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Sara Fahling Explores the Aftermath of Loss with Fabric and Photography

Posted by on February 20, 2018 | Student Photography

Photo © Sara Fahling

  Indiana University MFA student Sara Fahling‘s thesis tackles a variety of subjects: death, family, grief, acceptance and experimentation, to name a few. The body of work titled Unmended is, she writes, “an exploration of familial legacy in the aftermath of loss.” The work merges photographs of her grandparent’s home with fabrics in an intimate and meaningful... More

In “Hanging Out,” Alessandra Sanguinetti Captures Teenagers In Their Natural Environments

Posted by on February 7, 2018 | Student Photography

USA. Long Beach, California. 2017. On weekends, Adrianna Luna (17), Raeven Dickerson (17), and their friends walk around The Pike, near the Long Beach port, and swap news about their latest fixations — Icelandic rap artists, sneaker art, thrift shopping.

For “Hanging Out,” a series that appeared in the December 2017 issue of The California Sunday Magazine, Alessandra Sanguinetti traveled around California, photographing teen cliques being themselves. Sanguinetti approached her subjects with confidence, thinking that she already knew what adolescence was like, having experienced it herself. “I was bracing for silly, noisy and arrogant knots... More

An Exhibition at the ICP Showcases The Work of Advanced-Track Students

Posted by on January 16, 2018 | Photographer Interviews, Student Photography

Image © Carolina Saez

Featuring the work of nine students who attended the advanced-track program at the International Center of Photography (ICP), flēan is an exhibition of images that attempts to peel back societal expectations and conventions, and reveal the tender soul of the artist beneath. The title takes its name from an old English word that means to... More

Now on View: A Perspective on America From its Next Generation

Posted by on November 21, 2017 | Contests/Events, Student Photography

Earlier this year, the School of Visual Arts in New York City sent out an open call to high school students in America, asking for photography submissions that represented students’ individual perspectives about the state of the country. The resulting gallery exhibition, “2017 America” is now on view at SVA Gramercy Gallery. The show features... More

Building a Team: Advice from Lifestyle Fashion Shooter Dixie Dixon

Posted by on November 1, 2017 | Student Photography

Commercial fashion photographer Dixie Dixon is one of the sixteen original U.S. Nikon Ambassadors. Just a few years out of college, the 20-something has established herself as a business-savvy lifestyle fashion photographer. Last week, she shared her wealth of knowledge with audience members at a PDNedu panel at PhotoPlus Expo called “Creating a Sustainable Career.”... More

Observations in Black and White

Posted by on October 24, 2017 | Student Photography

In Theo Carol’s black-and-white photography, he illustrates human emotion and encounters both present and implied—empty seats are pushed back from a cluttered dining table beneath two formal portraits, a child is obscured by laundry hanging out to dry, picture-taking tourists form an almost-perceptible network of sight lines. A junior at Syosset High School in Long... More