The Astounding Range Of Creative Talent Known As Rankin.

Photographer Rankin

John Rankin Waddell, who is better known by the sole name of Rankin, is a very busy and talented man. Having photographed everyone from the Queen of England to the Queen of Pop, Rankin is often seen as a celebrity photographer, but his talents and repertoire go way beyond portraiture. Read more

Mercedes Benz Print Campaign Will Make You Look Twice.

mercedesbenz print ads Klaus Merz
above composite by if it’s hip its here

This print campaign by Jung von Matt for Mercedes Benz’ Blind Spot Assist feature plays on the fact that you don’t have to turn your head and look over your shoulder while driving by featuring a compelling illusory visual. Shot by photographer Klaus Merz, the three ads read “Look to the side without looking to the side.” Read more

Mounted Life. Stunning Taxidermy Photography By Danielle van Ark.

The Mounted Life is a series of photographs by Royal Academy of Arts graduate Danielle van Ark. She visited the storage and archives of museums around the world and found animals in surroundings and environments so far from their natural habitats she was struck by the inherent contrast and photographed them. Read more

The Stunning And Surreal Photography Of Martin Sigal

Martin Sigal is a photographer specializing in advertising photography for the last fifteen years. Whether shooting people, cars, products, or landscapes, he balances a refined accuracy with a human touch, always bringing a fresh approach to projects and avoiding the predictable.

Here’s just a sampling of his enormous body of work. The following were used as images in various ad campaigns for many of his prestigious clients.

Martin has received several awards in the most prestigious festivals around the world such as Cannes, Clio, D&D, NYF, Lapiz, Fiap & Circulo de Creativos, among others. He was portrayed in the Photography Annual of Comarts magazine. In 2004, 2006 & 2008 he was portrayed several of his pictures in the 200 Best Photographers Worldwide issue of the renowned Luerzer’s Archive magazine On a more personal level, Sigal’s creative innovation combined a friendly, even-tempered demeanor when working with subjects make him a professional who approaches each picture with an open disposition, while his work reflects his life story – a dedication to artistry with a global outlook “ I am grateful to photography because it was allowed me to explore a world that blends fiction and reality, and portraying that duality provides a constant and fascinating challenge.” Sigal lives in Buenos Aires with his wife and two kids.

Martin Sigal photo

Martín Sigal is represented by the following agencies

In Argentina, Latin America and Spain:
Catamarca 2165
(1640) San Isidro,
Buenos Aires, Argentina
+ (54911) 69450045

In the United States:

Stockland Martel
343 East 18th Street, Lower
New York, NY 10003, USA
212 727 1400

In Germany:

Christian Severin & Christian Wendeler GbR.
Gasstrasse 4
22761 Hamburg, Germany
+ (4940) 800 80 99 99

Ksubi Eyewear and Kane Skennar. A Fashionable Match.

Ksubi Eyewear and Kane Skennar

In addition to their apparel and eyewear, Australian fashion brand Ksubi combines fashion, culture, art and music. Their irreverent runway antics at Australia’s Fashion Week (like releasing live rats onstage) their late night parties, published books, art installations and music events distinguish them from other fashion brands. Read more

The Unusual & Beautiful Photography of Shoji Uchida

Shoji Uchida photography

Photographer and cinematographer, Shoji Uchida, has an eye for the unusual. Born in 1969, he became an award-winning photographer in 1993 and creates commercial, editorial and advertising photography that is both striking and stunningly composed. He has shot for many well-known brands including Nike, Apple, Toyota, Uniqlo, Nintendo, American Express and Sony. Read more

Berlin Photographer Kerstin zu Pan’s Colorful Supervision Series

by berlin photographer kerstin zu pan

“Beauty in unusual circumstances comes easily to the camera of Kerstin zu Pan, one of Berlin’s most original photographers. Her photos are moments amid stories – playful wild stories that leave the reviewer guessing. Her work is expressive, ebulliant, and strange. There is always more here than is apparent at first glance.”
–Clayton Maxwell, Eyemazing 3/2007

Thanks so much to Kerstin for her permitting me to reproduce these photos.

Concept & photography: Kerstin zu Pan
Wig & Hair: Acacio da Silva
Make-up & Lashes: Karla Neff
Model: Britta Thie / Viva

See her other wonderful works at her website as well as information about editions, 
commercial requests and bookings

Kerstin zu Pan Photography