Category: News

Royal Wedding: You Choose

T-mobile’s lookalike wedding T-mobile did the viral, Mario Testino the engagement, and Hugo Burnand is shooting the big day on his Hasselblad. But who would you choose to photograph the Royal baby pictures?   Wedding congratulations to T-Mobile on the most popular Royal Wedding viral, with around 13 million views; to Mario Testino (mum’s favourite) […]

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New Order In Photography

UBank campaign by Australian agency Three Drunk Monkeys. Photographer Penny Clay Ads curating everyday objects reflect wider trend   We highlighted the Andy award-winning IKEA Homemade Is Best cookbook earlier in the week, noting its visual appeal to our sense of ‘order’ and the pleasure in carefully organising and arranging things.  The gentle humour of […]

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Peroni Enhance Visual Nostalgia

Peroni Nastro Azzurro spot created by The Bank in London The new Peroni beer ad nods to popular photo-app styling   It’s hard to believe the Instagram App was only launched last October, it feels like it’s been around since the 1970s. Or more likely it’s just the Instagram effect, making everything look like a […]

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IKEA Visuals Feed Consumer Need

IKEA cookbook. Agency Forsman & Bodenfors. Photographer Carl Kleiner Minimalist cookbook feeds consumer hunger for ‘unspun’ information   “An avant-garde, scientifically engineered baking book infused with the spirit of Japanese minimalism?” asked a ‘flabbergasted’ GQ magazine of IKEA’s Homemade is Best cookbook. Designed by Swedish design agency Forsman & Bodenfors, the cookbook has also just […]

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Teddy Bags Andy

  Canon’s Beyond the Still campaign by Grey New York. A Film started by photographer Vincent Laforet’s image. The phenomenally successful Canon campaign wins at The Andy Awards. A sign of things to come.   While Wieden+Kennedy’s Old Spice ad won this years’ Best In Show award at The Andys, notable photography highlights include Grey New […]

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Wenders’ Major Photo Show

  Photo from Wim Wenders’ exhibition at the Haunch of Venison Gallery, London.
 Sun Bather, Palermo

 ©   Filmmaker Wim Wenders’ new photography exhibition reveals an image-maker exploring a photography of ‘loss’   Photography by filmmaker and artist Wim Wenders is currently on display  at The Haunch of Venison gallery in London in a […]

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Wedding Photographer Wanted. Swimwear Optional

Photo District News Wedding Issue   The new Photo District News Wedding Photography issue is out, with lots of good info and advice on the latest trends on shooting the Big Day. What it won’t include is this youtube video of the Happy Couple or the unhappy snapper         Wedding photographers might […]

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L’Oreal Re-Unites Black Swan Duo

Darren Aronofsky shoots Vincent Cassel for YSL Working on psychodrama Black Swan is good rehearsal for Cassel and Aronofsky’s new Yves Saint Laurent movie Darren Aronofsky directs Vincent Cassel in a spot for Yves Saint Laurent’s Nuit De L’Homme. The print ads have been shot by Mert & Marcus. The charismatic Cassel who worked with […]

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The 360 Buzz – Making Sense of Chaos

From U2’s 360 degree tour to new camera tech, the current fascination with wraparound experiences and 360 degree imagery has a noble history that plays into deep, psychological roots Hot on the heels of the record-breaking Big Daddy of panoramic image-making, Pittsburgh company EyeSee360 have created a prototype lens which enables the iPhone 4 to […]

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Barrier Breaking Detail

  If 5mb image files choke up your email, consider Jeffrey Martin’s photograph of the 868-year-old Strahov monastery library in Prague.     At 283 gigabytes and 40 gigapixels, Martin’s image, actually 2,947 images stitched together, it is just the latest in a series of information-loaded, barrier-breaking pictures. Back in 2003 a lunchtime bet prompted goaded […]

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