If you happen to stumble upon photographer Susannah H. Snowden '95 on assignment, look down.
"In my pursuit of the unique angle, I find myself on the ground constantly," she says. "It's not uncommon for me to be lying in the middle of the street for a photojournalism assignment. When I'm looking through that lens, nothing else intrudes. I block out the world and sensation. I am concentrating so hard that I can hold a position like that without it bothering me."
That's a good thing because one of her recent photo assignments had her 150 feet under the Aegean Sea, off the coast of Turkey, where she had to concentrate on shooting while avoiding poisonous scorpion fish. The shoot was the fulfillment of a lifelong dream that combined all of her passions-archeology, photography, scuba diving and travel-into one adventure. [Read more...]