lebanon… the book

i am excited to announce the creation of my first photo book, with words and photography on the subject of lebanon.  here’s a preview. lebanon will be a mixture of color and black… Continue reading

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daydreaming

my view at barton springs this past weekend.  shot with the iphone.  nothing spectacular, but it captured the mood…  can’t wait to have the same view in just a few short days…

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flipnotics again

a mermaid saw a swimming lad, and picked him up for her own. pressed her body to his body, laughing, and plunging down, forgot in cruel happiness… that even lovers drown. It Ain’t… Continue reading

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la rade

as i sit silent, i reflect on my recent experiences in lebanon.  and though my thoughts remain dimmed and disoriented, in some sort of schizophrenic fervor, my senses heighten and align when yann… Continue reading

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prague

i was lucky enough to have a 9 hour layover in prague on my way home from lebanon. all images © andrew r. slaton | photographer 2009

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lebanon… day 7

all images © andrew r. slaton | photographer 2009

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lebanon… day 6

all images © andrew r. slaton | photographer 2009

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lebanon… day 5

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lebanon… day 4

wandering about beirut.   war torn, yet bustling with hope for a better future.   a land of contrasts to say the least. all images © andrew r. slaton | photographer 2009

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lebanon… day 3

american university of beirut hamra, near where i’m staying. viva lebanon!!! downtown beirut with mountains in the distance.  very hazy… my humble abode.  walid was nice enough to let me take over this… Continue reading

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lebanon …day 2

al jnub (the south) of lebanon is very beautiful.  but it’s also high security, because of it’s proximity to israel, and a relatively strong hezbollah presence. basketball.  lebanese style.  we met an american… Continue reading

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lebanon… day 1

my host, rev. walid, naps after picking me up from the airport at 3 am.  “everyone that comes from the west gets in at that time… i’m used to it.” peter, said’s boy,… Continue reading

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aupa athletic!

morning in gordexola.  the trees and hills never get old to me. we were getting excited on our way to el estadio de san mames… la catedral.  ac bilbao was playing that evening.… Continue reading

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despues de la lluvia

bilbao in spring.  it rains almost every day for a few hours.  but after the rain stops… la luz.   barrika cliffs. sopelana beach cliffs. we took a day trip to san juan… Continue reading

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bilbao, y mas

teba picked me up and took me straight to the little park in artxanda mountain that overlooks bilbao. wow.  what a view. my first look at the bay of biscay.  really, my first… Continue reading

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chasing sunrise

today, the sun came up seven hours early. the plane was shaking.  i don’t much like it when planes that i happen to be riding in shake. quite impersonally, a man hands me… Continue reading

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the old country

as i’ve been preparing for my trip to spain and lebanon, i’ve been thinking a lot about my grandfather, Casey Cohlmia. papa passed away in 2004 unexpectedly. i felt it was too early.… Continue reading

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we are the swarm

unfortunately, i wasn’t able to make it down to austin last week for sxsw.  however, all was not lost.  dallas reaps some of the benefits of south-by simply due to proximity.  so, when… Continue reading

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cover shoot

a few weeks ago i had a cover shoot for american motorcyclist magazine.  the subject was Mike Kraft, an iraq war vet, with a true love for motor bikes. now, i’ve never been… Continue reading

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and so it begins…

i’m back in austin this weekend for a shoot, and once again i’m wondering why i don’t live here.  right now:  i’m at my favorite burger, beer, and darts joint, crown and anchor,… Continue reading

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vegas redeemed

i traveled to las vegas a few weeks ago.  not my favorite place in the world.  but this time it wasn’t for a bachelor party or an extravagant birthday weekend.  i went with some friends… Continue reading

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