Author Archives: HurleyMediaLLC

DEATH VALLEY: Painted Light

Death Valley is the lowest, driest and hottest area in North America. Located about 150 miles west of Las Vegas near the border of California and Nevada, it straddles an area of about 3,000 square miles (7,800 km). A land of extremes and … Continue reading

MEMENTO MORI: Testament to Life

A poignant memorial to the victims of Colombia’s ongoing, armed conflict, the images in MEMENTO MORI: Testament to Life are at once majestic, accessible, and deeply moving.  The book consists of three bodies of work: Drifting Away, images of articles … Continue reading

Working with a Publisher: Case Studies of Successful Photo Book Projects

Joanna Hurley with Andrew Beckham and Brenda Biondo Saturday, March 7 4:30-6:30 pm Location: CPAC Gallery, 1513 Boulder St. Denver Tickets: $10 members, $15 non-members Open to All *** LIMITED SEATING: Reserve your seat today! *** Publishing Your Photo Book: Case … Continue reading

IRELAND: One Island, No Borders

Ireland is a place of mystical, enduring appeal for many, including the millions of Americans who claim its heritage—over one-sixth the current U.S. population, according to the latest census. IRELAND: One Island, No Borders presents the country as seen through … Continue reading

THE JUNGLE AT THE DOOR: A Glimpse of Wild India

The Jungle at the Door is inspired by Joan Myers’s encounters with jungles and animals in remote areas of India, and by Kipling’s Just So Stories, which she read, as many of us did, as a child. The Jungle at the Door is … Continue reading

DARK BEAUTY: Photographs of New Mexico

DARK BEAUTY: Photographs of New Mexico By Jack Parsons Introduction by Frederick Turner Originally published in 2011 by Hudson Hills Press and now available through George F. Thompson Publishing. Jack Parsons has been investigating the light, landscapes and cultures of … Continue reading

Notes on the Artist Statement

One of the biggest problems I have seen consistently during the reviews that I have participated in over the last ten years is that many photographers do not know how to talk or write cogently about their work. (The other … Continue reading

Brian Rutenberg


HOOP By Bill Bamberger Essay by Richard B. Woodward Forthcoming from George F. Thompson Publishing Basketball is the only major league and Olympic ballgame that was invented by North Americans.  Its popularity in the U. S. is near mythic, matched … Continue reading

HIDDEN ALCATRAZ: The Fortress Revealed

HIDDEN ALCATRAZ: The Fortress Revealed Edited by Steve Fritz & Deborah Roundtree Preface by Peter Coyote Introduction by John Martini Afterword by Thom Sempere Published by University of California Press May 2011 Much has been written about Alcatraz—its infamous history … Continue reading

On This Earth: Photographs from East Africa

Cuba: Picturing Change

Domestic Vacations

Americans In Kodachrome

New Mexico Revisited

The Photographic Artifacts of Timothy O’Sullivan

Hard Twist: Western Ranch Women

The Jazz Pictures

Descending the Dragon

Eakins and the Photograph