Spotlight: Matthias Clamer

Matthias Clamer likes quirkiness and humor, but he also likes stealth. “For me, humor in pictures works when you use it in small doses—hints, not obvious jokes,” he explains. “Just one element, not multiples. And subtle enough that some people don’t even see it. It needs to be discovered and ambiguous.” In his personal work, […]

This week’s highlights from other photo blogs

I’ve been thinking about the overabundance of blogs and online magazines and wondering if print is the only way to stand out anymore. And I’m not the only who’s been pondering this, apparently. The blog excerpted this observation by Bec Brown, editor of the online art/design magazine Blanket: “‘Starting out online was financially easier […]

New work: Jeff Lipsky shoots “Glee” star Heather Morris for Women’s Health

Women’s Health commissioned Jeff Lipsky to photograph Glee star Heather Morris for its June cover story. The issue hits newsstands today. . . .

Gallery: People’s Choice Awards winners

The Coen Brothers’ True Grit may be generating serious Oscar buzz, but if you ask moviegoers, it’s The Twilight Saga: Eclipse that reigns supreme. At last night’s People’s Choice Awards, the vampire flick won the Favorite Movie statue, and its star Kristen Stewart was named Favorite Movie Actress. The fans have spoken. And apparently they’re […]

EW photo editor Michele Romero on Michael Muller and “Entertainer of the Year” Jon Hamm

Entertainment Weekly‘s “2010 Entertainers of the Year” issue hit stands this past Friday, featuring country-music juggernaut Taylor Swift on the cover, plus three bonus covers: Glee‘s Jane Lynch, Modern Family‘s Rico Rodriguez (he and his fellow kid castmates are no. 5 on EW‘s list), and Mad Men leading man Jon Hamm. Two of the bonus […]

Stars of “Glee,” “Running Wilde,” “Raising Hope,” and more in Jeff Lipsky photo gallery for FOX

FOX recently commissioned Jeff to shoot the stars of its fall TV lineup for its FOX Image Campaign—a massive portrait project featuring everyone from Keri Russell of Running Wilde and Martha Plimpton of Raising Hope to Glee‘s Jane Lynch, Amber Riley, and Kevin McHale. The network has posted a selection of Jeff’s photos from the […]

Is Mark Seliger paying homage to himself?

Josh Klenert over at the Grids blog wonders whether it’s just him, or do these two Rolling Stone covers by Mark Seliger look similar? . . . .

New work: “Glee,” Jeremy Renner, and more by Matthias Clamer

. Matthias recently shot a wonderful black-and-white portfolio for Time magazine. Here’s a look at some of what he produced during his three-day shoot here in New York: . . . . Matthias, by the way, has shot the Glee stars before—he did the promo photos for the hit Fox show. They’re similar in spirit […]

The sexiest men alive!

… People‘s “Sexiest Man Alive” issue has just come out, with eternal heartthrob Johnny Depp taking top honors. Among the others who made the cut are Robert Pattinson,  Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr., and the following nice-looking fellows, who were photographed by Jeff Lipsky: .. .. .. .. ..

The best and worst fall TV ads

… The Hollywood Reporter has graded the new crop of ads touting the fall TV lineup. We spotted four of our own among the mix. Two are by Michael Muller: … “The slick art for NBC’s new paramedic action series Trauma (which would be a better show if named Trauma!) was inspired by actual war […]