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Woman’s March Oakland, 2017

On January 21, 2017, hundreds of thousands took to the streets in Oakland, California (& millions across the country) in a historic march for human rights, civil liberties, & social justice for all. Following the great tradition of protest in California, the older...

Taylor Wessing & the Portrait

The Taylor Wessing Prize. It’s not often I submit images to competition, but the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize via the National Portrait Gallery in London is a prestigious award I couldn’t resist. Did I get in? No. But I got through many, many gates....

Podcast: Chasing Cheetahs

Podcast on MakeYouFamous: Chasing Cheetahs with Marcy Mendelson Marcy Mendelson has been documenting in advocating for wildlife in Africa for a decade. In this shot for media organizations like National Geographic and a far. She runs Geo-watch and runs safaris to...

I am not a Visual Storyteller

Samburu Warriors celebrate their new status in the community in Northern Kenya, 2013 (uncropped / unretouched) I am not a visual storyteller. Let me type that again: I am not a Visual Storyteller. I am a photographer, a photojournalist, a fine-art photographer, a...

Prague’s Velvet Revolution 25th Anniversary

November 17, 2014… Prague, The Czech people celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Velvet Revolution with demonstrations, street theater and political commentary. Demonstrators show symbolic red cards to Czech President Milos Zeman. The Velvet Carnival offers the...

Mauerfall * 25 Years * Lichtgrenze

View from the East Side Gallery 9th of November 2014 Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, 8,000 illuminated balloons trace the course of the former border that once separated East and West. The light installation commemorating the fall of the Wall is...

Announcing Metaphor Images

I am proud to announce joining Metaphor Images: Metaphor Images is an international documentary photographer`s collective. Metaphor is a photographic agency and archive specialising in contemporary issues beyond current media concerns. It`s contributing photographers...

Collaborative Work circa 2001

Collaboration with writer & poet, Ben Pleasants for his piece ‘My Blue Sweater’. See it & read it in the back pages of his work Visceral...

Sex Guitars n’ Rock n’ Roll

I love film. Shot in 2003 my dear friend’s custom guitar fashion show at the Red Devil Lounge in San Francisco. Nikon n90s. FILM. Shot on film in '03 a raucous rock n' roll fashion show in San Francisco featuring custom...

I Love Film

A brief respite from the landscapes, and living in the city calls for a human in the shot… a young man whose timeless image reminds me of classic North Beach, San Francisco. The cafes, hills, fog, poets…. all images shot on 35mm film with a Nikon...

London Calling

After winning the London Calling 2009 Competition, I was interviewed by MyArtSpace. Q. Marcy, you have been selected as one of the top winners of the MyArtSpace London Calling competition. The juror panel for London Calling included Vanessa DesClaux (The TATE Modern),...

Roma, 1993

In the fall of ’93, I was studying in Florence, Italy as a metalsmithing & jewelry major. I lived with an Italian woman on a narrow winding street between the Basilica of Santa Croce and the Uffizi Gallery. A benefit of studying in Florence were field trips to...

The Cheetah

Cheetah? Yes, CHEETAH…. A summary of the project: Once widespread across arid Africa, into the Middle East and east to India, the cheetah has suffered dramatic declines over the last century. It now lives in Africa, and a few survive in Iran. Hunted for their spotted...

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Currently I'm working on my new film, Chasing Cheetah, based in Namibia; a documentary road trip searching for the cheetah in the midst of human-wildlife conflict.