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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: […]

Shoe brand Samuel Hubbard features Doug Menuez in its new campaign

Photographer Doug Menuez stepped to the other side of the lens recently to appear in a new campaign for shoe brand Samuel Hubbard. The ad features a portrait of Doug at his home in Red Hook, New York, and copy that speaks to his peripatetic life as an award-winning image-maker…     “For most people, […]

Walter Iooss featured in “Who Shot Sports,” an exhibition celebrating the artistry of sports photography

It’s just the plight of the sports photographer that their work is often overshadowed by their subjects. No matter how brilliant and breathtaking the image—a pro basketball player about to dunk the ball, a famous football player enjoying his fandom, an iconic boxer sizing up his competition—it’s usually appreciated for the athlete’s achievement, not the […]

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 […]

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.  

Tobias Hutzler’s aerial photographs of NYC swimming pools featured in new exhibition

The Arsenal Gallery in Manhattan is currently hosting “SPF16: NYC Pools and Beaches in Contemporary Photography,” an exhibition of images from all five boroughs of New York City created in the past three decades, and Tobias Hutzler is one of the noteworthy photographers whose work is being featured. “Two aerial photographs by Hutzler help to […]

Join Steven Lippman on Saturday, July 23, for the A Walk on Water Surf Therapy at C-Street Beach in Ventura, California

Photographer/director Steven Lippman will be at C-Street Beach in Ventura, California, tomorrow for the A Walk on Water Surf Therapy event, sponsored by JP’s Peace, Love & Happiness Foundation in collaboration with Paul Mitchell. Steven, who is president of AWOW, will be among the surfers providing free surf therapy to special-needs kids and adults. For […]

Miller Mobley’s portrait of “Star Wars” star John Boyega wins in the entertainment category at the Southern California Journalism Awards

  We’re thrilled to report that at this year’s Southern California Journalism Awards, Miller Mobley‘s portrait of Star Wars: The Force Awakens star John Boyega was the winner in the entertainment category. “We looked so close. It was no green screen…. Brilliant execution with a brave subject,” commented the judges. Congratulations, Miller! The photo was […]

For Havas’ latest literature-inspired exhibition in Paris, Guzman draw inspiration from a surreal Japanese novel

Last year, for an exhibition titled “Marque-Page” (“Bookmarks”), Havas commissioned artists to create work suggesting links between major brands and literature. Photo duo Guzman, for example, produced images linking Amazon and the bestselling novel The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides. This year,  for “Photo-Roman” (Picture Story”), Havas has once again asked Guzman to create literature-inspired […]

Portraits by Nadav Kander, Jeff Lipsky, and Art Streiber featured in Communication Arts’ 2016 Photography Annual

Congratulations to Nadav Kander, Jeff Lipsky, and Art Streiber, whose work was among the winning entries in Communication Arts‘ 2016 Photography Annual, in the editorial category. Here’s a look…  

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