Category Archives: personal projects

Brinson+Banks photograph actress/pianist/poet Kate Adams for their ongoing series, “LA Woman”

  View the portfolio: “LA Woman.”    

“Farmer’s Market,” a new portrait series by Art Streiber

In the past year, Art Streiber has been exploring portraiture via various subjects that are of personal interest, from high school prom-goers to dogs and their owners. His latest shoot, which he discusses below, focused on Los Angeles farmer’s markets.     “In our foodie/farm-to-table culture, shopping at big-city farmer’s markets has practically become a […]

Brinson+Banks feature producer/director/magician Bethany Mollenkof in their ongoing “LA Woman” portrait series

“Bethany is a producer and director and magician who loves stories and makes short documentaries. She’s also a champ at cooking big meals for people, vintage collecting, and double-exposure photography,” explain Brinson+Banks of Bethany Mollenkof, the latest subject in their ongoing “LA Woman” portrait series focusing on creative women in the City of Angels. “We […]

Doug Menuez, whose advertising clients count on him to capture authentic-feeling moments in produced shoots, on the magic of street photography

In the advertising world, Doug Menuez is known for his ability to create images that feel spontaneous and like real life, even though they’re actually the result of produced shoots involving creative briefs, casting, location scouting, and all other trappings of a campaign. His skills come not just from his notable history as a documentary […]

Premiering tonight at 8 PM on HBO: “The Trans List,” Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’ highly anticipated new documentary

In The Trans List, acclaimed director and photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders shines a light on prominent members of the transgender community. Featuring such outspoken subjects as Kylar Broadus, Caroline Cossey, Amos Mac, Bamby Salcedo, Buck Angel, Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, Nicole Maines, Shane Ortega, Caitlyn Jenner, Alok Vaid-Menon, and Laverne Cox, the film profiles a diverse group […]

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 […]

Desert dreams: Uwe Duettmann’s surreal Burning Man photos

Award-winning advertising photographer Uwe Duettmann recently realized a long-held dream of attending Burning Man, the famously outlandish annual art and culture festival held Black Rock Desert, Nevada, and beloved by idiosyncratic iconoclasts and the merely curious. Below, Uwe talks about why he finds the fest so compelling and how he decided what to shoot given […]

See Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’ “The Trans List” Oct. 25 at NewFest in New York City

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders‘ The Trans List will be screening on October 25 at NewFest in New York City, as part of the Special Centerpiece Presentation of the prestigious LGBT film festival. The documentary will be followed by a Q&A with Timothy and some of the film’s subjects. Tickets are only $16 and can be purchased here. […]

For their latest “LA Woman” portrait shoot, Brinson+Banks photographed ceramist and vintage-car hunter Becki Chernoff at her Los Angeles home

  Learn more about Becki Chernoff here. View the ongoing “LA Woman” series here.