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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
Dolly Faibyshev

An image from Dolly’s NYFW coverage has been selected as one of the remarkable photos from 2017 by The New York Times.

It shows model Karlie Kloss rehearsing for designer Brandon Maxwell’s spring ‘18 collection show, at Doubles, in New York’s Sherry Netherland hotel.

“I’m honoured to be included with so many beautiful photos by such talented photographers,” says Dolly.

View more 3 Jan 2018
Gabriela Herman

New pictures from Gabriela portraying beautiful human connections between parent and child.

See more from her shoot for non-profit organisation Nurse-Family Partnership, which works to transform the lives of babies and first-time mums.

Her images help to highlight the work of its community health programme in the U.S., which is all about creating better futures.

View more 19 Dec 2017
Everyone

It’s been a busy year for our photographers. There have been collaborations with the likes of Ford, Honda, Siemens, Lufthansa, and design label Open Ceremony.

And away from photography (but we are just as proud of him), there has been more recognition for Christopher LaMarca’s filmmaking skills, with documentary film Boone.

As 2017 comes to an end, we wanted to share some of these highlights. So check out the private gallery in the link below.

In the meantime, happy holidays and have a great New Year.

Photo credit is Jens Görlich, one from his landscapes series.

View more 19 Dec 2017
Jørn Tomter

Jørn is teaming up with fellow Norwegian photographer Nina Rangøy for a narrative portrait workshop in Hackney, London, from 22-26 February 2018.

They will show you how to connect quickly, have a vision and create quality portraits that tell a story.

“This will be a challenging workshop where we invite you to venture outside your comfort zone,’ they say.

Rebecca McClelland, former picture editor at The Sunday Times and New Statesman magazines, will also visit as a bonus guest lecturer. She is currently deputy director and curator of The Ian Parry scholarship for young photographers.

Like Nina, Jørn has shot portraits for many years through assignments for newspapers, advertising, business, traditional photo studio photography and personal projects.

You can sign up for the workshop now.

View more 7 Dec 2017
Dolly Faibyshev

Dolly has been busy shooting design label Opening Ceremony’s danceathon, with Mark Ronson among the DJs.

Dance Left was hosted by Carol Lim and Humberto Leon, from OC, at Spring Studios in New York, in aid of Swing Left, a grassroots organisation working to swing the U.S. House of Representatives blue in 2018.

‘It was inspiring to see so many young people uniting and getting involved,’ says Dolly. Among the faces were actresses Clare Danes, Whoopi Goldberg, Natasha Lyonne, Chloë Sevigny and Amber Tamblyn, plus plenty of funky fashion people ‘dancing their asses off all night’, adds Dolly.

View more 6 Dec 2017
Jørn Tomter

Tea & Water Pictures is excited to announce a new photography and magazine project, I Love Shrewsbury.

It follows on from Jørn’s super successful (and still ongoing) I Love Chatsworth Road project, and marks the second chapter in his photo stories about local people and everyday lives.

Like ILCR, it’s about bridging community gaps and connecting people, and documenting a geographical area.

Tea & Water Pictures is working in collaboration with Jørn and Shrewsbury producer, Sam Pooley, from PS wecreate to put it together.

“We aim to chronicle Shrewsbury’s rich history, heritage and charm, but also the changes going on as it becomes more culturally diverse,” says Jørn. “It should be a valuable archive of this town, something for future generations. But also a way to connect people.”

As part of the project, specially-illustrated, charity tea towels of Shrewsbury Coffee House have been made. They are designed by Cherie Jerrard and being sold in aid of homeless charity The Shrewsbury Ark.

The first ILS magazine is due to be published in early 2018.

View more 4 Dec 2017

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