Have you received your copy of today’s Pro Photo Daily newsletter from American Photography? Editor David Schonauer interviews Art Streiber about his 116-person portrait for Paramount Pictures, which was published in the July issue of Vanity Fair. Here’s an excerpt:
“When they said they wanted a photograph of 116 people, I really couldn’t wrap my head around it,” says Los Angeles photographer Art Streiber, Paramount’s choice to create the image. Streiber, who is represented by the Stockland Martel agency, has become one of Hollywood’s most trusted hands—his work has appeared in many television and film promotions, as well as in magazines like Vanity Fair and the Hollywood Reporter. Streiber is known for pulling off difficult jobs through painstaking preparation and creative problem solving. But, as he says now, this shot presented a daunting challenge.
“Prior to this,” notes Streiber, “the most people I ever shot at once was 36.”
Read the full interview here, or access it by clicking on the screenshot below.