Brinson+Banks photograph “Transparent” and “I Love Dick” creator Jill Soloway for The New York Times

  Read the article: “Chris Kraus and Jill Soloway Talk About the Show I Love Dick“  

Brinson+Banks photograph “Catastrophe” cocreator and costar Sharon Horgan for The New York Times

  Read the article: “Sharon Horgan and the Fun Filth of Catastrophe“

Brinson+Banks photograph actor Philip Baker Hall for the Washington Post

  Read the article: “Philip Baker Hall is your favorite actor whose name you can’t quite place”  

Brinson+Banks photograph Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon—husband and wife and screenwriting collaborators—for The New York Times

Read the article here: “Is the New Mr. Right an Immigrant Rom-Com Hero? Kumail Nanjiani of Silicon Valley breaks outwith The Big Sick, a personal story that upends Hollywood’s traditional ideas about leading men.”

CNN Style commissions Brinson+Banks to shoot portraits of legendary photographer Douglas Kirkland and his wife, Francoise Kirkland, at their home in the Hollywood Hills

“What could be more pressure for a photographer,” say Brinson+Banks, “than to take portraits of a highly esteemed, highly talented photographer with a six-decade-long successful career? We were assigned by CNN Style to head to Douglas Kirkland‘s Hollywood Hills home to photograph him and his incredible wife and business partner, Francoise Kirkland.” The story, which […]

Time magazine features Brinson+Banks’ “LA Woman” portrait series

“Los Angeles is a hotbed of creativity and promise. But it can also feel isolated and unreceptive. For photographic duo Kendrick Brinson and David Walter Banks, their new project, ‘LA Woman,’ was an opportunity to showcase this wealth of female talent whilst connecting women within their community,” writes Alexandra Genova in her introduction to “The […]

Brinson+Banks photograph Selena Gomez and her mother, Mandy Teefey, with playwright Brian Yorkey for the New York Times’ feature on their Netflix drama “13 Reasons Why”

Most people know Selena Gomez as a pop singer and actress, but she’s recently added a new credit to her name: executive producer. Gomez and her mother, Mandy Teefey, co-executive produced Netflix‘s much-buzzed-about teen drama 13 Reasons Why, based on the book by Jay Asher. “The best-selling young adult novel tells the story of Hannah […]

Brinson+Banks photograph actor Noel Braham

“We met Noel on the CBS lot on a rare rainy LA day,” say Brinson+Banks, who photographed Braham for GSU Magazine. “He was dressed to the nines in this killer suit and yet insisted on getting rained on so he could hold the umbrella and cover others. Noel is a Southern gentleman through and through—which […]

Brinson+Banks photograph John Lydon, who pioneered punk under the name of Johnny Rotten when he fronted the Sex Pistols, for The New York Times

“We photographed John Lydon at an iconic L.A. record store called the Record Parlour,” says Brinson+Banks. “In a back room, the owner has amazing Hollywood antiques, and the walls are covered in old movie posters. The chairs John is sitting in are from Star Trek!” Read the New York Times article: “John Lydon, Angry Old […]

Brinson+Banks photograph dancer Reshma Gajjar for their ongoing “LA Woman” portrait series

If you’ve seen the Oscar-winning movie La La Land, you’ve seen Reshma Gajjar—she sings the first notes of the sunny opening number that takes place on a traffic-jammed freeway. Gajjar, who the photo duo met through fellow “LA Woman” Becki Chernoff, is a dancer whose credits include touring with Madonna. Below, highlights from her “LA […]