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Robert Tardio for Coach: Celebrate Dad

Posted by Workbook on 08/27/2015 — Filed under:  FeaturesHeadlinePhotography
By Alexandra Hutchinson

It's especially exciting when Coach calls for Robert Tardio. Beautiful merchandise arrives early in the morning. The very talented team of creatives arrive soon after. Robert works closely with their hand-picked stylist, crafting ads like these that "Celebrate Dad." We're proud.

Photographer+Chef Collaborate on New Lifestyle/Food Blog

Posted by Workbook on 08/26/2015 — Filed under:  BlogsFeaturesHeadlinePhotographybehind the scenes
Luckybankseats food/lifestyle blog

Throughout her travels as a lifestyle  photographer, Diana Zalucky has learned food can be the best introduction to a culture. Gathering a group of friends and family around a good meal is a pretty fail-safe strategy on which to build a great photo shoot filled with real, authentic moments that are the basis for great editorial and advertising photography. So, it is no surprise that her latest effort is a collaboration with friend and all-around culinary expert, Ali Banks, and called As the site says it's all about "People, Places and Edible Things." This latest collaboration is grounded in a friendship that developed about two years ago and has been continuously active ever since. The two are in constant communication about what to do next. They are tremendously supportive of each others' work, so as Diana says, "collaborating feels effortless and fun." It's the perfect motivation for each of them to test and explore new ideas and a great platform to get the work seen. Another big payoff for Diana is she gets great new imagery for her portfolio, which is always a struggle for an active, working photographer.

As fun and rewarding as all this all sounds, the reality is that it's a lot of work for two people whose schedules are already pretty packed with paying assignments. It took them roughly a year to find the time to begin work on the logo and blog design with Jason Farmand,  ( with whom  Diana had previously worked on a cookbook project and knew would be the perfect fit. But, it's also evidence that when you find the right mix of content and collaborators you can get into a work flow that's manageable and produces some impressive results.

The blog was created on Wordpress and is currently promoted on InstagramTwitterFacebook and Pinterest.

Alaska Salmon Fishing

Alaska Salmon

Salmon dish

Alaska Landscape


Photographer Diana Zalucky and Chef Ali Banks

Brian Bailey Documents The Iconic Drive-in

Posted by Workbook on 08/25/2015 — Filed under:  FeaturesHeadlinePersonal WorkPhotography
remaining 8 driveins Colorado 2015

The popularity of the drive-in theater peaked in the late 1950s and early 1960s, with over 4,000 drive-ins nationwide, but within the last two years that number has dwindled rapidly to only 337. As of 2013, movies were no longer distributed on 35 mm film, and theater owners were faced with  the expensive proposition of having to upgrade to digital projection equipment or close their doors. In 2012, photographer Brian Bailey learned that the Starlite Drive-In Movie Theatre in Sterling, Colorado was going to close permanently, and it became the inspiration for a new personal project entitled Drive-In. Brian went on to photograph the last remaining seven drive-ins left in Colorado, some already abandoned and some still in operation. But their eerie glow projects a sense of loneliness as they melt back into the landscape. From Here Brian hopes to be able to photograph the remaining 329 across the United States before they are gone too.

Last 8 remaining Colorado driveins

Last remaining Driveins in Colorado 2015

Remaining 8 Driveins in Colorado 2015

Remaining 8 driveins in Colorado

Remaning 8 Colorado Driveins 2015

Last remaining Colorado Driveins 2015

Last 8 remaining Colorado Driveins 2015

Shaina Fishman's Latest For Beneful

Posted by Workbook on 08/24/2015 — Filed under:  Advertising CampaignsFeaturesHeadlinePhotography
Beneful ad with terrier 2015

Shaina Fishman has photographed wild lions in Kenya, street dogs in Peru, and stray cats in Jerusalem and would still like to photograph penguins in Antarctica. But most recently, she just wrapped up a shoot for Beneful Dog Food.

