shawn rocco

raleigh, nc, usa

Shawn Rocco is a staff photojournalist at the News & Observer in Raleigh, North Carolina. In 2002, after three years as a commercial photographer and seven years as a freelance photojournalist, he was hired as chief photographer for the Chapel Hill News and then staff photojournalist for the News and Observer. Since 2007 he has pursued a style and produced a body of award winning personal documentary work, coined cellular obscura, which is done with a Motorola E815 cellphone camera.