Dispatches: Steve Reisch

Creating a Dispatch with photographer Steve Reisch was a somewhat last minute score.(I just realized something is wrong with my mic….but Steve sounds fine.I’ve had several XLR cables go bad recently.) Steve had an opening at the Center for Contemporary … Read More

Dispatches: Henry Horenstein

Photographer Henry Horenstein has completed somewhere between thirty and forty traditionally published books. I don’t have to tell you how incredible this is, but I do need to tell you the range of book is equally impressive. From children’s books … Read More

Dispatches: Eric Labastida

1998 Eric in his element. Tijuana, Mexico.Original on Kodachrome I met Eric Labastida in 1996 while covering the Republican convention in downtown San Diego. We were both TRI-X shooting, Leica wielding documentary “kids” who were Hell bent on anything Magnum. … Read More

Dispatches: Charlene Winfred

Sometimes the stars align and people cross unlikely paths. This past week in Santa Fe was evidence of this alignment. Charlene Winfred, photographer/writer/filmmaker and perpetual traveler was in rapidly cooling off New Mexico. And so was I. I pounced. “Hey, … Read More

Dispatches: Paul Gero

Okay you photogs out there, this one if for you. Now, some of what Paul Gero and I talk about is going to make sense to only a handful of people going back twenty years. Other things will make sense … Read More

Dispatches: Ann-Christine Woehrl

I met Ann-Christine at a party back in the day. At a photo festival in Florida. Didn’t see her again until years later. We were in Paris during the attacks. Then in Miami again for another event and have been … Read More

Dispatches: Nicholas Fahey

Nicholas Fahey is a photographer, curator, publisher and also happens to be part of the Fahey/Klein Gallery which is the oldest photography gallery in Los Angeles. Avedon, Beard, Karsh, Klein, Leibowitz, Ritts, Penn, etc. This is a TINY fraction of … Read More

Dispatches: Chris Orwig

Flare? What flare? I don’t know what you’re talking about. Chris Orwig is a surfer, photographer, dad and author. He also does other stuff like build things, play things and he asks a lot of questions. In fact, this might … Read More

Dispatches: Elana Schlenker

A side story. As you know, I haven’t been a photographer in many years now, and I’m always telling anyone who will listen that photography is a skill that is improved by repetitive motion, so I do the interview with … Read More

Dispatches: Zoë Sadokierski

Australia turned out to be a trip of audio difficulties, but even with a blown XLR cable and ONE working microphone Zoë Sadokierski is a voice that comes through in surround sound. For ANYONE with an interest in books, design, … Read More

Dispatches: Lorenzo Princi

Within minutes of meeting Lorenzo Princi you know you are in the company of someone who is creative to the core. Driven to do. Design, photography, layout, interviews, art direction and much more. I came to know Lorenzo through his … Read More

Dispatches: Catherine Leutenegger

Every once in a while I find a photographer or a body of work that resonates with me in a very specific way. In the case of Catherine Leutenegger’s “Kodak City” I found a body of work that haunted from … Read More

Dispatches: Nick Hannes

Lesson learned. If you try to do an audio interview from the 20th floor of a high rise hotel in a downtown area you might pick up a local radio station through your audio recorder. That station might in fact … Read More

Dispatches: Saeed Taji Farouky

I’ve been fascinated by Afghanistan since my early days in college. I found a book titled “Afghanistan 1980-1990” by Edward Grazda and I was impressed that a place like Afghanistan could exist in the modern world. Ed was a black … Read More

Dispatches: Steve Nalepa

I met Steve Nalepa back in the early 1990’s. I was prowling the streets of Los Angeles as a Kodak rep and Steve was publishing art books. I can honestly say I was lucky to have met him. A Yale … Read More

Dispatches: Joe Buissink

Joe Buissink is a photographer. But let’s go back to 1999. I’m in Santa Fe doing a workshop and a fellow student looks at my work and says “You know, you could be shooting weddings full time.” My first thought … Read More

Dispatches: Douglas Kirkland

I’ve spent the bulk of my adult life in photography. Granted the last five years have been fringe, but prior to that I was stuck right smack dab in the middle of it. Over my life I’ve encountered a range … Read More

Dispatches: Ron Haviv

I wanted to give this interview a proper place amid my other interviews. As you know we are working with Ron on a project titled “The Lost Rolls” which is getting ready to launch. Book, magazine, website and exhibitions in … Read More