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Matt Hawthorne Shoots in LA

Posted by Workbook on 05/26/2016 — Filed under:  Advertising CampaignsFeaturesHeadlinePhotography
athlete in the desert

Matt Hawthorne was recently in the LA Area shooting with  Belk Department Store for catalog and in store signage.

female athlete in the desert

Athlete standing at concrete corner

female athlete jumping desert rocks

Male athlete running course

Peter Samuel's Fairy Tale Animals

Posted by Workbook on 05/19/2016 — Filed under:  Award WinnersFeaturesHeadlinePersonal WorkPhotography
Garbo The Barn Owl

We knew this series was special the first time we saw it and posted about it here last year.  The judges for the Communication Arts Photo Annual agreed because they've included five of these "Fairytale Animals" in their latest 2016 edition.  There is some crossover with their selection and ours, and some new additions to the group as well Congratulations, Peter!

Peter Samuels Fairy Tale Animals

The Latest from Hana Productions

Posted by Workbook on 05/16/2016 — Filed under:  FeaturesHeadlineMotionPhotographyProduction
Hana Productions for Dooney Bourke

Hana Productions provides Hawaii production services statewide, with a home base on Maui. With years of experience as location scouts and in production management, they have attracted clients from around the world for every kind of project. Here are just a few of the latest.

Job Type:  Photo Shoot; Client: Dooney Bourke; Photographer: Michael Altobello
Hana Productions Dooney Bourke promotion

Dooney Bourke Promotion

Job Type: Print/Web; Client: Chase United Mileage Plus Card; Agency: Quigley Simpson; Production Partner: Related Productions
Hana Productions Chase Card

Chase Card Promotion

Job Type: Photo Shoot and BTS/Promo Video; Client: Liverpool, Mexico; Agency: Ogilvy Mather; Production Company Partner: Oxigeno; Photographer: Jack Guy
Liverpool Mexico

Liverpool Mexico two models on a boat

Job type: Commercial; Client: Chase United Mileage Plus Card; Agency: Quigley Simpson; Production Company Partner: Magna Carta Media

Kristyna Archer Hangs Out at the Barbershop

Posted by Workbook on 05/12/2016 — Filed under:  FeaturesHeadlineMotionPersonal WorkPhotography
Jay Mallari Legends Barbershop

Kristyna Archer's latest project  began as a portrait shoot, but evolved into considerably more. The project was originally a feature for Smashd involving a still portrait of well-known barber, Jay R Mallari, and the famous Legends Barbershop featured in the 2002 film. As she spent time there, Kristyna became enthralled with the camaraderie and sense of community, as well as the serious sneakers walking in and out the door, and decided to capture it all on film. The results is a 00 :50 video with audio featuring Jay R as he defines the special sense of community and brotherhood that exists at Legends and the importance of a good haircut.

To see more of Kristyna's recent video projects go to her Motion gallery.

Haircut at Legends Jay R Mallari

Legends from Kristyna Archer on Vimeo.

May Instagrams

Posted by Workbook on 05/09/2016 — Filed under:  FeaturesHeadlineInstagramPersonal WorkPhotography
1959 Chevy Biscayne with finsDoughnuts
Pat MolnarDeepi Ahluwalla
Black girl with pinwheelrain drops
Jill BroussardGraham Brown
Motel Poolcouple behind an umbrella
Kristyna ArcherSiri Berting
Car buried in snowBare trees with view of Catalina Island
Christopher TestaniSiri Berting
Neon sign with arrowNight Street scene
Ron BergSue Tallon
dinosaur in parking lotsmall house with two large trees
Clayton HauckLaura Flippen
Dog licking people toesYellow car stuck on curb
Jill BroussardBlair Bunting
Photo of man holding up hands in praiseBlack cow, white cow
Fernando CejaMatt Carr

Workbook Covers Spring 2016

Posted by Workbook on 05/09/2016 — Filed under:  Editorial IllustrationFeaturesHeadlineIllustrationPhotography
Workbook Covers Spring 2016

The Workbook Creative Department comps up dozens of potential covers for every issue. It isn't always easy to find an illustration and a photograph that work together, as well as stand alone in their own right. When we first saw the image by Tim Tadder, we flagged it as a photo contender. Once we came across Nigel Buchanan's illustration, we knew we had a strong pair of covers, each with their beautiful use of bold, complimentary color.

