11 Very Short Films, Each With One Line. Making A Scene Directed by Janusz Kaminski.

Making A Scene directed by Janusz Kaminski

For the New York Times Magazine Movie Issue, 11 of the year’s best big-screen performers (Cate Blanchett, Bradley Cooper, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Greta Gerwig, Oscar Isaac, Michael B. Jordan, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Robert Redford, Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey) deliver one line in 11 original very short films directed by Oscar-winning cinematographer  Janusz Kaminski. Read more

Actress Tilda Swinton Kills It In These Fabulous Fashions Shots by Craig McDean

tilda swinton shot by craig mcdean
above: Tilda Swinton in Mark Fast

She may look a bit alien, but in this Tilda Swinton fashion editorial, the Scottish actress knows how to strike a pose.  The muse for many fashion designers, you can see why in these stunning photos. AnOther Magazine has a flashback section in which they show the best bits from their archives and these images stopped me in my tracks. Read more

2013 Sports Illustrated Bathing Suit Models In Nothing But Body Paint.

SI 2013 kate upton in body paint IIHIH

The 2013 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue is out and as they’ve done in the past, they have featured the body painting of Joanne Gair on several of the models. Wearing nothing but Joanne’s talent upon their skin, here’s a look at many of Walter Iooss Jr.’s photographs of models Alyssa Miller, Anne V, Ariel Meredith, Chrissy Teigen, Kate Upton, and Nina Agdal. Read more

A Sneak Peek: Drew Barrymore In Harper’s Bazaar and 34 Pics Of Her On The Red Carpet.

Drew Barrymore In Harper's Bazaar

Daniel Jackson photographed the beautiful Drew Barrymore for the March issue of Harper’s Bazaar. Here’s a look at the shots for the cover and the editorial in the upcoming issue as well as a look at the star’s Red Carpet evolution over the years. Read more

Athletes Recreate Iconic Album Covers For ESPN. All The Images, Side by Side Comparisons and Behind The Scenes Shots.

ESPN MUSIC ALBUM COVERS IIHIH HERO

ESPN Magazine’s Music Issue has a fabulous photo editorial that I simply had to share with you (along with some ‘behind the scenes’ shots). Photographed by Mattias Clamer, 14 athletes, all with a good sense of humor, let themselves be transformed to emulate musicians and recreate iconic album covers from the past few decades. Read more

Fictional Magazine Covers Combine Retro Superheroes and Pin-Up Girls.

Superhero Pin-Up Girls by Des Taylor

Illustrator Des Taylor, who has a self-professed obsession with retro film and 50’s pin-up girls, combined these interests to come up with a collection of fictional magazine covers featuring Superhero Pin-Up Cover Girls. Read more

A Picture Is Worth A Couple Hundred Thousand Sales. Or Not. The Best and Worst Selling Magazine Covers of 2011.

Ordinarily I try to write original content for the blog and do not reprint an article by another source. However, this article by John Koblin for WWD is a nice informative wrap up (albeit lacking for other variables) on what magazine covers were hits and which were bombs in 2011. Read more

Hand-Stitched Fashion Magazines by Inge Jacobsen

hand-stitched fashion magazines

Photography student Inge Jacobsen began her studies at Kingston University studying fine arts. She since switched to photography but combines continues to combine mediums in some of her works. Read more