Brinson+Banks photograph designer and illustrator Laina Miller for their ongoing series, “LA Woman”

“When we say our LA Woman project is about creative women, it is to the power of 10 with this one,” says Brinson+Banks. “This is what Laina Miller of Happenings Co. does, y’know, just for fun: textile design (from hand-painted prints to hook + latch rugs) and illustration (she’s done two lifestyle and activity books, […]

Brinson+Banks photograph New York Knicks power forward Kristaps Porzingis living his dream at Disneyland with ESPN’s Sam Alipour

“Apparently, it’s always been a dream of Kristaps Porzingis‘ to go to Disneyland,” explain Brinson+Banks of the unusual location for their latest magazine shoot. “Welp, we got to see his dream come true alongside ESPN‘s Sam Alipour—he has a fun show called Hang Time where he does crazy things with athletes—for ESPN The Magazine. Now we […]

Brinson+Banks photograph Bryan Cranston, James Franco, and Keegan-Michael Key, stars of the movie “Why Him?,” for The New York Times

“These three have great chemistry,” say Brinson+Banks of photographing Bryan Cranston, James Franco, and Keegan-Michael Key, stars of the movie Why Him?, for The New York Times. “And when I say chemistry, I mean they laugh a lot together, and that made our shoot more fun. We always try to keep it light, but they […]

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

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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 […]

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 […]

Brinson+Banks, Tobias Hutzler, and Art Streiber photograph Smithsonian American Ingenuity Award winners for Smithsonian magazine

Brinson+Banks on photographing Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart for The New York Times

TV’s perhaps unlikeliest pairing, gangsta-rap pionner Snoop Dogg and impeccable lifestyle maven Martha Stewart, are hosting their own show on VH1 called Snoop & Martha’s Potluck Dinner Party, so The New York Times invited them to a chic West Hollywood restaurant for an interview. The accompanying portraits for the story—titled, hilariously enough, “What Would You […]

Sneak peek at a sportswear-themed test shoot by Brinson+Banks, shot in L.A.’s Highland Park neighborhood

Brinson+Banks shoot Nau’s fall 2016 collection on location in Portland, Oregon