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Posts Tagged ‘beauty photography’

How to Create Bold Beauty Lighting

Posted by on November 7, 2017 | Gear, Photographer Interviews

Photo © Matthew Jordan Smith

Once upon a time, world-renowned Nikon Ambassador Matthew Jordan Smith was just a student at the Art Institute of Atlanta trying to find his way. Now, some 30 years later, this highly sought-after celebrity, beauty and portrait photographer’s A-list clientele includes Oprah Winfrey, Halle Berry, Jennifer Connelly, Jamie Foxx and makeup leaders L’Oréal, Olay, Pantene... More

Trending Now: Molly Cranna’s Graphic Goods

Posted by on October 23, 2017 | Photographer Interviews

Photo © Molly Cranna

Early in her career, photographer Molly Cranna was shooting creepy teeth-related objects she had bought from eBay when magic happened. The images came to life when the Los Angeles-based photographer injected some hard light, a big dose of color and a little humor. “It was unexpected to have a bunch of dentures [against] pastel pink... More

Meet MahaLena, New York Fashion Photography Duo

Posted by on July 22, 2016 | Photographer Interviews

MahaLena is the collaboration of photographers Maha Al Asaker and Maddalena Arcelloni, and their portfolio shows a range of fashion and beauty work, from sleek menswear images to vivid, punchy accessory shoots. At the recent Career Day portfolio reviews at International Center of Photography, I had the pleasure of meeting them and reviewing their book. While... More

Spotlight: The Look Student & Debut Winners

Posted by on June 17, 2016 | Contests/Events

The Look fashion and beauty photography contest will close for submissions on 6/16, and it’s one of PDN‘s competitions that has a category for students and recent grads. Take a look at some of the winning work from last year in the Student/Debut category. This year, prizes include up to $3,500, $500 to B&H Photo, a one-page... More

Student Photo Op: Megan Krause

Posted by on June 17, 2016 | Student Photography

Megan Krause is the second student we’re featuring from the recent portfolio reviews at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. Krause has spent her time developing her style in menswear fashion photography, and has recently branched out to beauty and runway shoots, including documenting New York Fashion Week. “Every new angle I find to... More