James Nachtwey

One of my favorite photographers is James Nachtwey. He’s best known as a war photographer and is well recognized for his extreme work. Nachtwey’s work always caught my attention because he would take pictures...

Alex Noriega

The document photographer I chose is Alex Noriega. He has been shooting for seven years, his main focus is landscape photography. I chose him because his pictures have a nice mood to them. Through...

Michael Crouser

MichaelCrouser was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and eventually graduated from Saint John’s University. He began taking photographs when he was 14-years- old, where he set up a dark room in his parent’s basement. While...

Matt Black

  The documentary photographer whose work I admire is Matt Black. He is no stranger to California, but has taken the time to document and shoot in over one hundred communities through 44 of...

Margaret Bourke-White

Margaret Bourke-White

By Dion Ronquillo The reason I chose Margaret Bourke-White was the picture of Ghandi sitting near a spindle caught my attention. When I furthered my research on Margaret Bourke-White, I found that she used...

William Albert Allard

By Kelsey Gentile William Albert Allard is a photographer and writer. He has done a great deal of work for National Geographic and Magnum Photos. Allard has also published five books over his career....

Fish Photos

By Nadia El-Tawil Corey Arnold is not only a photographer, but also a commercial fisherman by trade. He is 36 years old and is from Vista, CA. Since 1995, he has worked seasonally as a...

Richard Avedon

  By Heidi-Andra Smith As a photographer, my personal portfolio has grown a lot since I first started, I think the major part of its progress can take credit from the portraiture I’ve done, it has...

Gordon Parks

By Josh Castillo Born on November 30, 1912, in Fort Scott, Kansas, Gordon Parks was a prolific self-taught photographer, writer, composer and filmmaker who became the first African-American photographer for Life and Vogue magazines.

DEATH SENTENCE!

Text by Bruce Berman This is a stunning photo essay on “Death Row” in a teenage woman’s prison in Tehran, Iran. The photos are enlightening. The captions are essential and illuminating. Consider the “miracle”...

THE LANDSCAPE OF WAR

The landscape of war: Simon Norfolk. SEE: http://www.simonnorfolk.com/pop.html

Life on Fremont

Las Vegas, NV – Hundreds of people flock to Las Vegas in hopes of winning it big. But many take a different method to making money. They go to the streets. Many locals or...

Rough Rodeo – Behind the Scenes

The NMSU Rodeo team practices on a dedicated schedule, with the Bull Riders and Bronc riders (or some call them roughies) practicing once a week. The life of a rodeo athlete can be rough,...

Samantha Lee

Samantha Lee, 26, Shiprock, NM, Senior at NMSU, nursing student, graduating in Spring 2017 “I’m grateful to follow in my family’s footsteps. Healthcare is what we all are in. My aunt is a pharmacist...

FLIPPING FOOD

Jorge Villareal Jr. is in his fourth year of college studying digital filmmaking at New Mexico State University’s Creative Media Institute. Before moving to Las Cruces for school, Jorge lived in El Paso Texas...

Universities turned upside down

“I would change the way NMSU is perceived as ‘just a state school.’ Because the decorated and proud history behind this land grant university should be seen as a groundbreaking institution that develops future...

LET US START FROM THE TOP

Jaqui Torres works as a student-teacher for an elementary school in Chamberino NM and is a senior in the education program at NMSU. Her passion for education does not go unnoticed when you hear...

Turning the World Upside Down

Las Cruces, N.M. – Many university students have ideas on how they would turn their community upside down. There are many things that could be done to change the community around us. Mikhala Churchman,...