Category Archives: Travel

Heidelberg Press (sort of)

This past spring I was invited to Heidelberg, Germany to visit the Kehrer Verlag offices and to be on press for my book PRESENCE: The Invisible Portrait. Kehrer had agreed to put out my collection of hidden celebrity photographs about … Continue reading

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Moo Yorker

I’ve just shot my first assignment for The New Yorker and I couldn’t be more pleased. The New Yorker has been on my shortlist of most-desired editorial clients for a long, long time so it was a wonderful surprise when … Continue reading

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Direct Mailer Part 5: Take a Photographer Hunting

Spin Magazine hired me to trail Oliver North for three days when he ran for one of Virginia’s Senate seats in 1994. My primary medium at the time was the Hasselblad and the magazine encouraged me to shoot black-and-white – … Continue reading

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Direct Mailer Part 2: Bruce Davidson & the Tagger

My new mailer, EUPHEMIST is bound with a French fold and hidden within each fold is some odd or interesting biographical item. The right edge of each page is perforated, as in invitation to tear open the French fold. Tucked … Continue reading

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Digging Up Elliott Smith

Many of my contemporaries made names for themselves, and good money, shooting for record companies in the nineties. It made sense that I should go that direction too as I started out shooting musicians almost exclusively – but for a … Continue reading

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Make Your Face A Maynards, part 2

Maynards Candy has staged an impressive contest to find the best Canadian face to put on one of their candies. I shot the ad campaign while in Toronto recently and that lead to them asking me to be one of … Continue reading

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No Longer Interesting

This is the kind of post that my friend Stephen Gates would do on his media blog, where he often critiques what’s wrong in design and advertising, but I came across this standee for Dos Equis at an airport bar … Continue reading

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