Category Archives: personal projects

Uwe Duettmann collaborates with fine artist Anca Munteanu Rimnic for photo feature in Vorn magazine

Vorn is a limited-edition publication that invites creative people from various fields to design a photo spread either on a given subject or one of their own choosing. For the most recent issue, photographer Uwe Duettmann and Anca Munteanu Rimnic, a Romanian artist based in Germany, collaborated on a photo feature they called “Wild Worses.” […]

Jim Fiscus creates portrait series in his hometown of Athens, Georgia

Jim Fiscus is a pro at photographing characters who have sprung from other people’s imagination. He’s shot key art for series like Downton Abbey, Dexter, The Borgias, Shameless, Episodes, and Penny Dreadful, masterfully photographing the actors in costume and often on set to capture the story, emotion, and tone of each show. But for his […]

Doug Menuez captures the performers of two colorful Las Vegas shows on stage and behind the scenes

Doug Menuez recently went out to Las Vegas to photograph the performers starring in Absinthe at Caesars Palace and Rose. Rabbit. Lie at the Cosmopolitan. He shot portraits, behind the scenes, and during the shows themselves. Below, seven of our favorite photos from his shoots, which he has collected into a portfolio called “Performance.” See […]

Steven Lippman and his fellow surfers competing in the SurfAid Malibu Cup raise more than $127,000

Earlier this month at the SurfAid Malibu Cup, 12 teams of surfers banded together to raise more than $127,000 for SurfAid, a nonprofit humanitarian organization that works to improve the health, wellbeing, and self-reliance of people living in isolated regions. SurfAid’s health programs involve education in nutrition, hygiene, healthy environments and disease prevention, as well […]

“Dust,” Nadav Kander’s new exhibition and monograph, explores the radioactive ruins of secret cities on the border between Kazakhstan and Russia

. Nadav Kander‘s latest fine-art photo project, “Dust,” explores the vestiges of the Cold War through the radioactive ruins of secret cities on the border between Kazakhstan and Russia. An exhibition of the work opened last week at the Flowers Gallery in London, and Hatje Cantz has published a 128-page monograph featuring 50 color images […]

Jim Fiscus shoots trading-card-style portraits of Georgia’s fierce Classic City Rollergirls

If you’ve ever seen a women’s roller derby in person, you know there’s a lot of wit, grit, and might involved in putting on an awesome show—not to mention punny, pugilistic rollergirl names like Human Missile Crisis and Honey Boom Boom. But the women of Classic City Rollergirls in Athens, Georgia, raise the stakes even […]

In this short film, Melanie Acevedo asks kids what they want to be “When I Grow Up”

Melanie Acevedo cast a group of precocious kids for her short film “When I Grow Up” and shot portraits of them as part of the project. Here’s a look… . . .

“Sunglasses,” a new still-life series by Craig Cutler

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Scenes from Costa Rica’s Playa Grande, by Steven Lippman

Steven Lippman shot some gorgeous photos while vacationing recently with his wife and son at Costa Rica’s magical Playa Grande. Here are 10 highlights… . . .

Matthew Rolston’s “Talking Heads” exhibition makes some noise in Los Angeles

The opening reception early last month for the exhibition “Matthew Rolston: Talking Heads” was well received, drawing a crowd of collectors and celebrities (including Diane Keaton) alike. The show, at Diane Rosenstein Fine Art in Los Angeles, was also well received by the press. . . “The photographer’s striking, monumentally scaled portraits of ventriloquist dummies […]

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