Entries by scottlondon

Burning Man 2016

For all the talk about Burning Man going mainstream, it still represents something rather rare and wonderful—a weeklong celebration of freeform creativity and radical self-expression. It was my 13th year covering the event as a photographer. The experience never gets old…

Rolling Stone’s Best of 2015

Thanks to Rolling Stone for including one of my photos from Burning Man in their selection of best images from 2015. The photo was originally part of a series of 21 images of mine that ran back in September (“See Trippy, Surreal Photos From Burning Man 2015“). What’s really trippy and surreal is seeing my work alongside that […]

Solstice 2016

Each year at the end of June, Santa Barbara, California, officially kicks off summer with a three-day solstice party. The highlight of the weekend is a parade famous for its whimsical floats, colorful stiltwalkers, goofy performance artists, Brazilian drummers, and giggling kids donning masks, costumes, and painted faces, and of course the amazing samba dancers wearing […]

Painted Desert

The Painted Desert series grew out a collaboration with the performance troupe Vessel. Part photography, part costume design, and part interactive performance, the project was commissioned by the Mesa Arts Center last year.

Peace at Heart

The Nobel Peace Prize has been an ongoing project of mine for the past ten or so years. I’ve been covering the laureates and the annual award ceremonies, concerts, and other events. My work is included in a new book, Peace at Heart, edited by Linda Netland and published by the Nobel Peace Center in […]