Category Archives: interviews and behind the scenes

Video: Doug Menuez on the New Year’s Eve phone call that led to an ad campaign for Eventbrite

 

Outside magazine delves into “Meru,” Jimmy Chin’s award-winning documentary, which is coming to a theater near you in August

Jimmy Chin‘s feature-length documentary Meru, which won the audience award at the Sundance Film Festival this past January (and has been met with praise from the press), will be hitting theaters across America in August, and we just can’t wait. The movie—codirected by Jimmy’s wife, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, whose directing credits include Youssou Ndour: I […]

Walter Iooss is in the spotlight with Michael Jordan exhibition in Chicago and LOOK3 photo festival

Walter Iooss has been giving lots of interviews in the past few weeks, thanks to “Open Air,” an exhibition of his iconic Michael Jordan photos at the Field Museum in Chicago, as well as his appearance and exhibition at the recent LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph in Charlotteseville, Virginia. Below, a selection of video and […]

Nadav Kander tells the Guardian about his “best summer shot”

“I took this in Dungeness, on that part of the Channel that looks out to France. It was the end of June—the summer solstice—and I was driving back late at night. I stopped to walk along the beach and found this picture. It’s mysterious—and a good picture always asks more questions than it answers. I […]

How do you get a great group portrait of TV producer Chuck Lorre and the stars of his four shows? You ask Art Streiber

  Warner Bros. asked Art Streiber, master of the group portrait, to photograph Chuck Lorre with the stars of his series Two and a Half Men, Mike and Molly, The Big Bang Theory, and Mom. Below, Art explains how he got the shot, which is being used in ads to court Emmy voters.   “Not […]

Doug Menuez’s new portrait series shines a light on EG, an exclusive conference for the world’s most creative innovators

At the recent EG 9 conference in Monterey, California, Doug Menuez shot a series of portraits of attendees entirely with an iPhone, as part of a collaboration with Russell Preston Brown, creative director at Adobe. “What is EG? Think of a smaller, funkier TED, with an eclectic, electric gathering of talent, knowledge, tech, and soul, […]

Video: Preview Michael Muller’s photo shoot with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson for the HBO series “Ballers”

If you’re one of the 14 million people who follow Dwayne Johnson​ on Instagram, you’ve already seen his fantastic video shout-out to Michael Muller for their shoot for his HBO​ series Ballers​. For the rest of you, click here or on the screenshot below to watch the clip, which features behind-the-scenes photos of Michael and […]

Video: On one of Michael Muller’s recent shoots, his subject really fell for him…

   

The Wall Street Journal explores Tobias Hutzler’s unique “Twist on Landscapes and Light”

Photo Journal, the photo blog of The Wall Street Journal, recently interviewed Tobias Hutzler about his striking approach to photographing the landscape, which incorporates natural and artificial light, long exposures, and the sensitivity and vision of a fine artist. “The landscape is a familiar image in photography and art, subject of the concrete and inspiration […]

Men’s Journal names Jimmy Chin one of the “50 Most Adventurous Men”

  Men’s Journal recently profiled the “50 Most Adventurous Men,” a list that includes our own Jimmy Chin—”skier and mountaineer taking adventure photography to the next level.” In the interview, sponsored by Tudor, Jimmy talks about narrowly escaping death in a 2012 avalanche in the Grand Tetons, as well as the enthusiastic response his feature-length […]

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