Category Archives: interviews and behind the scenes

Michael Muller shoots gladiator-themed ad for Samsung

Michael Muller recently shot an ad for the Samsung Curved UHD TV based on the concept of a Roman coliseum—because, well, it’s curved—filled with gladiators. The shoot took place in an old quarry in New Zealand. Here’s a look… . . .

Art Streiber on photographing nine top chefs and restaurateurs at a “dinner party” for a campaign promoting Las Vegas

. For a new campaign for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, R&R Partners commissioned Art Streiber to photograph nine top chefs and restaurateurs: Buddy Valastro, Paul Bartolotta, Daniel Boulud, Mary Sue Milliken, Susan Feniger, Guy Savoy, Giada De Laurentiis, Hubert Keller, and Mario Batali. The concept was to show them all together at […]

Guzman reflect on their collaborations with designer Geoffrey Beene

At the Chic blog today, photography writer Sara Rosen explores the photographic collaborations between the late designer Geoffrey Beene and Guzman—including these stunning images… . . “This series of photographs was taken in collaboration with Mr. Beene between 1988 and 1995,” Guzman’s Connie Hansen tells Rosen. “Many of these images appeared in the press kits […]

Art Streiber on photographing pro basketball player Angel McCoughtry for ESPN The Magazine’s 2014 Body Issue

Art Streiber recently photographed pro basketball player Angel McCoughtry, the 6-foot-1-inch forward for the WNBA team the Atlanta Dream, for ESPN The Magazine‘s 2014 Body Issue. “The Body Issue is the magazine’s annual homage to the outrageously perfected anatomy of America’s professional athletes,” he explains. “For this year’s issue, I was fortunate to spend a […]

Video: Watch Jeff Lipsky’s Iris Nights lecture at the Annenberg Space for Photography

At the beginning of June, Jeff Lipsky shared the stories behind some of his favorite portraits in an Iris Nights lecture at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles. The lecture was titled “Nashville Stories,” but in addition to his many photos of country-music stars like Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood, and Keith Urban, Jeff […]

Macy’s spotlights fashion photographer Liz Von Hoene

When she’s shooting an ad campaign for longtime client Macy’s, Liz Von Hoene immerses herself in their world and channels the “Macy’s magic.” But recently, Macy’s turned the tables and decided to showcase Liz’s world. In the interview “Spotlight On: Fashion Photographer Liz Von Hoene,” at Macy’s mBLOG, Liz talks about a recent shoot for […]

Graphis’ advertising blog showcases Craig Cutler in its “Masters Series”

Many thanks to Graphis for showcasing the work of Craig Cutler in its “Master Series” at the Graphis Advertising Blog today. “Cutler is a consistent Graphis winner,” writes associate editor Matt Castello, noting that Craig’s “Fin Whale” series received a Platinum award in the Photography Annual 2013. Read more: “Master Series: Craig Cutler.” . . […]

Nino Muñoz honored in Chile

Nino Muñoz was in his native Chile last week, where he was honored for his work as a celebrity and fashion photographer. In addition to doing a photo shoot with Chilean soccer star Mauricio Pinilla, Nino was presented with the key to San Antonio, where he was born, and interviewed by news outlets including CNN. […]

Art Streiber on his hilarious photos of Jimmy Fallon daughter Winnie for People magazine

People magazine recently asked Art Streiber to photograph Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon and his 10-month-old daughter, Winnie, for a cover story on Fallon’s joyful experiences as a new father. “Being a father is the most exciting, amazing thing that ever happened to me,” Fallon tells People. But what with having to put out a […]

Matthias Clamer on making a heat wave look like autumn for a recent FX publicity shoot

Matthias Clamer recently shot key art and publicity images for the critically acclaimed FX comedy series The League, but as is often the case, the weather in Southern California did not jibe with the chilly Midwestern concept for the imagery. “This shoot happened on a 103 Fahrenheit day on a field in the Valley, but […]

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