A road trip is synonymous with nostalgia; they are opportunities for memorable moments of exploration and experience. The best road trips are the ones that offer us indelible experiences - experiences touching the things and people that we barely get to know and may never see again, but which leave lifelong impressions.
Where have you been? What and whom did you see? How did you see them? Whether it was from a convertible or a bicycle, on trailer or train, boat, parachute or via your own two feet, you’ve captured the essence of the freedoms and inspirations we feel being ‘on the road’. Show us the photographic moments you’ve captured that will inspire our next trip.
Juror: Douglas Beasley
Our Juror for “Road Trip” is Douglas Beasley, Photographer and Educator. He has taught at the University of Hawaii, Carleton College, University of Minnesota, and the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. As Founder and Director of Vision Quest Photo Workshops (www.vqphoto.com), Doug is offering his insights, emphasizing personal expression and creative vision, from New Mexico to Peru, China to Africa.
Doug photographs a variety of fine-art based commercial and editorial assignments internationally – check out his client list at douglasbeasley.com. He is represented by galleries from Hollywood to Italy, and is the recipient of numerous fellowships, grants, and awards. His first book, “Japan; A Nisei’s First Encounter,” shows us his journey to his mother’s homeland. His second book "Earth Meets Spirit" will be out in the Fall of 2011 (Five Continents Editions, Milan, Italy).