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Conversation with Tim Flach

World-renowned photographer Tim Flach is fascinated by how humans shape animals and shape their meaning, and likes to explore how imagery can be used to foster an emotional connection. He brings to life the complexity of the animal kingdom in a highly conceptual and incredibly unique style. He believes emotions and feelings are a vital part of telling stories and says ‘sometimes the best science has to be put in a form that touches the hearts of people’.

His most recent major body of work, Endangered, is a deeply powerful monograph of species on the brink of extinction. It is a reminder of the significance of valuing the natural world, of truly caring about our animals and ecosystems. We talk to Tim about Endangered, the importance of connecting people to nature and how to do it.

Read more 30 Jul 2018
Sarah M Lee

With London still sizzling, The Guardian sent Sarah on a tour of the capital to see how city folk are coping with the hottest summer in 42 years.

Check out the shoot below.

View more 27 Jul 2018
Sarah M Lee

One of Sarah’s photographs is also among the shortlist for the BJP’s Portrait of Britain 2018.

In her inimitable observational style, Sarah beautifully captures this domestic scene. We love the inadvertent choreography in what was actually just a snatched moment during Sunday lunch.

View more 26 Jul 2018
Greg Funnell

Thrilled to hear Greg’s entries for this year’s BJP Portrait of Britain have all made the shortlist.

What’s more, they are also part of the first ever Portrait of Britain book, published by Hoxton Mini Press and now available to buy online.

They include the late Stephen Hawking, Lady Avon (Clarissa Eden) and a forge worker from Black Isle Bronze.

View more 26 Jul 2018
Jesse Burke

Latest work by Jesse shooting a family road trip around Arizona for Fatherly, in collaboration with Go RVing.

View more 13 Jul 2018
Greg Funnell

Latest travel and lifestyle work by Greg featuring luxury hotel Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc.

Highlights from the shoot appear in issue 27 of Gentleman’s Journal.

View more 13 Jul 2018
Micheal McLaughlin

Micheal is currently exhibiting at New York’s Robin Rice Gallery.

It will be his 21st appearance at the annual summertime salon. Catch the exhibition now until 23 September.

View more 13 Jul 2018
Sarah M Lee

New portraits of South African artist William Kentridge.

They were taken during a brief shoot at the Tate Modern as its install team worked on his new exhibition space.

View more 13 Jul 2018
Interview with Surya Balakrishnan

Surya Balakrishnan is a commercial and documentary director. She is admired for her ability to tell profoundly deep stories with casts that can include professional actors and people who have never been in front of a camera.

Her ability to create commercials and films that reveal their characters’ fine emotions, especially connected to challenging topics, makes her a sought after director.

Surya has created commercials for everyone from Amazon to Apple but also spends time on documentary film projects that support local causes. One personal highlight is the feature documentary Right Forward, which captures life for the first girls’ football team from Dharavi, India’s largest slum, and their journey to San Francisco.

We talk to Surya about some of her projects, what’s important to her as a director and what makes a great collaborative environment.

Read more 12 Jul 2018
Dolly Faibyshev

Dolly shot some great festival fashion at the Firefly Music Festival in Delaware.

10 Jul 2018
Greg Funnell

Greg shot some portrait and landscape work in Argentina’s Iberá Wetlands, while on assignment for Norwegian and Ink.

View more 25 Jun 2018
Micheal McLaughlin

Micheal shot images at the legendary Gleason’s Gym, in DUMBO, New York, to accompany an interview with owner Bruce Silverglade, about its history and what sport in cities can do for communities.

Here’s one from the shoot of Bruce at the gym.

View more 18 Jun 2018
Sarah M Lee

One from Sarah’s portraits shoot with musician and Brit winner Jorja Smith, for The Guardian.

View more 18 Jun 2018
Jesse Burke

With the Visit Rhode Island tourism campaign now live in the area, here’s some more of Jesse’s photographs from the shoot.

View more 18 Jun 2018
Dolly Faibyshev

Dolly is exhibiting at The Red Room in New York’s east village throughout July.

Photos from the city’s Pride Parade are among the work on show.

