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Zachary Scott, The New York Times Magazine, and Animals with Minds of Their Own

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Green Eggs and Cam(era) - Cade Martin Portraits

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NEWS

Dan Saelinger Joins Our Roster With Colorfully Inventive and Eye Catching Imagery

Help us in welcoming Dan Saelinger to our roster!

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PROJECTS

Andrei Duman Imagines a Scalable and Versatile Campaign for Canned Beverages

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Kremer Johnson Creates a Library of Lifestyle Images for Wells Fargo

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer, Cassie Bull and the Importance of Finding Your Niche

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Kremer Johnson Creates a Character Driven Narrative for Delta Dental

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer, Alexis Coulter and an Unconventional Path to Advertising

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Content that Celebrates Craftsmanship, Real Talent and a Narrative Driven Library: Jason Lindsey's Project with Pella Windows

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer: Ilana Galang

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NEWS

Heather Elder Represents is Hiring a Marketing Intern!

Are you looking for a part-time paid marketing internship? Lean more here. 

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PROJECTS

Zach Anderson Captures the Creativity of His Community

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Directing Motion and Inspiring Change: Andy Anderson's Global Sustainability Campaign for Neste

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer, From Corners of Creativity to the Heart of Production: Madi Nauta

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Kremer/Johnson Tells Deeper Stories Through Portraiture for The University of San Diego

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Maximizing Content and Perspective: The Art of Shooting As a Duo - Insights from Claire and Jeremy Weiss of Day19

What does it mean to work with duo Claire and Jeremy Weiss? Doubling the content and getting two perspectives to every shot is just the beginning. 

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Freelance Art Producer Feature: Melissa Cronin

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PROJECTS

Blending Art, Science and Social Commentary - Andrei Duman creates Deep Freeze:Hot Topics

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Freelance Art Producer: Justine Barnes

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Cade Martin for Wounded Warrior Project: Amplifying Urgency and Care

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Freelance Art Producer Feature: Susi Paz

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In the world of AI, Andy Anderson embraces Genuine Human Emotion for Delta Dental

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Freelance Art Producer Feature: Amy Shaw

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PROJECTS

Jason Lindsey on Collaboration, Spontaneity and Authentic Moments

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer, The Changing Landscape of Creativity with Chris Wurst

In this episode of Dear Art Producer, our guest is Chris Wurst, Executive Producer at Leo Burnett 

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PROJECTS

Kremer Johnson Breaks With Tradition to Create a Fresh Perspective for Wells Fargo

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Zach Anderson and Embracing the Unexpected

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NEWS

From Concept to Exhibit: Andrei Duman's Organogenesis Shines in Paris

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Welcoming CGI Director and Photographer Andy Glass to the Heather Elder Represents Roster

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POP Creative Studio's EDS Campaign Featured in Lürzer’s Archive

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PROJECTS

Fearless, Dreamer, and Taking a Long Shot: Zach Anderson's Imagery Helps to Define 33.9Original's Brand Identity

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INSIGHTS

Dan Goldberg Invites You to a Family Diner: How Dan Celebrates His Relationships with Clients

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Heather Elder Represents X A Photo Editor: Three Art Producers on the Importance of Personal Project

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NEWS

Dan Goldberg has Three Images Selected for Archive's 200 Best

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PROJECTS

Doug Menuez Highlights the Potential of Production in Portugal

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Andy Anderson's Two Distinctive Video Narratives for Micron

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Cade Martin Captures the Timeless “Faces of Cuba” Through Personal Exploration

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From Vision boards to Extraordinary Visuals : POP Brings Three Campaigns to Life for Adidas

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Andrei Duman's Cluster: A Visual Representation of Defiance and Resilience

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Kremer/Johnson's Latest Personal Projects Feature Spontaneity and Creative Exploration

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Zachary Scott: Blending Portraiture with AI

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POP Creative Studio Provides the CGI for Hauntingly Beautiful Imagery to Bring Awareness to Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

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David W. Johnson Explains the Synergetic Dance and Open Communication Required When Shooting in Tandem

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer, Collaborative Creativity with Pete Anderson and Robyn Swierk

In this episode of Dear Art Producer, our guest is Aggie Ryan, Assistant Producer at Preacher in Austin, TX. 

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NEWS

Doug Menuez' Documentary "Because of You, I Am" Wins Best Short Documentary at Silicon Valley Asian Pacific FilmFest

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INSIGHTS

Freelance Art Producer Feature: Heather Black

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PROJECTS

Changing Perspective: Jason Lindsey and Creating Aerial Content

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Capturing the Spirit of Adventure: Zach Anderson's test shoot at Craters of the Moon

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INSIGHTS

Freelance Art Producer Feature: Greg Lederer

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NEWS

Celebrating Community: Reflections from Our Art Producer Appreciation Party

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Help Us Welcome POP Creative Studio to Our Roster

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PROJECTS

Andy Anderson Taps Into Cuba’s Diverse Visual Canvas for a Personal Fashion Project

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NEWS

What Is A Story Keeper? David Johnson Explains

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer: Celebrating 100 Episodes of Dear Art Producer with Sandra Gomez

In this episode of Dear Art Producer, our guest is Christina Cort, Executive Producer at JOAN Creative

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NEWS

Doug Menuez to Give Keynote Speech at Aveiro Exodus Foto Festival in Portugal

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PROJECTS

Cade Martin and the Richmond Ballet

Cade's imagery for The Richmond Ballet's new season marketing campaign - A Stroke of Genius, celebrates the collaboration between choreographer and dancer.

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​​Claire and Jeremy Weiss: Capturing the Unsung Heroes of 21Unified

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer, The Future of Advertising: A Collective Effort with Christina Cort

In this episode of Dear Art Producer, our guest is Christina Cort, Executive Producer at JOAN Creative

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PROJECTS

Travel to Portugal with Doug Menuez and be Reminded of the Power of the Personal Project

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer with Aggie Ryan; Trends, Unique Projects and the importance of an Artist's Portfolio

In this episode of Dear Art Producer, our guest is Aggie Ryan, Assistant Producer at Preacher in Austin, TX. 

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PROJECTS

Zach Anderson's Project with Zoetis: Ranch Life Unscripted

The many facets of the project came together through Zach’s talent in being a fly on the wall alongside a video crew, while still capturing hero images that brought the client’s vision to life.

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Cade Martin's 96 Hours in Istanbul: Activating Kids for Sun & Sand Sports

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Photographer and Director David W. Johnson and Unpacking the Deeper Meaning of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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How Dan Goldberg Visually Captured the Indulgent, Sophisticated and Aromatic Spirit of Woodford Reserve

Inviting you to sit down next to a fire and to sip on a carefully crafted drink, the images boast Woodford Reserve’s style of classic craft with an edge of modern luxury.

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PROJECTS

Andrei Duman’s Organogenesis: Building Blocks of Life

Photographer and Director Andrei Duman, who is always curious to learn more about how the world works and looks at things from every angle, found LEGO®s in an effort to actualize a creative idea he’s had for years. 

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NEWS

Zachary Scott's Image is an American Photography 38 WInner

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NEWS

Jason Lindsey's Cracks in the Ice Collection on Exhibit at Two Galleries

On view at the Griffin Museum in Massachusets and the Lander Gallery in South Carolina

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer, Ali Berk, and the Art of Creative Partnerships

In this episode of Dear Art Producer, our guest is Ali Burke, Director of Art and Print Production at 72andSunny in Los Angeles.

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PROJECTS

Kremer/Johnson’s ‘Palm Springs Bears’: A Celebration of Community and Camaraderie Through Colorful Portraiture

This project's true intent is to celebrate a community that is full of friendship, love and happiness. It's a testament to the idea that the strongest communities are those built on a foundation of acceptance, support, and genuine connection. 

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PROJECTS

Andrei Duman's Art of Challenging Perception Through X-Ray Photography

A passion for reshaping perceptions is at the heart of all of Andrei Duman’s projects. His project, “X-ray”, began with a simple curiosity about what different mechanisms lay inside objects we see every day.

