Category Archives: interviews and behind the scenes

“Jingle Bell Rock” in motion: Art Streiber photographs Dwayne Johnson for Entertainment Weekly’s live-action cover

The assignment? Photograph one of the world’s biggest stars, for the holiday issue of Entertainment Weekly. On a Saturday at the end of October. Execute three Christmas concepts with stills and motion (for augmented reality) in an hour and a half! Go! Brainstorm ideas with @micheleromeronyc and @photobuffalo for a few weeks until you come […]

Jeff Lipsky photographs “Star Wars” icon Mark Hamill for the cover of American Way magazine

  Mark Hamill says my Jedi training is complete… I’m ready!! Very grateful to have worked with this amazing person! #markhamill #lukeskywalker A post shared by jefflipsky (@jefflipsky) on Dec 6, 2017 at 9:06am PST    

Melanie Acevedo’s “The Authentics” in the news: Town & Country, C Magazine, Garden & Gun, and more

Melanie Acevedo‘s beautiful new coffee table book, The Authentics, continues to build momentum going into the holiday season. Kelly Wearstler Inc. hosted a book signing last week, and the press coverage—which was glowing from the start—has expanded to include Garden & Gun, C Magazine, Town & Country, and others. Below, some highlights, plus a photo […]

B&H Photo interviews Doug Menuez about his decision to switch to Leica after decades with Nikon

After many happy years with Nikon, Doug Menuez recently made the switch to Leica, taking up the Leica SL as his camera of choice both for client work and street photography. Why the change? B&H Photo‘s Explora blog got the inside scoop. Below, an excerpt: “I got really interested in mirrorless systems that might replace […]

Huck magazine showcases the 1960s bohemian Brooklyn photographs of Guzman’s Connie Hansen

In her Huck magazine article “Photos that capture the real Brooklyn kids of the ’60s,” writer Sara Rosen interviews Connie Hansen, of photo duo Guzman, about her distinctive black & white photos documenting her life as part of the freewheeling creative community in Brooklyn in that pivotal era. Connie lived in Fort Greene, now an […]

Nadav Kander photographs France’s president, Emmanuel Macron, for the cover of Time magazine

  Read the interview: “At home in the world: At 39, French President Emmanuel Macron is just getting started”  

Kwaku Alston photographs zero-waste advocate Lauren Singer, founder of The Simply Co., for Experience Life magazine

    Read the article: “Life Outside the Box: Lauren Singer”    

Martin Sigal shoots campaign for Nieto Senetiner wine

  credits general creative director: Hernan Kritzer head of art: Lisandro Cardozo art director: Juan Ignacio Peirano art buyer: Guido Urrutia  

Art Streiber photographs “Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman for the November issue of Vanity Fair

  It takes a village…and a soft source, a Gucci jacket, a modern house, a killer crew, a glass of scotch (or Diet Coke) and throw in a possible Oscar nominee, and you’ve got a Vanity Fair portrait! One of 27 variations in 3 different fashion looks we shot that day (and you can see […]

Kwaku Alston photographs world traveler and peace ambassador Cassie De Pecol for Experience Life magazine

    Read the article: “Broader Horizons: Cassie De Pecol”