Julie Grahame is the publisher of aCurator.com, a full-screen photography magazine, and the associated aCurator blog, one of the ten best photo sites named by the British Journal of Photography and one of Life.com’s top 20. She moved to New York in 1992 to run the Retna photo agency, ultimately representing more than 400 photographers and agents worldwide. After leaving in 2006, she became part of the team that published ZOOZOOM, an online, Webby Award-winning fashion magazine.
Grahame is a consultant for photographers, guiding them through various aspects of their business from licensing to contracts to websites and editing. She is a portfolio reviewer, and public speaker; a member of American Society of Picture Professionals (ASPP) and American Photography Archive Group (APAG); judges and curates photography for various non-profits, and is a contributing writer for PDN’s Emerging Photographer and EDU magazines, as well as Huffington Post. She has independently represented the Estate of Yousuf Karsh for licensing for more than 10 years. In 2013 she helped launch a new website dedicated to architectural photography, after spending a couple of years as associate director for ClampArt, a gallery in New York.
As well as curating online for several years, Grahame has put together exhibitions for bricks and mortar organizations including the Center for Photography, Woodstock; United Photo Industries’ Photoville; the International Photography Award; PhotoNOLA, and for individual photographers.