Category Archives: interviews and behind the scenes

Art Streiber photographs an ecstatic Kevin Hart for the cover of Entertainment Weekly’s “Happy Issue”

Kevin Hart is “the biggest comedy star in the nation,” proclaims Entertainment Weekly, which commissioned Art Streiber to photograph him for the cover of its “Happy Issue.” Here’s a look at the portraits, some of which feature fanciful illustrations by Zohar Lazar.  

Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles to exhibit the complete “List” portraits of Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

  For years, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders has been exploring the nature of identity through his award-winning “List” portrait series and documentaries, beginning with “The Black List” in 2008 all the way through his upcoming project “The Trans List.” And now viewers will have the opportunity to consider these bodies of work alongside each other in “IDENTITY: […]

Happening now: Art Streiber takes over the Entertainment Weekly photo department Instagram feed

All day today on the Instagram feed of Entertainment Weekly‘s photo department, Art Streiber will be showing and telling about some of his most memorable images from 20 years of shooting for the magazine. He had to pick from 121 shoots and 44 covers, so it’s been fascinating to discover what he’s chosen.  What you […]

Art Streiber, master of the group portrait, talks about how he directs his subjects: “I want to make sure that we don’t have two people with the exact same body language. I’m very carefully tweaking and tweaking and tweaking”

  Portrait photographer Art Streiber is known for his masterful approach to photographing groups, whether it’s a cast portrait for a hit TV show or a Paramount Pictures anniversary photo featuring 116 stars, executives, and directors. In a recent interview with The Photographic Journal, Art was asked how he directs multiple people at the same […]

Fulvio Bonavia’s entrancing new personal project, “Flora,” inspires a video commission for Vogue Accessory

Fulvio Bonavia was recently working on his archive when he came across some liquid shots he had made as plates for a Rado campaign, and an idea came to him. “I found that some of the shapes reminded me of flower petals,” he explains. “So I decided to shoot some new liquid colors underwater.” He […]

All day today: Matthias Clamer takes over Entertainment Weekly’s photo department Instagram feed

In honor of his cover portrait of Walking Dead villain Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan), Entertainment Weekly‘s photo department invited celebrity and entertainment photographer Matthias Clamer to take over its Instagram feed for the day. Matthias will be sharing some of his favorite portraits, as well as behind-the-scenes images. Follow the fun at @ewphotodept.  

Brinson+Banks in Italy: a love story

Wife-and-husband photo duo Brinson+Banks recently traveled to the voluptuous Italian Riviera, and they captured the experience in all its wish-you-were-here glory. Below, some highlights… “Back when we were Atlantans, I introduced a new friend of mine (a beautiful talented painter named Raven) to an old friend named Thomas (my seventh-grade boyfriend for all of a […]

Michael Muller photographs “Ballers” star Dwayne Johnson sitting in a tub of ice for the HBO series’ season-two key art

Who knew Dwayne Johnson was a Method actor? For the key-art shoot for season two of his hit HBO series, the Ballers star submerged his lower half in a tub of real ice while Michael Muller photographed him. No pain, no gain indeed. Scroll down or click here to watch a behind-the-scenes video of the […]

Steven Lippman photographs Olympic gold medalist Nathan Adrian for ESPN The Magazine’s 2016 Body Issue

In addition to photographing pro surfer Courtney Conlogue in Tahiti for ESPN The Magazine‘s 2016 Body Issue, Steven Lippman also shot Nathan Adrian—a three-time Olympic gold medalist—stateside in a swimming pool. Scroll down to see his gorgeous portraits. And view a behind-the-scenes gallery here.    

Art Streiber photographs Steven Spielberg for Entertainment Weekly

Art Streiber photographed Steven Spielberg for a recent issue of Entertainment Weekly featuring a tour of the Universal Studios back lot with the legendary director. “I have photographed him more than a dozen times over the last 17 years,” notes Art. “When Spielberg walked onto the set, I handed him the camera and told him […]

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