photographers' & illustrators' agents Mar 2012Featuring creative talent and services from the most interesting industry sectors
APRODUCTIONSMadrid - Barcelona
Avocado ArtistsZurich - Moscow
justin chan representsBeijing
Marion Eckhardt PhotographersHamburg
Pim Thomassen AgencyAmsterdam
The Kitchen Creative ManagementSydney
The Sharon Brandman AgencyLondon
VANDER productionsAmsterdam - Madrid
Thomas Hoeffgen joined the creative team at Agentur Neubauer in February. Originally from Kiel, Germany, Thomas is now based in New York and travels around the world for his lifestyle fashion and sports clients who include Timberland, Red Bull, Reebok and Camel Active.
Andy Tan (Amsterdam) has been busy shooting for Barts, JC-Rags, Nike, Lakeside, RST and Mike&Charly, while Michael Munique did a great tatoo/fashion print and film story for Hype Magazine with Lexi Hell and also shot for Esprit, Boss Green and AC/NewYorker.
The agency's youngster, Ben Ullmann, completed a beautiful personal project entitled 'Daydream' before leaving for Paris, while Bernd Opitz started the year with campaigns for ECE, Buschjaeger, Rolf Benz and Technikerkasse. Matthias Ziegler travelled to Kenya, Boston, Alice Springs, NY and Riyad for Nido Magazine, Deutsche Bank, Fresenius and Merck. Myrzik&Jarisch shot the CSR report for Siemens and their reportage on a fish trawler is a hightlight of the March edition of Greenpeace Magazine. Sandra Seckinger shot Schneider Breeze in Munich and for Pampers babies in Tenerife, while Gabor Ekecs did a great portrait series of Christoph Waltz for GQ.
Aproductions represents a broad variety of commercial photographers and illustrators in Spain and across Europe. From fashion and beauty to landscape and food and drink, the agency covers all specialities.
Aproductions also operates an art buying department that guarantees to find the perfect talent to match any brief.
The company focuses on providing each project with professionalism and transparency, with clients ranging from advertising agencies, brands and fashion magazines to directors, international production companies and individual photographers.
Aproductions' primary goal is to always ensure, given its large infrastructure, all aspects of a production are carried out with the highest quality and minimum amount of surprises.
Avenger Photographers is a full service photographers' agency with over 10 years experience. The company represents award-winning photographers and film producers and draws on years of experience in turning concepts into successful images.
Clients include Adidas, Baldessarini, Philip Morris, Nike, Wella, and many more. The agency has worked with celebrities including Boris Becker, David Beckham, Doris Dörrie, Bernd Eichinger, Hannelore Elsner, Helen Grimaud, Karoline Herfurth, Heiner Lauterbach, Anna Loos, and others.
Avenger represents the following photographers:
- Hans Buttermilch.
- Volker Dautzenberg.
- Sammy Hart.
- Eric Josjoe.
- Joel Micah Miller.
- Stefanos Notopoulos.
- Andreas Pollok.
- Jörg Schieferecke.
- Film producer Steven Strange.
Visit the website to view recent work or call for more information.
With headquarters in Zurich and Moscow, Avocado is renowned for its national and international artists. As a professional and experienced partner in photo productions and art buying, Avocado services Swiss, Russian, US, UK, French and Australian clients globally.
Photographers represented in Switzerland and Russia/CIS countries include:
Serge Guerand, Tim Bret-Day, Dimitri Tolstoi, Klaus Thymann, Markus Wendler, David Byun, Urs Wyss, Catherine Gailloud, Joerg Kritzer, Susanne Stemmer, Morgan Norman, René Staud Studio, Margaretha Olschewski, Anya Chibis, Marcus May, Patrick Walter.
The following photographers are represented only in Russia/CIS countries:
Visit the website for more information.
Considered Belgium's leading photographers' agency, Claudia Trucco represents a selection of professional photographers specialised in fashion and advertising. Established 15 years ago, the agency has gained a significant position in the international market by focusing on fashion, beauty, children, landscape, car and food photography.
Recent advertising and fashion campaigns include: BNP Paribas Fortis, Sisley spring / summer 2012, Nespresso, Rodania, Leonidas chocolates and KBC Private Banking.
The latest International fashion editorials were shot for Marie-Claire Turkey, Soup, Marie-France, Elle Belgium, Le Vif/L'Express and Le Weekend Knack.
The agency also provides full stress-free production support for its photographers and clients.
Visit the website to see more images and to sign-up for the agency's newsletter.
Emily Inman's talents are known for their perfect blend of artistry and technology coupled with top notch production. Renowned internationally for their creative collaboration with clients, her agency's award winning talents include:
- Jeff Kauck - Known for his mouth watering imagery, is as comfortable shooting cookbooks on location abroad or in his studio working wth clients to establish a unique look for their brand. Jeff is a James Beard nominee for The Spiaggia Cookbook.
- Maxine Helfman - Fashion, portraits, still life and kids photography. Maxine’s powerful style is her signature. Sometimes stark, always amazing.
- Barbara Karant - Architectural and interiors photography. From skyscrapers to room sets, Barbara brings life to any location.
