Category Archives: interviews and behind the scenes

Dove commissions Melanie Acevedo to shoot an ad campaign that challenges India to rethink common beauty ideals

Since 2004, Dove has been working to advance a broader, more inclusive definition of beauty, and its latest campaign is continuing that effort in India, where the ideals are particularly narrow. “In fact, our new research suggests 76 percent of Indian women believe that in today’s society, it is critical to meet certain beauty standards,” […]

Art Streiber photographs three of the stars of the new movie “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising” for Vanity Fair

   

Brinson+Banks spend two days with comedian and talk-show host Chelsea Handler for The New York Times

  Brinson+Banks recently photographed Chelsea Handler for a New York Times about her new Netflix show, Chelsea, at her gorgeous home in the Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles and in her office on the Sony Pictures studio lot. “Our first interaction with her was in the morning, before we documented her getting ready for […]

Photographer/creative director Matthew Rolston and sbe hotel group join forces for new boutique hotel The Redbury New York

The hip NoMad district of Manhattan just got a new infusion of style, thanks to photographer and creative director Matthew Rolston and award-winning lifestyle hospitality company sbe. Their latest collaboration, The Redbury New York, made its highly anticipated debut in NoMad this month, marking a complete reimagining of the historic Martha Washington Hotel, a landmark […]

Brinson+Banks photograph comedy duo and “Keanu” stars Key & Peele for The New York Times

“We were thrilled to use an insane backdrop made out of thousands of zip ties that our friends Laina and Sarah from Happenings Co. made,” says Kendrick Brinson of Brinson+Banks. “For one shot,” says David Walter Banks, “Kendrick asked the men to stand back to back and then jokingly said, ‘Now do a trust fall,’ and Jordan […]

Steven Lippman shoots print and motion on location in Hawaii for Kama’s summer collection

      credits photographer/director: Steven Lippman 1st assistant: Noah Schutz digital tech: Elizabeth McAlevey BTS videographers: Richard Lesser and Tyler Haft wardrobe stylist: Yohanna Logan wardrobe assistant: Beau Blair hair/makeup: Christie Thompson producer/LA: Franny Legge/Seamless Productions producer/Hawaii: Sean Newhouse/Waterside Productions  

Montefiore Health System commissions Doug Menuez to shoot its “Doing More” branding campaign

Doug Menuez’s emotionally authentic photography is at the heart of Montefiore Health System’s new branding campaign, “Doing More,” which underscores Montefiore’s status as a premier healthcare provider with world-renowned physicians and scientists, while also connecting on a personal level with the very people it serves. (The campaign was created by The Bloc.) For the assignment, […]

Brinson+Banks on documenting the sights, sounds, and styles of Coachella for Instagram

Instagram invited Kendrick Brinson and David Walter Banks of Brinson+Banks to cover Coachella, a massive desert-set music festival with a hippie, trippy vibe not unlike what you’d find at Burning Man, by using their iPhones to shoot video. Finding themselves with a rare free weekend between celebrity shoots, the couple happily scooped up the VIP […]

Bloomberg Businessweek commissions Tobias Hutzler to photograph Helen Marriage, director of Artichoke Trust, Britain’s groundbreaking public-art organization

  For a feature in its new Design Issue, Bloomberg Businessweek asked Helen Marriage to write about her work as the director of Artichoke Trust, a wildly inventive public-art nonprofit in the U.K. The charity’s mission is to “work with artists to create extraordinary, large-scale events that appeal to the widest possible audience,” according to […]

Jason Hindley shoots campaign promoting the launch of Nescafe Azera Barista-Style Instant Coffee

  credits agency: Publicis creative director: Sue Higgs art director: Claudio Pasqualetti copywriter: Stephen Beverly art buyer: Claire Lillis producer: Ben Etheridge stylist: Keiko Hindley set build: Millar Models

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