This is a special short documentary on the streets of Las Vegas for New Years Eve 2015 with Jill Waterman, who has traveled the globe photographing cross cultural rituals of New Years Eve for the past 32 years.
Jill is a photographer, editor, writer, curator, and educator, based in New York City. A specialist in night photography, her first book, Night and Low Light Photography, was published by Amphoto in 2008. Waterman’s photographic projects include Nightscapes, a series of long-exposure color photographs; Ghosts of Grand Central and the Whistlestop Series about train travel and railroad stations across the United States, and The New Year’s Eve Project, an ongoing, international documentation about this global holiday of anticipation. Her photographs have been exhibited and collected internationally and have received extensive media coverage, including a January 2003 interview with Katie Couric on NBC’s The Today Show.
After a dozen years as editor for the publications PDNedu and the ASMP Bulletin, Waterman now works as a Web Content Writer for B&H Photo, Video & Pro Audio. In addition to her personal work, her writings on photography and photo education can be viewed on the B&H Explora blog and on the Website PDNedu.com.
See more work: www.newyearphotos.com and www.nightphotographybook.com.