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PROJECTS

Where Talent Meets Heart: Cade Martin’s Creative Journey with Hair & Makeup Stylist Dean Krapf and Friends

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NEWS

Andy Anderson's South Dakota Tourism Spot Wins a Mercury Award

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NEWS

Zachary Scott Selected for Lürzer's Archive's 200Best Book

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Kremer/Johnson’s High-Key Lighting Work is a Visual Symphony of Shadows and Light

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PROJECTS

Dan Goldberg’s Film for the Paws Up Resort Celebrates Craft By Slowing Down and Going Back to Basics

In the world of creative collaboration, long-standing relationships ensure smooth productions and captivating final cuts. Dan Goldberg has such a bond with the esteemed Paws Up Resort,  with two decades of shared endeavors.

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PROJECTS

Andy Anderson, Cavin Brothers and the Seamless Interplay between Photographer and Director of Photography

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NEWS

Doug Menuez Featured in L'Oeil De La Photographie

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PROJECTS

Power and Grace: Kremer/Johnson’s Celebration of African Inspired Fashion Through Creative Set Design

Working with a limited budget allowed Neil and Cory to get creative with the sets and how they could make designs that were impactful while also creating an authentic narrative authentic.

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NEWS

Heather Elder Represents Welcomes Claire & Jeremy Weiss of Day19 to the Roster

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PROJECTS

David W. Johnson Explains How Trust is the Key to Authenticity

Each artist has their own way of getting authenticity to come through, and as a story keeper, David W. Johnson is no exception.

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PROJECTS

Harnessing Flames and The Power of Planning: Dan Goldberg’s Konnected Joe Product Launch Shoot with Kamado Joe

Through innovative studio setups, illusive scene setting, and collaborative efforts, Dan and crew brought the creative vision of the Konnected Joe product launch to life.

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PROJECTS

Zachary Scott; Inviting Interpretation and Creating Strong Visual Narratives With Animals

Nature always serves as a crucial ingredient in Zachary's creative process and animals intertwine each project's humor, art and narratives.

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NEWS

Kremer/Johnson is One Eyeland's "Photographer of the Month" - July 2023

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PROJECTS

Doug Menuez' Documentary "Because of You, I Am" Celebrates Japanese-American Taiko Drumming, Culture and Community

Doug Menuez's documentary, “Because of You, I Am” takes viewers into the world of taiko, a traditional Japanese drumming art form while delving into the deeper philosophical aspects that underpin it.

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PROJECTS

Kremer/Johnson Brings Paycom's "Unnecessary Action Hero" to Life

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NEWS

My Modern Met Article on Andrei Duman's X-Ray Project

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer, with Liz Aviles, Future-Forward Trends

In this episode, Liz Aviles shares insights from the annual trend report she develops as Senior Vice President of Strategy and Cultural Insights at Upshot, a marketing agency that identifies insights and crafts strategies at the intersection of culture and commerce.

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PROJECTS

Projected: Kremer/Johnson and a Commentary on Experimentation, Technology and Pushing Your Artistry

Kremer/Johnson's new test shoot, Projected, allows for their creative instincts to flourish and experiment with different technology.

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PROJECTS

Dan Goldberg on Being Adaptable and Nimble for Taylor Farms

Sometimes, even the best-laid plans can go awry. And it’s the photographer and crew’s job to be adaptable in order to maintain a successful shoot. Dan Goldberg’s recent shoot with Taylor Farms tested this, but a solid pre-production and nimble crew kept the shoot on track. 

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer, Erika Henke, and the Power of Building Strong Relationships

In this episode, we discuss the importance of building strong relationships in the industry, as well as the challenges faced by new entrants.

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PROJECTS

Capturing Climate Change: Andrei Duman's Visual Representation of Lake Powell's Devastating Transformation

Using his creativity and technical expertise, Andrei Duman produced a stunning visual representation of the effects of climate change on Lake Powell.

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NEWS

Cade Martin's Spy Museum Series Wins "Best-in-Show" in This Year's Communication Arts Photography Competition

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PROJECTS

Music and Community: Zach Anderson’s Trip to Coachella

In between and during the numerous sets, Zach Anderson captured the spirit of the festival and highlighted the high-end production value of the performances. This work is a testament to the power of art and community to inspire, connect and uplift.  

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NEWS

Zachary Scott's 'Bananaland' Project is a Finalist in PROMAX Awards

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INSIGHTS

'The Story of Art Without Men' Book Discussion

I saw Katy Hessel speak about her book, The Story of Art Without Men, and wanted to share a few thoughts. 

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NEWS

Jason Lindsey's 'Cracks in the Ice' Featured on One Twelve Publishing

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PROJECTS

Embracing the Unexpected: Cade Martin's 'A Fish Story'

While some take the road less traveled, Cade Martin takes detours to bring him to the unexpected. His imagination is such that he has learned not to fear the unknown, but to embrace it.

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer, Cliff Lewis, and Being Ambitious for the Work

In this episode we take a deep dive into Cliff’s world and cover topics such as social media, finding your voice, and being ambitiously creative. 

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NEWS

Jason Lindsey's Cracks in the Ice Series selected for PORTFOLIO 2023 Exhibition at the Atlanta Photography Group

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer, with Kim Stoerker, The Producer as a Partner and Resource to All

Kim Stoerker shares valuable insights on the ever-evolving role of art producers, the importance of successful creative calls and treatments, and the challenges of bidding on projects.

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NEWS

Andrei Duman: A Vision Though Vibrancy

"My life is full of energy, rich in color and always moving forward — my life is vibrant. And because my life is vibrant, it is not surprising that so is my photography."

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PROJECTS

Capturing Elegance and New York Charm: Doug Menuez' Shoot with Josephine Linden for Harper's Bazaar Australia

Using his editorial and street photography experience, Doug Menuez captured Josephine Linden’s elegance and sophistication in celebration of her illustrious career.  

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NEWS

Introducing Our New In-House Executive Producer: Rina Rachman

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NEWS

Zachary Scott Selected for Applied Arts Photography Annual

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INSIGHTS

Shaping the Art of Photography: Zachary Scott’s Point of View on AI

Zachary Scott’s work brings a harmony of story, emotion and design to create a singular cohesive image that feels original. With expression being one of AI notoriously lacking elements, we thought his perspective on the topic would be a good place to start. 

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer, Specializing vs “Doing it All” - What Makes a Producer Most Valuable with Karen Blatchford

Our first episode of a new season of Dear Art Producer! On this episode, Heather sits down with Karen Blatchford, Senior Producer at VMLY&R in Chicago. 

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NEWS

Zachary Scott's Two Images Selected for the American Photography AP39

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Heather Elder Represents Reel

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PROJECTS

Capturing the Essence of Communities: Andy Anderson on the Responsibility and Privilege of Being Invited In

As a photographer, being invited into a specific community to shoot is a privilege, honor and responsibility to capture its essence through your lens. Andy Anderson is an artist whose humility, openness and curiosity have opened up the opportunity to shoot within communities in small towns, remote villages and vibrant cities and his experience has poised him to be able to capture these idiosyncrasies.

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PROJECTS

The Perfect Project: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at David Martinez' Rewarding Pharmaceutical Photoshoot

We can't always share pharma work, so instead we are sharing the BTS story of David Martinez' "Perfect Project" 

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NEWS

Andrei Duman is a Winner of Le Book Connections' Creative Awards

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NEWS

Kremer/Johnson's Two Images to be Featured Online in the AI-AP Archive

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NEWS

Andy Anderson's Argentina Image Included in Communication Arts Photo Annual

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NEWS

Doug Menuez' Image Selected to Appear in the American Photography 39 Annual Book

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PROJECTS

Capturing Culinary Art: Dan Goldberg's Imagery Brings The Green O's '8 Courses of Spring' Cookbook to Life

Continuing on his long-term partnership, Dan Goldberg shot the images for The Green O's‘8 Courses of Spring’ cookbook.

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PROJECTS

Zach Anderson Uses Distinct Vignettes to Evoke Emotions for Erleada

For his recent campaign with Erleada, a treatment for prostate cancer, Zach Anderson traveled to Toronto, Seattle and Anacortes to depict three very different vignettes, each showing how the drug can improve the life of its user.

