Archive for November, 2011

Todd Courtney: Place2be New York

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Producer, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist Todd Courtney has found the one person that can keep up with him … New York City. The creative founder of Mammoth Entertainment and Mammoth Ventures finds the time and energy to rally support for his favorite causes, such as charity: water, while also successfully navigating the treacherous waters of film producing, [...]

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Viva Varun: In Madhya Pradesh!

A troupe of Langur Monkeys

Answer to “Where am I?” : Kanha National Park in Madhya Pradesh There are partnerships that were destined to work – Mercedes and Benz, Rolls and Royce, Bombay Sapphire and Schweppes Tonic and in this case, Taj, India’s leading luxury hotel & resorts group, and &Beyond, the world’s finest safari lodge operator. In the past couple [...]

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David de Rothschild: Man On a Mission

Taken with Leica technology by Matthew Grey

“Our aim is simple: To bring just enough magic and wonder into people’s lives to tip the balance of consciousness back into mankind’s favor — to explore it, feel it, respect it and protect it.” David de Rothschild is an adventurer, environmentalist and the founder of MYOO, a meaningful marketing agency, online ‘zine and adventure [...]

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Viva Varun: Where is He Now?

Viva Varun: Where is He Now?

Varun’s on the go, with his Leica V-Lux 2 in tow dropping out of the blue, with one photo and one clue where in the world could he be – do you know? Answer on Facebook, Twitter or below. Tomorrow your misery will be put to rest. For today take your best guess. Here is [...]

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Taylor Davidson: Place2be New York

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Taylor Davidson is a venture capitalist for kbs+p Ventures and a professional business event photographer at Narratively. His photography clients have included Clinton Global Initiative, The Economist, CNN and The Rockefeller Foundation. He can be found on Twitter at @tdavidson. We gave Taylor a D-Lux 5 to document and share his must see NYC spots [...]

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Kevin WY Lee: The Invisible Photographer

RGB Orchard ©Kevin WY Lee

Kevin WY Lee is a street photographer and the founder of The Invisible Photographer Asia (IPA), a street photography and visual documentary that features Asian photographers. In almost a year, he was able to grow the IPA community to over 70,000+ Facebook fans while pushing the art of street photography and visual documentation in Asia. Eric [...]

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Victor Lazaro: Place2be New York

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Born and raised in Paris, Victor Lazaro moved to New York City in 2010. He has studied film making both in Paris and New York and he has worked as a Director and Camera Operator. Victor worked as the EPK Camera Operator on “The Tempest” (Julie Taymor) and “The Mechanic” (Simon West), and as Camera Assistant on “L’Emmerdeur” (Francis Veber). Victor’s personal [...]

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Pierrot Men: Poetry in Black and White

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Marian Nur Goni of Africultures had the chance to speak with Pierrot Men, a key figure in Madagascan photography and well beyond. He just published a monographic series retracing thirty years of work. You can read the interview below in English or in French. Q: Your name is a reference today. I know a lot of [...]

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