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About The Photographer, Journalist & Author
Lorenzo is an author, a writer and an award-winning street photographer.
Most recently, Lorenzo edited and published a new edition of Jacob Riis's How The Other Half Lives, which is widely considered one of the most important works in American history and is a staple in college courses about photojournalism, social reform and literature.
Throughout 2010, 2011 and 2012, his book, 25 Lessons I’ve Learned about
Since taking up digital photography in 2005, his photography has been featured in fotoMAGAZIN, Germany's premier photo magazine, and his photos have been cited, posted and published by over 330 other blogs, websites, and print publications.
Today, Lorenzo has over 34,000 photographs published on flickr.com—one of the world's most popular photography websites—where his photos have been seen over 6 million times and where he ranks as one of the site's most popular photographers (aka "lorenzodom").
He has been called an "Internet photography sensation" by Time Out New York and is considered a "Flickr star" by Rob Walker, Consumed columnist, for New York Times Magazine.
His photography work is represented worldwide by Getty Images. He is represented by the Vantage Copyright Agency (VCA) for foreign literary rights in Mainland China and Hong Kong and the Bookhearts Agency for Korean Foreign Literary Rights in South Korea.
PRAISE FOR LORENZO! AND 25 LESSONS
Jim Van Meter, Rochester, NY, USA
“Lorenzo is a master. His body of work is some of the very best online and may very well be some of the best being done in the medium today. His street work follows in the tradition of Paul Strand, Cartier-Bresson, Garry Winogrand and Lee Friedlander. Lorenzo’s 25 Lessons are…as seminal as Ansel’s dissertation on the zone system. I found them to be reenergizing, perceptive and extremely useful. I have been touched by his story, his writings and by his work. I can’t imagine anyone not being so.”
Barry Shapiro, Los Angeles, CA, USA
“Lorenzo…has a passion for life, photography and writing. He is a linguistic genius, a storyteller through words and pictures. He captures with his camera the world as he sees it, its feelings, love, beauty and all it has to offer...”
Brenda George, Adelaide, Australia