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NEWS

Jason Lindsey's Image Has Been Selected for Context 2023

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PROJECTS

Kremer/Johnson Doubles the Impact As a Creative Duo

Learn how serendipity brought Neil and Cory together to build their photography business. 

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PROJECTS

The Beauty of Human Connection and How David W. Johnson Captures it Through Photography

David W. Johnson is someone who prioritizes and supports his community in his work, as well as personal life. Rather than seeking a perfectly curated image, David looks for spaces where change is happening and lives are enriched.

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NEWS

Cade Martin Wins “Best of Show” at 2023 AAFDC American Advertising Awards

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NEWS

Jason Lindsey's Film, "Mussel Grubbing", Included in A Number of Film Festivals

This film won "Best Documentary" at the World Water Film Festival

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PROJECTS

Capturing the Resilience of Real-Life Heroes: Cade Martin's Project with The Wounded Warrior Project

Cade Martin's project with the Wounded Warriors Project reminded him of the profound impact his work can have. Through his lens, he was able to capture the incredible resilience and strength of the warriors who have given so much to their country.

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INSIGHTS

Andy Anderson: Overcoming the Fear of AI by Seeing the Potential

Andy Anderson’s curiosity has taken him all over the world. Now, it has pushed him to learn all he can about AI and how he can use generated images to augment treatments, collaborate more efficiently and explore the depths of his creativity.

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NEWS

Andrei Duman's New Reel Highlights His Creative Vibrancy

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NEWS

Zach Anderson's Revamped Website is Full of Fresh Imagery

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PROJECTS

Shooting Beyond Food: Dan Goldberg's Unexpected Pursuit

Dan Goldberg's projects for Glenview Doors and GE Health are outside of his typical food photography wheelhouse, but for Dan, that's a selling point. 

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INSIGHTS

Are We Going Out of Business? A Photography Rep's Point of View on AI

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PROJECTS

Doug Menuez on His Craft and How Technology and AI Factor in

With the advent of AI,  we are witnessing in real-time the next generation of photography’s evolution. Because of this, we asked Doug to share his insights into how this new technology will affect his craft.

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PROJECTS

Andrei Duman's 'ExoSkeleton' is a Confluence of Creative Fervor, Technology and Curiosity

Andrei Duman's ExoSkeleton project showcases his creative versatility in harmony with his technological prowess through detailed images of insects. 

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NEWS

David W. Johnson Joins Our Roster as a Story Keeper and Brings Imagery Full of Nostalgia and Soul

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PROJECTS

Jason Lindsey and an Exercise of Joy Through a Taste of Summer

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PROJECTS

Kremer/Johnson; Creating a Visible Solution to an Invisible Problem for a Pharma Client

With the sensitivity and discretion that Pharma campaigns require, Kremer/Johnson needed to creatively edit their images to show the effects that ADHD has on children, without explicitly stating that.

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PROJECTS

Dan Goldberg's 'A World in a City' Project Celebrates the Diversity of Chicago

Sharing a passion for food, adventure and community, Dan Goldberg partnered with longtime collaborator and friend, prop stylist Andrea Kuhn to create a collection of images titled, A World in a City

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PROJECTS

How Zachary Scott Created Key Art for TikTok's Favorite Baseball Team

Through exaggerated expressions, set design, image composition and color, Zachary’s personal humor is subtle enough to let subjects like the Savannah Bananas own style be the hero of the shot.

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PROJECTS

Andy Anderson Parlays His Talents Into Fashion Photography

Having traveled around the world on editorial and commercial shoots over his illustrious career, a style of photography has recently inspired Andy - fashion. As a person with an unyielding curiosity, Andy acted on this inspiration and piggybacked a personal project to create a fashion test shoot.

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PROJECTS

Zach Anderson Tells Stories of Identity Through His Photography

Combining his love of distinctive color to communicate emotion, music as a barometer for feeling and his celebration of the queer community, Zach Anderson’s new project highlights Drag Queens in Boise, ID. 

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NEWS

Kremer/Johnson in Top 100 for APA SF's Something Personal Exhibition Gallery

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NEWS

Two of Jason Lindsey's Crack in the Ice Images Selected for the International Photography Exhibition 164

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NEWS

Kremer/Johnson Featured in Professional Photography Magazine

Yin and Yang: A daring second act for Neil Kremer and Cory Johnson
 
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PROJECTS

Cade Martin Makes the Most of his Time on a Shared Set for Toyota

On a new project with Toyota, Cade Martin needed to be “ninja-like” in his work; quiet but aggressive in getting the assets he needed.

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PROJECTS,NEWS

Doug Menuez' Seabourn Campaign and the Thrill of Seeing Work in Print

Sharing Doug Menuez' Seabourn campaign

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NEWS

Jason Lindsey Shows His Fine Art at CENTER's Review Santa Fe Photo Symposium

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NEWS

Andrei Duman Answers Seven Questions for Broncolor

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NEWS

David Martinez is Featured on the Cover of Workbook's Annual Book

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PROJECTS

Dan Goldberg on Collaboration, Community and Photographing 100 Pies

Collaborating with fellow Chicagoan Maya-Camille Broussard for her cookbook, Justice of the Pies was as sweet as the pies photographed. 

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NEWS

Welcoming Andrei Duman to our Roster

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NEWS

Kremer Johnson's Phoblographer Article Featured on Apple News

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NEWS

Over 100 People, 27 Agencies, 1 Best Friend and a Reminder of the Power of Connection

After spending the fall in New York, here are my reflections. 

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PROJECTS

Jason Lindsey’s ‘Corn Futures’; Proving We Have More to Gain Together Than Apart

In a world so constantly polarized like opposite ends of a magnet, Jason Lindsey’s Corn Futures project is a breath of fresh air.

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PROJECTS

A Photojournalism Background Poises Doug Menuez to Capture Real Patient's Stories

Doug Menuez' pharma and healthcare work has created a robust portfolio of campaigns, PSAs and portraiture that evokes every kind of emotion. 

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NEWS

A Night at the Ace; Reunions, Celebration, and Appreciation

After a two year hiatus, Marianne Campbell and I co-hosted our annual art producer appreciation party at the Ace Hotel in New York. 

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PROJECTS

A Look at the Process: Case Study on Cade Martin's Spy Museum Project

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PROJECTS

Kremer Johnson's Provocative 'Second Thoughts' Series

'Second Thoughts' calls into question the original intent of the Second Amendment, in Kremer Johnson's notable conceptual style.

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PROJECTS

Zach Anderson Markets to Gen Z and Millennials in Two Distinct Cities for RenoTahoe Tourism

Zach Anderson’s vision through consciousness means having no ego on set and boldly communicating emotions to make an impact, making him a perfect fit for this project for RenoTahoe Tourism

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PROJECTS

Cade Martin’s Top Secret Project

Museums often display objects that are unobtainable in our normal lives. Some bring experiences you could only read about in Sci-Fi books. The International Spy Museum sits somewhere in the middle, so with Cade's imaginative storytelling abilities and his prowess as a conceptual photographer, the project fit perfectly in his portfolio.

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NEWS

Doug Menuez' Final Tribute to his Father Places First in 2022 International Photography Awards

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PROJECTS

Through Color, Emotion and Framing Kremer Johnson Reimagines Automotive Advertising

Kremer/Johnson's project with Chevy to photograph the brand’s new Silverado works to reimagine traditional automotive advertising. Using inspiration from Wes Anderson and high tech camping gear, the duo and their team set off into the woods.

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NEWS

Andy Anderson is an IPA 2022 Winner

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NEWS

Jason Lindsey's 'I Still Remain' Film Selected for Fresh Coast Film Festival

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PROJECTS

Zachary Scott On Working With High Profile Subjects

As a seasoned editorial photographer, Zachary Scott has worked with over 50 celebrities from all types of industries. Leaning into his humorous nature, Zachary comes up with ideas for scenes that take the celebrity out of their normal trope and into something distinct.

