GrindTV interviews Michael Muller about his shark photography and his Billabong collaboration

GrindTV, in association with Yahoo! Sports, recently interviewed Michael Muller about his dramatic shark photography, as well as the lighting he developed to make it possible. “I think people often confuse confidence with cockiness. When one solves problem after problem, it builds a confidence that says anything is possible. The lights were a great example […]

Michael Muller photographs Thom Yorke in London for Filter cover story

. Filter magazine recently commissioned Michael Muller to photograph Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke for their March cover story on Yorke’s new project, Atoms for Peace, who are releasing their debut album, Amok. Michael flew to London to photograph Yorke and artist Stanley Donwood, the man behind Radiohead’s visual style (he created the artwork for The […]

Michael Muller’s “Unapologetic” photo shoot: Go behind the scenes as he photographs Rihanna in the studio, at the venue, and more

We’ve known about Michael Muller‘s album-cover shoot with Rihanna for quite a while but could not share the news till it was officially released. At last, the time has come. Here’s the cover of Unapologetic, which features his photo of the 24-year-old mega pop star naked, except for some strategically placed type. . . Besides shooting […]

“Shark Shooter” Michael Muller profiled in the new issue of Red Bulletin

Earlier this month, Feature Shoot showcased Michael Muller’s shark photos (see “Fearless Photographer Michael Muller Discusses Swimming With Sharks”), and now Red Bulletin has splashed its pages with Michael’s underwater photos of these iconic creatures. In “Shark Shooter,” written in an adrenaline-fueled style captures Michael’s own affable intensity, Michael tells of his first experience with […]

Brit Marling by Michael Muller

Michael Muller recently photographed a fashion story with filmmaker/actress Brit Marling, who stars in and cowrote the much-buzzed-about new indie movie Sound of My Voice, for the 10th-anniversary issue of Malibu magazine. The two were an excellent match: Michael is known for shooting action-movie posters and diving with great white sharks, and Marling—a finance major […]

Michael Muller re-creates iconic Muhammad Ali underwater shot with brawler Jon “Bones” Jones for UFC mag

. With his defeat on Saturday of Rashad Evans in a highly anticipated Ultimate Fighting Championship faceoff, Jon “Bones” Jones cemented his status as light heavyweight champ and fearsome opponent. And with his photo shoot with Michael Muller for the cover story of the latest UFC magazine, Jon achieved a different kind of status: that […]

Deep dive: A Photo Editor interviews Michael Muller about his underwater studio

Heidi Volpe of A Photo Editor recently interviewed Michael Muller about the underwater lighting gear he developed so that he could pursue his passion for photographing sharks—a passion that was featured this past December in the Travel Channel special Shark Shoot Fiji. See below for a couple of choice excerpts. Read the full post here. […]

Rangefinder mag features “Michael Muller: Hollywood Blvd”

. Rangefinder magazine has just posted a long feature on Michael Muller that looks at how he got his start in the business and what life is like for this successful entertainment and advertising photographer. (You can hear an interview with Michael in Rangefinder‘s latest podcast.) Here’s how the article, written by Jennifer Chen, begins: […]

Outside mag presents “Michael Muller’s Great White Sharks”

Michael Muller—celebrity and entertainment photographer, adventurer, and cofounder of Kids Clicking Kids—has a new personal project: photographing great white sharks. Outside magazine, for whom Michael most recently shot climber/skier/photographer Jimmy Chin, is currently featuring an interview with Michael and a shark gallery at its website. “With so many famous faces and remote places in his […]

Profoto blog on “Michael Muller: The Power and the Wow”

Profoto, a Swedish company that designs and builds lighting solutions for still and motion photography, did a big interview with Michael Muller for its blog that covers how Michael became a photographer, how a campaign he shot in 2000 became a turning point both for him and for the fashion brand Von Dutch, his approach […]