The story of Stockland Martel

This past spring, we received an interview request from the magazine Up by Forbes, based in Romania. They wanted to do a feature on Stockland Martel—how Bill Stockland and Maureen Martel began working together, how they built the business, and what the industry was like at the time and how it has changed since. We’re […]

Photos: Stockland Martel in Los Angeles

Bill Stockland, Maureen Martel, and two members of the Stockland Martel staff—senior photo agent Emily Leonardo and creative director Kristina Feliciano—spent a week in Los Angeles last month to catch up in person with our clients and photographers on the West Coast. We also hosted a dinner for the many wonderful art buyers with whom […]

It’s Stockland Martel’s 30th anniversary

Stockland Martel turns 30 this year. Thirty! It’s hard to believe, but it was three decades ago that Bill Stockland and Maureen Martel officially started the agency. At the time, the office was just a closet-sized room in Midtown equipped with two desk phones that weren’t even connected—if a call for Bill came in on […]

Stockland Martel welcomes food and photo stylist Victoria Granof

We’re thrilled to announce that Stockland Martel now represents noted food and photo stylist Victoria Granof. “Victoria’s food styling talents are legendary, AND she creates the warmest atmosphere wherever she goes,” says Bill Stockland. “It is always an honor to represent someone who is the best in their field and who lives and breathes their […]

We’re at 500,000 views — and counting!

The Stockland Martel blog has just reached a major milestone: Yesterday, it crossed over the half-million mark. Our blog has been viewed 500,000 times since we launched it in April 2009 (more than 501,000 times, actually, as of this writing). And our monthly views have spiked from an average of 299 that first April to […]

Star power: 13 great celebrity portraits

. Bill, Maureen, and the rest of the team at Stockland Martel hosted our annual Hollywood East Cocktail Party a couple of weeks ago, as a way to personally thank our clients in the entertainment industry here on the East Coast. The event, which was attended by photo editors, art buyers, and creatives, was held […]

“Beauty CULTure” attracts press, celebs. Plus: A video interview with Lauren Greenfield.

“Beauty CULTure” opened last week at the Annenberg Space for Photography, attracting a constellation of celebrities to the reception and inspiring what will no doubt be months’ worth of press. Meanwhile, the Annenberg has posted extended video interviews with each of the exhibition’s four featured photographers, one of whom is Lauren Greenfield, who directed a […]

Steven Lippman joins Stockland Martel

Stockland Martel is now representing Steven Lippman! “Bill and I are proud to welcome Steven Lippman to our roster,” says Maureen. “Steven is a lifelong Californian who embodies the West Coast lifestyle: He’s a surfer, a skateboarder, incredibly energetic. And you can see that in his work. It captures that ideal.” To learn more about […]

SMart Book 2011, our latest photo annual, is now online!

Earlier this year, we threw a big party to celebrate the release of SMart Book 2011, our latest limited-edition collectible photo annual, which we printed with three different covers—by Lauren Greenfield, Roxanne Lowit, and Liz Von Hoene. And now, we’re happy to announce, the book is available to view online at issuu.com. . . The […]

Art Streiber on shooting American Idol’s Top 11 (and appearing on the show!)

Art Streiber appeared on American Idol on March 30, and while he didn’t have to face the judges, he did have to photograph the hit reality show’s Top 11 for a feature in Entertainment Weekly—and be interviewed about the shoots. In fact, FOX ran Art’s interview segments throughout the broadcast that night. The episode was […]

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