Alison Wright

Alison Wright On Photography What turns you on creatively? Bringing visibility to the plight of “at-risk” women and children around the world. What turns you off creatively? Head worms, dysentery, malaria, lost luggage, not necessarily in that order. What’s your dream photo assignment? To go back in time and accompany Alexandra David-Néel on her meanderings, Read more…

Alison Wright On Photography What turns you on creatively? Bringing visibility to the plight of “at-risk” women and children around the world. What turns you off creatively? Head worms, dysentery, malaria, lost luggage, not necessarily in that order. What’s your dream photo assignment?... Read more

Michael Lichter

Michael Lichter On Photography What turns you on creatively? Great light and good energy in the people I’m photographing. What turns you off creatively? A cold, rainy day during an outdoor people assignment. What’s your dream photo assignment? Henri Cartier-Bresson. I’d like to hear him talk in his own voice about his life and images, Read more…

Michael Lichter On Photography What turns you on creatively? Great light and good energy in the people I’m photographing. What turns you off creatively? A cold, rainy day during an outdoor people assignment. What’s your dream photo assignment? Henri Cartier-Bresson. I’d like to hear him talk in his own voice about his life and... Read more

Bob Krist

Bob Krist On Photography What turns you on creatively? Being dropped “behind the lines” in a foreign culture to try to understand and interpret it through photography. I find both the differences between cultures and the points of intersection to make for fascinating subject matter. What turns you off creatively? Shooting “by committee”—that is, with Read more…

Bob Krist On Photography What turns you on creatively? Being dropped “behind the lines” in a foreign culture to try to understand and interpret it through photography. I find both the differences between cultures and the points of intersection to make for fascinating subject matter. What turns you off creatively? Shooting “by committee”—that... Read more
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Doug Menuez

Doug Menuez On Photography What turns you on creatively? A great story and the freedom to approach an assignment on my own terms. What turns you off creatively? Clients who operate out of fear. What’s your dream photo assignment? A commission to shoot whatever, wherever I believe is best to solve the assignment, along with Read more…

Doug Menuez On Photography What turns you on creatively? A great story and the freedom to approach an assignment on my own terms. What turns you off creatively? Clients who operate out of fear. What’s your dream photo assignment? A commission to shoot whatever, wherever I believe is best to solve the assignment, along with the trust,... Read more

Robert Beck

Robert Beck On Photography What turns you on creatively? Collaborating with my assistant. We’re a good mix of old school/new school. Also working “fringe” sports because they give me more room to try new things. What turns you off creatively? Photo wells. Photo pens. Photo corrals. You get the idea—everyone shooting from the same place Read more…

Robert Beck On Photography What turns you on creatively? Collaborating with my assistant. We’re a good mix of old school/new school. Also working “fringe” sports because they give me more room to try new things. What turns you off creatively? Photo wells. Photo pens. Photo corrals. You get the idea—everyone shooting from the same... Read more

George Tiedemann

George Tiedemann On Photography What turns you on creatively? Working with editors who have creative input and inspirational feedback. What turns you off creatively? Overanxious PR people, representing NASCAR drivers, who constantly get in the way of good pictures. What’s your dream photo assignment? Covering the Olympic Games in Athens. It was a dream come Read more…

George Tiedemann On Photography What turns you on creatively? Working with editors who have creative input and inspirational feedback. What turns you off creatively? Overanxious PR people, representing NASCAR drivers, who constantly get in the way of good pictures. What’s your dream photo assignment? Covering the Olympic Games in... Read more

Cherie Steinberg Cote

Cherie Steinberg Cote On Photography What turns you on creatively? Having an idea and figuring out how to do it. Also, having wildly interesting things, places or people in front of my lens. What turns you off creatively? Being asked to identify a single style or subject matter that I photograph. I don’t want to Read more…

Cherie Steinberg Cote On Photography What turns you on creatively? Having an idea and figuring out how to do it. Also, having wildly interesting things, places or people in front of my lens. What turns you off creatively? Being asked to identify a single style or subject matter that I photograph. I don’t want to be confined to a single... Read more

Steve Vaccariello

Steve Vaccariello On Photography What turns you on creatively? Photographing other artists, such as dancers, actors and musicians. What turns you off creatively? Limitations. What’s your dream photo assignment? The Pirelli Calendar, shooting the most amazing models in the world using my own ideas and concepts. If you could have dinner with an artist from Read more…

Steve Vaccariello On Photography What turns you on creatively? Photographing other artists, such as dancers, actors and musicians. What turns you off creatively? Limitations. What’s your dream photo assignment? The Pirelli Calendar, shooting the most amazing models in the world using my own ideas and concepts. If you could have... Read more

Joel Sartore

Joel Sartore On Photography What turns you on creatively? Great light and a really interesting subject. What else is there? What turns you off creatively? Mean people. Life is too short to be around people who aren’t pleasant. Beyond that, it’s lousy light. What’s your dream photo assignment? To go around the world and photograph Read more…

Joel Sartore On Photography What turns you on creatively? Great light and a really interesting subject. What else is there? What turns you off creatively? Mean people. Life is too short to be around people who aren’t pleasant. Beyond that, it’s lousy light. What’s your dream photo assignment? To go around the world and photograph... Read more

Jesse Kalisher

Jesse Kalisher On Photography What turns you on creatively? Images in which the style and the content fight equally for my attention. What turns you off creatively? Being asked to identify a single style or subject matter that I photograph. I don’t want to be confined to a single style. I find that restrictive and Read more…

Jesse Kalisher On Photography What turns you on creatively? Images in which the style and the content fight equally for my attention. What turns you off creatively? Being asked to identify a single style or subject matter that I photograph. I don’t want to be confined to a single style. I find that restrictive and boring. What’s... Read more