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Dolly Faibyshev

Inside this year’s Vanity Fair Best-Dressed party, thanks to Dolly’s coverage.

Pictured is U.S. rapper Diggy Simmons. Follow the link below for more highlights.

View more 8 Oct 2018
Jens Görlich

Jens give us a view of air travel from the pilot’s seat in a shoot for Lufthansa.

Follow the link below for more of Jens’ Lufthansa work.

View more 4 Oct 2018
Dolly Faibyshev

Dolly’s portrait of singer Cardi B for Rolling Stone is now online.

It’s part of a feature on 25 artists with unexpected ties to Tennessee.

View more 1 Oct 2018
Sarah M Lee

Sarah and her brilliant West of West project finally have a cover for the book version.

Thanks to all those who have pledged support, more than £25,000 has been raised to make this monograph a reality.

Crowdfunding publisher Unbound aims to release the book next spring.

West of West is all about tender, human moments that unite people. All shot at the end of Route 66, in the bleached beach sun around Santa Monica Pier.

Sarah teamed up with writer Laura Barton for the project.

View more 1 Oct 2018
Dolly Faibyshev

Great spread for Dolly in Milan-based publication, C 41 Magazine, on her Dolly Does Vegas project.

The project explores the surreal world of Vegas, with all its colour, faux architecture and vices.

View more 1 Oct 2018
Micheal McLaughlin

Micheal has been exploring the community of Rhode Island, documenting local people’s lifelong careers and passions.

Among the stories of people with special connections to their communities are local legend Bob Dickerman (pictured) and Micheal’s own brother, Mark McLaughlin, associate head of school and baseball coach at Providence Country Day School.

Mark has coached baseball at Providence for 25 years with Bob, who has coached at the school since 1957 and is a legend in New England baseball. He has been a mentor to Mark for many years and still throws batting practice in his 80s.

In summer, they coach a team together in the Connie Mack League, an amateur baseball league. Baseball keeps them both young and involved in a game they love.

26 Sep 2018
Jørn Tomter

Jørn was lucky enough to shoot the new BMW i8 Roadster for AD Germany.

The images were taken at night on London’s streets, around Hackney Wick, Leyton and the Olympic Park.

Jørn photographed well-known designer and engineer Moritz Waldemeyer as part of the assignment.

26 Sep 2018
Sarah M Lee

Sarah donned her wetsuit to photograph MP Hannah Bardell for the 209 Women project.

She was one of 209 photographers taking portraits of the 209 female MPs currently in the UK parliament, to celebrate a century of women’s suffrage.

A British Journal of Photography write-up about the project leads with Sarah’s portrait.

Sarah said: “This is the only job I’ve ever done where both me and the subject got caught in strong currents and without noticing (we were yabbering away), drifted three quarters of a mile out to sea!”

View more 25 Sep 2018
Dolly Faibyshev

More work by Dolly for design label Opening Ceremony and its latest NYFW show.

By all accounts an unforgettable campaign, The Gift of Showz, was a co-creation of OC and New York’s drag communnity.

Dolly documented it all in her usual inimitable style.

24 Sep 2018
Sarah M Lee

Sarah has been out roaming London’s streets in the dead of night again.

Latest work from her ongoing project, Tender are the Nighthawks, is now up on our site.

All of the photography is captured during the hours of 2-4am, documenting people on the first or last journeys of the day, in moments where shared human connections can happen.

Take a look.

View more 12 Sep 2018
Conversation with Greg Miller

American photographer Greg Miller considers himself more of a fine artist with a commercial career. He uses the serendipity of chance meetings with strangers and large format street photography to build insightful, narrative photographs.

From Nashville to New York and now Connecticut, Greg has moved between small town life and the throngs of city living. He’s always gravitated towards people and began his photographic career more than 20 years ago shooting on the streets of New York. Greg is dedicated to working with an 8x10 view camera whenever he can and uses this to explore humanism through portraiture.

A Guggenheim Fellow, Greg is also a passionate teacher of photography, including at the International Center of Photography.

