Art Streiber on photographing Hugh Jackman for the cover of Men’s Health

Men’s Health commissioned Art Streiber to photograph Hugh Jackman for the cover of the June issue. The feature was on how the versatile star of X-Men: Days of Future Past stays “Wolverine fit,” so the photo shoot needed to be action packed. “Hugh Jackman is very ripped and very fast,” notes Art, who worked with […]

Michael Muller on his longtime collaboration with Hugh Jackman and on capturing the actor’s physique for “The Wolverine” trailer

Michael Muller and Hugh Jackman go back a long way—nearly a decade—collaborating on editorial shoots and key art for blockbuster movies. “Hugh was in the first movie poster I ever shot, X-Men: The Last Stand,” recalls Michael. Their latest project together? The trailer for Jackman’s new movie The Wolverine, for which Michael directed footage of […]

Nino Muñoz photographs Hugh Jackman for GQ Australia

Nino Muñoz photographed Hugh Jackman for the cover story of GQ Australia’s August issue, which takes readers “on set and up close with the Wolverine.” “His films regularly top the box office and there’s little doubt Hugh Jackman is one of the world’s biggest stars, but he’s also managed to achieve something even more impressive—he’s […]

Michael Muller’s Comic-Con celebrity portraits

Yesterday was the final day of Comic-Con 2011, which ran from July 21 to 24 in San Diego, and as part of its massive coverage of the event, Entertainment Weekly set up a studio at the Hard Rock Hotel so Michael Muller could take portraits of the many celebrities in attendance. Michael, who previously shot celeb […]

Doug Menuez and Matthias Clamer among the winners in PDN Faces contest

PDN has announced the winners of its 2011 Faces portrait competition with a big gallery section in the August issue. The contest is among the most popular sponsored by the magazine, so you can just imagine how many entries were competing for the admiration of the four judges: Jade-Snow Moy Joachim, who is a photo […]

Interview: What does it take to photograph “Iconoclasts”?

Earlier this year, Doug Menuez traveled around the world photographing the new season of Iconoclasts, a series by the Sundance Channel and Grey Goose Entertainment that pairs creative and innovative people and documents their interaction. The show offers a unique opportunity to see how these people think, what drives them, and what they bring out […]

Michael Muller: “Shoot every day, listen to your gut, and have fun”

In the current issue of American Photo, Michael talks to writer Lindsay Sakraida about the making of the Wolverine movie posters and press photos—specifically, about understanding and capturing the “dark side” of the title character, played by Hugh Jackman. . . A couple of excerpts: . “I always read the script beforehand, because I want […]

Michael Muller takes on the “Wolverine” cast

Even before the movie opened, bloggers at xmenfilms.net were buzzing about Michael Muller’s portrait of the X-Men Origins: Wolverine cast. Here’s a quick Q&A with Muller about the shoot and why Hugh Jackman—who jump-started the publicity machine when he personally emailed Muller’s photo to the movie website Ain’t It Cool News—is a rare breed of […]