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Tonight at 7 on ESPN: Watch Walter Iooss in “Keepers of the Streak,” a documentary about the four photographers who have shot every Super Bowl

. Tonight at 7 p.m., ESPN will broadcast Keepers of the Streak, a documentary produced by ESPN Films and NFL Films about the four photographers—one of whom is Walter Iooss—who have shot all 48 Super Bowls. Among the highlights of the film is New York Jets star Joe Namath recalling Walter covering his team, who […]

Adventure photographer Jimmy Chin joins Stockland Martel

. We’re thrilled to welcome award-winning photographer, director, National Geographic photographer, and longtime The North Face athlete Jimmy Chin to the Stockland Martel roster. Jimmy—whose clients range from Men’s Journal and Vanity Fair to Squarespace and Adidas—has collaborated with some of the most progressive athletes and explorers in the world, participating in and documenting breakthrough […]

Presenting SMart Book 2015, our new limited-edition book showcasing our photographers

We’re proud to present the 2015 edition of our annual SMart Book series. The book, which showcases our photographers and features production stills of them at work, boasts front and back cover images by Nino Muñoz of Gisele Bündchen and Joe Manganiello, respectively. Heartfelt thanks to Design MW for their elegant design and GZD for […]

Lauren Greenfield nominated for a Directors Guild of America award for her brilliant #LikeAGirl commercial for Always

Ad Age has announced that the Directors Guild of America has nominated Lauren Greenfield for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials for “#LikeAGirl,” the much-buzzed-about spot she directed for Procter & Gamble‘s Always brand via Leo Burnett. “#LikeAGirl,” which has racked up more than 56 million views on YouTube in the U.S. alone, also earned the […]

“The Creative Vision of the Tenacious Jeff Lipsky”

“I’m trying to take the most beautiful photo I can, not just for the client but for myself. I like to make women look beautiful and men look cool. I like to portray people in the best way. I like seeing people feel good. That makes me feel good,” Jeff Lipsky tells editor Sierra Davis […]

Art Center College of Design’s film department selects Matthew Rolston to launch its Visiting Artist Program

For artists, success is arguably measured not just by the work one creates but by the influence of the artist himself. So it was indeed an honor when Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, invited photographer, filmmaker, and creative director Matthew Rolston to be the inaugural guest lecturer for the film department’s Visiting […]

Award-winning arts journal Vallum makes Tobias Hutzler’s photography the focus of its new issue

Independent magazines increasingly offer exciting opportunities for photographers to showcase their work, and Vallum is no exception. The magazine, a four-time National Magazine Awards nominee and one of Canada’s top poetry and art journals, shaped its new issue around Tobias Hutzler‘s photography. The theme was speed, “the defining aspect of the contemporary world,” write the […]

London’s National Portrait Gallery names Tobias Hutzler a finalist for the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize

Every year, the National Portrait Gallery in London chooses what it considers that year’s best portraits and exhibits them as part of the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize. The show, notes the gallery, provides “a unique opportunity to see 60 new portraits by some of the most exciting contemporary photographers from around the world.” And […]

Mummy dearest: The Wall Street Journal’s exclusive first look at Matthew Rolston’s startling new fine-art series, “Vanitas: The Palermo Portraits”

. Noted celebrity photographer Matthew Rolston, fresh off the success of “Talking Heads: The Vent Haven Portraits,” his book and exhibition featuring monumentally scaled portraits of vintage ventriloquist dummies, recently completed his latest fine-art project—and this new series is just as striking and unexpected. Rolston’s “Vanitas: The Palermo Portraits” comprises portraits of mummies from the […]

Come see Walter Iooss, Art Streiber, and Doug Menuez at PhotoPlus this week

PDN‘s PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo kicks off tomorrow at the Javits Convention Center in New York City, a four-day event that is the largest photography and imaging show in all of North America. There will be more than 220 exhibits, thousands of new products, and more than 80 conference seminars, keynote presentations, and special […]

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