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March 2, 2009

Stuart Pilkington has his newest project off the ground and running. The 50 States Project is:

"The 50 States Project has brought together 50 photographers from across the USA.

Each photographer lives in one of the 50 States and during the year long project each photographer will represent the State where they live. Every two months each photographer will be sent an assignment by e-mail, they then have two months to produce one image in response. The images must represent both their style and the State in which they live."

The first assignment "people" seems to have been a success. This should be a great project and I encourage all of you to follow it throughout the year.

"Victoria and her dogs, Coldfoot, Alaska" © Ben Huff

"Laurin" © Maury Gortemiller

"Ice" © Katie Koti


Anonymous said...

Did you get Idaho?
Where is your picture?

Shawn Gust said...

Yes, I am representing Idaho. Go to the site and you will see my photo.

kohlton said...

Hey there fella,
Your work is looking really good, just came across it for the first time. Glad to see an active photographer from relatively the same area as myself. I'm from spokane, wa!
Keep up the good work, man.

Eva said...

I've loved following the 50 states project--your work is phenomenal! Especially liked your "Habitat" shot.

I work with an organization called First Person Arts, and we're looking for documentary photographers to help spread the word about our nationwide competition First Person America: In These Hard Times. We're a Philadelphia-based non-profit organization dedicated to memoir and documentary art in all forms, and this year our goal is to attract essays, photos and films from all 50 states documenting how individuals and communities are coping with economic challenges. You can find out more about the competition, prizes and judges at