Peter Taras Director of Photography Surfing Magazine Peter Taras has spent the better part of his life in the print world. He started interning at local magazines at the age of 16 and was a senior photographer for Surfing Magazine at age 19. By the time he was 22 he was the photo editor of Transworld Surf Magazine where he...
September 21, 2018
Photographer Henry Wessel, who was part of the “New Topographics” movement of the 1970s, died September 20 at his Point Richmond, California home, according to a report in the San Francisco Chronicle. Wessel was 76, and had been suffering from lung cancer, the Chronicle reported. Wessel was best known for his images of the vernacular architecture and built landscapes of... More »
September 20, 2018
Matthew Salacuse is known for being able to deliver interesting, fun portraits under time constraints and suboptimal circumstances. Salacuse says his roots in documentary photography have helped him learn “to take what is given to you.” His easygoing, adaptable demeanor also helps him “collaborate with the sitter and find out what they want from the photo, and then work that... More »
September 10, 2018
Photographer Tania Teschke’s new book, called The Bordeaux Kitchen, celebrates not only the meat and wine at the center of French cuisine, but the saturated fat, too. Released in June by California-based Primal Blueprint Publishing, the 650-page book weaves together food culture and cooking how-to with a “paleo” diet philosophy and the author’s personal journey to culinary enlightenment. Teschke produced... More »