Tim Tadder's photo was actually a test shoot inspired by a line of active sports wear in neon colors in which casting, lighting, and wardrobe all come together beautifully. He told us that he likes to think of the model's expression as evoking a sort of modern day Mona Lisa. Nigel Buchanan's portrait of professional football player Mario Balotelli, know for his somewhat childish antics on and off the field, was originally commissioned for 8by8 magazine. His work with the award-winning magazine has lead to more portrait assignments, which seem to dominate his workload these days.
Thank you Tim and Nigel for allowing us to feature these beautiful portraits.

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Ashley Gieseking Finds the Cats

Posted by Workbook on 04/28/2016 — Filed under:  Advertising CampaignsFeaturesHeadlinePhotography
Fresh Step Ad.  Find the Cat
ACD, Sam Brown, and AD, Eva Yeh of DDB San Francisco had a specific look and feel for the interiors shots they needed for their Clorox Fresh Step campaign, and Ashley Gieseking's work had the bright, happy "lived in" quality they were looking for. The concept involved shooting cats that were hiding within the three interior scenes on location in San Francisco. National print and digital ads are running now.

Cat hiding in kitchen

Cat hiding in a living room ad for Fresh Step Clorox.

Beth Perkins for Smith Alumnae Quarterly

Posted by Workbook on 04/14/2016 — Filed under:  Award WinnersFeaturesHeadlinePhotography
Geri Mariano diastrophic dysplasia inspiration

Beth Perkins recently completed a photo essay for Smith Alumnae Quarterly magazine about one of its graduates, Geri Mariano, who was born with diastrophic dysplasia, a condition that affects bone and cartilage, resulting in dramatically short stature along with many physical and social challenges. She is an inspirational speaker with a compelling story who is funny and smart and amazing. Beth spent time with her as she goes about her day and attended a couple of her inspirational speaking events. The image above was chose for the next American Photography Annual.

Beth Perkins photo essay Smith Alumae Mag

Beth Perkins for Smith College Alumae Magazine

Smith Magazine

April Instagrams

Posted by Workbook on 04/12/2016 — Filed under:  FeaturesGalleriesHeadlineInstagramPhotography
Dog at WindowLemons and Honey
James CarriereLisa Adams
Dog rolling on beachHand with three of hearts
Scott AnsellTimothy Archibald
Kristyna ArcherRichard Schultz
Car overturned on the side of the roadold wall phone
David ZaitzWilliam Geddes
Winter city street sceneOdalisque on the bar
Vegar AbelsnesStewart Cohen
apple tree in snowcat observing cat
Brad ZieglerTimothy Archibald
small pond in the woodscar bumper decorated with flowers
Joe KellerDavid Martinez

This Month ETC is Fearless

Posted by Workbook on 04/12/2016 — Filed under:  FeaturesHeadlineMarketing IntelligencePhotography
Girls jumping off a cliff

Fearlessness and creativity are innate. To be truly creative you are breaking new ground and going where others have not. To make that leap requires fearlessness and belief in your ideas. Sometimes we get lucky, but chances are there's some failure behind that great image or idea, and the artist accepts this as part of the process and the challenge. In the second installment of their Core Values Campaign, Erica Chadwick and Joe Lombardo of ETC Creative chose to show us the numerous ways to visually interpret this concept that is so intrinsic to the creative process.

Roaring puppy

Etc Fearless Mood Board

ETC Creative Inc