Category Archives: personal projects

In the exhibition “Bookmarks,” organized by advertising agency Havas Paris, Guzman and other photographers picture the intersection between brands and literature

  Among the exhibitions at this year’s Rencontres d’Arles is “Bookmarks,” a show conceived and coordinated by advertising agency Havas Paris that suggests links between major brands and literature. Guzman—photo duo Connie Hansen and Russell Peacock—were asked to be part of the show, which was spearheaded by Christophe Coffre, creative director and co-president of Havas […]

Nadav Kander tells the Guardian about his “best summer shot”

“I took this in Dungeness, on that part of the Channel that looks out to France. It was the end of June—the summer solstice—and I was driving back late at night. I stopped to walk along the beach and found this picture. It’s mysterious—and a good picture always asks more questions than it answers. I […]

Doug Menuez’s new portrait series shines a light on EG, an exclusive conference for the world’s most creative innovators

At the recent EG 9 conference in Monterey, California, Doug Menuez shot a series of portraits of attendees entirely with an iPhone, as part of a collaboration with Russell Preston Brown, creative director at Adobe. “What is EG? Think of a smaller, funkier TED, with an eclectic, electric gathering of talent, knowledge, tech, and soul, […]

Winter flashback: Nigel Cox’s “Drift”

Now that New York City’s record-setting winter is safely behind us, we can finally look back on it with some perspective. Yes, the days were horribly cold and the snowfall seemingly constant. But there was beauty too, and Nigel Cox’s photographs are the proof. Below, the latest installment of his “Drift” series. Click here to […]

Time magazine’s Lightbox blog features Tobias Hutzler’s aerial photos of New York

To kick off Memorial Day weekend, Time magazine published a portfolio of Tobias Huztler‘s aerial photographs of New York’s beaches and parks edited by Kira Pollack, Time‘s director of photography. Even though the images, which he photographed with an toward giving them a graphic quality, were shot in different boroughs, they are less about a […]

Eight new portraits of male model Jhanelle Castillo by Guzman


Matthew Rolston’s acclaimed “Talking Heads” series to appear at Paris Photo Los Angeles

Select images from “Talking Heads: The Vent Haven Portraits,” the celebrated fine-art series by photographer and director Matthew Rolston, will be showcased at this year’s Paris Photo Los Angeles. Highly anticipated among collectors, Paris Photo Los Angeles is the U.S. edition of the world’s preeminent art fair for works created in the photographic medium. On […]

Guzman’s photos of Newark in the 1970s highlight the beauty, grit, and vibrant street life of a resilient city

In 1975, Connie Hansen signed on at Arts High School in Newark, New Jersey, to teach black-and-white photography. She had just graduated from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn and would soon embark on a successful commercial career as one half of the photo duo Guzman, with her husband, Russell Peacock. But in those early days, she […]

This Wednesday: Tune in to Doug Menuez’s online lecture on how he adapted his photo project “Fearless Genius” across multiple media platforms

The American Society of Media Photographers has asked Doug Menuez to share the success story behind his photo project “Fearless Genius: The Digital Revolution in Silicon Valley 1985 to 2000,” which has been published as a monograph and curated as a traveling exhibition, and is being adapted for TV, the Web, a documentary, and education […]

Michelle Gatton on styling a sumptuous food story in an 1850s Maryland barn

In the creative industry, it’s important to constantly make new personal work—both to keep your skills sharp and to create fresh material to show clients. Which brings us to Stockland Martel food stylist Michelle Gatton’s recent personal project: a test shoot at a gorgeous Maryland barn that turned out so beautifully, she and her collaborators […]


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