Getting Creative With Editorial Budgets: Art Streiber’s Silicon Valley Production for GQ

February 10, 2016

By Conor Risch


Rather than work on location at a rented gym, Art Streiber saved money on his shoot of the cast of Silicon Valley for GQ by recreating the lighting of a high school gym in the Hangar at Milk Studios in Los Angeles. The wooden floors are actually a printed photo that set designer Nick Tortorici had made.

Ask a photographer why they enjoy photographing celebrities for editorial clients, and they’re likely to point to the creativity inherent in the work. “I’ve always loved magazines,” says Art Streiber, whose editorial clients include GQ, Vanity Fair and The New York Times Magazine, to name but a few. “Magazines are the place for you to be innovative and to experiment...

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