Lighting Techniques

On Lighting Styles: The Voorhes Share What’s Behind their Graphic, Conceptual Still Lifes

November 14, 2017

By Holly Stuart Hughes

The Voorhes

For a recent cover of The Atlantic, The Voorhes photographed a model of the White House.

The Voorhes—the husband-and-wife team of Adam Voorhes and Robin Finlay—are known for their graphic, conceptual still lifes for Popular Science, Fortune, WIRED and The Atlantic. Before they became a team, Finlay was an art director, and hired Voorhes for his pinpoint control of lighting. “There was no other person I could work with and say, ‘This looks good, but I...

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