Artistic motivation often comes from unexpected places. For Magnum photographer David Alan Harvey, it came from the recent loss of his younger brother. Inspired by the bond that his late brother brought to his family, Harvey plans to spend the next year traveling across the US capturing a “portrait” of America through its families.

Read all about his project on his blog
, including how you can get involved as he travels through your area: offer him lunch on the road, get a portfolio review, be part of his images, put him in touch with a family you think should be included, fill the gas tank, and travel with him for a photo workshop.

This could be a once in a lifetime opportunity to have a one on one discussion with a truly remarkable photographer while helping with a very personal and meaningful project at the same time.
—Melissa Macatee
Contributing Blogger