Mark Laita is an award-winning photographer with studios in LA and New York. He has spent most of his career exploring and documenting elements of nature and American cultures and his work has been exhibited in galleries inn the United States and Europe. His distinctive still life photography has been used in advertising for a long list of commerical clients including Sony, Adidas, BMW and Apple. His non-comissioned work has also been widely exhibited.
William Vollman is an American novelist, journalist, short story writer, essayist and winner of the National Book award. His bibliography includes nine novels, three collections of stories and numerous works of non-fiction.