Entry Title: "Triathletes"
Name: Ethan Pines , United States
Category and Expertise: Self-Promotion, Professional

Entry Description: A personal self-promotion series exploring the pitfalls of athleticism. Real life isn’t all triumphant jocks and victory celebrations, and it’s about time someone told the truth. Created on location in Santa Monica, CA.

About the Artist:

Ethan Pines is an award-winning photographer who grew up on a small ranch in Los Angeles, headed east for college (U. Penn) and graduate school (Columbia), then returned to Los Angeles to pursue his calling. He is a master at crafting light, composing images, staging stories and creating visual drama. He has photographed ad campaigns for Universal Studios, Casio, Chambord, HomeAway and others, and his work has appeared repeatedly in Wired, The New York Times, Los Angeles magazine, Angeleno and The Wall Street Journal, and. His images have been honored by the Communication Arts Photo Annual, the American Photography Annual, the International Photography Awards and American Photo’s Images of the Year. He is also an Eagle Scout and a Nitrox-certified scuba diver. More at www.ethanpines.com.