Meet Bob Sala. You might have come across his work - cinematic 60s-70s ambient stills that remind you of your mother’s childhood (or for some, your own). His (portrait) images go beyond making a fashion statement on a particular era; they tell a story of society and culture.
Milan based photojournalist Vittore Buzzi's photography is fuelled by the search to understand and accept reality - which translates into an exceptional eye for capturing moments and stories.
When you view Salem based Meg Umberger’s work, you can’t help but to feel the warmth, and the tingling feeling of her passion for creativity.
Alex James' work brings drama and cinematic atmosphere into life - making ordinary moments and landscapes extraordinary.
Twyla Jones' work is both honest and surreal to me; it evokes emotions that hit you deep down and leave an imprint.
Darina Stoda was born in Estonia - a place of forests and rivers straight out of folklore, and has since lived for many years in Norfolk (UK) surrounded by large wild spaces and ocean. Even though I’ve never been to Norfolk or most parts of the UK, when I see Darina’s work, I can almost smell and feel the crisp air - her dreamy approach to incorporating nature in her story telling is inviting.
What is very inspiring is Jakub Fabijanski’s work, which brings a kind of dreamy cinematic take to photojournalism that you can’t help but to fall in love, along with the people in his photographs.
Portugal based photographer Jesus Caballero, traded in a career as a biologist for photography. Trained professionally in photojournalism (even mentored by a Magnum photographer), Jesus skillfully combines lifestyle with photojournalism to give wedding a fine art visual voice.
Berlin based photographers Susann and Yannic created a food blog “Kraut | Kopf” 2 years ago to share their love on making good food during the off Wedding season (Winter months) and have not looked back since.
Auckland based New Zealand photographer, Danelle Bohane, started photography when her grandfather bought her a camera when she was still young. From there it has been a journey of discovery inspired by her love of people, art and connections.
Australian photographer Jessica Tremp shoots Weddings to pay her bills whilst also being an accomplished fine art photographer. With no formal training in photography, Haunting, poetic and mesmerising - with a strong narration and fluid energy - Jessica’s work draws you in, hungry for clues; wanting more.
French photographer Thierry Jourbert blends childlike openness, and philosophical ideas of trace and sign, with a skill for telling other people’s stories. Unafraid of dreaming big - Thierry’s work showcases his mastery of light and the depth of human emotions.
For those in the wedding industry, Junebug Weddings is a familiar name. Based in Seattle, Junebug was formed in 2006 and is now one of the leading international wedding blogs. In this special interview with Junebug Weddings, we reveal what it takes to be the world’s leading wedding resource, and where Junebug predicts the Wedding industry will be in 10 years’ time.
Sasha Leahovcenco’s passion for documentary photography is evident through his personal work. Sasha’s Eagle Hunter work provides a striking sense of what it must be like living in those amazing landscapes and harsh conditions, and you feel their pride in keeping with their long standing traditions. Come read our special 10+4 Questions interview.
Yoris Couegnoux's work showcases great skill in capturing light, combined with sensitive narration. His work transports you to a cinema set, as if you were watching a modern interpretation of a classic film.
Melbourne based photographer Lilli Waters' photos are widely exhibited and published. Her practice draws inspiration from nature; there’s a rawness and openness centred around female themes, and strong narration that leaves you wanting more.
Sam Hurd is well known in the photographic industry for his ‘prisming’ and ‘lens chimping’ techniques - and epic portraits series (of celebrities). Sam is not afraid to experiment. His works reflects a sense of experience, skills and maturity beyond his years yet it still has that freshness in it that is charismatically attractive.
Niki Boon’s work marries fine art and photojournalism so delicately that the energy and spontaneity captured in her work transports you as if you had lived it yourself, viewing it now almost nostalgically. It’s a testament to what life should be when growing up.
Gary Lashmar's work, commercial and personal, especially his street photography, is the proof of Gary’s passion in life, his unique point of view and approach to life - a style that he alone defines - and he shoots from his heart.
David Heirdrich’s work reminds you of fairytale stories - art and emotion evoked by out-of-this world settings in ethereal light that David so perfectly and intricately captures.
When you look at Victor Hamke's work, you feel his sensitivity - his storytelling vision marries surrealism with documentary - a style so unique and poetic that it completely mesmerises you.
Clare Barker Wells' family and newborn work not only captures key moments but also the in-betweens artistically.
Cristina Venedict's fine art captured our eyes - it not only showcases her skills as a photographer, but her imagination and creativity. Her work is painterly, poetic and romantic.
Zalmy Berkowitz's artistic vision describes rhythm and movement amongst the chaos of life’s candid moments. His film work makes you fall in love with analog all over again.
After an amazing first workshop in New York last year, we are traveling from east to west coast for the second edition of the Choo Choo Camp. The wonderful city of Seattle, combined with the amazing national parks around it will give is the perfect scenery for our newest adventure.
We will announce new speakers every week and our first four are already amazing.
A total of 8 speakers will be talking at the next Choo Choo Camp.
Our workshop will start on October 1st with a small welcome party in a studio in central Seattle. The other days all the way to October 5th will be filled with a variety of educational talks and an entire day of shooting. More information will be released once the final line up is out there.
Included in your ticket are all activities during the workshop. The only thing you would need to take care of is accommodation. Once you sign up, we will let you enter our official workshop group so you can look for a nice place together with some other creative artists.
Upon your registration, you are required to pay a non refundable but transferable deposit of $400. The final ticket price is $1200. Two other payments of $400 would be requested up until August 1st / September 1st. You can also have the option to pay in full without a deposit.