- Chris Sheban - Sophisticated, humorous illustrations that are both fun and captivating. Gold and Silver medal winner with the Society of Illustrators.
JSR, one of the leading artist agencies in London, offers some of the best photographers, film makers and illustrators in the world as well as production services that are second to none.
The company has started 2012 with a boom, introducing a new website, new artists, plus continuously updating its portfolios with fantastic personal and commissioned work. JSR has worked with some wonderful clients so far this year including McDonald's, Merino Wool, GQ Magazine, Suzuki, Boden, Waitrose, DeBeers, Vogue and H&M, with lots more to come.
Justin Chan Represents specialises in representing and producing for leading international photographers, TVC directors, creative directors, CGI artists, illustrators, stylists, hair and make-up artists, retouchers and other leading image-makers for high-end commercial media in China and the Asia Pacific region.
The agency's roster includes famous photographers Adrian Samson, Bruno Dayan, Ernest Yiu, Florian Sommet, Garrigosa, Henrik Ottosson, Jackie Hardt, Jean & Jeong, Justin Chan, Kevin Sinclair, Kristian Schuller, Matthieu Belin, Max Sarotto, Mi-Zo, Raymond Wong, Reddog, Richard Prescott, Ringp Tang, Shinichi Honda, Sean Dufrene, Stefano Cattelan, Stephen Huljak, Toshi, Wilhelm Scholz and William So.
TVC directors: Kensin Peng, Henrik Ottosson, Ringp Tang, Wilhelm Scholz and William So.
Illustrators: Flavio Melchiorre and Yann blindSALIDA.
Designers and stylists: Julia Clancy, Kenneth Wong and Tina Leung.
Hair and make-up: Dicky Blue, Marco Chan and NoLi Shirataki Norishige.
Retouchers: Kit Cheng and William Chan.
After many years of experience in advertising, fashion and industry, Valerie Christoph, Tanja Bornmann and Svetlana Jakel combined their competencies and founded kombinatrotweiss in 2002 as a representation office offering a full-service package in Frankfurt am Main.
The company pools first-class creative work and supports clients in sourcing the right photographers, illustrators, digital artists and film directors to implement their projects. Bringing artists with exceptional creative talent and a distinctive visual identity together under one roof, the company's talents work for classical advertising, direct clients, magazines and personal projects.
Recent new additions to the roster include Markus Lambert, (fashion photographer / London), Matthias Seifarth (Illustrator / Hamburg), and Xenia Fink (Illustrator / Berlin).
Clients include Hallhuber, DIM Cacharel, Mercedes-Benz, Wella, Bruno Banani, Union Investment, Telekom, Vodafone, Aktion Mensch, Siemens, VW, Apollinaris, Porsche, Allianz, Closed, Opel, Olympus, Osram, and more.
Milan: L&A Artist
L&A Artist represents Italian and International photographers and collaborates with some of the most well-known clients worldwide, ranging from advertising agencies and magazines to high-end fashion designers and the most prolific luxury brands.
The agency offers a complete production service, art direction and casting.
Clients include Armani, Enel, Chrysler, Nike, Intesa Sanpaolo, Diesel, L’Uomo Vogue, Maybelline, Ray-Ban, Adidas, Audi, Cartier, D&G, Discovery Channel, Elle Nippon, Fiat, Gucci, Hugo Boss, Lavazza, Peugeot, Philip Morris, Ralph Lauren, Renault, Replay, Toyota, Valentino, Versace, Volkswagen, and many more.
Established in 1988, Hamburg-based Marion Eckhardt Photographers is an international address for commercial and editorial productions.
The agency presents a range of photographers working across nearly every genre, including animals, people, fashion, lingerie, beauty, portraiture, advertising and editorial. Representing renowned photographers and exciting newcomers, the company is a professional and experienced partner for international photo productions.
Christoph Bender - Stills and Fashion Stills
Gabor Geissler - Animals and Reportage
Götz Göppert - Beauty and Reportage
Sven Görlich - TV commercial Photography
Valéry Kloubert - People and Portrait
Mike Ruiz - Hair, Beauty, Fashion and Celebrities
Bruce Soyez-Bernard - Hair and Beauty
Olaf Tiedje - People and Reportage
Latest work includes Bayer Austria, Deutsche Telekom, Deutsche Bahn, deit, dm drogerie markt, Eduscho, ELBEO, Febreze, Gadovist, Gala, Géramont, Globus SB-Warenhaus, Henkel AG, Hornbach, INGDiBa, KiteKat, Maggi, Nestlé, NUR DIE, Pedigree, Randstad Holding, THOMY, Wrigley.
Matchphotographers is widely regarded as New Zealand’s premiere photographic agency and stills production company, delivering high-end creative results for award-winning print campaigns. Match represents a very select group of the country’s most acclaimed advertising photographers – several are included in Lurzer’s Archive Top 200 Worldwide. Match has forged enduring relationships with the industry’s most inspiring agencies, creatives, clients and brands.
With over a decade of experience, Match brings invaluable knowledge and expertise to the production of shoots both in New Zealand and internationally. Each photographer represented offers differing and complimentary areas of specialisation. This, coupled with the very best personal service, has made Match one of the most successful agencies in the country.
