Category Archives: interviews and behind the scenes

Brinson+Banks on photographing Issa Rae, creator and star of HBO’s “Insecure,” for The Washington Post

Brinson+Banks photographed Issa Rae, whose second season of Insecure premiered on HBO this past Sunday, for The Washington Post at the London West Hollywood Hotel, where they recently shot Will Ferrell. “Oftentimes when we photograph actors, they’re in the middle of a super-long and super-busy day promoting their show or movie. Our job is to […]

Video: Doug Menuez on making Leica his camera brand of choice

Art Streiber shoots the marketing campaign for season nine of HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” directs motion promo featuring Larry David as Julius Caesar

Larry David’s hit HBO comedy, Curb Your Enthusiasm, is returning after a six-year hiatus, and Art Streiber had the distinct pleasure of shooting the marketing campaign and directing David in a teaser for the premiere. The concept: David as Julius Caesar. A very long time ago, Caesar famously declared: “Veni. Vidi. Vici,” or “I came. […]

Brinson+Banks photograph Matilda the Hun, Roxy Astor, and other original Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling for The Washington Post

“We photographed these badass ladies at their homes all over Southern California,” say Brinson+Banks of their shoots with some of the original Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, the 1980s wrestling league that inspired the new Netflix series GLOW. Scroll down for some spirited behind-the-scenes content. Read the story here: “This ’80s female wrestling league was dangerous […]

Walter Iooss photographs Isaiah Thomas of the Boston Celtics for ESPN The Magazine’s 2017 Body Issue

“We paired legendary sports photographer Walter Iooss with NBA Celtics superstar Isaiah Thomas. Being the smallest point guard in the league, our goal was to show Isaiah’s outsized strength, power, and speed,” explains ESPN The Magazine director of photography Karen Frank in an interview with Grids. “Although Walter has photographed countless athletes over the years, […]

Video: How award-winning photographer Fulvio Bonavia uses CGI to bring automotive campaigns to life

Award-winning photographer Fulvio Bonavia directed this making-of short film to take viewers behind the scenes of his creative process, revealing how he uses CGI to bring automotive campaigns to life.     View Fulvio’s car photography here.  

Brinson+Banks on photographing Will Ferrell for The New York Times

In his new movie The House, Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler play a couple desperate to find a way to pay their daughter’s college tuition after her scholarship falls through. Their solution? Persuade their neighbor to start an illegal casino in his basement, of course. Brinson+Banks photographed Ferrell for the New York Times’ profile of […]

Steven Lippman’s stunning surf imagery featured in German magazine Prime Surfing

Brinson+Banks head to Georgia to shoot the cover of Atlanta magazine’s June issue

“This shoot was so fun because when we lived in Atlanta, we used to work for Atlanta magazine often,” says Brinson+Banks. “We love teaming up with photography director Caroline Kilgore.” Kendrick and David, who are based in Los Angeles, traveled to some of Georgia’s most gorgeous locations, including Jekyll Island’s Driftwood Beach, which is featured […]

Tobias Hutzler on photographing Droga5 founder David Droga for Fast Company’s July/August issue

Tobias Hutzler brought his unique style of lighting to a portrait assignment from Fast Company, which asked him to photograph David Droga, founder of Droga5, global CEO Sarah Thompson, and global chief strategy officer Jonny Bauer for a story on the cutting-edge ad agency. “Droga5 is one of the most dynamic ad agencies in the […]