Zach Lipson

Detroit native Zach Lipson is a designer and co-founder of a tech startup in Chicago. His journey into the visual arts began at an early age. From sketching to graphic design to interface design, Zach has explored a variety of mediums over the years. His journey into photography began on a 2016 road trip with his photographer brother; inspired by the images his brother shot, Zach was motivated to learn how to capture his own. Photography allows him to reveal an untold story and even create a new one by bringing together subjects and scenes that might otherwise go unnoticed.

Zach focuses his photoraphy primarily on storytelling, emotion, and irony. He gravitates toward scenes of juxtaposition – such as an old woman walking slowly as a young man races by on a bicycle – always looking for a moment that tells a story. In his adopted city of Chicago, he finds inspiration in its fascinating people and varied, historic architecture.

Instagram: @zachlipson

Zach’s Prints

“My approach is very organic. I rarely ever set out with shots in mind. I walk out into the streets, get immersed in the people around me, turn my mind off and let my eyes do the work. Then I just capture what I see.”


Zach’s Books

Zach's work is published in Trope Chicago, volume one of the Trope City Editions series, a collection of urban and architectural photography books of cities around the world by today’s emerging photographers.

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