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Erik Jacobs and Dina Rudick, The Farming Photographers

Name: Erik Jacobs

Occupation:  Photographer/ Multimedia Journalist, and First-time Farmer

Place of Residence: Somewhere between Athol and
Boston, Mass.

Background
and Personal History:
Erik Jacobs is currently enrolled in a learn-to-farm
program at The Farm School in Athol,
Mass.  But in his decreasing time off the
farm, he is an award-winning photographer, who works regularly for many leading
national and international publications. He is represented by Polaris images in
New York and his clients include: Time Magazine, Newsweek Magazine, The New
York Times
, The Wall Street Journal, The International Herald Tribune, Travel
and Leisure
Magazine and many more. He is also an adjunct faculty member at
Boston University’s Center for Digital Imaging Arts.

Current Projects: Farmer-in-training at The Farm
School in Athol, Mass.

Other Fun
Facts:
  Erik has spent a good part of his professional career
building things, which means you can often find him in the shop.  He also fancies himself a banjo player but
really he’s just a guy with a dusty banjo and too many excuses not to
practice.

More Places
to Find Me on the Web:
www.JacobsPhotographic.us

Name: Dina Rudick

Occupation:  Photographer/Multimedia Journalist and First-time Farmer

Place of Residence: Boston, Mass.

Background
and Personal History:  
Dina
Rudick has worked as a staff photographer and videographer for the 
Boston
Globe
 for
11 years. During her tenure, the Globe has sent her around the world to cover
stories ranging from the tsunami in Southeast Asia, USAID efforts in Pakistan,
to women’s health and the earthquake in Haiti. In addition to her photo work,
Dina helped to lead the 
Globe photography
department’s transition to online video and has won 3 Emmy’s for her own
work.
 Dina is also an adjunct faculty member at Boston University’s School of
Journalism and Harvard Extension School.

Current Projects: Giving birth to the couple’s first child due
in May.

Other Fun
Facts:
  If she isn’t in the garden or whipping up something magical in
the kitchen, Dina can probably be found teaching yoga or exercising her other
obsession: Downton Abbey.

More Places to Find Me on the Web:www.DinaRudick.com
and www.AnthemMultimedia.com

To read more about Erik’s and Dina’s life on the farm and see their photo updates, check out
the
Plough & Stars ProjectFarm Blog