Sarah Bradley began copy editing for photo-eye for the online launch of photo-eye Magazine in 2008. She has been instrumental in the growth of photo-eye Blog, acting as editor and a major contributor, and took over as editor of photo-eye Magazine in 2012. Bradley received her BA in English from Boston University. Her writing, sculptures and costumes can be found on her blog sebradley.blogspot.com.
Melanie McWhorter was born and raised in upstate South Carolina. She is a regular contributor to the online magazines Fraction and photo-eye and maintains her own photo-related blog, melaniephotoblog.com. McWhorter manages photo-eye's Book Division, curates exhibitions of local photographers in photo-eye Bookstore and organizes the monthly First Wednesday Salon. Her photography has recently been exhibited in Through the Lens: Creating Santa Fe and in The Sweet Escape at the Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL. She is also a co-founder of Finite Foto. McWhorter resides with her family in Santa Fe, NM. www.melaniemcwhorter.com
Erin Azouz was born and raised in Los Angeles and is a photographer, singer/songwriter and graphic designer now based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. In 2009 she received a BFA in Photography & Media from California Institute of the Arts. She worked at CENTER as Programs Manager from 2011-2012 and began working at photo-eye in July 2012 in the bookstore and gallery divisions, as well as VisualServer and Art Photo Index. She is a regular contributor to photo-eye's New Arrivals weekly newsletter and photo-eye Blog. More information can be found at www.erinazouz.com
Blake Andrews is a photographer based in Eugene, OR. He writes about photography at blakeandrewsphoto.com.
Adam Bell is a photographer and writer based in Brooklyn, NY. He received his MFA from the School of Visual Arts, and his work has been exhibited and published internationally. He is the co-editor and co-author, with Charles H. Traub and Steve Heller, of The Education of a Photographer (Allworth Press, 2006). His writing has appeared in Foam Magazine, Afterimage, Lay Flat and Ahorn Magazine. He is currently on staff and faculty at the School of Visual Arts' MFA Photography, Video and Related Media Department. His website and blog are adambbell.com and adambellphoto.blogspot.com.
Daniel W. Coburn
Daniel W. Coburn is a contemporary photographer whose visually arresting images have garnered national and international praise. Selections from his body of work have been featured in prestigious exhibitions at the Los Angeles Center for Digital Art and the Chelsea Museum of Art in New York. In 2007, Coburn was a recipient of the Artist-In-Residence award at Rocky Mountain National Park. He published a photographic essay entitled Rediscovering Paradise which focused on the impact of an overwhelming human presence in the National Park. He was a recipient of the 2008 Kansas Mid-Career Artist Fellowship Award presented by the Kansas Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts. Coburn's prints are held in many public and private collections including The Mulvane Museum of Art, The Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, The Mariana Kistler-Beach Museum of Art and the Moraine Park Museum. Daniel is co-author of a book entitled "Between Earth and Sky" which showcases his collection of photographs from the Midwest. His writings and photographs appear regularly in regional and national publications including Fraction Magazine and photo-eye Magazine. Coburn recieved his BFA with an emphasis in photography from Washburn University where he was the recipient of numerous honors including the prestigious Charles and Margaret Pollak Award. He is currently an instructor and graduate student studying photography at the University of New Mexico.
Antone Dolezal is a New Mexico based photographer and writer. He is a member of the media collective Finite Foto and his writing has appeared in photo-eye Magazine and Fraction Magazine. For more on Antone, please visit his site at www.antonedolezal.com.
Alexandra Huddleston is an American photographer who was born in Freetown, Sierra Leone, and grew up in the Washington, DC area and in West Africa. She holds a BA from Stanford University and an MS in broadcast journalism from Columbia University. Her work has been published in The New York Times, Zeit Magazine, National Geographic Explorer, the Terrance Simien and the Zydeco Experience Grammy Award winning album, and exhibited in group and solo shows worldwide. Her photographs are in the permanent collection of the US Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division and the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of African Art Eliot Elisofon Photo Archives. In 2007 she was awarded a Fulbright Grant to photograph and research the legacy of traditional Islamic scholarship in Timbuktu, Mali. Her current work in progress explores the relationship between modernity and tradition in a pilgrim's life along the Camino de Santiago in northern Spain and the Shikoku Henro a pilgrimage of 88 temples on the island of Shikoku, Japan.
Karen Jenkins earned a Master's degree in Art History, specializing in the History of Photography from the University of Arizona. She has held curatorial positions at the Center for Creative Photography in Tucson, AZ and the Demuth Museum in Lancaster, PA. Most recently she helped to debut a new arts project, Art in the Open Philadelphia, that challenges contemporary artists to reimagine the tradition of creating works of art en plein air for the 21st century.
Christopher J. Johnson
Christopher Johnson is originally from Madison Wisconsin. He came to Santa Fe in 2002 and graduated from the College of Santa Fe majoring in English with an emphasis in poetry. He is a freelance writer and reporter.
Joscelyn Jurich is a freelance journalist and critic whose work has appeared in numerous publications, including the New York Times, Bookforum, Publishers Weekly and the Village Voice.
Shane Lavalette is a photographer, the Publisher and Editor of Lay Flat, as well as the Associate Director of Light Work. He currently lives and works in Upstate New York. www.shanelavalette.com.
Tom Leininger is a photographer and educator based in North Texas. More of his work can be found on his website www.tomleininger.net.
Janelle Lynch is a photographer, teacher, and freelance writer. She is also a 2012–13 Fellow at The Writers' Institute, CUNY Graduate Center. www.janellelynch.net
David Ondrik is an artist, high school teacher and writer who grew up on Albuquerque, New Mexico and now lives in Portland, Oregon. www.artisdead.net
Colin Pantall is a UK-based writer and photographer. He is a contributing writer for the British Journal of Photography and a Senior Lecturer in Photography at the University of Wales, Newport. colinpantall.blogspot.com
Mary Anne Redding
Mary Anne Redding is the Chair of the Photography Department of the Santa Fe University of Art and Design in Santa Fe, NM.
Ellen Rennard is a writer, photographer, and teacher of writing and literature at Groton School in Groton, MA. She graduated from Princeton, where she wrote her thesis on images of Native Americans; she also holds an MA in English from Middlebury. Her articles and reviews have appeared in Fraction Magazine and Photovision; her photographs have appeared in numerous publications, including Black and White and Orion. Images from Rennard's book project on The Downs at Albuquerque were nominated for a New York Photo Festival Book Award in 2009 and won first place in the 2010 Px3 People's Choice Awards for Book Proposal and Documentary Photography.
Faye Robson is an editor of illustrated books, currently based in London, UK. She has worked on photobooks for publishers including Aperture Foundation, New York and Phaidon Press, London, and writes a photo-blog called PLATE platephotoblog.blogspot.com.
George Slade, a longtime contributor to photo-eye, is a photography writer, curator, historian and consultant based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He can be found on-line at rephotographica-slade.blogspot.com.