Photographer Jeff Newton of Phoenix has shot several still and motion projects for commercial clients, but this past fall he landed his biggest campaign to date for Fox Sports. Given the stakes and the budget, the agency that hired Newton insisted that he work with a director of photography rather than shoot the campaign himself. Newton was reluctant to give...
March 28, 2017
Perched on its hind legs, a great, old white dog peers out of a window into a queer light. A child forges into a vast landscape of ice, a tiny red jacket framed against a forbidding horizon. A shimmering blaze flares in a dark clearing as three people watch, one craning his neck to look back at us. A faceless... More »
March 24, 2017
Questions about what portraits can and cannot convey about a person have existed for as long as artists have depicted posed subjects. Body position, gaze, dress, clothing, colors, objects in the frame and other elements are scrutinized by viewers searching for meaning. The work of Sarah Cooper and Nina Gorfer explores, among other things, what portraiture can reveal. The duo... More »
March 22, 2017
Swiss photographer Romain Mader has won the 2017 Foam Paul Huf Award recognizing young photographic talent, the Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam announced last week. Mader won the award, which includes a 20,000 Euro (approx. $21,603 US) cash prize and a solo exhibition at Foam, for his series “Ekaterina,” a fictional account of the photographer seeking a bride in an imaginary Ukrainian... More »