Category Archives: news & commentary

Renowned photographer, director, and creative director Matthew Rolston receives the Smashbox Visual Impact Award, sponsored by Variety and Women’s Wear Daily

Last Thursday afternoon in Los Angeles, Variety and WWD teamed up to celebrate outstanding talents in the worlds of fashion, beauty, and style who made an impact on the entertainment industry in the past year. Among the presenters and honorees at the First Annual Variety and WWD StyleMakers celebration, hosted by Smashbox Studios in Culver […]

Art Streiber presents “Levity / Gravity, No. 1”

Art Streiber‘s beautifully printed new promo, “Levity / Gravity No. 1,” was recently featured by A Photo Editor. View it online at or by clicking on the images below.  

Jimmy Chin’s award-winning documentary, “Meru,” now available on iTunes

  If you missed seeing Jimmy Chin‘s film Meru in theaters, fear not: The breathtaking documentary about the quest of three daring climbers—including Jimmy himself—to scale the Shark’s Fin on Mount Meru is now available on iTunes. Click here to learn more. And to follow along with Jimmy on his everyday travels and adventures—in the […]

Guzman featured in Paris exhibition organized by ad agency Havas

Havas Paris is today opening its exhibition “Marque-Page” (“Bookmark”) in Puteaux, a suburb of Paris. The show, whose concept is to suggest links between major brands and literature, debuted this summer at Rencontres d’Arles and features three commissioned photos by Guzman. The duo created narrative images linking Amazon and the bestselling novel The Virgin Suicides. […]

Michael Muller takes over Phase One’s Instagram account

Michael Muller is bringing his unique Instagram sensibility—a mix of impassioned conservationism, high-energy expeditions, behind-the-scenes moments, and, of course, lots of celebrity portraiture and movie posters—all this week to Phase One‘s account as he takes over the Danish photography company’s Instagram account. The fun just got under way. Click here or on the screenshot below […]

Join photographer/director Timothy Greenfield-Sanders at the Women & Fashion FilmFest November 12–14 in New York City

On Saturday, November 14, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders will be screening and discussing his new documentary, The Women’s List, with producer Chad Thompson at the third annual Women & Fashion FilmFest in New York City. The film features interviews with 15 trailblazers who have created and defined contemporary American culture, including former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, […]

Join Doug Menuez at American Photography’s Big Talk symposium for a panel discussion on photographers as advocates

On Wednesday, November 4, American Photography‘s David Schonauer will be moderating a panel discussion on the topic of photographers as advocates and the power of photography to change the world. He’ll be interviewing award-winning photographer and director Doug Menuez, who knows a little something about changing the world from his years spent documenting the digital […]

Head trip: Steven Lippman, graffiti icon Risk, New York artist Kenny Scharf, and others create mixed-media artwork on skulls for group exhibition at new LA gallery

  Buckshot Gallery in Santa Monica, California, is hosting a reception tomorrow, October 17, for “Noche de Calaveras,” a show featuring mixed-media works on skulls. The style: a mashup of urban and fine art. The concept: an exploration of the celebration of death. The exhibition was curated by L.A. graffiti legend Risk, who founded the […]

Time magazine features Tobias Hutzler’s photos of the “Elaborate Hindu Dances of Navratri”

Time‘s popular photo blog, Lightbox, this week published a portfolio of Tobias Hutzler‘s photographs offering a unique perspective of the garba, a complex dance performed during the Hindu festival of Navratri in the Indian state of Gujarat. “Traveling across Gujarat during the celebrations in 2014, Hutzler abandoned the street and climbed atop water tanks and […]

Art Streiber’s striking portrait of actor Michael Keaton honored at the International Photography Awards

Art Streiber‘s portrait of Michael Keaton, shot for an Entertainment Weekly cover story on the actor’s performance in the Oscar-winning movie Birdman, won second place in the “Professional: Editorial, Personality” category at this year’s IPAs. Congratulations, Art! See more of Art’s portraits of celebrity men here.  


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