Photograph of Julianne Moore as Valkyrie, on set of “The Big Lebowski” 1998, photographed by Jeff Bridges, with Widelux camera and Tri-x film.
One of award-winning actor, Jeff Bridges, true passions is photography. While on the set of his movies, Jeff takes behind-the-scenes pictures of the actors, crew and locations. After completion of each motion picture, he edits the images into a book and gives copies to everyone involved. He has had exhibitions at: George Eastman House, NY; Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego; photography festivals and galleries in Australia, Germany, Italy, London, and Los Angeles.
Antonio Calvache is a cinematographer best known for his work in critically acclaimed films, such as IN THE BEDROOM and LITTLE CHILDREN. Most recently, he has worked as a cinetamtographer with Ava DuVernay on Oprah Winfrey’s TV series QUEEN SUGAR. He was born in Spain, and trained as a filmmaker at the American Film Institute. He is currently a member of the American Society of Cinematographers. He is also an avid photographer, whose work was exhibited at the "ESTAMPA" international contemporary art fair in Madrid and, most recently, at the ASC Photo Gallery.
Archival Print on Acid Free Paper from Photographic, Hand Drawn, and Scanned Media
InDrive Carefullyphotographs from a village in Greece and Las Vegas, scans of tin votives, hand drawn elements and a digital wand play together. My pictures are my record. I move freely between observational photography, drawing, painting, physical & digital collage, found and mixed media. You could say they are the movies that run in my head. The more painterly works I think of as the journey of the spirit, a subjective personal search through history. What does it all mean?
James Chressanthis, ASC, GSC is an award winning director and cinematographer of motion pictures, television drama, documentaries, music videos and experimental films. He maintains his home and studio in Topanga, California with his life partner, artist, Robin Becker.
Hahnemühle Photo Rag Baryta, Pure Cotton Fine Art Inkjet
Originally trained as a 3D Animation & Special Effects artist, Philip has photographed professionally since 2005. Though he prefers teaching and producing, he can still be caught on occasion working the red carpet, NY Fashion Week, or helping friends shoot behind the scenes on movie sets & private events. Philip is an Instructor and Producer for The Leica Akademie USA Team; bringing educational content and experiences to the company in both individual private and large scale workshops
“Phylomenia’s Laundry,” was taken on the tiny Irish island of “Inishturk,” in 2018. The Donkey known as “Chip Chip” belonged to an elderly widower who lived in a farm house well above Phylomenia. After the widower died, there was no one to care for the donkey – so it started coming down through the fields and broken walls, to visit Phylomenia – and she started to feed him. And so it goes.
David Darby ASC is a cinematographer based in Los Angeles, CA. He has spent the last 30-plus years shooting national and international television commercials, and a few indie films. It all began however, at age 12 with a stills camera and a black & white film. It continues today, with as much to learn as ever. And that’s the point.
Stephen Dietrich is a photographer from Portland, Oregon that has called Los Angeles home since 2003. He was naturally drawn to Street Photography as a means to share his POV and photographed the youth culture through skateboarding & music. The city of Los Angeles has been a heavy influence as his style evolves and continues to feed his curiosity to capture culture through portraits, fashion and street photography.
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Karl Ehrlich was born in the Lower East Side of NYC, raised in LA, studied (Ph.D.) and worked in Scotland and has lived the last four decades in Quebec. His photographic journey began in the ‘60s, when he received his first Pentax Spotmatic and LunaPro light meter. Karl is a marine and freshwater ecologist with a background in forestry. Photography is an extension of his life’s work. Karl tries to capture form, light, and color, which are not only fleeting but often overlooked or lost when one sees and photographs objects as illustrations.This spring and summer, Karl has local exhibits, in Quebec, including Studio Georgeville, The Hermitage Club, Uplands Cultural and Heritage Centre, Lennoxville, and the North Hatley Library
Born and raised in Iran, land of great Myths, where craft is in the fabric of most Iranians, Sussan Farahani’s youth was influenced strongly with that, but she especially focused on photography throughout those years. After moving to Los Angeles, Sussan discovered the Barnsdall Art Center, and she found her dream in the darkroom. Along with that, Sussan has been working at Leica Store LA since June 2013 where her journey continues.