Brinson+Banks on photographing the epic new rock festival Desert Trip for AARP The Magazine

Inspired by the enormous popularity of Coachella, the music festival that draws hordes of millennials and thirtysomethings to Indio, California, every year, the new fest Desert Trip Music Festival—also set in Indio—is aimed at boomers drawn to the legendary rock musicians whose songs were the soundtrack of their youth. The festival took place over two […]

Nino Muñoz photographs Grammy-winning musicians (and cancer survivors) Melissa Etheridge and Sheryl Crow for a triumphant AARP The Magazine cover story

For the cover of its October/November Special Health Issue, AARP The Magazine is showcasing the inspiring stories of how Melissa Etheridge and Sheryl Crow not only beat cancer but came back from that battle with a renewed sense of life. The magazine asked Nino Muñoz to photograph the two chart-topping musicians, who’ve been friends since […]

Three great portraits of Jeff Bridges by Jeff Lipsky

Jeff Lipsky recently photographed Oscar-winning actor Jeff Bridges for AARP The Magazine. (Yes, the Dude is a man of a certain age. Where did the time go?) Here’s a look… . . .

Jeff Lipsky photographs Susan Sarandon for AARP The Magazine. Plus: behind-the-scenes video

AARP The Magazine asked Jeff Lipsky to photograph Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon for its February/March cover story. Below, one of our favorite images from the shoot. Read the interview, and see a behind-the-scenes video—in which Jeff and Susan discuss the finer points of Ping-Pong (she helped launch the popular Ping-Pong club Spin here in New […]

Kwaku Alston photographs Maria Shriver for AARP The Magazine cover story

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Art Streiber on photographing legendary actors De Niro, Douglas, Kline, and Freeman. Plus: behind-the-scenes video

So Robert De Niro, Kevin Kline, Michael Douglas, and Morgan Freeman walk into a bar… It sounds like the start of a joke, but it’s what really happened at a recent Art Streiber shoot. AARP The Magazine asked Art to photograph the legendary actors, who are starring in the new movie Last Vegas, in a […]

Jeff Lipsky photographs Michael J. Fox for AARP The Magazine. Plus: behind-the-scenes video

For his recent AARP The Magazine cover shoot with Michael J. Fox, Jeff Lipsky made sure he brought just the right music to make the guitar-playing actor feel at home: a playlist heavy on rock. It was music to shred by, and shred he did. Fox instantly responded to the songs by playing air guitar, […]

New work: Sharon Stone by Jeff Lipsky

“People don’t believe me when I tell them that these images are barely retouched,” says Jeff Lipsky of his portraits of Sharon Stone for AARP The Magazine. I can see why they wouldn’t believe him—the actress, who will turn 54 on March 10, looks just as stunning as she did in her Basic Instinct days. […]