Category Archives: interviews and behind the scenes

Art Streiber photographs Eva Shockey for historic Field & Stream cover

Field & Stream asked Art Streiber to photograph hunting celebrity and TV host Eva Shockey for the May “What’s Next” issue, the first time in 30 years that a woman has been featured on the cover of the 119-year-old magazine. The “What’s Next” issue offers expert opinions on what the future holds for hunting and […]

“Girls & Boys” by Liz Von Hoene

Liz Von Hoene recently photographed an exclusive online editorial for Schön! magazine that takes place in a dreamy countryside setting, with fashion by Diesel, Paul Smith, Preen, and others and styling by her longtime friend Gus Romero, who kindly shared with us a little background on the project. “Liz has been my friend for 18 […]

Annabel Mehran on shooting for the Google Nexus 5 ad campaign

Google recently rolled out a Flipboard campaign for its new smartphone, the Nexus 5, that focuses on the experience of using the camera and carries the tagline “Capture the moments that matter.” Annabel Mehran was one of a handful of photographers commissioned to create one of those authentic-feeling moments. Below, she talks about the generous […]

Jeff Lipsky photographs “Game of Thrones” star Kit Harington

When TV Guide asked Jeff Lipsky if he’d like to go to Belfast to shoot Game of Thrones star Kit Harington on the set of the hit HBO series, he was happy to say yes. “I’m a huge fan of the show!!” he says. Plus, he couldn’t resist the location. “I told the magazine that […]

Forbes’ Up magazine interviews Liz Von Hoene about conjuring “The Liz Magic”

For the cover of its new issue, upscale Romania-based lifestyle magazine Up by Forbes profiled Liz Von Hoene, asking her how she developed her artistic vision, what it’s like working with vastly different clients, which of her assignments is her favorite (hint: It ended in lunch with Christian Louboutin), and how she works that “Liz […]

Wired interviews Matthew Rolston about his portraits of ventriloquist dummies

More than a year after being published by Pointed Leaf Press, Matthew Rolston‘s coffee table book Talking Heads: The Vent Haven Portraits continues to beguile the press. Most recently, Wired interviewed Matthew about the project, which features his large-scale color portraits of vintage ventriloquist dummies that reside at the Vent Haven Museum in Fort Mitchell, […]

Podcast: Listen to award-winning automotive and still life photographer Jan Steinhilber discuss how he developed his career, what his ultimate project would be, and the danger of wanting too much too soon

. Jan Steinhilber was recently interviewed by Josh Rossi for Rossi’s super-popular “Full Time Photographer” podcast. They touched on everything from how Jan got his start to one of the largest productions he’s ever worked on: shooting 30-plus images Fallon Minneapolis in 2011, after the agency won the Cadillac account. Below are some highlights from […]

Tobias Hutzler on photographing India’s magical, uplifting International Kite Festival

Each January 15th, residents of Gujarat, in northwest India, celebrate the day of Uttarayan, a public holiday marking the change from winter to summer, by taking part in a massive kite festival. How massive? More than 8 million people typically participate every year. Imagine an entire city united by the simple pleasure of flying a […]

Jan Steinhilber photographs Axel Budde, maker of bespoke Moto Guzzi motorcycles, for Ramp magazine

For the new issue of Ramp magazine, Jan Steinhilber photographed a 10-page story on Axel Budde, who is revered for his custom-made Moto Guzzi motorcycles. “Axel is used to cameras—he formerly worked as a rig operator on car shoots,” Jan explains. “But last year, he turned his hobby into a profession with his own custom […]

Jeff Lipsky photographs Susan Sarandon for AARP The Magazine. Plus: behind-the-scenes video

AARP The Magazine asked Jeff Lipsky to photograph Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon for its February/March cover story. Below, one of our favorite images from the shoot. Read the interview, and see a behind-the-scenes video—in which Jeff and Susan discuss the finer points of Ping-Pong (she helped launch the popular Ping-Pong club Spin here in New […]


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