Alan Chin For the past ten years photojournalist Alan Chin has covered conflicts in Iraq, Bosnia, and Kosovo, Afghanistan, Central Asia, and the Middle East. In September of 2005 Chin made the first of many trips to photograph the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in Louisiana and Mississippi. He contributes reguarly to the New York Times, Newsweek, and Time Magazine. The New York Times nominated his Kosovo coverage for the Pulitzer Prize twice, in 1999 and 2000. Alan is represented by The Sasha Wolf Gallery in New York City and is a featured contributor to BagNewsNotes.
Bettina Stammen is currently a freelance photo editor and worked at publications including Vanity Fair, ESPN ‘the Magazine’, and Money Magazine. Until 2005 she was the founding photo editor for the school publishing division of Time Magazine which collaborated with publishing companies such as Glencoe and Harcourt. She worked on several book projects including “Girls Like Us” by Sheilla Weller, publicity tour photos for “Are We Rome?” by Cullen Murphy, and a biography of Alan Greenspan by Michael Sivy. Before heading to midtown in 1998 she worked as a full time editor for Ken Regan/Camera 5 and shot publicity stills for several independent movies and television shows including Larry King live.
BEN GARVIN is a staff photographer and videographer for the Pioneer Press in St. Paul, Minnesota. His work has appeared in Time, Newsweek, People, US News, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and others. He has been a featured speaker for the National Press Photographers Association and numerous universities including the University of Minnesota and MacAlestar College. His recognitions include 2007 Minnesota Photographer of the Year and 1st place awards in the National Press Photographers Association, the Minnesota and New England Press Photographers Associations, the Associated Press and the Society for Newspaper Design. He earned a degree in visual journalism from the Rochester Institute of Technology and, before moving to Minnesota, worked for the Christian Science Monitor in Boston and the Concord Monitor in New Hampshire. Mr. Garvin lives in South Minneapolis with his wife Jessica and two boys.
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