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ABOUT

I'm a photographer and curator based in New York City and San Francisco.

I work with a wide range of editorial and commercial clients interested in telling timeless stories that move people. Find a partial client list below.

I am the founding curator of the ongoing Projected exhibit at the International Center of Photography, where I have featured work by over 300 photographers from nearly 50 countries.

I co-founded The Observers where I interview visionaries from the world of photography about their process and favorite photo books

Say hi: hello@wesley.co


PARTIAL CLIENT LIST

Commercial
LinkedIn
Hanes
Airbnb
Sweetgreen
Squarespace
Lyft
Vimeo
Bonobos
J.Crew
Harry's
Birchbox
WeTransfer
Artsy
Knoll
HTC
Honor
Shinola
Apple
Royal Caribbean



Editorial
National Geographic Traveller
New York Magazine
Travel + Leisure
Wired Magazine
Eater
Saveur Magazine
Wildsam Travel Guides
Fast Company
Billboard Magazine
SF Magazine
The Verge
Business Insider
Zagat

Other
Girls Who Code
Dutch Consulate
Hong Kong Tourism Board

Published work: here.

For sets of client work: sets.wesley.co


SOLO EXHIBITIONS
The Line Hotel, Los Angeles
The Invisible Dog, Brooklyn

PUBLISHED BOOKS
2017 - What We Think We Know About Love (Parabo Press)
2018 - Streets of New York (Mendo Press)

OTHER
Instagram, suggested user
Pocket, suggested user
Adobe Sponsored Creative
Exposure, suggested user

 

INQUIRIES:

e-mail: hello@wesley.co

Follow Along On Instagram:
@wesley

UPCOMING TRAVEL
Mexico City
San Francisco
Amsterdam
Stockholm
Beirut
Tokyo

F.A.Q.

Q: Do you shoot executive and staff portraits for companies as well?
A:
Absolutely, one of my favorite ways to help companies tell their story. Read my thoughts on staff portraits done right.

Q: You mention a background in business?
A
: MBA, '03 Maastricht University + Kelley School of Business (IU). I've worked for both startups and global companies in strategy, marketing and business development. I love making strategy and marketing part of my work as a photographer when working with clients.

Q: Any tips on breaking into a creative field?
A: Yes! Here's a medium post about it, and here is a list of recommended reading.

Q: Have you read anything good lately?
A: Yes! I curate a feed of articles about art, nature, and technology for a growing audience of 137K+ subcribers.

Q: Do you do pro-bono work with Non-Profits?
A: Yes! Any time my schedule allows. Write me. Here is an example of a project.

Q: Were you always a photographer/writer?
A: Nope! I wrote about my past professional lives here.

Q: Who designed your logo?
A: The incredible talented Mac Premo kindly lent me his iconic handwriting.

Q: Where do you work?
A: I split my time between NYC and SF. I am part of the amazing co-working space Friends Work Here in Brooklyn and in SF you can find me at various offices. The rest of the time I am in coffee shops somewhere in the world. I wrote about the benefits of the latter in Fast Company.

Friends Work Here
47 Bergen Street 3FL
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Q: Why are you never home?
A: My project One of Many is an ongoing exploration of diverse creative communities outside of NYC and SF. I've captured 600+ creatives in twelve cities, with more to come.

Photo credit: Header image by Chris Michel. picture 1 above by Fons Verhoeve, 2 above by Patrick Michael Chin.