Photographers: Ross Brown, Paul Ross Jones, Chris Sisarich, Meek, Virginia Woods Jack, Aaron McLean, Steve Boniface, Fraser Clements.
- Berry Behrendt (fashion, beauty, celebrity).
- Ray Demski (action, sports, people).
- James Dignan (illustration, fashion, lifestyle, portrait).
- Michel Dubois (cosmetic, luxury, stills, people).
- Linn Flammier (fashion, lifestyle, kids).
- Ali Kepenek (fashion, portrait).
- Christopher Micaud (beauty, fashion).
- René Riis (food, stills, people, interior).
- Heiko Simayer (transportation, landscape, architecture, people, stills).
Services include estimates, budget management, pre-production and concept development, production coordination, onsite production and art direction, casting, fees and buyout negotiation, location scouting for indoor and outdoor productions, permits, travel and transportation, styling, interior design styling, hair and make-up (including booking), and post production/retouching.
Visit the website for more information.
Pavleye Artist Management and Production is a professional production house and creative visual agency. Based in Prague, Pavleye offers fully tailored photo production and post production services to national and international clients. The company has assembled the best available talent, from top photographers to leading post production artists to ensure ingenuity, reliability and creativity in every project, however big or small.
Pavleye has worked with David Lachapelle, Mario Testino, Walter Chin, Rene & Radka, Tim Brad-Day, Prasad Naik and Anna Mrazek Kovacic for clients including Macy's, V Magazine, Eristoff, John Lewis, Schwarzkopf and Axe.
Pavleye provides full production coordination, budget management, casting, location scouting, daylight studio facilities, prop rental, set design, fashion styling, hair and make-up, equipment rental, on-site coordination, post production, and any other requirements to ensure a seamless and successful production.
Pavleye understands fashion, advertising and art and is ready to help 24-7-365.
The Pim Thomassen Agency, based in the centre of Amsterdam, has been one of the Netherlands' leading photographers' agencies for over 30 years. Representing some of the industry's most respected artists, the agency also offers full production services on all shoots.
"Here at Process we like to think of ourselves as a friendly agency, one that gets the job done brilliantly. We take pride in our relationships with our clients; working alongside to provide an efficient service that blends seamlessly with their needs. With years of experience, we’ve got the knowledge and know-how to offer a full production resource. Whatever the demands, budget or timescale, for us perfection is always in the detail."
Process' photographers have been busy in the last few months. Louisa Parry has recently shot worldwide campaigns for Canon and Saeco; Bill Robinson has shot a campaign for LSO featuring worldwide talented classical musicians and just launched his brand new website. Holger Pooten, a great black and white campaign for BMW. Gareth Sambidge is as busy as ever, shooting for a rosta of loyal direct clients, design and advertising agencies such as BBH, Design Bridge, TMSW, Waitrose, McDonald's, KFC, Parker Williams and Costa Coffee amongst others. Ruud Baan has been travelling internationally shooting for C1000, Defected Records and Reebok with a diverse group of famous athletes.
Visit the agency's website and its Flickr, Facebook and Twitter pages to view more work.
Rpresenter was founded in 1999 as the first company in Turkey to connect advertising agencies with professional photographers.
The dynamic and demanding nature of the advertising sector means Rpresenter places utmost importance on punctuality and correctness. The company works continuously from initial preparation to final publication to ensure the production process flows seamlessly from start to finish.
The company represents 18 professional photographers and provides its services from a new 700 m² photography studio, fully equipped with the latest generation technical capabilities.
Visit the website for more information.
The Kitchen Creative Management is a full service photographic production company based in Sydney offering local and international clients a one-stop-shop for all photographic production requirements.
Representing some of Australia's most highly acclaimed and technically accomplished photographers, The Kitchen has the infrastructure to manage and facilitate any brief from conception through to completion.
Production services include budgeting, crew co-ordination, casting, line production, propping, set design, model making, location scouting, catering and permits, plus organisation of visas, travel bookings and post production.
It's been a busy start to the year at the Sharon Brandman Agency.
From Richard Seymour's stunning new location book and Carlo Miari Fulcis' beautiful new work for Elle Magazine to Marie-Louise Avery's tasty Toby Carvery Sandwich Kiosk campaign and Russell Sadur's new interiors work for Wallpaper Direct.
Charlie Troman has just finished a lovely catalogue showing a new range of travel products for an international client, and has also been shooting people for Accenture in New York literature. Any spare time in his busy schedule has been taken up furiously creating his new lifestyle book.
VANDER productions is a photography and production agency that represents award-winning photographers worldwide.
The total portfolio of represented artists offers clients a wide range of themes, styles and techniques for advertising, product, fashion, beauty, portrait, documentary and fine art photography.
VANDER supports these talents in all aspects of their careers and simplifies the whole production and post production process for both artist and client.
Photographers represented by VANDER productions include LaRoacheBrothers, Marco Tenaglia, Leo Cobo, Chris Lawrence, Joao Carlos, Martin Sweers, Daniele Barraco and Sigurd Kranendonk.