Nadav Kander photographs English hip-hop star M.I.A. for Rolling Stone

Art Streiber photographs music great Bonnie Raitt for Rolling Stone

  Read the article: “How Bonnie Raitt Overcame Loss for Her First LP of New Songs in a Decade”  

Time magazine names Nadav Kander’s Paul McCartney/Rolling Stone cover one of 2012’s best

Time magazine has weighed in on the magazine covers of 2012, and among the top 10 is Nadav Kander‘s portrait of Paul McCartney for the March 1 issue of Rolling Stone. “A great cover is always a collaborative effort,” notes Kira Pollack, Time‘s director of photography, in the introduction to “TIME Picks the Top Photographic […]

Matthew Rolston on photographing Daniel Craig as James Bond for the new issue of Rolling Stone

This past summer, Matthew Rolston flew to London for just one day, to photograph Daniel Craig for a Rolling Stone cover story. Filming of the new James Bond movie, Skyfall, had wrapped the day before, and Craig was still very much in character as 007. “I had a photo-date with Daniel Craig, and even though we only got […]

Thom Yorke and Radiohead by Nadav Kander for Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone director of photography Jodi Peckman commissioned Nadav Kander to photograph Thom Yorke and Radiohead bandmates for the magazine’s latest issue. The shoot took place at Spring Studios in London. Here’s a look: . . .

New work: Paul McCartney by Nadav Kander for Rolling Stone

Paul McCartney talks about his new album and his upcoming 70th birthday in the most recent issue of Rolling Stone, a cover story for which director of photography Jodi Peckman commissioned Nadav Kander. Nadav photographed Sir Paul at London’s Abbey Road Studios, in Studio One. Here’s a look: .   . If you’re a fan […]

Florence Welch by Nadav Kander (updated with more portraits)

. In addition to fronting the chart-topping group Florence and the Machine, the towering, flame-haired Florence Welch has become a muse for the fashion world. And no wonder—she cuts quite a compelling figure. Any photographer would be thrilled to shoot her, but for a feature in the new issue of Rolling Stone, creative director Jodi […]

This week’s highlights from other photo blogs

. At her eponymous blog, photographer Amy Stein wrote about “How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Sharing My Work Online.” Excerpt: “I fully support the proper attribution of images and have done so on my blog since day one. In the age of Google Image Search, there is absolutely no excuse for not […]

Help Ricky Gervais choose a tour poster

At The Huffington Post this week, Ricky Gervais wrote that he wants the public to help him choose a photo for the poster promoting his upcoming tour, “Humanity.” One of the leading candidates is this portrait shot by Nadav Kander: . . “I love this pic,” writes Gervais of the image, which is from a […]

Spotlight: Matthew Rolston

Matthew Rolston has photographed just about every film, music, and television star working today. His approach to glamour, which embodies Hollywood’s past and its grand tradition of celebrity portraiture, has helped define the modern aesthetics of celebrity and beauty photography. Matthew’s career as a photographer and director had a most auspicious, and unusual, beginning: He […]