Yuri Jossa is a self-taught photographer based in Northern New Jersey / New York City, USA
His favorite photographers, film directors and designers include Storm Thorgerson, Dave McKean, Guy Bourdin, Eugenio Recuenco, Chris Cunningham, David La Chapelle, Misha Gordin, Gregory Crewdson, Glen Wexler, Stephane Sednaoui, Steven Klein, David Ferrua, Dah Len, Melvin Sokolsky, Chris Von Wangenheim, Hiro, Marco Glaviano, Philip Dixon, Joel Peter Witkin, Andreas H Bitesnich, Christopher micaud, Herb Ritts and many others.
Yuri sees cameras and lighting equipment as just another tool to create interesting images, and he is not bound to any particular style, camera or manufacturer...Anything goes: Digital, 35mm, 6x7 film cameras, flatbed scanners, physical collages, digital manipulation, candle lighting, studio Photofoto lighting packs...etc
His website is at www.zenphoto.com
You can e-mail Yuri at firstname.lastname@example.org
Yuri will be taking part in the project as a responding photographer so please visit his page to see his 26 photographs throughout the year.