Innovators: Justin Maxon, Self-Defined

Justin Maxon
Justin Maxon

Justin Maxon, the 2011 winner of NPPA's Cliff Edom “New America Award,” is on a personal quest to “expand the boundaries of photojournalistic representation” and unfold the complex wrinkles of private moments.

In NPPA's latest installment of "Innovators," author Bruce Young delves into Maxon's personality and the thinking behind his gritty, complex images of the impoverished and often violent community of Chester, PA, images that include multiple exposures and scenes that are heavily affected by technique. 

Read Young's "Justin Maxon: Self-Defined" article here in NPPA's feature, "Innovators."