misra.

Shot it in two settings – Adventure and Urban, it showcases a story of a biker bringing a sense of style and fashion to the adventure and spirit of biking.

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How to Find Models for Fashion Photography

You have a vision in mind for your next photo shoot. You’ve decided on the location, the wardrobe, and the concept. Now, the next step is finding the perfect subject. It can be difficult to find the ideal model for your upcoming fashion photography project, as there are plenty of different ways to narrow down your choice until you find the person that will best get convey your artistic vision.

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