Category Archives: interviews and behind the scenes

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.    

Art Streiber makes magic with Penn & Teller for new Mazda campaign

Art Streiber was thrilled when creative agency the Garage Team Mazda asked him to shoot the print-ad corollary to a television commercial that magicians Penn & Teller were shooting for the new 2016 Mazda CX-5. “An opportunity to work with Penn & Teller…?” he says. “Absolutely!” The ad centered on a “levitation” concept by brand […]

Art Streiber photographs Marco Belinelli of the San Antonio Spurs for the cover of GQ Italy

   

Walter Iooss shoots Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton for Sports Illustrated’s first ever body-paint cover portrait

  Walter Iooss has photographed Swimsuit Issue models wearing swimswear made of body paint, but he’d never shot a body-paint cover for Sports Illustrated—till now. For the March 2nd issue, Walter photographed Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins sporting an official Marlins uniform meticulously re-created by body-paint artist Joanne Gair. Watch the behind-the-scenes video of […]

UFC champ Ronda Rousey and tennis ace Caroline Wozniacki pose for Walter Iooss in Sports Illustrated’s 2015 Swimsuit Issue

Over the years, Walter Iooss‘ many contributions to Sports Illustrated‘s Swimsuit Issue have ranged from cover portraits of Christie Brinkley, Kate Upton, Petra Nemcova, and Brooklyn Decker, to “Body Paint” features and portraits of “Swimsuit Issue Legends.” For this year’s issue, which just hit newsstands, Walter photographed a pair of top athletes: Ronda Rousey, an […]

Doug Menuez on photographing Eventbrite’s first-ever ad campaign

  . Eventbrite, a website and app that help people find and attend events and classes that feed their interests, has just released its first-ever ad campaign, which was shot in classic black & white by Doug Menuez. Below, Doug talks about the making of “It Starts With Yes.” On New Year’s Eve, around 9 […]

Art Streiber makes a conference room look like a movie theater for his Wired U.K. portrait of Netflix CEO Reed Hastings

For the February issue of Wired U.K., Art Streiber was asked to shoot portraits of Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, one of which had to look like Hastings was sitting in an empty movie theater. The challenge was that there was no theater—only a conference-room amphitheater with five measly seats. As Art explains on his Instagram […]

“Meru,” Jimmy Chin’s electrifying documentary film, wins the audience award at Sundance

. We’re proud to announce that Meru, a feature-length documentary codirected by Jimmy Chin, won the Audience Award: U.S. Documentary at the Sundance Film Festival last month. Jimmy is also one of the subjects of the film, which he directed with his filmmaker wife, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi. The movie follows Jimmy and fellow professional climbers […]

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