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NEWS

After 25 Years, Celebrating Photographer Emeritus Hunter Freeman

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NEWS,INSIGHTS

Reinvigoration by way of Chicago

After spending a week in Chicago, I am feeling excited, optimistic and hopeful about the state of our industry. And boy did it feel good to reconnect with Chicago agencies, fellow reps and my local photographers. 

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PROJECTS

Jason Lindsey Tells Complete Stories Through Motion

Jason Lindsey shares his philosophy when shooting motion, some of his favorite films he's directed, and how uses his empath nature to capture the full story. 

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PROJECTS

Andy Anderson Works in Deference to the People of Idaho for Blue Cross of Idaho

Knowing Andy can create intimate portraiture and vast landscapes, along with his love of Idaho, made him the perfect candidate to shoot for Blue Cross of Idaho.

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PROJECTS,NEWS

Doug Menuez' Image Places First in the 2022 APA Awards' Photojournalism Category

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer, Nicole Schiavo, Establishing Yourself In an Ever-Changing Industry

On this episode of Dear Art Producer, Heather sits down with Nicole Schiavo, Associate Integrated Producer at DDB Chicago. 

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PROJECTS

Andy Anderson's Curiosity Captures the Soul of the Argentinian Gaucho

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PROJECTS

Sharing Authentic Stories; Kremer Johnson on Working with Real Healthcare and Pharma Patients

Kremer Johnson has photographed over 100 real patients over the past few years through their work with several Los Angeles area hospitals. No two patients are the same, creating the opportunity to tell an infinite number of stories, something that Kremer Johnson excels at. 

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PROJECTS,NEWS

Kremer Johnson's 'Second Thoughts' Series Places Second in the 2022 APA Awards' Series Category

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PROJECTS

A 2 Minute Video About a A Life Lived Outdoors as Told by Andy Anderson for Skinvivia

Andy Anderson’s recent campaign with Skinviva required an abundance of sensitivity, as most pharma campaigns do. Because of this he wanted every element of the shoot to meld to create the most authentic story, told in a 2 minute spot.

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PROJECTS,NEWS

Building Community Through the Love Fridge

Conscious of the world around him, and the community in his backyard, Dan Goldberg believes that when we are stronger together. So it’s no surprise that he found a solution to the extra gourmet food left over from shoots. The Love Fridge is a Chicago-based initiative to nourish those who need it, through mutual aid. 

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PROJECTS

Join the Afterparty with Kremer Johnson

The cast of Apple TV’s “The Afterparty” joined Neil and Cory for a quick one hour shoot. Their time may have been limited but the collaborative ideas bounced around the four walls of the hotel room. 

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer, Andy Anderson, A Bucket List Project

On this special episode of Dear Art Producer, Photographer and Director Andy Anderson joins in on the conversation. This episode covers his trip to Nepal to photograph and interview the Sherpa people. 

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PROJECTS

Cade Martin and a Reminder That Inspirations Aren't Always Linear

Inspirations aren’t linear, and why limit it to one storyline. This project incorporates Mexico, Film Noir and Westerns. Just Cade in Merida, Mexico with his camera and imagination. 

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PROJECTS

Tapping into Personal Interests; Zach Anderson, Tate McRae and Maybelline

In his element at a record store, his recent shoot with Maybelline allowed Zach to tap into his interests in order to deliver stills that exactly fit the creative direction. Beyond that, the only talent on set was singer-songwriter Tate McRae.

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NEWS

Jason Lindsey's TV Spot for Wyoming Tourism Selected for Communication Arts Photo Annual 63

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer, Jamie Zimmermann, The Individual Evolution of a Producer

On this episode of Dear Art Producer, Integrated Art Producer, Jamie Zimmermann returns to the show. In their conversation, Heather and Jamie discuss Jamie’s love for puzzle-like projects, her biggest challenges, working with cost consultants, and doing tarot card readings for her productions! 

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer, Dan Southwick, Creativity and The Integrated Producer

On this episode of Dear Art Producer, Heather sits down with Dan Southwick, Senior Integrated Producer at LinkedIn Creative Studio. In their conversation, Heather and Dan discuss what it is like being a musician turned art producer, working as part of an internal agency, and how constant reinventing and evolving is part of the industry. 

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PROJECTS

Embark on a Mystical Adventure Curated by Zachary Scott, Kiva and Stout

Zachary Scott's work for Kiva is creative and unique. Creating bespoke scenes for the individual flavors of the product, sends the viewer on a mystical adventure to worlds undiscovered. 

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer, Tanya Hotton, What it Takes to Be a Successful Freelance Art Producer

On this episode of Dear Art Producer, Heather is joined by freelance Art Producer, Tanya Hotton. In this dynamic conversation, Heather and Tanya talk about what her role as a freelance art producer looks like these days, what it was like for her during COVID when work stopped coming in, and how she finds her artists.  

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Dan Goldberg's Rebranding Project with Pamela's and Faven

Dan Goldberg collaborated on a rebrand for Pamela’s, a gluten free brand, to bring fresh new looks to the brand. After 20 years of having the same packaging, Dan knew this meant working hard to present a look they’d be happy with for the next 20.

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Kingston, NY Community Celebrates Doug Menuez' Wild Place Exhibit Opening

Doug Menuez shared video of his Wild Place exhibit opening at the new CPW Kingston. capturing the cornerstones of the event; reunions, laughter, dancing, hugs and community. 

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer, Taylor Kigar, Chasing vs. Starting Trends and Working with New Artists

On this episode of Dear Art Producer, Heather is joined by Integrated Producer at Deutsch, Taylor Kigar. In their conversation, Heather and Taylor discuss the role of an Integrated Producer, the challenges she faces in today’s world, what she looks for in photographers, and why it is always worth it to work with new people.

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PROJECTS

Kremer Johnson Explores a Cross Section of Humanity with Craigslist Encounters

Kremer/Johnson came up with the ultimate personal project as a result of wanting to work with different subjects as well as a curiosity of the advertisement website, Craigslist. It’s there that Neil found about 100 participants who responded to his ad “Portrait Subjects Needed”.

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PROJECTS

Andy Anderson Highlights the Sherpa People from 17,598 feet

Andy Anderson’s unyielding curiosity has taken him from Alaska to photograph wild grizzly bears, to Argentina to capture the soul of gauchos, to the south side of Chicago to work with rehabilitated gang members and many places in between. Most recently, it took Andy to Nepal to photograph and interview the often overlooked Sherpa people. 

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PROJECTS

17 Videos and 80 stills For Dan Goldberg’s Project With Kamado Joe

Not even a Chicago blizzard could keep Dan Goldberg from a creative stills and motion campaign for Kamado Joe. Read on to how Dan came up with innovative solutions on the fly to deliver the final product to the client.

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PROJECTS

Kremer/Johnson Places Emphasis on Continuity and Efficiency in Motion Work

As a duo, Kremer/Johnson has learned to shoot motion work efficiently while maintaining continuity. Synergy is always at play, with Neil taking the lead on stills and Cory directing motion. Through cohesive teamwork, they are able to capture the same look for both motion and stills, using a variety of lighting techniques. 

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PROJECTS

Cade Martin Takes a Human Centric Approach to Medical Technology

Cade Martin aims that each image he creates holds a narrative living beyond the single still moment. His work is often a blend of imagination and reality so subtle, that you will be questioning if your own imagination isn't running wild. So when MACLYN came to him with a healthcare campaign that aimed to show the full human experience, as well as the technological capabilities, Cade was the perfect fit.

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PROJECTS,NEWS

David Martinez Refreshes his Director’s Reel, Placing Emphasis on Levity, Simplicity and a Good Beat

David Martinez is a collector of stories, with every new encounter an opportunity to tell a unique story and remove what isn’t needed in order to reveal the essential. In his new Director’s Reel, David captures fresh faces, new adventures and moments of zen.

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PROJECTS

Zachary Scott, The New York Times Magazine, and a Traveling Cactus

Zachary Scott has been shooting editorial the majority of his career. In fact, his oldest client is The New York Times Magazine, who began hiring him in 2005. He has always loved working with the magazine as it has introduced him to incredible creatives, allowed him to work with a-list celebrities and has given him opportunities to travel around the world. His most recent cover for the magazine is with comedian and actor Bob Odenkirk.

