At the Spring Hackathon in New York this month, college students competed in a high-pressure 24-hour coding spree. Doug Menuez, who was there to document the next generation of fearless geniuses, takes us behind the scenes

What’s the tech counterpart to marathons and triathlons? Hackathons. And earlier this month, New York University was host to a big one organized by hackNY, a nonprofit organization whose stated aim is “to federate the next generation of hackers for the New York innovation community.” The Spring Hackathon—there’s also one in the fall—drew hundreds of […]

Doug Menuez documents the vital programs of the Robin Hood Foundation, New York’s largest poverty-fighting organization

The Robin Hood Foundation recently commissioned Doug Menuez to document its wide range of programs serving New Yorkers in need, from education and healthcare to housing. Below, some of the many highlights. See more here.  

In a new campaign for Dignity Health, Doug Menuez captures the compassion at the heart of the not-for-profit public-benefit corporation

Doug Menuez travels to Chicago and Minneapolis to document FedEx office culture and the local lifestyle for new image library

See Doug’s past shoots for FedEx—in Bangkok, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Hungary, and more—here.  

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 […]

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 […]

Happening next week at PhotoPlus Expo: Art Streiber talks editorial photography, and Doug Menuez takes Expo-ers on a photo walk

If you haven’t yet registered for PhotoPlus Expo, here are two great events to tempt you: In “The Big Picture: Editorial Photography Behind the Scenes,” Art Streiber will be shedding light on what it takes to produce a photo shoot for leading magazines, and what goes on behind the scenes—from pre- to post-production. His seminar […]

Shoe brand Samuel Hubbard features Doug Menuez in its new campaign

Photographer Doug Menuez stepped to the other side of the lens recently to appear in a new campaign for shoe brand Samuel Hubbard. The ad features a portrait of Doug at his home in Red Hook, New York, and copy that speaks to his peripatetic life as an award-winning image-maker…     “For most people, […]

Montefiore Health System commissions Doug Menuez to shoot its “Doing More” branding campaign

Doug Menuez’s emotionally authentic photography is at the heart of Montefiore Health System’s new branding campaign, “Doing More,” which underscores Montefiore’s status as a premier healthcare provider with world-renowned physicians and scientists, while also connecting on a personal level with the very people it serves. (The campaign was created by The Bloc.) For the assignment, […]

Doug Menuez’s rainy-day photo of a friend on location in Hong Kong chosen by American Photography in its latest competition

Doug Menuez caught the dramatic photo below while tech scouting with a friend at Hong Kong harbor during a shoot for FedEx, right as a giant gust of wind from a coming typhoon nearly swept away her umbrella. American Photography chose the image in its latest competition. Congrats, Doug!