Thursday, October 22, 2009

3. Andrew Zuckerman

Andrew Zuckerman (born in Washington, DC in 1977) is an American photographer. After an internship at the International Center of Photography in New York, he attended the School of Visual Arts to study photography and film, where he graduated in 1999. His work has been commissioned extensively for multiple brands throughout the world and has received many awards, including D&AD, One Show, BDA, and multiple annuals. His first film, High Falls, premiered at Sundance Film Festival in 2007 before going on to win for best short narrative at the Woodstock Film Festival.

He has published three photography books. Creature, a portrait series of animals, was released worldwide in November 2007 to critical acclaim and is now in its fourth printing. Wisdom, a book, film, and traveling exhibition released in October 2008, is an ongoing production with multiple volumes made with the support of Archbishop Desmond Tutu; Andrew traveled the globe to photograph and interview the world’s most eminent elders, from Judi Dench to Nelson Mandela, creating a comprehensive account of their perspectives on life. The latest book, Bird, is a visual study of birds from the rarest to the most common and will be available in October 2009.

Check out Mr. Zuckerman's famous portfolio HERE

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