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NEWS

Jason Lindsey's Solar Hero Image Selected for APA LA's 2022 Off the Clock Competition

Jason's personal project, Solar Heroes, is a celebration of the people who install solar. He was aware that this was a politically charged topic when it shouldn’t be. So, Jason sought to highlight these unsung heroes. One of those images has been selected for APA LA's 2022 Off the Clock Competition. 

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer, Deb Grisham, Facilitating Creative Connections in the Era of Remote Work

On this episode of Dear Art Producer, Heather is joined by Deb Grisham, Director of Photography Production at Creative Drive. Listen as Heather and Deb discuss changes in the industry in the time they have known each other, what makes meaningful relationships, how to facilitate connection whether working in person or remote and the pros and cons of each. 

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer, Raquel Duarte and The Dynamic Life a Freelance Producer in an Ever-Evolving Advertising Industry

On this episode of Dear Art Producer, Heather is joined by Executive Producer, Raquel Duarte. In their conversation, Heather and Raquel dive deep into the challenges of being a freelance producer, remote work, the evolution of the producer’s role in such a dynamic industry, as well as insight into Raquel’s personal working style and processes. 

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NEWS

Jason Lindsey's 'Cracks in the Ice' Featured on Lenscratch for Earth Week

Daily journal LENSCRATCH featured Jason Lindsey's 'Cracks in the Ice' Series for Earth Week. Sustainability is a priority for Jason and much of his work focuses on capturing images that either show nature's immense beauty, or implore the viewer to take action to save it. Cracks in the Ice is a metaphor for the precariousness and vulnerability of those I love. 

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NEWS

Zachary Scott's Image Selected to Appear in the AI-AP 38 American Photography Print Annual

Zachary Scott has been photographing local animals for SLO Life Magazine's “Pet Collective” Magazine. One image, of Zachary's own dog Rudy, was selected to appear in the AI-AP 38 American Photography Print Annual

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NEWS

Kremer/Johnson Are Winners in The Agent's Club 2022 Photography Awards

Kremer/Johnson's Image 'Broken' Wins in the Poetic Category in The Agent's Club 2022 Photography Awards. 

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NEWS

Doug Menuez on Digital Camera World

Digital Camera World features Doug Menuez in their recent issue. It's always an honor to have our photographers and their work highlighted in media outlets and this article emphasize Doug's lifelong commitment to documenting our shared humanity.  

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Jason Lindsey's 'Born of the Bond' Campaign for Zoetis Wins Four National Awards

Jason Lindsey's work for Zoetis, in partnership with Bader Rutter, won four awards including Best in Show at the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) Awards. 

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer, Arpi Agdere and The New Normal

On this episode of Dear Art Producer, Heather is joined by Arpi Agdere, Producer at Wieden + Kennedy. In their conversation, Heather and Arpi explore the joys and the challenges of being an Art Producer in this day and age and how COVID protocols are simply part of production now. 

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PROJECTS

Dan Goldberg’s Video for Green-O Resort Immerses You in an Intimate Culinary, Architectural and Sensory Experience.

Long lasting relationships are paramount in our industry. Dan Goldberg's Vision Through Gathering tells the story of Dan and shares his belief that there is always room for more at the table. He has worked with Paws Up Resort for 20 years and was excited to hear of a new couples-only resort called The Green O.

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NEWS

Jason Lindsey's Image has Been Selected for the United Nation's Flag Project

We are excited to announce that an image from Jason Lindsey's Solar Heroes project was selected to be a part of the United Nation's Climate Change Exhibit, to be on display at Rockefeller Center in New York City.

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PROJECTS

Doug Menuez Leverages His Deep Rooted Industry Knowledge to Refresh Intel's Image Library

Tech giant Intel needed a photographer for their rebrand who would produce a refreshed library of images that show how people are working in 2022. Doug Menuez's on the ground experience with technology companies over the past 30 years positioned him to excel with this task using his expertise and deep industry knowledge to convey how these companies work and how they have changed.

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer, Anya Mills and the Importance of Relationships and Resourcefulness

In this week's episode Heather and Anya explore the importance of relationships, challenges faced during the pandemic, and how Anya brings her experience as a creative to the role of producer. 

 

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PROJECTS

Jason Lindsey On the Importance of Equity, Diversity and Representation During the Casting Process

We've seen Jason Lindsey's skill as director in the past, but his work for Acuity had Jason showcase his storyboarding abilities and aptitude to tell a story as effectively as possible. With a second photographer, Jason could focus on the bigger picture and directing. 

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PROJECTS

Zach Anderson Taps Into His Spontaneous Nature for Miller Lite

Valuing spontaneity has allowed Zach Anderson to catch some amazing shots. It’s hard for him to turn off the photographer inside, always looking at the current landscape around him or to his subjects, better described as his friends, as inspiration. He likes to capture people in their natural environment, to represent a snippet of their life in each frame. His recent project with Miller Lite did just that.

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NEWS

Let’s Cheers With a Smile and an Old Fashioned to Welcome Zachary Scott to Our Roster

For some time, we've admired Zachary Scott's work for his creative scene setting, his ability to get a-list celebrities to do farcical poses and the stylized nature of his imagery. So when this potential partnership came about, we knew it was meant to be, and are excited to announce that Zachary is now a part of the Heather Elder Represents roster.

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PROJECTS

Kremer/Johnson Taps Into Their Inner Child For Chatbooks

Part of Kremer/Johnson's genius is their ability to create convincing narratives in their imagery that allows the viewer to take a step into the scene. Explaining in jest they are just grown children, Neil and Cory said they found directing children to be fun and rewarding on their project with Chatbooks.

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer, Nelson Luesse and How Producers Act as Translators on Set

In their conversation, Heather and Nelson explore the role of the producer and how some things have changed during the pandemic. 

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NEWS

Doug Menuez's 'Wild Place' To Be First Exhibit at New Location of The Center for Photography Woodstock

 Doug Menuez‘s years-long series “Wild Place” ill be on exhibit at The Center for Photography in Woodstock, NY February 5 - April 3, 2022. The exhibition’s opening will coincide with the debut of CPW’s new Kingston facilities in Midtown. Menuez’s exhibition will be on view at Prince Street Studios and CPW’s new offices at 474 Broadway in Kingston.

 

 

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NEWS

Are You a Photographer Who Wants to Use Your Art to Raise Money for Ukraine?

Use your own art to make a difference around the world. 

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NEWS

Support Ukraine Through Giving Photography

We believe that photography can become the catalyst to start meaningful conversations around urgent issues in our world and raise money to help support them. And, right now, we want to focus our attention and efforts on aide to Ukraine.

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PROJECTS

David Martinez Keeps Things Simple and Films Solo for Peace Vans

Photographer and Director David Martinez values simplicity in life and in his work. He is always looking for ways to eliminate unnecessary distractions that can take away from the beauty in front of us. So when we sat down to talk to him about his recent work with Peace Vans, we weren’t surprised to hear that this project evolved from a chance encounter in a coffee shop in Baja.

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PROJECTS

Neil Kremer; A Vision Through Discovery

Neil Kremer is one half of the photography duo Kremer/Johnson. In order to understand how they work as a team, we needed to learn about Neil and Cory as individuals. We present Neil's Vision Through Discovery. 

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PROJECTS

Cory Johnson; A Vision Through Ingenuity

Cory Johnson is one half of the photography duo Kremer/Johnson. In order to understand how they work as a team, we needed to learn about Neil and Cory as individuals. We present Cory's Vision Through Ingenuity. 

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PROJECTS

Kremer/Johnson; Creating With a Vision Through Synergy

We've all seen the co-workers who show up to work dressed alike and the dogs and their owners who somehow resemble one another. While those might be examples of coordination and partnership — they are way off-base when it comes to Kremer/Johnson.

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PROJECTS

Dan Goldberg Takes Us Back in Time With Vintage Cocktails

Collaborating once again with prop stylist Andrea Kuhn and food stylists Maria Del Mar, Dan Goldberg's latest series, Vintage Cocktails uses dramatic lighting, pops of color, and details in every corner of each shot.