View more 15 Jun 2018
Interview with Sarah M Lee

For Sarah M Lee, portraiture, features and the arts are often her focus but she loves all photography exploring people and our shared human experience. Her photographs are often a study of the in between moments of human proximity. The stories framed in her images range from the dramatic to the extremely poetic.

Away from commercial work, Sarah is an official BAFTA photographer and a seasoned regular for The Guardian and Observer newspapers. Her images have appeared in many other places, including Rolling Stone, TIME magazine, Vanity Fair and Billboard.

Personal projects for Sarah centre on some very fascinating subjects: from beach life at the edge of America off Route 66 to documenting those liminal hours on London’s public transport in the middle of the night.

As a Leica ambassador, you can see why the inventors of documentary photography chose Sarah to represent them. She stands to the immediate; be it in bright daylight or at night.

Read more 25 May 2018
Jørn Tomter

In a shoot for Norwegian magazine D2, Jørn has photographed U.S. rapper Trippie Redd, one of the most exciting emerging music talents in the world right now.

View more 25 May 2018
Noah Sheldon

In another score for Noah’s Work-is film series, his Taobao Model short is in LE PETIT CANNES Film Festival, running parallel with the famous annual Festival de Cannes.

Taobao Model documents the life of a model working for China’s largest online shopping site.

LE PETIT CANNES describes itself as a celebration of small films with big talent. Go Noah!

View more 17 May 2018
Noah Sheldon

Noah’s short film, Styrofoam Collector, has made it into the Construir Cine Labor International Film Festival in Buenos Aires.

It shows the tough daily life of a migrant worker in Shanghai who makes her living selling Styrofoam.

In an almost circus-style balancing act, she transports dozens of bundles on her bicycle for hours on end every day.

The film is part of Noah’s ongoing video documentary series, Work-is, about the labour market in China.

View more 17 May 2018
Sarah M Lee

Red carpet and behind the scenes action from Sarah, capturing the latest BAFTA TV Awards at Royal Festival Hall.

As an official BAFTA photographer, Sarah is always in the thick of things when awards time comes around again. She chooses to shoot it all in black and white.

View more 17 May 2018
Dolly Faibyshev

Dolly snapped American rapper Cardi B in designs by Moschino’s Jeremy Scott, for The New York Times.

She captured the duo preparing for the Met Gala.

View more 17 May 2018
Interview with Greg Funnell

Greg Funnell is a photographer who can equally look into the soul of a person or the spirit of a car. His work might look casual but is shot with extreme precision and love for detail. He shoots in a signature documentary style with great commercial sensibility, capturing the often unseen in both black and white and colour.

From a background in war and history studies at university to photojournalism, Greg now works globally for an impressive range of clients, from big brands to high profile charities.

He says inspiring people through his photography is really important to him and he loves capturing the heroic: often in sport and adventure. Yet whatever the subject, Greg’s work always bursts with extraordinary elegance.

Read more 16 May 2018
Sarah M Lee

Photographer Sarah M Lee is now represented by Tea & Water Pictures.

Sarah specialises in portraiture, features and the arts but loves all photography focusing on people and their shared human experience.

She is an official BAFTA photographer and a regular for The Guardian and Observer newspapers.

View more 16 May 2018
Gabriela Herman

Latest food photography by Gabriela published in The New York Times, featuring Taiwanese newcomer Ho Foods.

View more 7 May 2018
Greg Funnell

Greg has joined the roster of photographers at Tea & Water Pictures.

A global advertising and editorial photographer, he joins us with a wealth of experience and big brands to his name.

He shoots in a signature documentary style with great commercial sensibility, often focusing on travel, lifestyle and adventure.

View more 4 May 2018
Jørn Tomter

Jørn has been busy shooting for new venture Market Halls, an ambitious food hall project across London bringing together established restaurant names, street food stalwarts and emerging pop-ups.

He has photographed many of these new eateries opening at the first spot in Fulham.

Among them is Calcutta Canteen, the new offering from Carnaby favourite Darjeeling Express.

4 May 2018
Noah Sheldon

Noah spent time documenting the work of global NGO Teach for All in Colombia, which helps children to reach their full potential.

