Category Archives: personal projects

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 […]

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 […]

“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 […]

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