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PROJECTS

Andy Anderson's Work for Venor is a Breath of Fresh Air

Andy Anderson recently worked with a new brand, Venor, and proved that fashion photography can break away from the norm. With natural light, stylish outdoor clothing, and racially representative talent, the images are figuratively a breath of fresh air. 

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PROJECTS

Cade Martin Finds Balance Through [ee-kwuh-lib-ree-uhm]

Cade Martin's project, [ee-kwuh-lib-ree-uhm], represents what it means to strike true balance when collaborating. Normally Cade is extremely hands on with collaborators, however since he and artist Vincent Serritella work with different media, it left them on their own to create a collective project. This challenged Cade but created extraordinary pieces of art.

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PROJECTS

Jason Lindsey's Typical Day: Avalanche Warnings, Frozen Eye Lashes, and White Out Conditions

Most people would run the other way when hearing about environmental obstacles. Not Jason Lindsey. See his collection of images and motion, shot for Wyoming Tourism.

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PROJECTS

Andy Anderson Embraces 100 Person Crew on Location for Zoetis

Andy has shot numerous campaigns with horses. His assignment for Zoetis, was in his wheelhouse as they wanted him to shoot animals alongside a 100 person film crew.

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PROJECTS

Doug Menuez Captures Women's Stories of Wanderlust, Luxury, and Romance for Seabourn

Doug Menuez’s work for Seabourn Cruise Line is a prime example of his documentary approach, telling a story within each individual frame, encouraging talent on set to get into a role and play out a story as he shoots.

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PROJECTS

Dynamic Collaborations Case Study: Cade Martin, Fedde Souverein, Progressive Insurance, and Arnold Worldwide

Remote work and extraneous circumstances require photographers to embrace collaborative efforts. Here is a case study of Cade's and Fedde Souverein's most recent work.

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PROJECTS

Kremer/Johnson's Reminder: Never Quit Exploring Your Creative Capabilities

Kremer/Johnson’s project with Bilt, conceived and shot during COVID when budgets were tight, meant Neil and Cory needed to get scrappy. Check out the grand look they achieved!

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PROJECTS

Zach Anderson: Creating with a Vision Through Consciousness

Zach Anderson has an idiosyncratic vocabulary and creates images that stand on their own. In a wonderful blend of color, wanderlust, and ‘dude I need to capture this’ mentality, we present Zach’s ‘Vision through Consciousness’.

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NEWS

The 2022 Graphis Photography Annual Will Feature Andy Anderson's Work

Andy Anderson had two series selected for the 2022 Graphis Photography Annual. His South Side Gang series took home gold and his series Silver-Bukaroos took silver. 

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PROJECTS

Photographer and Director Zach Anderson Takes Us on a Road Trip

Zach has a wanderlust that can't be extinguished. Armed with his camera or iPhone, together with his artist friends, he embarks on a spontaneous road trip.

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer, Chrissy Borgatta Liuzzi, and How Some Jobs Can Be as Important as a College Education

Dear Art Producer episode 78 is here and this week Heather is joined by Chrissy Borgatta Liuzzi, Sr. Art Producer at Innocean Worldwide. 

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PROJECTS

Andy Anderson Rewrites History with The American Battlefield Trust

Andy Anderson collaborated with Jeff Griffith Creative and the American Battlefield Trust Magazine, Hallowed Ground, to pay homage to a Civil War battle.

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PROJECTS

Photographer and Director Jason Lindsey Shoots with a Cinematic, Documentary Style for Zoetis

Jason Lindsey is drawn to the duality of agriculture work. While it is rooted in science, there is an art to cultivate a prosperous crop or livestock. This was a fitting assignment for pharma company, Zoetis

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PROJECTS,NEWS

Digital Portfolio: Food Photographer Dan Goldberg Gives Us a Taste

Dan Goldberg wants every image he creates to encapsulate tantalizing aroma, mouth-watering taste, and delicious tender textures to allow your imagination to evoke all of your senses just by looking at it.

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer, Sari Rowe, and the Value of Personal Work

Dear Art Producer episode 79 is here and this week Heather is joined by Executive Content Producer at Snyder Studio, Sari Rowe. 

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PROJECTS,NEWS

Digital Portfolio: The Result of Kremer/Johnson's Unique Synergy

Always innovating and evolving, Kremer/Johnson created a digital portfolio that tells their quirky, narrative-driven conceptual story.

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NEWS

Collaborative Processes, Artificial Intelligence, and Value-Driven Brands

Here is what you missed from the artists at Heather Elder Represents in October. Plus, additional resources from the Dear Art Producer Podcast and the Artist Management Association.

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PROJECTS

Cade Martin Tempts an Old Legend in "Island of the Dolls"

Cade’s interest in stories and unique narratives paired with his limitless imagination pulled him to explore the legend of the Xochimilco canal in Mexico.

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PROJECTS

Doug Menuez Documents the Changing Face of Kingston, NY

Under the radar from the city of Kingston at large, Doug Menuez‘s “Wild Place” is a years-long series, a positive voice for what he sees and who he meets in his beloved hometown. 

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NEWS

Le Book Connections Chicago Awards Kremer/Johnson

LeBook just announced the winners for the Creative Awards from Connections Chicago and we are excited to announce that KremerJohnson won for their Dive print in the non-advertising category. 

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NEWS

Cade Martin Earns Two Honorable Mentions From IPA Awards

Cade’s images “Rainbow Room” and “Mackayla” both received honorable mention in the Advertising: Brand Campaign category. 

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NEWS

Kremer/Johnson Is Among the Winners for the IPA Awards

Kremer/Johnson received first place in the Advertising and Conceptual categories, plus an honorable mention in the Advertising, Self-Promotion category.

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NEWS

Multiple Award-winning Andy Anderson Receives More with IPA Awards

Andy Anderson earns third-place recognition and honorable mention for four of his projects.

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PROJECTS

Kremer/Johnson Creates Nuanced Scenes for the AI Foundation

The AI Foundation needed images for their site and marketing materials that displayed the technical capabilities of its intangible product. With their narrative-driven conceptual talent, photography duo Kremer/Johnson were up for the challenge.

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NEWS

Doug Menuez Wins Five IPA Awards for Images From Four Different Projects

Doug's winning work includes images from the Wild Place: People of Kingston book, his music video, RAGE, work from a commercial shoot of Randi Zinn, and imagery from his Americana book.

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer, Aragorn Fenton, and Why Documentary Style Production Is as Relevant as Ever

Heather and Aragorn Fenton talk about his background, work style, the role that he plays, and more in episode 77.

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PROJECTS

Cade Martin Wishes His Images Could Speak for Themselves, but He Can’t Show Them to You

While Cade's images usually speak for themselves, they can’t when pharmaceutical clients hire him.

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NEWS

Jason Lindsey's Work Plays a Part in the IL Climate Change Equity Bill

Jason Lindsey was inspired by the heroes of the solar industry and decided to create his own campaign highlighting their important work. The Governor of Illinois just signed a nation-leading equitable climate bill and Jason's personal campaign was used to promote it! 

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NEWS

Doug Menuez Inducted into the SFSU Alumni Hall of Fame

Doug Menuez was inducted into the Alumni Hall of Fame at SF State University! 

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer, Sabrina Oliva, and Production Predictions for the Rest of 2021

Dear Art Producer episode 76 is here and this week, we have Executive Art Producer Sabrina Oliva, from FCB Health, as our guest. 

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer, Nikki O'Toole, and the Role of the Art Producer

Dear Art Producer is back for our fall season with episode 75. Our returning episode features Senior Art Producer, Nikki O’Toole. 

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PROJECTS

6 Pieces of Advice From Kremer/Johnson on Working With Dogs on Set

It’s general industry knowledge that if you put a dog into a photo, it’s going to be a winner. Kremer/Johnson found themselves with the good fortune of shooting a variety of dogs for their project with SurityPro, a pet CBD brand. 