Capturing Cumberland Island

Posted by Workbook on 08/24/2015 — Filed under:  Black and Wite PhotographyFeaturesHeadlinePersonal WorkPhotography
Black and white photography Cumberland Island
Cumberland Island, Georgia is an extraordinary body of land with a rare convergence of ecosystems: subtropical maritime forests, inland freshwater lakes, salt marshes, and white sand beaches. And, it has an extraordinary history. Inhabited as early as 4,000 years ago by indigenous people, it has been subjected to more than one military invasion, and today there still remains what is left of the crumbling mansions of a bygone era. The first time still life photographer Jeff Kauck saw Cumberland Island he knew he had to capture its historical and seasonal  transformations, and the stunning result is Cumberland: An Island of Conflict and Change, on view at the Rangefinder Gallery at Tamarkin Camera in Chicago through August 30th.

About the show, Jeff states, "The objects and landscapes seen together in this exhibit represent both my passion for still life work and my visual interpretation of the island’s eerie sense that...something is watching. And, the prints, hung from framing bars of reclaimed wood, invite you to experience the images as though you are walking the island firsthand. I hope you enjoy your visit."

Black and white photograph Cumberland Island

Black and white photography Cumberland Island

Black and white photography Cumberland Island

Black and white photography Cumberland Island

Black and white photography Cumberland Island

Black and White photography Cumberland Island

The Building Blocks of Good Food Photography

Posted by Workbook on 08/18/2015 — Filed under:  Advertising CampaignsFeaturesHeadlineMarketing IntelligencePhotography

food molecules of a healthy diet; blueberries

We recently received Dana Hursey's email promo featuring his latest shoot for Darling magazine. The series is a colorful and graphic use of food that illustrates the molecular structure common in healthy foods. The design of the e-blast itself suits the images perfectly and makes for a very pleasing package. Well done!

molecules in healthy food

Healthy food molecule. Tomatoes

Food molecules

Ashley Gieseking Shoots for Grey Goose

Posted by Workbook on 08/11/2015 — Filed under:  Advertising CampaignsFeaturesHeadlinePhotography
Ashley Gieseking 2015 campaign for Grey Goose

Chicago Photographer Ashley Gieseking recently wrapped on the two-part Grey Goose Summer 2015 campaign. Simply Served is a series of beautiful still life images shot in the studio, while Summer Soirée is the lifestyle portion of the campaign shot in a beautiful rooftop setting overlooking Miami.  The images have been used across several platforms - POS, Digital, Social, and Print Advertising.  To see the full story check out her blog post.

2015 Grey Goose Simply Served Campaign

2015 Simply Served Grey Goose Campaign

Simply Served 2015 Greg Goose Campaign

Grey Goose Summer Soiree 2015 Campaign

Grey Goose The Ultimate Summer Soiree

Matt Furman: Old Time Baseball Festival

Posted by Workbook on 08/07/2015 — Filed under:  FeaturesGalleriesHeadlinePersonal WorkPhotography
Photographer Matt Furman recently shot a personal project at an Old Time Baseball Festival, and the participants went all out...vintage uniforms, barehanded (no gloves), and some of them even had bare feet!

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More Workbook 2015 CA Photo Annual Winners.

Posted by Workbook on 07/30/2015 — Filed under:  Award WinnersContests - EventsFeaturesGalleriesHeadlinePhotography

Next up are the winners in the Still Life and Food Categories.

Adam Voorhes 2015 CA WInner.

Michael Spain-Smith 2015 CA Winner

Deborah Jones 2015 CA WInner

Leigh Beisch 2015 CA Winner

Hunter Freeman 2015 CA WInner

Sam Kaplan 2015 CA WInner

Congratulations to all the winners!

July Instagrams

Posted by Workbook on 07/29/2015 — Filed under:  FeaturesHeadlineInstagramPhotography
Neil Da Costa Instagram


VW Bus Femi Corazon

Femi Corazon

Saverio Truglia

Saverio Truglia

Andrew Reilly surfboard

Andrew Reilly

joe keller

Joe Keller

Brian Kuhlman Old Bug

Brian Kuhlmann

Jonathan Chapman

Jonathan Chapman

Cheyenne Ellis

Cheyenne Ellis


Chris Crisman


Jared Leeds

Ferris wheel

Tosca Radigonda

Il St Louis

Colette DeBarros