George Steinmetz

  Best known f­or his exploration photography, George Steinmetz sets out to di­scover the­ ­few remaining secrets in our world today: remote deserts, obscure cultures, the ­mysteries of science and technology. A regular contributor to National Geographic and GEO Magazines, he has explored subjects ranging from the remotest str­etches of Arabia’s Empty Quarter to the­ […]

Sebastião Salgado

  Ask photojournalists to name a peer they admire, and Sebastião Salgado’s name is sure to crop up. The Brazilian is renowned for the long-term projects he undertakes, devoting years at a time to documenting the story of a particular people or the evolution of a certain place. Sebastião Salgado: The silent drama of photographySebastião […]

Mickey Smith

  A Silent Workhorse of the Surfing World Interview: Keane, Photos: Smith Those that partake in the sport of surfing understand the experience.  “Only a surfer knows the feeling” as the saying goes.  For the addicted surfer longing to relive the experience, or for those that do not partake in the sport, water photographs and […]

Before I Die

  Candy Chang is an artist, designer, and urban planner who explores making cities more comfortable and contemplative places. She believes in the potential of introspection and collective wisdom in public space to improve our communities and our personal well-being. She is a TED Senior Fellow, an Urban Innovation Fellow, a World Economic Forum Young Global […]

Pam Longobardi

Pam Longobardi has the eye of an artist, the mind of a scientist, and a heart of an activist.  Take these profound qualities, with a soul deeply tangled with the ocean, and you have the perfect recipe of traits for a person bound for significance.  It seems Pam was born to demonstrate what’s scientifically and socially wrong with our ocean.  Prolific […]


  Every so often an individual comes along that possesses both aptitude and skill coupled with enthusiasm and deep fervor.  As she talked about lack of sleep and committing to art daily, I was reminded of the great Thomas Edison.  In every way, creativity seems to be oozing out of her pours.  If we could […]

The Dark Side of the Lens

                      The Dark Side Of The Lens, a short film from renowned surf photographer Mickey Smith. Smith worked with Allan Wilson (director of photography) from the Astray Collective to present a side to surfing that few of us, as observers or surfers, will glimpse: the […]