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NEWS

Truth Well Spoken With Andy Anderson

Photographer and director, Andy Anderson is a guest on Truth Well Spoken, the official podcast of McCann Health. Guest hosts Heather Canova, Group Art Supervisor and Tressie Lafay, Copy Supervisor, interview Andy after their recent shoot together in Oregon.

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PROJECTS

Trust and Experience Are Key Elements in Photographer and Director Doug Menuez's Toolkit

Doug Menuez has made it his mission to study human behavior and culture, their interdependence, documenting people and society. Clients seek imagery that is culturally relevant, making Doug a natural choice.

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PROJECTS

Kremer/Johnson Gives New Meaning to the Trope "Beauty Is in the Eye of the Beholder"

We often boast how photography duo Kremer/Johnson are neither boring nor one dimensional. Their talent lies in their ability to view everything through a conceptual lens and from there, creative narratives are born.

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PROJECTS

For Photographer Jason Lindsey, Lifestyle Photography Is About Keeping It Real

As a lifestyle photographer and director, Jason Lindsey is inspired by life’s big moments, small moments, and anything in between, realizing that so many of those moments involve food.

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NEWS

Kremer/Johnson is an IPA One Shot, Best of Show Winner

The 2021 IPA One Shot book winners were announced and Kremer/Johnson had one image selected for the Best of Show Curator Collection and also received 10 honorable mentions. 

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PROJECTS

Photographer and Director, Zach Anderson, Appreciates Every Moment

Raised during the digital revolution, Zach Anderson is used to constant change. So when clients seek nimble artists who can roll with changes without batting an eye in the fast-paced advertising world, Zach is a natural choice.

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PROJECTS

Dan Goldberg Serves Up Heaps of Motion and Stills for Bibigo

As we ride the COVID roller coaster, clients need creative partners like Dan Goldberg that will help weather any storm and provide top-notch content.

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NEWS

Cade Martin Was Selected as One of Archive’s 200 Best Photographers

With his imaginative imagery and concepts, it’s no surprise that Luerzer's Archive chose his work!

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NEWS

Dan Goldberg's Seventies Salad Images Win Luerzer's Archive Award

The Luerzer's Archive judges saw Dan Goldberg's Seventies Salad images and named him one of the 200 Best ad photographers!

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NEWS

Nine Kremer/Johnson Images Earn a Spot in Luerzer's Archive

The awards and recognition for Kremer/Johnson's work keep coming. Nine of their "Dive" images earned them a spot in Luerzer's Archive 200 Best book! 

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PROJECTS

Dan Goldberg; Memphis, Meat, and Movies

Dan recently returned from Memphis, where he photographed world-class BBQ pitmasters and continued trying to convert vegetarians into meat-eaters through delicious imagery.

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer, Karen Lipker, and Hybrid Creative Solutions

Dear Art Producer episode 80 is here and this week Heather is joined by Karen Lipker, Director of Creative Services at Davis Elen Advertising.

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PROJECTS

Kremer/Johnson, Ryan Schude, and a Grandiose Collaboration

Kremer/Johnson‘s partnership and approach to their Sequit Point project provide real-life examples of both collaboration and teamwork.

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PROJECTS

Photographer Zach Anderson Gives Us a Front of the House View for Jack Daniels

When brands need lifestyle images with which their Millenial consumers can identify, they turn to Zach Anderson for his love of music and high energy style.

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NEWS

Kremer/Johnson's Dive Images Will Grace the Pages of Communication Arts Photo Annual

Kremer/Johnson's multiple award-winning Dive series received yet another accolade with the inclusion of their work in the Communication Arts Photo Annual, printed edition. Congrats! 

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NEWS

Communication Arts Awards Cade Martin For His March of Dimes Image

Congratulations to Cade Martin on earning a place in the Communication Arts Photo Annual for his March of Dimes imagery. 

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PROJECTS

Andy Anderson Answers the Call of the Owyhee Canyonlands

Andy Anderson only needs to step out his back door in Southwestern Idaho to pick up where he left off in documenting the majesty of the Owyhee Canyonlands, and through his imagery, witness Andy's love of the land.

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PROJECTS

Cade Martin's "Mermaids" Makes Us Question What Is Real

Cade Martin has no trouble suspending belief and getting lost in a story. With every image he creates, he strives to illustrate a complete narrative living beyond any single moment. Enter "Mermaids."

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PROJECTS

Jason Lindsey Reminds Us Today Only Comes Once

By approaching each day positively and being fueled by challenges, Jason Lindsey’s drive to be his best self personally and professionally remains strong.

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PROJECTS

Cade Martin Introduces Us to Real Life Heroes

Cade Martin's portraits of D-Day Veterans combine his adventurous spirit with his desire to tell stories that move us beyond our comfort zone and teach us about the people who surround us.

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer, Kat Tushim, Equity and Creativity in Story Lines

Dear Art Producer is back with episode 74, discussing all things advertising with Upshot’s Creative Director, Kat Tushim. 

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PROJECTS

Teamwork Enhances Dan Goldberg's Creativity

Dan Goldberg worked with food stylist María del Mar and prop stylist Andrea Kuhn to create an image series of deconstructed salads from the seventies.

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PROJECTS

Award-winning "Dive" Project Proves Kremer/Johnson Are Made of Fierce Determination

During COVID, artists made their own work, creating whenever and wherever they could. Kremer Johnson took this time to approach projects a bit differently. “Dive” started with a seed of inspiration, marrying artistry with nature which then grew to this series.

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PROJECTS

Cade Martin's Imagery Encapsulates Care, Healing, and Love

Cade Martin’s work for Children’s National Hospital, Washington, DC, is an example of an artist who is comfortable with the unusual, taking it all in stride.

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PROJECTS

Jason Lindsey Reveals He Is a Director, and Then Some

Jason Lindsey‘s unique relationship with The University of Illinois’ Gies College of Business and his agency background allows him to work beyond the scope of photographer and director.

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PROJECTS

Doug Menuez Demonstrates That Smiles Aren't the Only Way to Demonstrate Emotion

Productions have changed with COVID. Eden Health sought Doug Menuez for his humanist approach, knowing he could produce meaningful content within the restrictions.

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NEWS

American Photography AP37 Recognizes Doug Menuez With Two Awards

Congrats to Doug Menuez on the American Photography awards — documenting humanity one photograph at a time.

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NEWS

The American Photography AP37 Awards Book Will Carry One of Kremer/Johnson's "Dive" Images

Nothing can stop the Kremer Johnson duo! An image from their Dive series will appear in American Photography 37 Annual Awards book. 

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PROJECTS

On Photography: Andy Anderson's Letter to His Son

Andy Anderson uses photography to feed his never-ending curiosity. He gives some advice to his son Zach about keeping a career in photography.

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NEWS

One Eyeland Recognizes Kremer/Johnson With Five Awards

One Eyeland announced their 2020 photography award winners, and Kremer Johnson won FIVE of them for 29 images!

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NEWS

We're Keeping It In the Family by Welcoming Zach Anderson

Today, we are proud to welcome Zach Anderson to the roster. It’s easy to say, “Welcome to the family” since Zach is Andy’s son and someone whom I’ve known since he was little.

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NEWS

Dan Goldberg Is a Finalist in One Eyeland Photography Awards

Congratulations to Dan Goldberg on being recognized as a finalist in the One Eyeland Photography Awards, 2020 for the Deconstructed Salad series and Culinary Meets Nature for Green O Resort series.

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PROJECTS

Dan Goldberg's Debut Director's Reel Makes Sharing a Meal Come to Life

Dan Goldberg drew from his mentors, experiences, and passion for sharing a meal to make his still stories come to life in his debut director’s reel.

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PROJECTS

Jason Lindsey Creates the Campaign He Always Hoped to See

Jason Lindsey creates environments that bring authenticity and powerful images. Solar Heroes, is a celebration of the people who install solar and an industry that adds jobs.

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NEWS

Doug Menuez's Fearless Genius Book Is Now Available in China!

Congratulations to Doug Menuez on his continuing success with his Fearless Genius book. 

