December 2010 Visiting Contributors

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author: isabella rossellini
In addition to LI Pulse’s monthly Spotlight Q&A column, Aileen Jacobson writes about the arts for the New York Times and other publications. A former arts and media writer for Newsday, she is also the author of two books.

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author: powder play
Peter Bronski is a Long Island native and award-winning writer whose work has appeared in more than 70 magazines. A member of the North American Snowsports Journalists Association, he is also the author of Powder Ghost Towns: Epic Backcountry Runs in Colorado’s Lost Ski Resorts. He is a passionate resort and backcountry skier and ski mountaineering racer

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photog: fashion: winter’s eve dream
Gary Lupton grew up amidst major cultural and political upheaval, and reinvention in apartheid Cape Town, South Africa. Those images of hope, often juxtaposed against devastation, which colored his daily upbringing, are reflected in his photography today, which strives to convey a sense of the beautiful and interesting, be it familiar or alienating. garylupton.com.

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author: massage therapy primer
Toni Munna is a firm believer that wellness enhances beauty. She has been testing beauty products and reviewing spas since the fall of 2006, when she began her columns in LI Pulse. Toni has often been heard to say that if she were a wealthy woman, she would have her own private massage therapist on call 24 hours a day!

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designer: holiday gift guide
Amanda Field a designer and creative director, originally from Rhode Island, has spent the last twelve years working in Manhattan and Long Island. Her creations range from the development of mainstream apparel lines, to product branding and marketing and of course publication layout design. Check out her work at coroflot.com/amandafield.