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Matthias Clamer to give talk on “5 Images and How I Crafted Them” Jan. 14 in L.A.

  As part of MOPLA (Month of Photography LA) this month, Matthias Clamer, a celebrity, entertainment, and portrait photographer known for his creativity and sly wit, will be giving a talk on the technical, business, and creative aspects of his work. “5 Images and How I Crafted Them,” which begins at 3:30 pm and will take […]

Thank you for a wonderful 2016

In the past year, our photographers have traveled all over the world to create stellar work for our advertising and editorial clients, to pursue or celebrate personal projects, and even to offer their skills in support of charities that are close to their heart (we’re looking at you, Michael Muller). As we head into 2017, […]

Matthew Rolston’s “Vent Haven Portraits” inspires essay in esteemed digital magazine The Eye of Photography

L’Oeil de la Photographie, or The Eye of Photography—the highly respected online photography magazine founded by Jean-Jacques Naudet, a onetime editor in chief of French PHOTO magazine and the editor at large at American Photo—recently published a thought-provoking essay on Matthew Rolston‘s Talking Heads: The Vent Haven Portraits. The fine-art portrait series and monograph, which […]

Swiss watchmaker IWC Schaffhausen introduces a limited-edition diver’s watch inspired by the dramatic shark photography of Michael Muller

At a private event at its boutique on Rodeo Drive in Los Angeles last week, IWC Schaffhausen, maker of high-end timepieces, celebrated a special edition of its iconic Aquatimer diver’s watch inspired by the dramatic shark photography of Michael Muller. The Aquatimer Chronograph Edition “Sharks”—only 500 of which were produced—features a hammerhead shark engraving on […]

PDN interviews Brinson+Banks for a feature on “Photographers Who Can Help Art Direct”

How do you stand out from the pack in the increasingly competitive world of commercial photography? If you’re Brinson+Banks, you highlight the fact that you’re a team of two great photographers, both of whom can deliver and are nimble creatively. And you come not just with ideas but with solutions. In the November issue of […]

Guzman’s striking portrait of Blondie’s Debbie Harry on view in the exhibition “Camouflage: In Plain Sight”

Through February 17, the Anchorage Museum in Alaska is hosting an exhibition that “expands beyond the familiar associations of camouflage to explore how we work to be seen and unseen.” Among the works on view in “Camouflage: In Plain Sight” is this striking 1986 portrait of iconic singer Debbie Harry photographed by Guzman during their […]

Matthew Rolston launches ROLSTON@LArge, an ambitious start-up whose mission is to provide fashion and beauty clients with refreshingly modern motion content

As a photographer, director, and creative director, Matthew Rolston is renowned for his striking visuals, as well as his keen understanding of image-making and branding. And with his latest venture, he is bringing that 360-degree vision to the rapidly growing motion-content arena. Rolston has joined forces with @LArge Productions & Post to launch ROLSTON@LArge, a […]

Fulvio Bonavia named the winner in the Fine Art category of the 2016 Lucie Awards

Congratulations to Fulvio Bonavia for winning the Fine Art category of the 14th annual Lucie Awards, an honor bestowed upon him for his lovely personal project “Flora.” Fulvio was also a finalist for the esteemed Photographer of the Year prize. Well done, Fulvio! See more of “Flora” here.    

Want to own a print from Doug Menuez’s historic “Fearless Genius” project? Now you can take your pick, without breaking the bank, at the new website menuezprints.com

Doug Menuez‘s “Fearless Genius: The Digital Revolution in Silicon Valley 1985–2000” photo essay has taken many forms: It’s been exhibited around the world, archived at Stanford University Libraries, and showcased in a coffeetable book published by Simon & Schuster‘s Atria imprint. But prints from this historic project have been available only on a select basis […]

Matthew Rolston, Sam Nazarian, and Danny Meyer to host the grand opening of The Redbury New York on October 25

The grand opening of The Redbury New York, the first New York location of the illustrious Redbury boutique hotel chain, will be celebrated with a private invitation-only party on October 25.     Hosting the event will be renowned photographer and director Matthew Rolston, who is the creative director of The Redbury; famed restaurateur Danny […]