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Lincoln Barbour: When Words Fail

Posted by Workbook on 03/05/2013 — Filed under:  FeaturesHeadlinePhotography
By Lincoln Barbour

It's been a long time since my last newsletter. Partly because 2012 was insanely busy, but mainly because I became a new dad on December 15th, 2012. Our son, Odin Brooks Barbour, was born in Portland, OR at 8:23 p.m. He weighed 8 lbs., 8 oz. and was 20.5 inches long. His arrival has brought my wife and me so much happiness and excitement. I'm really loving being a dad and having a family. Click here to meet the little guy.

Anyway, here's what else I've been up to lately…

Ad Campaign for Fleischmann's Yeast

My rep, Adam Renfree, and I were contacted last summer by Minneapolis-based agency, Olson, to shoot this tasty ad campaign for Fleischmann's Yeast. Sometimes the simplest shots can take the most work. Check out my blog post to read about everything I did to go from concept to execution:

Back-to-Back Covers for Gray Magazine

Gray is a beautifully designed and printed magazine focused on architecture, interiors, and design of the Pacific Northwest. The Gothic Office project I photographed for Jessica Helgerson Interior Design was selected as the cover feature for Gray's 1st Anniversary Issue. Then, to my surprise, another project I photographed was selected for the next issue's cover feature. It's the first time I've had back-to-back covers for a magazine. I posted all the tearsheets from both issues on my blog:


Since I like Gray so much, I decided to run an ad campaign to promote my interior and architecture photography services to the Pacific Northwest. I can only take credit for the images. The concept and execution of the campaign was all done by my good friend and Razorfish Senior Art Director, Craig Skinner. Visit my blog for more info and to see the other ads in the series:

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