A sneak peek at Brinson+Banks’ galaxy-inspired beauty shoot with YouTube makeup celebrity Michelle Phan

Brinson+Banks recently collaborated with digital media company Mashable and YouTube makeup celebrity Michelle Phan, founder of the $84 million startup Ipsy. “What started as a straightforward shoot on white morphed into a funky stylized look that truly fit the intergalactic concept,” says David Walter Banks, “and everyone on set, including us, were really excited with […]

Gorgeous new makeup and natural-beauty images by Michael Wirth

  See more of Michael’s work at stocklandmartel.com/wirth.  

Michael Wirth for Madame Figaro

Madame Figaro, the magazine that accompanies the Saturday edition of the French newspaper Le Figaro, published a portfolio of Michael Wirth‘s beauty images earlier this month. Here’s a look… . Credits Stylist: Julie Gillet Makeup: Cathyanne Mc Allister / B Agency Hair: Sylvain Le Hen / B agency Manicure: Elsa Deslande / Majeure Model: Vlada […]

Sneak video preview: Matthew Rolston developing signature fragrance inspired by his book “beautyLIGHT”

Critically acclaimed books have inspired everything from movies and Broadway shows to major life changes, but Matthew Rolston’s latest project may just be the first time that a book has been the catalyst for a perfume. The celebrated entertainment photographer has just revealed that he’s developing a signature fragrance inspired by his 2008 monograph, beautyLIGHT. […]

Hair apparent: Steven Lippman for ColorProof

ColorProof recently commissioned Steven Lippman for series of photographs promoting its professional luxury products for color-treated hair. Steven shot at Pier 59 Studios West in Santa Monica, working with art director/producer Joelle Hannah; Lucy Cook, assistant for HatchBeauty Agency; clothing stylist Lauren Messiah; hairstylist Laini Reeves; and makeup artist Donald Simrock. Here’s a look. Who […]

Michael Wirth photographs French pop singer Camélia Jordana for Gala magazine

Ever since she placed third at the age of 17 in Nouvelle Star, France’s take on British talent competition Pop Idol, Camélia Jordana has been a sensation on the French pop scene. Now 19, she is the star of a lavish 36-page feature in Gala magazine’s Special Beauty Issue, on international newsstands now. Michael Wirth […]

Interview with a client: Steven Lippman talks with John Paul DeJoria on shooting for Patrón and Paul Mitchell

Patrón Spirits and Paul Mitchell, which are owned by John Paul DeJoria, have just released two new “What inspires you?” commercials and a 3-minute viral, the latest in a series of spots by the company that celebrates notable charitable efforts and aims to encourage viewers to think of ways that they too can give back. […]

Annenberg exhibition looks at how we define female beauty

. How do we define female beauty? The exhibition “Beauty CULTure,” which opens Saturday at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles, examines some of the prevailing answers through a wide range of images, from portraits of celebrities who are worshiped for their looks to photos documenting a desperate need to conform to a […]

Steven Lippman joins Stockland Martel

Stockland Martel is now representing Steven Lippman! “Bill and I are proud to welcome Steven Lippman to our roster,” says Maureen. “Steven is a lifelong Californian who embodies the West Coast lifestyle: He’s a surfer, a skateboarder, incredibly energetic. And you can see that in his work. It captures that ideal.” To learn more about […]

Spotlight: Michael Wirth

Michael Wirth is a Paris-based beauty photographer known for his sophisticated use of light and his ability to capture the individual loveliness of his subjects, whether they’re models or real people. “You have to see the beauty in the girl,” he says. “I think everybody can be beautiful.” His portfolio ranges from ad campaigns celebrating […]