los angeles Feb 2018


Devi Brule Los Angeles fashion and commercial directors

Devi Brulé is a multi-award-winning American director from a misty island in the Pacific Northwest. She directs commercials, branded content, fashion films and narratives, always with an eye for the magical moments that give a film its heartbeat.

Her fashion film 'Euphoria' captures the grandeur of nature’s most secluded and majestic worlds, and recently won two coveted Davey Awards, as well as Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction, and an Audience Choice Award on the festival circuit.

From food to fragrances, Devi brings a sense of adventure to her work in both content and process, creating worlds that are rich and emotional, always with a strong visual aesthetic. She created the branded series 'Katalyst HQ' for Ashton Kutcher, directing episodes that also starred Jason Bateman, Gary Busey and Kim Kardashian. As show-runner, she oversaw brand integration for Cheetos and Hot Pockets, driving hundreds of thousands of views.

Devi has created content for Calvin Klein, Frito-Lay, Nestlé, Unilever, Müller Yogurt, Ural Motorcycles, Burt's Bees and Walmart.

Michael Rowe Photography Los Angeles portrait photographers

Michael Rowe fell in love with photography in high school. After earning a BFA from Syracuse University, he worked in NYC as a Photo Editor.

Michael’s work is effortless, vibrant and engaging. With his great personality and sense of humour, he immediately lights up a room. His client list includes Netflix, Coca-Cola, Warner Brothers Music, ESSENCE, Colgate, The Wrap, The Advocate and General Motors.

Michael currently resides in Los Angeles.

Richard Thompson III Los Angeles Cars and Advertising Photographers

A whirlwind 2017 saw Richard Thompson III step firmly into the world of electric cars with work on the 2018 Mercedes-Benz calendar and EQ Concept, as well as reveal imagery for California-based manufacturer Faraday Future.

Back in the realm of combustion engines, Richard helped Chevrolet, Maserati, and Pagani craft reveal imagery for special editions. Summer was spent in his favourite place - the open road - creating social media libraries, including a first time brand collaboration for Adobe and Mercedes-Benz: a 1500-mile roadtrip through the American Southwest.

The icing on the cake? His personal project for the year, Pagani Universe, became the brand's official calendar for 2018.

Richard is represented by Brite Productions.

JENNIFER DAVICK Los Angeles - New York - San Francisco Food, People & Lifestyle Photographers and Directors

Jennifer Davick is a California and New York-based director/photographer for brands that seek to showcase food and culinary lifestyle photography and film that is vibrant, stylish, approachable and appetizing.

Her work explores the beauty-from-within of ingredients and reveals a portrait of implied lifestyle in the process. She is passionate about collaboration, remaining curious, mixing mediums and creating striking stories that feature food as the hero.

Recent clients include The Food Network, Imagine Soups, Aldi, Hillshire Farm, Lifeway Kefir and Electrolux.

Joe Schmelzer Los Angeles Interiors and Portrait Photographers

Recognised for the natural window light quality of his images, and with a knack for making even the prickliest subjects feel at ease, Joe Schmelzer’s work has appeared in every major interiors-centric magazine, website and blog.

Editotial clients include House Beautiful, Elle Decor and The Wall Street Journal. Joe’s ability to help clients achieve their own creative vision has also made him a sought-after commercial photographer for high-profile brands including Sub-Zero/Wolf Appliances, The Dorchester Hotel Collection and One Kings Lane.

Joe, his long-time partner Nick, and their canine companions Parker and Moose now make their home-office in Eagle Rock, Los Angeles. Lately, Joe has expanded his still photo work to also include full production video. All aspects of photo/video projects are handled through his independently owned company, Treasurbite Studio, Inc.

Shane Lopes Los Angeles portrait photographers

Shane Lopes is a commercial advertising photographer based in downtown Los Angeles.

He started the year off by shooting numerous campaigns for companies ranging from casinos to breweries to fashion retailers. In the past year he’s been fortunate enough to see his work on billboards, magazines and publications around the world.

Fueled by his thirst for exceptional imagery, few photographers can match the energy and passion that Shane puts into the production and creation of every project he works on.

Rocco Ceselin Los Angeles lifestyle and fashion photographers

"2017 was a very intense and exciting year. I’m thrilled to share some of my latest work.

Emmy Magazine hired me to shoot behind-the-scenes of NBC-Universal's 'American Ninja Warrior' and accompanying portraits of the Ninjas. I worked again for California Moonrise Apparel’s new collection in Palm Springs and the iconic Frisbee inventor brand, Wham-O, hired me to shoot their new collection of Slip and Slide and Toys.

A new video and still lifestyle campaign has been my latest project. Looking forward to more creative assignments in 2018!"

Tyler Gourley Los Angeles Car and Lifestyle Photographers

"Photography isn’t just something I love, it’s the way I see, process and interact with the world around me," says award-winning American photographer and director, Tyler Gourley.

Tyler's atmospheric images, whether capturing cars at high speed, moody landscapes or carefully poised portraits, transport the viewer in time, place, experience and wonderment. Tyler enjoys the challenges that each project presents, whether working with global luxury brands or humanitarian groups, and finding an aesthetic that yields timeless and powerful imagery.

A partial list of Tyler’s clients include BMW, Rolls Royce, Lexus, Volvo, Under Armour, Sony, Samsung, NBC Universal, Powerade, Converse, American Express and Harley Davidson.

