Category Archives: interviews and behind the scenes

Lauren Greenfield documents the movers and shakers of LA’s tech boom for The California Sunday Magazine. Plus: Read her essay on growing up in Venice Beach

  “In the last two years, Silicon Beach—as people call the startup scene in Venice and Santa Monica—has evolved from a trumped-up trend story to a very real phenomenon,” writes Nellie Bowles in the new issue of The California Sunday Magazine. Her story, titled “The SoCal Network,” features photos by Lauren Greenfield, who documented “the […]

Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles magazine takes readers inside Jim Fiscus’ historic home in Athens, Georgia

You don’t necessarily have to live in a big city to be a successful advertising and entertainment photographer. The hip, laid-back town of Athens, Georgia—birthplace of influential bands like R.E.M., the B-52s, and Widespread Panic—has been Jim Fiscus‘ home for years, and he wouldn’t have it any other way. “We made a lifestyle choice to […]

“American Masters: The Women’s List,” a new portrait series and documentary by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, features 15 trailblazers

In American Masters: The Women’s List, premiering September 25 on PBS, 15 women who are leaders in their respective fields talk about the challenges they faced as they worked to ascend in our male-dominated world. The hourlong documentary was directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, who also shot a series of portraits of the women. The list […]

Jeff Lipsky on photographing Bob Odenkirk and David Cross for Vanity Fair

Jeff Lipsky was thrilled when Vanity Fair asked him to photograph Bob Odenkirk and David Cross for its September issue, but when he arrived at the sunny golf-course location for the shoot, he ran into an unexpected problem. Cross’ ever-present glasses were progressives that dutifully darkened in the sunlight, blocking his eyes from view. “I […]

Steven Lippman’s underwater shoot for Women’s Health featured by A Photo Editor

Many thanks to Heidi Volpe of A Photo Editor for featuring Steven Lippman‘s recent http://stocklandmartelblog.com/2015/07/01/steven-lippman-womens-health/—and for interviewing photo director Sarah Rozen about the project. “We wanted to shoot activewear bathing suits fashion in a very graphic and sporty way, so approached Steven with the idea,” Rozen tells Volpe in the post. “Steven loves the water, […]

Steven Lippman shoots Kama’s fall collection, directs fashion video. Plus: Watch a behind-the-scenes video

      credits photographer/director: Steven Lippman producer: Franny Legge/Seamless Productions production coordinator: Emily Beene/Seamless Productions wardrobe stylist: Yohanna Logan wardrobe assistant: Erica Mer hair/makeup artist: Giovanni Giuliano hair/makeup assistant: Elena prop stylist: David Ross/Sets and Props Unlimited models: Chris Brown and Maxine Schiff, both of Wilhelmina lighting tech: Noah Schutz photo assistant: Sasha Popovic […]

Tobias Hutzler joins Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail for The New York Times Magazine

What an amazing assignment—The New York Times Magazine asked Tobias Hutzler to photograph Hillary Clinton along the campaign trail for a July 19 cover story on the 2016 presidential candidate. Tobias, who previously photographed Chris Christie for the magazine, traveled with Clinton and her security detail to Vermont, New Hampshire, and Missouri. His mission was […]

Jason Hindley on photographing a widely used (literally) Wimbledon-themed campaign for HSBC

Saatchi & Saatchi London recently commissioned Jason Hindley to shoot a campaign promoting HSBC UK’s “Road to Wimbledon” sponsorship. The challenge was creating images in the incredibly wide format needed for their intended display in town and around the tennis courts. “It was especially technically involved,” says Jason. “We shot the ads on location in […]

Lauren Greenfield’s “Unstoppable” passes 28 million views on YouTube in just three weeks. Plus: Watch a behind-the-scenes video

Lauren Greenfield‘s latest viral sensation for Procter & Gamble brand Always has passed 28 million views on YouTube—just three weeks after its release. “Unstoppable” asks, “Do we limit girls and tell them what they should or shouldn’t be? Do we box them into expected roles?” Scroll down to watch the spot, which is the follow-up […]

Doug Menuez on photographing the hustle and bustle of FedEx’s massive Memphis cargo airport

FedEx recently commissioned Doug Menuez to capture the boundless energy and productivity of its Memphis hub for a corporate image library. “It’s like a nation state—it takes about 20 minutes just to drive from one end to the other of the 500-acre-plus hub,” he says. “Inside, they have 15 million square feet of facilities where […]

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