Jazz Legend Herbie Hancock l Kirkland

What is Douglas Kirkland listening to this week?  The latest album from jazz legend Herbie Hancock!

Here is a shot from the Herbie’s latest publicity campaign, taken by Douglas for the musician’s upcoming album release.

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von Renner’s Camry in GoSee Creative News

Ivo von Renner‘s shoot for Camry is highlighted on GoSee Creative News.  Click here to read the full article, describing the unusual layouts and Ivo’s favorite moments.

The article celebrates the large, ‘harmonious’ crew pictured below, who made the elaborate production such a success.  Their respect for collaboration is evident in the pictures of the absent crew members hanging from the trees.



Mike Powell | US Open SI Photos of the Day

Mike Powell is currently in Flushing Queens, NY covering the US Open Tennis Championships…Actually just spoke to him a moment ago and could have sworn I heard grunting players in the background in between crowd roars.

His shots of Serena Williams & Rafael Nadal were chosen as Sports Illustrated’s Photos of the Day, congrats Mike !

Fashion & Fame

Stretching His Luck

Mike at work

Patrick Molnar | IPA Honorable Mentions

It was a good year for Pat Molnar! He received numerous Honorable Mentions from the International Photography Awards in several categories including advertising and editorial. Pat is best known for his use of natural/existing lighting, often short depth of field/selective focus and his ability to capture genuine actions and emotions from his subjects. Whether he is capturing a child’s gaze, the adrenaline of an athlete at play or the nuanced expression of a corporate executive Pat has the ability to capture the genuine moments that make up our lives. Congratulations Pat !

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Douglas Kirkland | Coco Chanel Exhibition | Tokyo Japan

Mark your calendar for Douglas‘ upcoming exhibition in Tokyo, Japan: September 4 – September 29, 2011. Curated by James Cavello, the exhibition features images captured by Douglas in 1962 of pioneering French fashion designer Coco Chanel.  Chanel’s extraordinary influence on fashion was such that she was the only person in the couturier field to be named on Time 100: The Most Important People of the Century.

Congratulations Mike Powell | IPA Winner

Congratulations to Mike Powell for placing third in this year’s International Photography Awards in the Other Book category for his latest book ‘A Game to Love.’ Mike is a master of capturing extraordinary images that bring to life the triumphs, hardships and endurance of some of the greatest athletes around the world.

We wanted to examine how tennis has such an amazing mix of the gladiatorial and the elegant, a fashion show in which the models are out to kill each other, in terms of play. -Mike Powell