Christopher Fragapane Los Angeles people & lifestyle photographers

Whether it’s a shoot with celebrity talent or a farmer for a local grocery store, Christopher Fragapane approaches every project with the same enthusiasm and professionalism.

From pre-production logistics to execution, he works incredibly hard to bring the client’s unique vision to life while ensuring everyone has a great time.

With two decades of experience, Christopher has amassed an experienced and trustworthy network of professionals to draw from to put together an amazing team that will meet the requirements of any project.

Glen Wexler Los Angeles advertising photographers

Eric Idle from Monty Python states, “Glen Wexler is a seven-foot Scotsman with a wooden leg whom I met Frog Rolling on an Eskimo trip in Northern Greenland.” Believe what you will. That’s the point. Glen’s pictures have taken the viewer deep into make-believe worlds that look real.

The music industry discovered Glen when he was a student, and he created hundreds of album covers before turning 30, working with artists ranging from Michael Jackson to ZZ Top. He has since worked on countless award-winning campaigns for international brands such as Adobe, Allstate, Capital One, Epson, Electronic Arts, Jeep, Nokia, Pepsi, Samsung and Sony.

Based in Los Angeles and with a world-class production team, Glen seamlessly integrates film direction with print assignments, offering creative solutions and visual continuity across multiple platforms.

CAM + Partners Los Angeles photo production

CAM + Partners is a strategic image creation house based in Los Angeles and Barcelona.

"We specialise in taking your myriad of marketing/visual needs and creating a comprehensive plan on how to keep your brand visuals fresh and relevant across the board. But we don't stop there. Our expertise in production (from casting/locations/crew to contracts/licensing) means we can execute on the plan and give you the visual content you need."

All combined, the founder/producers bring over 35 years of production experience to every project. From a catalogue shoot in LA to an advertising shoot in multiple countries, no project is beyond their expertise.

With an office in Barcelona handling European and Asian shoots and the LA office handling the North American, South American and Oceania shoots, the CAM team can cover all global production needs.

CAM + Partners recently produced several 360° video projects in Europe, the US, Asia and the Caribbean for multiple commercial clients.

Contact CAM+Partners for your next project.

SKS Productions Los Angeles Photo & Film Production

"SKS Productions brings years of production expertise to any visual project in the advertising industry. Whether you need specific casting, premiere location arrangement or precise management of people and projects, we deliver premium, tailored production services.

Since 2000, we’ve managed projects from la to NYC to Lisbon, Portugal. We service a range of healthcare clients as well as corporate and advertising.

Services are offered either as single actions or as full service, depending on your project needs. Expertise includes still as well as motion. Our offices are found in a renovated warehouse loft in sunset park, Brooklyn next to the new art mecca, Industry City. We are surrounded by the best resources available.

Recent projects include US Cellular, Amgen, inc., Merck and Zostavax."

Curve Digital Los Angeles - London CGI and Post Production

''It’s all new in Los Angeles.

Our newest offices in Los Angeles are finally open in the Arts District. This is great news for all our US clients. The UK and the US teams are excited to be offering 24 hour post production services.

We’ve been able to work even closer with photographer Dana Neibert and creative director Mike Brooks to create the launch imagery for the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado. Work was produced in our UK and Los Angeles studios to place CGI vehicles into location photography.

Working in Valencia with Patrick Curtet we created a series of beautiful images for the new Renault Megane RS. Curve provided on set retouching under the guidance of Nicolas Le Brun of Prodigious. We then finished the project back at our UK studio.''

Sascha Breuer Los Angeles hair & make up artists

Sascha Breuer is an international stylist on the forefront of global hair design. Since beginning his career in 1991, Sascha has become one of the most famous and sought-after hairstylists in the world due to his ability to deliver a combination of creativity and innovative design, with excellence in hair cutting, colouring, and extensions for men and women alike. His aptitude for forecasting hair and colour trends based on his insights into the industry's competitive landscape worldwide also makes Sascha a valued consultant.

Sascha has worked with leading fashion photographers such as Rankin, Peter Lindberg and Laurie Bartley on photo shoots for esteemed magazines including Vogue, Numéro, Harper's Bazaar, Marie Claire, Vanity Fair and Elle. A seasoned collaborator with top agencies, designers, celebrities and supermodels, he has also worked on many of the sets of top-rated global television shows.

Sascha is currently based in New York City and London and speaks fluent English and native German. He is a regular globetrotter, and attends fashion weeks in Milan, Paris and London.

Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year London photo events

Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year Awards are open to professional and amateur, old and young. The Awards celebrate the very best in food photography and film from around the world.

Since 2011, almost 40,000 images have been submitted from over 60 countries. The prize pool is worth more than £20,000 and finalists benefit from huge amounts of coverage of their work.

Among the upcoming 7th edition jury are Ferran Adria, iconic chef of the oft-voted world’s best restaurant, El Bulli; Jenna Close, American Society of Media Photographers; Henry Dallal, Photographer; Sheila Dillon, The Food Programme, BBC Radio 4; Pierre Koffman, legendary 3-Michelin starred chef; Alison Morley, Documentary Practice and Visual Journalism, International Center of Photography; H.E. Ali Bin Thalith, Secretary General, HIPA; and Andreas Von Estorff, founder and CEO of Production Paradse. David Loftus, hugely influential and respected food photographer, is to be Chair of the Judges.

If you think your food photography or film could send the judges into seventh heaven - enter now. Closing date for entries, 6 February 2018.