We chat to Greg about what’s at the heart of being a portrait photographer, his place within an evolving craft and shooting with a large format camera.

He also talks about his experience of collaborating with news organisation NPR to cover a very emotional March For Our Lives demo in Washington DC. Hundreds of thousands of people gathered there to call for stricter gun control laws in the wake of a high school shooting in Florida and Greg was out on the streets documenting it.

Read more 10 Sep 2018
Sarah M Lee

New portrait work by Sarah.

She shot some images of visual artist Christian Marclay at Tate Modern, ahead of his new installation there, The Clock.

For more of Sarah’s portrait work follow the link below.

View more 7 Sep 2018
Noah Sheldon

Noah has directed the music video for Canadian producer Ryan Hemsworth’s Special Girl soundtrack.

He shot the video in the cultish bootcamp world of a Chinese hair and beauty school.

The single, released this week, is from Ryan’s third album, Elsewhere.

The collaboration came about after a chance meeting and mutual admiration. Everyone was on board with Noah’s vision for a ‘Bollywood style dance routine but slightly more outlandish and disjointed’.

Noah was already doing his own documentary and photo project on the training school (due out very soon) when Ryan came along.

Ryan said it was an honour working with Noah, who has a ‘unique perspective’.

He added: ‘I think it’s a wholesome, playful slong and Noah creating a dance video in a beauty college, everyone surrounded by mannequin heads, is all kind of unforgettable imagery.’

View more 7 Sep 2018
Jesse Burke

Thrilled to see Jesse and his work featured again in Outside magazine.

‘Rewilding the American Child’ interviews Jesse’s about his relationship with his daughter Clover and the camera while exploring the natural world.

Jesse talks about how he went from being Clover’s director to her collaborator, and learnt to follow her and her sisters’ leads.

Read more from the interview and see some images below.

View more 7 Sep 2018
Jens Görlich

A shoot for Auer Packaging took Jens to the beautiful landscapes of Bavaria.

See below for more of the results.

7 Sep 2018
Jørn Tomter

Issue 7 of Jørn’s popular I Love Chatsworth Road magazine is now out.

The mag is part of an ongoing project to document the community on his doorstep in east London.

A long-term focus, Jørn continues to photograph old and new faces and places in the neighbourhood.

A launch party to celebrate the new issue takes place at Jim’s Café, on Chatsworth Road, on 6 September.

View more 6 Sep 2018
Greg Funnell

New images by Greg from his trip to Sierra Leone for The Sunday Times Magazine.

His assignment was to document how oyster farmers from Kent are out in Sierra Leone, sharing their shucking expertise with local fishermen.

This new body of work also documents life around Bonthe Island, on Sherbro River Delta, while he was there.

‘It was amazing and quite challenging to be working somewhere so remote, only accessible by boat,’ said Greg.

View more 6 Sep 2018
Jens Görlich

Epic new aerial work by Jens capturing some of the magic and iconic landmarks in Los Angeles.

They were all shot from a helicopter.

View more 6 Sep 2018
Sarah M Lee

Sarah features in the National Theatre’s new series about photography in the arts.

Kicking off the series for World Photography Day 2018, she appears in a short video interview, talking about her relationship with the camera, shooting with a Leica and communicating emotion.

Sarah also describes how she documented the rehearsal process for Alexander Zeldin’s play, LOVE, and how he asked her to shoot it as if it was the real thing.

View more 21 Aug 2018
Surya Balakrishnan

Surya has directed a campaign film for United Colors of Benetton, to mark 72 years of independence in India.

The film, really a social experiment campaign, is about showcasing the country’s diversity.

It interweaves the social norms of its older and younger generations, and highlights how young people are paving the way for a united future.

View more 21 Aug 2018
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
Dolly Faibyshev

Great spread for Dolly’s sumo wrestling shoot featured in Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant.

The images were taken during the ‘Sumo + Sushi’ event, at the Playstation Theater in New York.

View more 4 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

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