The FX network recently commissioned Matthias Clamer to photograph the key art and publicity images for its new series Tyrant—executive produced by Howard Gordon, co-creator of the Showtime hit series Homeland—about a ruling family in a turbulent Middle Eastern nation. He shot the poster art in the Saharan desert in Tunisia and the cast portraits […]
Matthias Clamer recently shot key art and publicity images for the critically acclaimed FX comedy series The League, but as is often the case, the weather in Southern California did not jibe with the chilly Midwestern concept for the imagery. “This shoot happened on a 103 Fahrenheit day on a field in the Valley, but […]
It’s always interesting to see how different photographers shoot the same person. Below, a group of portraits of musician Mick Fleetwood from a 2012 Playboy magazine shoot by Matthias Clamer, and a set of portraits by Annabel Mehran shot the year before that for Purple magazine. . . .
FX sent Matthias Clamer on location to snowy Calgary to shoot publicity images for its new series Fargo, an original adaptation of the Oscar-winning 1996 Coen Brothers movie. The shoot took place over three long, frigid days. “My crew was mummified in winter outfits,” laughs Matthias. . . .
Our tumblr, which features new and archival images by our photographers, is about a year old now, so it’s a good time to take a look at which photos have best connected with our audience there. Each of the images below has so far garnered at least 75 notes, with the most popular photo set […]
Presenting SMart Book 2014, our latest photo annual showcasing the work of the entire Stockland Martel roster
SMart Book 2014, our new photo annual, is hot off the presses and was recently shipped to our clients and colleagues in the creative industry. Designed by Design: MW and printed by GZD in Germany, it showcases images—and new self-portraits—by the entire Stockland Martel roster. We’re very proud of the book and even more proud […]
Matthias Clamer photographs Nicki Minaj with Kobe Bryant, Eminem with Calvin Johnson, Kendrick Lamar with Chris Paul, and more for ESPN The Magazine’s 2014 Music Issue
Last year, for its first-ever Music Issue, ESPN The Magazine asked Matthias Clamer to re-create famous album covers using sports stars in place of the musicians. And it was a big hit. So this year, with the bar set high, the magazine once again turned to Matthias. The theme for the 2014 Music Issue is […]
Matthias Clamer recently shot a photo portfolio for ESPN The Magazine featuring 23 diehard fans of the Los Angeles Raiders who have created elaborately costumed alter egos to show their team spirit. Below, highlights from “Raider Nation: Behind the Makeup.” . . .
Swedish director Ingmar Bergman was known for his “haunting black-and-white elegies on the nature of God and death” and films exploring the “existential terrors” that plague us (nicely put, Criterion Collection), so who better to inspire the key art and publicity images for a comedy series, right? Or, well… We’ll let Matthias Clamer, who channeled […]