David Surowiecki is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and began his career as a newspaper photojournalist before transitioning to magazine work, shooting fashion and portraiture. Now based in New York, Surowiecki spent the majority of the past decade living and working in Europe, where his client list includes international editions of Harper's Bazaar, Elle, Esquire, In Style, and Marie Claire among others.
His iconic images of the World Trade Center tragedy in New York on September 11th were seen around the world and were recognized by the World Press Photoand Pictures of the Year International competitions.
This week's interview was conducted by Pattie McNab who runs her own visual media company, McMushroom Media, which includes PJ Photo Editors, a consultancy that helps professional photographers reach their full potential. Before working for herself Pattie was a photo editor at The AP and Getty Images, collaborating with photographers on spot news and longer-term photo stories. She lives in NYC with her husband and two children.
Next week we'll examine this image by a caregiver/photographer Jim Mortram:
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