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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 […]

GQ selects work by Guzman for “Man in Progress,” an exhibition showcasing men’s fashion

GQ has collaborated with the Museo Del Traje in Madrid for an exhibition that looks back on men’s fashion over the past two decades, as well as male identity. The show, “Man in Progress,” features photographs by Guzman, Paolo Roversi, Peggy Sirota, and Inez & Vinoodh, among others. Below, Guzman’s images from the exhibition, which […]

Go beind the scenes of editorial photography with Art Streiber at his ASMP seminar on Wednesday in San Francisco

This Wednesday, October 22, at the Leica Store Gallery in San Francisco, Art Streiber will be talking about what it takes to produce editorial photographs for top magazines, from preproduction all the way through to post. The event, “The Big Picture: Editorial Photography Behind the Scenes,” is scheduled for 6 to 9:30 p.m. and is […]

Doug Menuez featured in “The Masters Series of Photographers” at Leica Camera in Germany

Photographer Claire Yaffa, who has worked for The New York Times and the Associated Press, among many others, has produced a body of portraits she calls “The Masters Series of Photographers” that is now on view at Leica Camera in Wetzlar, Germany. Among the photographers she chose for the project is Doug Menuez, who is […]

Kwaku Alston to talk “Fatherhood” tomorrow night at the Apple store in Santa Monica

A few years ago, celebrity photographer Kwaku Alston learned that he and his wife would soon be welcoming their first child. As he documented the pregnancy and then his newborn son, Kwaku became inspired to explore fatherhood as a subject. Tomorrow, Kwaku and writer/editor Adam Kulakow will be at the Apple store on Santa Monica’s […]

Shoot Online interviews Lauren Greenfield about the making of #likeagirl, her award-winning short film for Procter & Gamble brand Always

Shoot Online recently talked to Lauren Greenfield about collaborating with Leo Burnett on the short film #likeagirl, created for Procter & Gamble‘s Always brand. The spot won seven Clio awards last month. “Leo Burnett got me engaged from the very beginning right when they sent me the concept,” Lauren tells Shoot Online of the project, […]

Coming soon: SMart Book 2015, our limited-edition photo annual featuring work by our entire roster

Maureen Martel was in Germany on press last week, overseeing the printing of our new SMart Book. The limited-edition photo annual will feature work by our entire roster, as well as production stills to give you a sense of what it’s like to be on set with these talented photographers. As in years past, the […]

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’ “The Boomer List” premieres tonight at 9 on PBS

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders‘ new documentary, The Boomer List, premieres tonight at 9 on PBS. Visit pbs.org to learn more about the film. And to read Timothy’s interview about the making of The Boomer List, go to huffingtonpost.com. On Friday, “The Boomer List: Photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders” opens at the Newseum in Washington, DC. Details here. . […]

What does it mean to direct #likeagirl? It means winning

We are proud to share the news that Lauren Greenfield‘s #likeagirl short film for Always—about the undermining effects of being doing told you’re doing something “like a girl”—has won six Clio awards and a Grand Clio! In the video below, Lauren takes you behind the scenes of her film, which was commissioned by Leo Burnett […]

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