The brief was to shoot a ‘less-than-conventional’ portrait of three principals of Edelman Financial Services for Barron’s. But with nowhere to shoot in their offices, having a roll of seamless paper (as our Plan B) was a real life-saver. Thanks to Adrian DeLucca and Amber Sexton of Barron’s and to Mike Jones for the inspired assistance.
Along with five other photographers, I was commissioned to document The Kreeger Museum in Washington, Philip Johnson’s masterful work of architecture as it celebrates its 50th anniversary. For my portion, I envisioned a 30′ floating shelf where the 36 8×10 Dibond-mounted photographs (shot exclusively with an iPhone) could be displayed in a structured yet informal […]
Just received copies of my latest promo, a 28pg folio featuring images of visitors at the National Gallery of Art viewing masterworks by Rothko, Picasso, Titian, Turner, Pollock and many others. Landing soon of the desks of great creatives everywhere!
This wall’s powerful reminder of the sacrifices made for this country by the intelligence community could not be diminished by the recent coercion of its message by Donald Trump. Though I photographed the wall almost twenty years ago its impact remains.
Just mailed a great little trifold promotion featuring selections from several corporate image libraries we have shot over the past two years. Big thanks to Justine Hirshfeld for the inspired, elegant design.
The choice of background can make or break a photograph. And when I’ve had multiple assignments in the same office building the search for something new becomes ever more important. I love shooting portraits on location, but looking for the right setting — akin to rummaging around in a mine hoping to strike gold — is paramount. […]
I am now represented by Gallery Stock, one of the world’s leading stock photography companies. Part of Great Bowery, a new organization that brings together the leading agencies in the fashion and image-making industry, Gallery Stock offers top-notch images from some of the best photographers working today. You can find my work at http://www.gallerystock.com/Max_Hirshfeld