Formerly Print is a publication focused on local places and local life.

Our vision is to inspire people to rediscover their world through a new lens.

Our mission is to capture and translate local experiences in a novel and meaningful manner. This is accomplished by sharing beautiful photographs that define the cities in which we live and by drawing from unique narratives that provide a sense of history or describes a personal experience in time. In applying this distinct blend of photography and writing into our work, we strive to deliver stories and images that become a regular source of entertainment and inspiration to our visitors.

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Simon is the Founder of Formerly Print. He has been an avid writer and freelance photographer for over 15 years. Simon’s writing primarily covers personal narratives and local history. His photographic work covers night, street, and urban photography. Simon lives in San Francisco.

Simon holds an MBA from NYU Stern School of Business and a BA in Economics, summa cum laude, from UCLA. Contact Simon at