Kwaku Alston launches Supernova, a biannual magazine inspired by his photo projects in Venice Beach and beyond

. Celebrity and entertainment photographer Kwaku Alston has just launched Supernova, a biannual magazine inspired by his many personal photo projects and designed by U.K.-based art director Martin Lear. The 67-page premiere issue features images from Kwaku’s ongoing series on Venice Beach, California, where he lives and which he has photographed since moving there from […]

Indian Summer by Melanie Acevedo

What happens when a stylish couple invite their equally gorgeous friends and their daughter, and her best pal, over for a weekend at their to-die-for country house? Melanie Acevedo takes us into this impeccably beautiful, appealingly convivial world with “Indian Summer,” a personal project she shot on location one unseasonably balmy weekend recently in Lake […]

New work: Melanie Acevedo for Target’s Club Wedd

Finding a wedding registry that goes easy on the wallet doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice style—not when there’s Target’s Club Wedd. Melanie Acevedo shot a campaign for the retailer’s registry that bursts with energy, spirit, and optimism. Here’s a look… CREDITS Art buyer: Lisha Odney Art directors: Alyson Frahm and Graham Hall Fashion stylist: […]

Talking photography with…Leslie Smolan of branding and design firm Carbone Smolan Agency

What do you call business-related photography, the kind used in annual reports, business magazines, ad campaigns for companies like investment firms, etc.? Here at Stockland Martel, our shorthand term is corporate photography, and we think of it as portraits of executives, pictures of people out in the world dressed in business attire, shots of work […]

Malibu Archives by Steven Lippman

A slideshow of photos from Malibu Archives, Steven Lippman‘s ongoing personal series on life in Malibu, where he and his family—wife Ana Paula, daughter Reilley, son Ryder, and dog Zuma—reside. . . For a closer look at the images, along with captions, click on the “read more” link below… .

In 2010, Melanie Acevedo set out to photograph her kids every week for a year. Two years later, the series is still going strong.

In 2010, Melanie Acevedo embarked on a personal project to photograph her children—Violet and Rockwell—every week for a year. Here it is 2012 and the project, titled “52 Weeks,” is still going strong. She was inspired to keep going after reading Joan Didion‘s book Blue Nights, about the death of her daughter. Melanie began to […]

Stockland Martel welcomes photographer Melanie Acevedo

We’re thrilled to announce that Stockland Martel now represents photographer Melanie Acevedo. Melanie has worked all over the globe for a wide variety of advertising and editorial clients, including Motorola, Samsung, Sony, Anthropologie, J. Crew, Harper’s Bazaar, Town & Country, InStyle, Vogue Bambini, and Condé Nast Traveler. Her specialties are lifestyle, food, kids, and interiors, […]

New work: Doug Menuez for Chevron

For this recent print campaign for Chevron, mcgarrybowen commissioned Doug Menuez to shoot images with a photojournalistic feel. The ads are a great example of how effective documentary photography—the field in which Doug made his name—can be in the commercial world. The art producer on the job was Jamie Applebaum, and the creative director was […]

There’s nothing quite like family

With the holiday season upon us, we’ve been thinking a lot about family. Here, we celebrate it in its many forms, forever grateful for the ties that bind us together. .

Steven Lippman’s clothing line is big in Japan

There are people who dress like they know street culture, and then there are those who have been living it their whole lives. Steven Lippman, who’s been skating and surfing since he was a kid, is definitely among the latter. And that authenticity has informed his latest project: ryders, a clothing line he launched with […]