Ed Glazar is a photojournalist born in Dirty Jersey and currently working at the Gillette News Record in Wyoming. “I don’t have any complex metaphors or long words to describe my work. I learned to make photographs with a cheap Nikon film camera and a book after realizing.” Glazar earned a Bachelors of Arts from Evergreen State College. He’s had photos published by the New York Times, the Village Voice among other publications. Glazar is also the photographer and co-author of BIKE NYC, a unique guide book for city cyclists.
For Daniel Brenner, curiosity has been a compass to explore. Most of his documentary life has been spent at newspapers in Missouri, Wyoming, and Michigan celebrating people being uncommon. Now, he is a freelance photographer back in his hometown Denver, Colorado. He has a life goal to win the claw machine.
Nineteen-year-old Cameron Hoerth lives in Manitowoc, WI and has been making photographs for 5 years. He works in Real Estate photography, but when making images for himself, he shoots primarily in black and white film and develops himself. He finds inspiration in minimalism.
Proud Yankee and Illinois Native, Nicole Hester has interned at The Hays Daily News in Hays, Kansas, The Bay City Times in Bay City Michigan and The Ann Arbor News in Ann Arbor Michigan. She currently is working in Natchez, Mississippi as the staff photographer for The Natchez Democrat. Also a retired waitress and florist, Nicole finds inspiration documenting life’s outsiders and underdogs, the blue collar working man, and anyone else she connects with.[/one_fourth][/row]
Alex Wroblewski (b. 1987) is a student at Columbia College Chicago, and is originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He started pursuing his bachelor’s degree in 2013 with the recommendation of an editor, while stringing for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Before attending college he worked as a truck driver, welder, barista, amongst other jobs. Since then he has covered the gun violence in Chicago, the war against ISIS in Iraq, and the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. He will be interning at The New York Times during the summer of 2016, and plans on working overseas afterwards.
George Lamboley is an Illinois-based photographer that enjoys documenting the highs and lows of modern existence. When not working with photography George enjoys coffee, reading fiction, sleeping late, and music of all sorts.
Chelsea Sanders is a commercial and editorial photographer based in Bloomington, Indiana and is the creative force behind Blueline Media Productions. “The passion is in my soul. I’d be dead if I didn’t have an avenue or medium to get out all this nonsense in my head,” she says of her work.
Isaac Smith is a multi-platform journalist living and working in southern Illinois. With a strong belief in documenting one’s own backyard, he is dedicated to telling the story of community through photographs, audio, and video. He has received honors from the Illinois Press Photographers Association and the Illinois Press Association.[/one_third][/row][/section]
Nathan Pearce is a photographer based in Southern Illinois. He also works in an auto body repair shop. “I am a photographer and also a photobook and zine maker. I do the latter because in our digital world photographs are rarely printed. There is something really special about seeing your work in print now. My work focuses on the Midwest and my experience in it,” he says of himself.