Through a network of partner organisations in 48 countries, Teach for All focuses on children around the world who lack the education, support and opportunity they need to thrive.

4 May 2018
Gabriela Herman

Gabriela explored Canada’s remote Magdalen Islands, capturing some lovely colours and local life for Condé Nast Traveler.

View more 20 Apr 2018
Dolly Faibyshev

Gorgeous new work by Dolly capturing the beauty and colour at the New York Botanical Garden orchid show. Some absolute stunners in there.

View more 20 Apr 2018
Gabriela Herman

Heavenly food photography by Gabriela for The New York Times, featuring Brooklyn newcomer, Claro restaurant.

View more 20 Apr 2018
Jesse Burke

Jesse has shot a new campaign for Rhode Island Tourism.

He uses his signature skills with outdoor photography to beautifully capture and spirit and landscapes of this New England destination.

View more 12 Apr 2018
Gabriela Herman

Gabriela has contributed some stunning work to powerhouse Martha Stewart’s new book, Martha’s Flowers.

Gabriela got to snoop around her garden while shooting for the publication.

View more 28 Mar 2018
Gabriela Herman

Gorgeous portraits by Gabriela of actress Rosie Perez, shot for The New York Times.

For more of Gabriela’s work, click on the link below.

View more 28 Mar 2018
Jens Görlich

Jens has been busy with CGI layouts for Lufthansa’s plane livery, created to launch the airline’s new branding.

View more 28 Mar 2018
Dolly Faibyshev

Brilliantly bold new work from Dolly’s shoot of the ‘Sumo + Sushi’ event at New York’s Playstation Theater.

She has been sharing some highlights in a takeover of The New Yorker’s Instagram account.

‘I loved this idea of presenting a ritual that is thousands of years old through a modern lens under Broadway lights,’ says Dolly.

I was mesmerised by the fluid, unconventional shapes in this spectacle…and used their forms as a canvas for colour.’

View more 22 Mar 2018
Jens Görlich

Jens has been busy shooting some beautiful landscape scenes in Namibia.

Click on the link below to see more of his global landscapes series.

View more 15 Mar 2018
Jens Görlich

Sublime new aerial images from Jens over the Florida Keys.
See the link below for more of his global landscapes.

View more 14 Mar 2018
Jens Görlich

Amazing new images by Jens from his shoot of the German aircraft transporter, Junkers 52, for Lufthansa’s Miles & More.

View more 14 Mar 2018
Dolly Faibyshev

Dolly made the front page of The New York Times with this magical image from designer Jeremy Scott’s New York Fashion Week FW18 runway show.
Go Dolly!

14 Mar 2018
Gabriela Herman

Gabriela captures the true spirit and beauty of landscapes and special places with her latest travel images from Long Island’s North Fork.
Follow the link below for more travel and landscape photography by Gabriela.

View more 14 Mar 2018
Jesse Burke

Jesse has been shooting the breathtaking landscapes of Vancouver.

He shows off a great knack for poetic beauty with this image.

View more 1 Mar 2018
Jens Görlich

Jens has added some stunning new desertscapes to his human traces series. The series is all about lonely, remote landscapes with just a hint of civilisation in them. These latest images are from Namibia.

View more 1 Mar 2018
Noah Sheldon

One of Noah’s short documentary films is in the 2018 Slamdance Film Festival in Utah.

Slamdance describes itself as a showcase for raw and innovative filmmaking.

It will be showing Noah’s film about the life of a model working for Taobao, China’s largest online shopping site.

The Taobao film is part of Noah’s wider Work-is series bringing to life modern jobs in China, another talent he focuses on outside of his photography.

This one captures Pin’er during a day of shooting, which included more than 150 outfit changes over the course of 13 hours – a fairly typical day for her.

View more 25 Jan 2018
Dolly Faibyshev

Dolly is part of a a new group exhibition at The Untitled Space, an art gallery in Tribeca, New York.
This image from her coverage of a celeb-studded danceathon by Opening Ceremony and grassroots organisation Swing Left is in the show, ‘One Year of Resistance’, until 4 February.

View more 18 Jan 2018

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