I've spent 15+ years writing about, curating + marketing photography, built partnership strategy for Shutterstock and contribute to VICE, Time, Slate + Hyperallergic. Currently @TheLuupe.
This piece is a deep dive into Adobe's 2020 creative trend "Semi-Surreal," within their stock photography and illustration platform. It focuses on Adobe artists whose work falls within the trend, pushing at the limits of reality using color in unexpected ways, combining photos and illustrations, and introducing new effects to make dreamy, realistically unrealistic compositions.
In this in-depth feature for VICE, I profile seven artists using photography to understand, process, and cope with their experience of Alzheimer's, as well as dementia and other forms of memory loss.
In celebration of National Coming Out Day, I interviewed photographer Mikael Owunna about his book "Limitless Africans" - portraits of African LGBTQ immigrants around the world.
In anticipation of December’s TED Women 2019 in La Quinta, CA, I curated a selection of inspiring TED talks from creative women over the past decade.
For more than two decades, photographer Ruben Natal-San Miguel has experienced waves of personal and family trauma and channeled them into thoughtful portraits and landscapes. I profiled the photographer and his path to survival.
I profiled seven photographers reinventing street photography – some staged, some digitally altered, all with uninhibited grit. This piece was shortlisted by Buzzfeed as an article that would "challenge your view of the world."
IMG SRVR is an all-in-one media center and visual file-sharing platform designed to help creative pros collect, organize, and share images with elegance and ease. I collaborated with IMG SRVR's team to develop a brand voice and website copy that swiftly moves creative professionals through the process whether they are prospective clients or active users.
Art history can't escape flowers. They're beautiful, loaded with symbolism, and go as far back as Ancient Egypt as one of art's most frequent muses. To celebrate Valentine's Day, I profiled 7 photographers who find new ways of making flowers interesting again.
The first photographic portrait ever made was a self-portrait: a daguerreotype shot in 1839 by Robert Cornelius, who held still for over a minute as the exposure slow-burned into place. As culture and technology have evolved, naturally, so has the practice of photographing one’s self. For this feature, I profile seven photographers who bring new life and energy to one of the oldest photographic genres.
From reducing ocean waste and environmental degradation to hate-speech-detecting AI, these innovative advertising and social campaigns use creative ingenuity to help make the world a better place.