Gavin Bond

From celebrities to fashion to commercials, this sought-after photographer has his own sense of style
Gavin Bond
Jon Hamm New York-based British celebrity/fashion photographer Gavin Bond began his career jockeying for the best angles to capture runway fashion shows. While he still takes on assignments in the controlled chaos of fashion, shooting backstage at Victoria’s Secret annual fashion shows, he’s more often in controlled studio and location sets with... Read more

5 Masters Of Adventure Travel Photography

Each of these world travelers has a unique approach to capturing adventure and travel photography, from portraits to sports-action to landscapes
outdoor adventure sports photography
Greg Bretz at the X Games in Aspen. Photo by Brett Wilhelm Each of these globe-trotting photographers has a unique approach to capturing outdoor adventure and travel photography, from intimate portraits to sports-action to vast landscapes. 1. Lucas Gilman: Eye For Action, Head For Business Though he’s still young, Lucas Gilman is no emerging photographer.... Read more

Hernan Rodriguez: Meet The People Where They Are

Interpersonal skills and an artful touch with light make Hernan Rodriguez an exceptional portrait photographer
Hernan Rodriguez
Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson Almost anyone can acquire the technical photographic skills to produce good portraits; the particulars of lighting and posing can be taught in a classroom. However, it’s a less frequently taught skill that often makes or breaks a portrait photographer; a photographer’s interpersonal skills—what might simply be... Read more

November Preview: Photographer Kitfox Valentín

Coming up in the November issue, Digital Photo Pro interviews photographer Kitfox Valentín, who grabs a viewer with composed, complicated and sometimes disturbing images
Kitfox Valentín
“YIELDING/YEARNING” from “TOOTHSOME/LOATHSOME” Photo by Kitfox Valentín Coming up in the November issue, Digital Photo Pro interviews photographer Kitfox Valentín, who grabs a viewer with composed, complicated and sometimes disturbing images Kitfox Valentín wants you to feel uncomfortable, at least for the time you’re contemplating his... Read more

November Preview: Ransom & Mitchell

Coming up in the November issue, Digital Photo Pro interviews the creative duo and takes a look at their lush, vivid work
Ransom & Mitchell
Coming up in the November issue, Digital Photo Pro interviews the creative duo Ransom & Mitchell and takes a look at their lush, vivid body of work. Ransom & Mitchell is a still and motion creative team based in San Francisco featuring the combined talents of director/photographer Jason Mitchell and set designer/digital artist Stacey Ransom.... Read more

Photographer Bill Frakes

The globe-traveling photographer focuses on his home in Nebraska
Bill Frakes
A foggy sunrise in Rose, Nebraska. Photo by Bill Frakes Having traveled with camera in hand to every state in the Union and more than 135 countries has given Nebraska native and Nikon Ambassador Bill Frakes a global perspective. Yet in recent years, it has been his home state that the visual storyteller feels most compelled to share with the world. In... Read more

Ira Block: On Assignment Everywhere

The National Geographic photographer on 35 years of travel photography and elevating the art of documentary photography
Ira Block
“A contestant in a local Mongolian Naadam Festival tries his skill at picking up some small bones while his horse is running at a full gallop,” writes photographer Ira Block. “This festival was in the South Gobi Desert where locals competed in the traditional Mongolian games of archery, wrestling and horse skills. The contestant that picks up... Read more

September/October Preview: Michael Rubenstein

Coming up in the September/October issue, an interview with advertising photographer and video director Michael Rubenstein
Michael Rubenstein
Singer-songwriter Katie Crutchfield of the indie band Waxahatchee. Coming up in the September/October issue, an interview with advertising photographer and video director Michael Rubenstein. Whether he’s working alone or with a crew, Rubenstein’s forte is telling stories about real people doing real things. It’s a look advertisers and editorial... Read more

September/October Preview: Gavin Bond

Coming up in the September/October issue, Digital Photo Pro interviews celebrity and fashion photographer Gavin Bond
Gavin Bond
Photo by Gavin Bond, Courtesy of Lexus Coming up in the September/October issue, Digital Photo Pro interviews celebrity and fashion photographer Gavin Bond. New York-based British celebrity/fashion photographer Gavin Bond began his career jockeying for the best angles to capture runway fashion shows. While he still takes on assignments in the controlled... Read more

September/October Preview: Hernan Rodriguez

Coming up in the September/October issue, Digital Photo Pro interviews portrait and commercial photographer Hernan Rodriguez
Hernan Rodriguez
 Retired mixed martial artist Urijah Faber. Photo by Hernan Rodriguez Coming up in the September/October issue, Digital Photo Pro interviews portrait and commercial photographer Hernan Rodriguez. Almost anyone can acquire the technical photographic skills to produce good portraits; the particulars of lighting and posing can be taught in a classroom.... Read more

Jerry Ghionis: Seeing The World Differently

The wedding and portrait photographer marries perfect light with creative previsualization with room for spontaneity, and the result is flawless images
Jerry Ghionis
“At every wedding, I try to take some close up portraits of my bride with m 85mm f/1.4 lens,” says photographer Jerry Ghionis. “She looked like a Persian princess, and there was so much detail in her headpiece and in the bodice of her dress so I wanted to include all of that. I love shooting with a strong direction of light in order to accentuate... Read more

Becoming A Wedding Photographer

How news photographer Sam Hurd stumbled upon his true calling
How news photographer Sam Hurd stumbled upon his true calling as a wedding photographer
In many cases, a wedding day is a practice in chaos. In some cases, it can take the form of organized chaos, while with others, well, not so much. However, there is no denying the symbolic beauty of this ceremonial event. Two people exchange vows to spend their lives together and, at that moment, begin an entirely new family. And there to chronicle... Read more
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