Category Archives: interviews and behind the scenes

UFC champ Ronda Rousey and tennis ace Caroline Wozniacki pose for Walter Iooss in Sports Illustrated’s 2015 Swimsuit Issue

Over the years, Walter Iooss‘ many contributions to Sports Illustrated‘s Swimsuit Issue have ranged from cover portraits of Christie Brinkley, Kate Upton, Petra Nemcova, and Brooklyn Decker, to “Body Paint” features and portraits of “Swimsuit Issue Legends.” For this year’s issue, which just hit newsstands, Walter photographed a pair of top athletes: Ronda Rousey, an […]

Doug Menuez on photographing Eventbrite’s first-ever ad campaign

  . Eventbrite, a website and app that help people find and attend events and classes that feed their interests, has just released its first-ever ad campaign, which was shot in classic black & white by Doug Menuez. Below, Doug talks about the making of “It Starts With Yes.” On New Year’s Eve, around 9 […]

Art Streiber makes a conference room look like a movie theater for his Wired U.K. portrait of Netflix CEO Reed Hastings

For the February issue of Wired U.K., Art Streiber was asked to shoot portraits of Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, one of which had to look like Hastings was sitting in an empty movie theater. The challenge was that there was no theater—only a conference-room amphitheater with five measly seats. As Art explains on his Instagram […]

“Meru,” Jimmy Chin’s electrifying documentary film, wins the audience award at Sundance

. We’re proud to announce that Meru, a feature-length documentary codirected by Jimmy Chin, won the Audience Award: U.S. Documentary at the Sundance Film Festival last month. Jimmy is also one of the subjects of the film, which he directed with his filmmaker wife, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi. The movie follows Jimmy and fellow professional climbers […]

Jason Hindley shoots McDonald’s “Scratch to win” campaign

. credits client: McDonald’s agency: TBWA Paris creatives: Ingrid Varetz, Hugo Katsumi CGI: Rodolphe Fevrier/Noroc prop stylist: Ludo Garçon production: Toolbox .

Three Super Bowl commercials you won’t want to miss: Nadav Kander’s “No More” and Lauren Greenfield’s “#LikaAGirl” and “To Be a Dad”

Not only are Super Bowl commercials arguably the most high-profile ads on broadcast television, they’re also the most expensive—rates for this Sunday’s game between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks are at record levels (about $4.5 million per 30-second spot), according to Variety. So we were especially excited to learn that commercials by […]

Dentist wheatpastes Listerine posters on the streets of Paris in ad shot by Jason Hindley

. credits JWT Paris, agency Josh Combs, creative director Thierry Brioul, copywriter Amandine Moine, stylist . .  

GEO magazine sends Tobias Hutzler on expedition with the Royal Ontario Museum in search of the origins of life

One of Tobias Hutzler’s latest assignments put not only his photographic vision to the test but also his physical endurance. For a feature on scientists’ mission to uncover fossils believed to reveal vital details about the origins of life, GEO magazine commissioned Tobias to accompany a team from the Royal Ontario Museum as they ventured […]

Art Streiber on photographing “Entertainer of the Year” Jimmy Fallon for Entertainment Weekly

  Entertainment Weekly’s 2014 “Best and Worst” issue is hosted by none other than Jimmy Fallon, whom the magazine names “Entertainer of the Year.” The magazine asked Art Streiber, who most recently shot Fallon and his daughter, Winnie, for a People cover story, to photograph the new king of late night for the cover and […]

“The Creative Vision of the Tenacious Jeff Lipsky”

“I’m trying to take the most beautiful photo I can, not just for the client but for myself. I like to make women look beautiful and men look cool. I like to portray people in the best way. I like seeing people feel good. That makes me feel good,” Jeff Lipsky tells editor Sierra Davis […]

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