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer, Carrie Nygren, and Being Nimble

In episode 73, my guest is Laughlin Constable’s VP, Head of Production, Carrie Nygren. 

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PROJECTS,NEWS

Cade Martin and Kicking the Tires on a New Portfolio Experience

Cade Martin is one of the first ones in the family to fully tackle this big of a portfolio evolution.

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PODCAST

Dear Art Producer Archived Episodes 1-72

This podcast introduces you to different art producers, shares the stories of their diverse career paths, explores what it means to stay relevant, and examines industry topics.

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PROJECTS

Doug Menuez' Imagery Shows Us Love Is the Answer

We admire people who use their art and talent to highlight what we all have in common. In his collection titled “Love Stories,” Doug Menuez captures love, one expression at a time.

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PROJECTS

For Dan Goldberg, the Table Is Never Long Enough. A Vision Through Gathering

When Dan Goldberg joined the family, we set about grilling him on what inspires him, where that spirit of volunteerism comes from, and why making people happy through food gets him up each morning.

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PROJECTS

Cade Martin Goes Down the Rabbit Hole

Cade Martin created images of a fashion collection from designer Shawnicy Marie, based on the characters from “Alice in Wonderland” — images celebrating imagination and characters with a little cinematic flair.

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PROJECTS

For Jason Lindsey, Expressing His Thanks Is Everything

Jason shared his experience traversing numerous states, on multiple projects, all with creativity and safety in mind — thanking the large local crew at each of these locations.

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INSIGHTS

Interviews

We're constantly speaking with our artists, art producers, clients, and others in the industry at large. We often find the need to formalize our conversation, turning it into an interview.

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PROJECTS

In a Romantic Study of Process, Dan Goldberg Turns Beans Into Chocolate

Dan Goldberg wanted to create imagery documenting the making of chocolate. Here is an example of persevering during COVID.

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PROJECTS

A Love of Alaska and a Respect for Brown Bears Got Andy Anderson Out of Bed

Andy Anderson traveled to Southwest Alaska to follow the Coastal brown bears. He has visited this part of Alaska for over 30 years, documenting their majesty.

 
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PROJECTS

Perfect Timing, Doug Menuez Directs "Grateful Voices" Films

Doug Menuez directs “Grateful Voices” for A Network for Grateful Living with stories of positivity from people who continue to remain grateful despite challenges along the way.

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PROJECTS

Doug Menuez Directs His First Music Video, and We're in Love

Doug Menuez’s storytelling method always piques our interest. He recently shot his first music video, this time, documenting a love story.

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PROJECTS,NEWS

Doug Menuez Debuts His Director's Reel, The Human Experience in Motion

Doug Menuez finds the commonalities and connections among us, using his imagery, and now directing, to tell stories that resonate.

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PROJECTS

Andy Anderson Channels His Nostalgia for Firefighting into Commercial Imagery

Andy Anderson shot a campaign for 3M Scott Fire & Safety, highlighting members of the International Women in Fire Association (WIF), bringing back his firefighting roots.

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PROJECTS

Jason Lindsey Is an Empathic, Determined Creator

A person’s life values, develop and change throughout their lifetime. Jason Lindsey had one particular experience that colored the way he views the world.

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PROJECTS

David Martinez Creates a Fitting Study of Contrasts

Before the pandemic arrived, David Martinez produced a dramatic collection with a dancer in the empty streets of Soho, having no inkling that these images would soon reflect reality.

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PROJECTS

David Martinez Brings a Balance of Light and Zen for Marriott

In his imagery for Marriott, David Martinez presents a balance of composition, light, and pure happiness – minimalistic perfection. 

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PROJECTS

David Martinez and a Happy Coincidence

Many photographers embark on personal projects capturing their interests. David Martinez recently embarked on a personal project documenting a surfer called “Julie.”

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INSIGHTS

Permission Machine and the Copyright Act: When You Create In-demand Images, You Need Protection

There is an untold number of photographer’s images that are coveted and borrowed without the photographer’s knowledge or consent. We need to protect the rights of creators and their work.

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PROJECTS,NEWS

Doug Menuez Launches His New Printed Portfolio to Cheers From Portfolio Lovers Around the World

Doug Menuez continues to use a printed portfolio in this digital day and age because it offers a lasting impression complete with a tactical experience.

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PROJECTS

Why Films, Comics, and the Characters Who Inhabit Them Fuel Cade Martin's Photography

Cade Martin tells us what feeds his imagination and how his upbringing, beliefs, and worldview contribute to the work he creates.

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INSIGHTS

FreelanceArtProducer.com

FreelanceArtProducer.com is a free website for freelance art producers to showcase their work and share their resumes, availability, contact information, and other relevant links. 

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PROJECTS

Curiosity Is the Engine to Andy Anderson's Creativity

Andy Anderson isn’t just good at photography, he’s also obsessed with it. Here is a bit about his life-long love affair with curiosity then and now.

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PROJECTS,NEWS

David Martinez's New Website Is a Vision Through Balance

A collector of stories: first light, open roads, and salty hair, David Martinez launches his new website to a roaring round of applause. We spoke to David about his background and his photographic vision.

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PROJECTS

Hunter Freeman Helps Remind Us About the Value of Joy

Hunter Freeman describes himself as working to make more than just a good picture; grateful to bring ideas to life that help people smile more, stay curious, use our endless imaginations.

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PROJECTS

Doug Menuez: Reminding Us of Our Shared Humanity

Doug Menuez is a photographer fueled by relentless curiosity who travels the world to capture those everyday moments that will serve to connect cultures & remind us of our shared humanity.

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PROJECTS

David Martinez's Relationship with the Personal Project

David Martinez writes about his ongoing relationship with personal projects, how they take on a life of their own — enjoying the process of his work's growth.

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PROJECTS

David Martinez Stumbles Across a Simpler Way of Life

David Martinez recently returned from vacation having met some people who have chosen to live a very simple existence. Here he shares his images and story.

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INSIGHTS

The Photographer's Contract - Everything You Need to Know

Photographers, reps, and producers need to know the law, the importance of contracts, and that understanding them helps us to make informed decisions.

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INSIGHTS

Community Table Archives

Community Table was formed with the idea that there is nothing more powerful in our industry than education. Visit all archives here.

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Image Rights: Combatting Copyright Theft

What if millions of pieces of artwork were stolen and the robbery went unnoticed? In today’s world of technology and access, the inconceivable is in fact our harsh reality. 

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PROJECTS

David Martinez Captures Family Moments on a Beach in Baja

In the advertising and photography world, there are always conversations before anything is actually photographed. Here is the story behind the images.

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NEWS

David Martinez, One of the Original Library Shooters

David Martinez has always shot with libraries in mind. He wants the hero shots but needs to direct a scene where the hero and other support imagery will come. Here is PDNs coverage.

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INSIGHTS

Dissecting the Terms and Conditions Document, All in one Place

With the help of attorney Linda Joy Kattwinkel, we dissected the Terms and Conditons document in three different posts. Here it is, all in one place.

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PROJECTS

David Martinez: Unstudied Authenticity

There is an exuberant feel to David Martinez's work. His people look genuinely happy exemplifying a youthful spirit and joie de vivre.

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INSIGHTS

Dissecting the Terms and Conditions Document, Part III

In our third of a series talking with attorney Linda Joy Kattwinkel, she is reviewing items #11-14 of the Terms and Conditions.

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Dissecting the Terms and Conditions Document, Part I

We spend a lot of time reviewing specific terms with agencies and lawyers to come up with mutually beneficial language. Here is part 1 an attorney's POV.

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There's More That You Need to Know on Copyright

Attorney Linda Joy Kattwinkel shares her experiences and advice about copyright. Among the follow-up questions was one from photographer Jeff Singer.

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INSIGHTS

Copyright 101, Part II

Copyright 101. Answers to the questions posed to copyright lawyer Linda Joy Kattwinkel of Owen, Wickersham & Erickson, P.C.

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INSIGHTS

Drop Everything and Read This Now, Copyright, Part I

Linda Joy Kattwinkel of Owen, of Wickersham & Erickson, P.C., answers questions about copyright. Part 1

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