Wendy Brenner’s classic 2005 profile of snake enthusiast Dean Ripa, who died Saturday. By now I’ve grown accustomed (and rather devoted) to Dean’s rhetorical style—outrageous overstatement, subsequent qualification—but I think I recognize something else, something authentic here: a certain strain of introverted misanthropy… | May, 2017
Tyler MacDonald, a Philadelphia native, is a photographer currently based in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, where he studies psychology and photography at Coastal Carolina University. His work focuses on a documentary approach in exploring the land through the use of digital and film methods. View more on his website.
The region of South Carolina coast dubbed the Grand Strand is known for its beaches and attractions that draw millions of people in the summer months. In Above the Surface, Tyler MacDonald looks beyond the popular tourist spots to explore the region’s unique landscape and community.