Jorg Badura shoots the Grand Erg Oriental in the Sahara Desert for Conde Nast Traveler

The August issue of Conde Nast Traveler features a two-page spread of a photo by Jorg Badura shot in a part of the Sahara Desert known as the Grand Erg Oriental, or Great Eastern Sand Sea. “…When shadows grow long and the sand turns golden, everything comes to life,” notes the accompanying text by Bob […]

Jorg Badura: dispatches from Costa Rica

Jorg Badura and his wife, Maddalena Gracis, recently went on an adventure in Costa Rica, a favorite and frequent destination for the couple since a pair of beachy camping trips they enjoyed there nearly two decades ago. At his blog, Jorg writes vividly about their experiences in this tropical wonderland, illustrating “Costa Rica Dispatches” with […]

Melanie Acevedo photographs summer in the Hamptons for Conde Nast Traveller U.K.

For the August issue of Conde Nast Traveller U.K., Melanie Acevedo photographed the many joys of summer in the Hamptons and in other yummy Long Island beach towns like Greenport. Here’s a selection of her photos. See more in her new portfolio, “Summer in the Hamptons,” at . . .

Two weeks in Chile with Jorg Badura

Jorg Badura was recently in Chile for two weeks on an assignment that was in practice and spirit an adventure. From camping in a tent on a boat and hiking for three days in the backcountry to horseback riding in Estancia Mercedes, traveling by Zodiac up the Serrano River, admiring the iceberg-dotted Glacier Geike Lake by […]

Rolph Gobits’ “Life at 27 Degrees Below Zero.” Part 1: “Swimmers”

London-based portrait and landscape photographer Rolph Gobits has just produced a series of images inspired by his wife’s hometown of Vladivostok, Russia, and taken during a period of extreme cold. Called “Life at 27 Degrees Below Zero,” the project ranges from street photographs and portraits Rolph took around town to images of ice fishermen and […]

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 […]

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: Jorg Badura for Condé Nast Traveler

Can I please be assigned to work in Tunisia, like Jorg Badura was? Condé Nast Traveler sent him there to shoot a story about this beguiling African country, where tourism is once again on the rise. “Traveling through Tunisia for two weeks was a very unique trip to say the least,” says Jorg, who was […]

New personal work: Arcadia, Florida, by John Offenbach

John Offenbach, who is based in London, has just sent me some new personal work that he shot in Arcadia, a small town (its population is well under 10,000, according Wikipedia) in southwest Florida. “Arcadia is one of those small towns that exist on a map, that you always seem to come across en route […]

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 […]