Jean-Marie Vives was one of the first matte painters for films in France, working on acclaimed movies by Alain Resnais and Jean-Pierre Jeunet. His photographs are so masterfully created that they often look like paintings, and likewise, his paintings are often as detailed and convincing as photographs.
Jodi Cobb retraces her groundbreaking career, including the project "The Enigma of Beauty," an exploration through 10 countries on six continents to investigate cultural notions of beauty and the science behind sexual attraction.
As a former advertising photographer, and one of the first users of numerical assembly in photography, Jean-François Rauzier created the concept of “hyperphoto,” a term that essentially means putting together many high resolution images into a collage.
Stanley Smith has exhibited his work widely in galleries and museums all over the United States, most recently in the 2008 exhibition Smoke and Mirrors at the Seattle Art Museum and in 2009 at the University Art Gallery at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo.