Nadav Kander on How Great Portraits Are Made

March 26, 2014

By Meghan Ahearn

© Nadav Kander

Nadav Kander collaborated with Michael Shannon on a series of portraits for Port. To set the mood for the shoot, Kander showed the actor some of his other portrait work, and let Shannon choose the music.

Before he photographed actor Michael Shannon for a cover story in the men’s style magazine Port, photographer Nadav Kander first met with the publication’s co-founder and senior editor, Matt Willey, to discuss the portraits. They spoke about getting a variety of emotions from Shannon, who is often portrayed in a way that reflects the tough or haunted characters he has...

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