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Michael Muller’s “Deadpool” poster a nominee in the 2016 IMP Awards, and Matthias Clamer’s “Atlanta” and Art Streiber’s season-two “Angie Tribeca” campaigns honored as Best TV Posters by IndieWire

Congratulations to Michael Muller, whose movie poster for the Ryan Reynolds blockbuster Deadpool was nominated for Best Action Movie Poster in the 2016 IMP Awards—and to Matthias Clamer and Art Streiber, who earned accolades for their campaigns for Atlanta and season two of Angie Tribeca, respectively. See more of Michael’s Deadpool key art and publicity […]

Nadav Kander’s portrait of Donald Trump takes top prize in the portrait category at the 74th annual Pictures of the Year International competition

Congrats to Super Bowl 2017 MVP Tom Brady

Presenting SMart Book 2017, our limited-edition photo book

This year’s SMart Book, which is currently arriving on our clients’ desks, is our biggest ever—more than 280 pages filled with some of our photographers’ finest work from last year. The cover photo is a publicity image for the FX series Fargo shot by Matthias Clamer, and the printing of the book was handled, as […]

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 […]