Recent Interviews

Q&A With NY Photographer DAEJA FALLAS

Daeja Fallas is a New York based commercial photographer whose clients range from Calvin Klein, FreePeople to Gypsy, Brixton and Billabong and a host of editorial publications including Paper, Spin and Surfing magazine. Her style shifts from nuanced, soft, dreamy and color-drenched to bold, bright, candid moments with a thread of playfulness running across the work, whether […]

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JAMIE KRIPKE in Discussion With RJ MUNA

Jamie Kripke and RJ Muna are on the same roster at Marianne Campbell Associates. Marianne takes her photographers on agency roadshows around the country and invites them all out to California for a holiday dinner. As a result, they are all good friends and often collaborate. Jamie had the idea to interview RJ and they […]

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Q&A with Southern California Commercial Sports Photographer TIM TADDER

Tim Tadder is a Southern California-based sports lifestyle photographer known and hired internationally for his highly stylized and powerful performance and portrait sports imagery as well as his widely-regarded personal projects: Water Wigs, Future Sports and most recently, Sculpture Athletes among others. Tadder’s imagery is highly recognizable and is quite often something we’ve never seen before, in […]

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Welcome back to the Community Table: Agents in Conversation with Chicago Art Producers: The Apertif

This final post in the Chicago Community Table answers the question about the origination of the Art Producer title and a summary of the industry in one word. As always, I am very grateful for the opportunity to help support such a pioneering project. Community Table was formed from the collective efforts of Matt Nycz and Kate Chase of Brite Productions and Heather Elder and Lauranne Lospalluto of Heather Elder Represents with […]

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Q&A With LA Commercial Photographer ELIZABETH WEINBERG

Elizabeth Weinberg is an LA commercial photographer represented by Hello Artists. She shoots lifestyle, fashion and portraits and got her start charting her own course in the Boston University photojournalism department—shooting projects of her friends rather than local events. Her photojournalism training helped prepare her for early editorial and commercial success with storytelling skills and […]

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Community Table: Chicago Art Producers: Dessert, Part 1

This Community Table looks at the role of the account director, the creative call, and the importance of treatments (9 out of 10 times a treatment helps land the job). As always, I am very grateful for the opportunity to help support such a pioneering project. Community Table was formed from the collective efforts of Matt Nycz and Kate Chase of Brite Productions and Heather Elder and Lauranne Lospalluto of Heather […]

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Community Table: Chicago Art Producers, The Main Course, Part 2

I partner with Heather Elder and Brite Productions to produce The Community Table series and publish an intro with links to the full posts. Today’s post covers the art producer/buyer’s perspective on the need to provide a video solution, promo etiquette and the expanding role of the art producer. Welcome to the 4th series of […]

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Community Table: Chicago Art Producers: The Appetizer, Part 1

Welcome to our 4th series of posts where we share the results from our conversations held directly with community leaders about top of mind photo-industry issues.  Community Table was formed from the collective efforts of Matt Nycz and Kate Chase of Brite Productions and Heather Elder and Lauranne Lospalluto of Heather Elder Represents with the idea that there is nothing more powerful in our industry than education. As a reminder, each Conversation Starter was […]

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COMMUNITY TABLE: Chicago Art Producers, Appetizer Part 2

Welcome to our 4th series of posts where we share the results from our conversations held directly with community leaders about top of mind photo-industry issues.  Community Table was formed from the collective efforts of Matt Nycz and Kate Chase of Brite Productions and Heather Elder and Lauranne Lospalluto of Heather Elder Represents with the idea that there is nothing more powerful in […]

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SNAPS: LAURIE FRANKEL for Graphis 2014

I haven’t posted a SNAPS in a while. When I saw that Laurie Frankel had 12 images in the upcoming Graphis 2014 (due beginning of April) and took home 1 Gold, 2 Silver and 1 Merit I wanted to feature some of the work and to catch up with what she is shooting. Laurie is […]

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Welcome back to the Community Table: Agents in Conversation with Chicago Art Producers: The Appetizer, Part 1

I had the pleasure of traveling to Chicago with Kate Chase, Heather Elder and Matt Ncyz for the 4th Community Table. Below is the first half of the post. To read to the full post, link to the either the Brite Productions or Heather Elder blog. In this series we focused on the role of […]

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Q&A with Fine Art and Commercial Photographer DUSTIN AKSLAND

Dustin Aksland is a widely exhibited fine art and commercial photographer currently living in Brooklyn. Dustin moved to New York from San Francisco where he got his BFA in photography from the Academy of Art and assisted for Jim Hughes and Jason Madara among others. When I first looked at Dustin’s work, I glimpsed something […]

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Q&A with Still-Life Photographer ANDREW B. MYERS

Andrew B. Myers is a still-life photographer based in Toronto and represented by Apostrophe Reps. After a photo degree from Ryerson in Toronto, Andrew gained traction for his graphic, spare, elegant compositions, his small-scale narratives and incisive visual one-liners. His client list includes Conde Nast, DDB, Wired, The Walrus, Sirius XM, Saatchi & Saatchi, McDonald’s, GQ, […]

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Q&A with US and Australian Photographer SIMON HARSENT

Simon Harsent is a commercial and fine art photographer based in New York and Australia. Originally from London, he is represented by Monaco Reps in the US and POOL Collective (which he co-founded) in Australia. A highly awarded photographer, Harsent’s images are included in private collections, exhibited widely (including an upcoming show of The Beautiful Game […]

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JUSTIN FANTL in Conversation with STEPHEN WILKES

This interview is the third in the series in which a former photographer featured on POP interviews another photographer. Earlier this year Justin Fantl mentioned he wanted to interview Stephen Wilkes, one of the iconic and highly prolific photographers of our time who is successful both as a fine art and commercial shooter. Wilkes is […]

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Q&A with San Francisco Photographer JAKE STANGEL

Jake Stangel is an editorial and advertising photographer based in San Francisco and represented by Julian Richards. I’ve followed Jake’s work for the past couple of years and am always excited to see a new project on his site. Jake shoots in a documentary style and is one of the photographers hired to tell a […]

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Q&A with Los Angeles Filmmaker and Photographer JIMMY MARBLE

Jimmy Marble is an LA based commercial and film director and photographer. Or more specifically, a filmmaker who is just now starting to take photos. First with Instagram and then now with a full studio set up, models and collaborators. Commercial photographers are endlessly interesting to me because I think we can almost always find […]

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Q&A With Commercial and Advertising Sports and Lifestyle Photographer KEVIN ARNOLD

Kevin Arnold is a commercial and editorial photographer and filmmaker specializing in outdoor sports and lifestyle. Kevin was a journalist for Men’s Journal and Outside magazine before transitioning to photography eight years ago. His clients inclients include Sperry Top-Sider, The Canadian Tourism Commission, Salomon Sports, JanSport, Smartwool, Four Seasons Resort, Columbia Sportswear, The North Face, […]

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