Stan Raucher is an award-winning photographer who has been documenting aspects of the human condition around the globe for over a decade. His black and white photos reveal aspects of the human condition with candid images of ordinary people interacting with one another and their surroundings, and his approach to documentary projects is fashioned with compassion and empathy.
His photographs have been featured in numerous solo exhibitions and included in over 60 juried group shows. His work has been published in LensWork (#97 and #117), Black White Magazine, Slate, The Daily Mail, The Independent, Lenscratch, F-Stop Magazine, Shots, PDN Online, ABCNews, American Photo, The Havana Times, and several other publications. He was a Critical Mass finalist in 2012, 2013 and 2015, a 2012 CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography finalist, a 2014 PhotoWorld finalist, a 2015 PX3 Bronze Award winner, and the 2015 Black+White Magazine Showcase Competition first place winner. His prints are in the permanent collections at the Lishui Museum of Photography and the University of Washington Hall Health Center, and are held by private collectors.
His first monograph “Metro: Scenes from an Urban Stage” was published by Daylight Books in 2016. The 88-page, 8 by 10 inch, hardbound book contains fifty beautifully printed duotone photographs from fifteen cities on four continents. It was selected as one of the Best Photography Books of Summer 2016 by American Photo Magazine.
Stan resides in Seattle, Washington, and he is currently working on several photography projects around the world. His complete resume may be viewed at stanraucher.com/resume.pdf