Today’s interview is with Mason Smith, a seventeen year old from Dallas, Texas. An artistically gifted student at St. Mark’s School of Texas, Mason conveys the brief, yet significant instances of everyday life through photography. This year, Mason had the honor of receiving an appointment from the Association of Texas Photography Instructors to shoot alongside the state’s top ten adolescent photographers in the Texas Imagemaker Team. He was kind enough to take some time off his busy schedule and talk about his incredible work.
Here, YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHERS CAN
This summer I had the chance to attend JCamp, a great program hosted by the Asian-American Journalists’ Association. During my time at Washington DC, I was fortunate enough to attend Jim Colton’s lecture explaining the current state of photography, and what makes a great photo great. When I got back to Austin, I knew I wanted to share some of Jim’s knowledge, wisdom, and experience on Teen Photo.
Today’s interview is with Linh Dan Nguyen Phan, a 16 year old photographer from Hanoi,Vietnam. Dan uses photography, painting, and other art forms to express what can’t be said with words.