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Ben Stiller tells Seth Meyers about the time he swam among sharks with photographer Michael Muller

We’re excited to announce that this year, Taschen will be publishing a monograph of fearless photographer Michael Muller‘s shark imagery. “What he does is amazing,” Benedikt Taschen told The Hollywood Reporter in an interview about how he chooses the 50 or so books he publishes each year. And he’s not the only fan of Michael […]

Video: Doug Menuez on what Steve Jobs taught him about commanding respect

Inspired by the iconic images in Doug Menuez‘s book Fearless Genius: The Digital Revolution in Silicon Valley 1985–2000, Inc. magazine interviewed the award-winning photographer about the lessons he learned during this pivotal era. In the “Playbook” series of videos at inc.com, Doug talks about insights he gained from Apple and from Steve Jobs himself, as well […]

Sign up for Art Streiber’s “Editorial Photography Crash Course” at the Palm Springs Photo Festival

At this year’s Palm Springs Photo Festival, Art Streiber will be giving a one-day workshop titled “The Editorial Photography Crash Course.” The class will span both business and marketing. Register here. Details below. To see an overview of Art’s editorial photography, click here.     ART STREIBER: The Editorial Photography Crash Course Morning Session: MANAGING […]

Liz Von Hoene shoots the new collections for Jennifer Fisher Jewelry in beautiful black & white

. “We had such an amazing crew,” says Liz. “Our producer/friend Julianne Maloney wrangled us all. Our dream team was Ana Marie Rizzieri and Tommy Buckett as the glam squad and Almundena Guerra styling the looks. And, of course, my boys, lighting guru Tim Young and digital artist Dustin Betterly. “The amazing thing about Jen,” she continues, […]

PDN explores Tobias Hutzler’s “light drawings” and the commercial assignments they’ve inspired

From using pure moonlight to shoot cars in the desert to casting a net of lights into the sea and setting a long exposure, photographer and director Tobias Hutzler has spent more than a year experimenting with light and how it interacts with the landscape. The results, which he describes as “light drawings,” are striking—and […]

New York’s icy temps fail to freeze out fans of Michael Jordan, who waited in line to tour Jordan Brand HQ and see Walter Iooss’ iconic portraits

A wide selection of Walter Iooss’ most famous photographs of NBA superstar Michael Jordan were exhibited last weekend in New York City at Jordan Brand, where hundreds of basketball fans lined up—despite the biting cold—for the chance to tour the headquarters and view the portraits. The show featured “large reproductions on canvas that decorated a […]

Stockland Martel photographers donate images to event benefitting Angelenos living in poverty

We’re very proud to announce that nine of our photographers have donated their work to a private benefit supporting LIFT: LA, an organization that helps people living in poverty. “LIFT: ART” will take place from 6 to 9 PM this Thursday at Quixote Studios, 1011 North Fuller Dr., in West Hollywood and will feature images […]

“A Year on the Hill: Work by Jim Fiscus and Chris Bilheimer” on view through March 8 at the Georgia Museum of Art

The Georgia Museum of Art in Athens is hosting an exhibition of large-scale images created by Jim Fiscus in collaboration with Grammy-nominated graphic artist Chris Bilheimer, who has worked with R.E.M., Green Day, and Nirvana, among others, and recently undertook a redesign for Helm Boots. All of the pieces “A Year on the Hill: Work […]

“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 […]

Congrats to the New England Patriots, winners of Super Bowl XLIX

. Tom Brady and the New England Patriots triumphed at last night’s big game, but they weren’t the only tour de force at the Super Bowl. Walter Iooss was photographing the game, just as he has every Super Bowl since the event’s inception, thus preserving his title as one of the Keepers of the Streak. […]

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