After posting black-n-white versions of these photos in early May, Rihanna treats her Facebook fans to the full color shots of her private shoot with famed photog, Terry Richardson. Terry shot the pop star for new VitaCoco Coconut Water campaign, and afterward, he invited her to his studio for a private shoot … and here’s the results.
After shooting with famed photographer Terry Richardson for a new VitaCoco Coconut Water campaign, Rihanna blessed him with a private shoot at his studio. In these shots, posted on Terry’s Tumblr page, Rihanna shows off her long legs in cut-off denim shorts, a white top, and heels. She’s playful in some shots smiling and posing [...]
Via Hypebeast.com: From animator Antonio Vicentini comes a dazzling and charming short film entitled The Camera Collection. Utilizing a pixelated approach reminiscent of video games of yesteryear, Vicentini employed illustrations from Bill Brown who put the pixelated cameras on display and urged fellow artists to create further works of art with them. The result is [...]
The Fisheye-Nikkor 6mm f/2.8 lens, first produced in 1970 at the Photokina trade show in Cologne, holds the distinction of not only offering an angle of view of 220º, but also being known at the time as the world’s most “extreme wide-angle” lens. The lens officially went into production in 1972 and uses 12 glass [...]
Via BallerStatus.com: Los Angeles-bred photographer Mike Miller has just dropped a brand new coffee table book, focused on the legends of west coast hip-hop he’s taken photos of over this career, aptly titled West Coast Hip Hop: A History In Pictures. In it, he showcases never-before-seen shots of legends like Eazy-E, Tupac Shakur, Ice Cube, [...]
Last November, famed Los Angeles photographer/director Estevan Oriol released his brand new 2012 “L.A. Woman” calendar, comprised of photos he’s shot over the past several months of some of the most beautiful women from his hometown. In the pages of the 12-month calender, you’ll see the likes of models like Rosa Acosta, Justene Jaro, Erica [...]
Freshjive interviews Los Angeles photographer Mike Miller who has captured some of the most legendary shots in hip-hop and is set to release them in an upcoming coffee table book called West Coast Hip Hop: A History In Pictures. In this interview Mike recalls some of the stories behind some images from the book. Gearing [...]
Country Club and Mondrian Los Angeles is set to welcome an upcoming gallery exhibit by the Costacos Brothers (John and Tock), in which they will show off their classic sports lithographs from their archives. Dubbed “For The Kids,” the exhibition will feature early Costacos posters from 1986 through 1990 — featuring sports greats such as [...]
Switzerland-based photographer Andres Herren traveled to Los Angeles over the summer of 2011 to capture one of his favorite areas in film — L.A.’s Chicano culture and street life. Our man and L.A.-based videographer Willie Toldeo (@GoodTimesMedia) spent some time with the young photographer, resulting in this nearly five-minute clip where Herren tells of his [...]
Famed father and son photography pair, Eriberto and Estevan Oriol, held their first ever father/son photo exhibition in Los Angeles in early October, in which they showed off and sold limited prints of their most iconic pictures. The pair are renowned in the world of photography for their knack of capturing street life through film. [...]
Renowned Los Angeles-bred photographer/director, Estevan Oriol, has just released his latest project, his 2012 L.A. Women Calendar. The new calender is comprised of shots of women from in, and around the Los Angeles area. Some of the L.A. women featured through the 12-month calendar include XXL’s 2009 Eye Candy of the Year, Rosa Acosta; models [...]
A long long time ago, while taking a photography class, I was lucky enough to visit and photograph Mr Garth Trinidad at KCRW during a Chocolate City session. Digging through old boxes and folders sure brings back some good times.
This is some behind the scenes during a photoshoot with elusive Los Angeles photographer/videographer Willie T. World Wide Rev captured this footage during some shoots with Willie. A Little Willie T. action for those who follow the man. I’ve had the pleasure of knowing the LA OG for a couple of years now and continue [...]
Videographer World Wide Rev just dropped this short clip, comprised of photographer Estevan Oriol shooting — and cruising with — actor Danny Trejo during a day in Los Angeles. Via World Wide Rev’s Vimeo: The 1st time I met Estevan he was shooting photos for Jay Rock down at the Watts Towers. Since then our [...]
On September 1st, clothing brand Akomplice teamed up with Los Angeles-based artist David Flores for a collaborative series of tees, boasting four limited tee designs — including a Storm Trooper (Star Wars) and Ol’ Dirty Bastard (Wu-Tang). Now, the to companies have teamed up to release a creative look book, showcasing new works from Flores. [...]
Made my way up to the Museum of Ventura County in Ventura today for Luther Gerlach’s “In The Light Of Blue” exhibit and it brought back that love of photography I’ve been searching for. Watching the wet-plate process reminded me of the craft that used to go into photography. Not like today where people figure they can [...]
Over the weekend, photographer Sunny Bak held her Boys & Dogs photo exhibition in Los Angeles, featuring rare photos from her time with the Beastie Boys during their 1986 “Licensed To Ill” Tour. To coincide with the gallery event, she released and sold a limited amount of custom Converse All-Star high-tops, featuring never-before published photos [...]
Famed Los Angeles-based photographers, Eriberto and Estevan Oriol, have been shooting photography for years. And, some of their work has become iconic. The father-son duo recently joined forces a photography exhibit, dubbed “Like Father Like Son,” showing off some of their prized photographs from their long career. Held in October 1st, at Culver City, California’s [...]
Anton Kusters was granted access to Japanese Yakuza members’ daily lives and as a result we were all given this wonderful new book, Odo Yakuza Tokyo, published by Burn Magazine. Below is an excerpt and photos.
Hold Up Art, a contemporary art gallery based in Los Angeles, is set to hold an photography exhibition by renowned photographer Sunny Bak called “Boys and Dogs,” showcasing her collection of works featuring the Beastie Boys and animals. Bak’s photos of the Beastie Boys and the “Licensed to Ill” tour solidified her place as a [...]