Category Archives: interviews and behind the scenes

“Mad Men” star Elisabeth Moss shines in Los Angeles magazine fashion feature photographed by Annabel Mehran

         

Guzman’s photos of Newark in the 1970s highlight the beauty, grit, and vibrant street life of a resilient city

In 1975, Connie Hansen signed on at Arts High School in Newark, New Jersey, to teach black-and-white photography. She had just graduated from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn and would soon embark on a successful commercial career as one half of the photo duo Guzman, with her husband, Russell Peacock. But in those early days, she […]

Award-winning photographer and director Lauren Greenfield on “My Most Important Photograph”

Lauren Greenfield has shot countless significant photo projects over the years, but which image does she regard as her most important? The award-winning photographer and director recently answered that question for Time‘s Lightbox blog, which is written by the magazine’s photo department. “The photo that really launched my career was called Mijanou and friends from […]

Jimmy Chin’s thrilling photos of professional adventure-sports athletes for Travel Alberta have been burning up Instagram

Jimmy Chin already had several hundred thousands followers on Instagram when Travel Alberta approached him about shooting a social media campaign promoting the breathtaking landscapes and experiences the region offers. But now that he has completed the campaign—a five-day shoot in the Canadian Rockies for which he called on fellow adventure-sports pros like Kalen Thorien, […]

Walter Iooss photographs 20-year-old LPGA pro Lexi Thompson for the cover of Golf Digest

If you watched Saturday Night Live this past weekend, you probably recognize the image below: Walter Iooss‘ Golf Digest cover portrait of Lexi Thompson was featured in “Weekend Update.” Watch a behind-the-scenes video from Walter’s shoot with the LPGA star, whose fitness regimen includes landing a few solid punches in the ring, here. .   […]

Michelle Gatton on styling a sumptuous food story in an 1850s Maryland barn

In the creative industry, it’s important to constantly make new personal work—both to keep your skills sharp and to create fresh material to show clients. Which brings us to Stockland Martel food stylist Michelle Gatton’s recent personal project: a test shoot at a gorgeous Maryland barn that turned out so beautifully, she and her collaborators […]

Jeff Lipsky photographs Tim Robbins, Jack Black, and their costars from “The Brink” for Vanity Fair

For a feature in its April issue, Vanity Fair asked Jeff Lipsky to photograph the stars of the HBO comedy The Brink—Jack Black, Tim Robbins, Pablo Schreiber, and Aasif Mandvi. The shoot took place at the Nate Starkman Building in Los Angeles. Clearly, a good time was had by all…      

Nigel Cox’s latest shoot for Bergdorf Goodman combines striking New York City scenes with luxury footwear and accessories

For its Accessorized 2015 book, showcasing the spring collection of luxury footwear, handbags, and jewelry, Bergdorf Goodman asked Nigel Cox to shoot meticulous still lifes of the items themselves, as well photograph striking New York City scenes to use as backdrops. “Bergdorf Goodman wanted to highlight their strong New York identity by incorporating images of […]

Photographer/director Melanie Acevedo explores the definition of beauty in an original portrait series and short film for Darling magazine

When Melanie Acevedo pitched Darling magazine, whose tagline is “The art of being a woman,” a portrait series and short film exploring the definition of beauty, they jumped at the chance. Melanie’s idea was to feature women of all ages, from 13 to 94, from different ethnic groups and backgrounds, and to photograph them in […]

Video: Get a sneak peek at Jim Fiscus’ key art and publicity shoot for the new season of Showtime’s “Penny Dreadful”

  See the key art and cast portraits that Jim shot for season one of Penny Dreadful here.    

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