Best of December
"Gallery: 20 years of photographing in Africa" (CNN Travel, December 30, 2013)
A slideshow and interview with widlife photographer David Gulden, whose "passion for these animals and his talent are evident in his work -- many of his photographs capture an animal in the most intimate of moments, blissfully unaware of being observed."
“Photographer Douglas Kirkland Chronicles Career in New Monograph” (The Hollywood Reporter, December 31, 2013)
“Even after a 60-year career in which he's surpassed the million-photo threshold, photographer Douglas Kirkland still can't believe what he's accomplished.”
“Gallery: 20 years of photographing in Africa” (CNN Travel, December 30, 2013)
"Mr. Gulden works in two great photographic traditions -- that of Edward Curtis, who devoted his life to documenting the passing of a way of life, and that of Ansel Adams, who wanted to make photos of nature that were indelible. To have combined them is another remarkable accomplishment."
“15 gift-worthy coffee table books for the holidays” (Lehigh Valley Live, December 23, 2013)
The holidays bring out the inner-coffee table book obsessive in gift buyers. They're easy, weighty and satisfying to give. You've done your job with your pricey treat. A few to consider for music lovers, history buffs, foodies, fashionistas and more.
“NS9 – Photography Interview: Douglas Kirkland, Legendary Hollywood Photographer” (NSAVIDES, December 23, 2013)
An accomplished photographer and one of Canon’s esteemed Explorers of Light, Douglas Kirkland has photographed almost every movie star you can think of. His subjects have included Charlie Chaplin, Orson Welles, Marilyn Monroe, John Wayne, Sean Connery, Meryl Streep, and Nicole Kidman.
“Check In” (Esquire Spain, December 2013)
“Ricky Gervais, Bobby Cannavale, Julie Bowen Pose for New Book ‘Caught in the Act’” (Hollywood Reporter, December 23, 2013)
Photographer Howard Schatz’s new book, ‘Caught in the Act: Actors Acting,’ investigates thespians capturing emotion by having them cycle through a range of characters on the spot, including Julie Bowen as a suburban wife seeing a “massively endowed stripper” and a Southern socialite.
“Land Apart from Time: Lukas Birk’s Polaroids from the Middle Kingdom” (Resource Magazine, December 18, 2013)
An interview with multi-media artist Lukas Birk, author of newly released Polaroids from the Middle Kingdom, about the modernization of China, nostalgia, and working with expired Polaroid film.
“GMA Anchors’ Coffee Table Book Gift Picks” (CBS Good Morning America, December 12, 2013)
Good Morning America features Caught in the Act among its showcase of the year’s best gift books.
“108 Guitars of the Gods” (Los Angeles Magazine, December 13, 2013)
“In photographer Lisa S. Johnson’s new book 108 Rock Star Guitars presents a visual document of the six-strings that have been wielded by the fines axe slingers.”
“Douglas Kirkland’s A Life in Pictures” (American Society of Cinematographers, December 4, 2013)
“’This is my 16th book, but it’s the first one that tells the whole story. It’s quite overwhelming when someone says, ‘Show your life’s work.’ This book is really the ultimate expression for me.’”
“In Pictures: Christmas Elephant Appeal” (The Independent, December 6, 2013)
A slideshow of works by wildlife photographer David Gulden, who has been captured incredible shots of animals in Africa for over two decades, documenting their daily life and most personal moments.
Best of October and November
“Every Guitar Tells a Story” (Long Island Pulse Magazine, November 25, 2013)
Interview with Lisa S. Johnson, rock photographer extraordinaire.
“Douglas Kirkland on capturing Hollywood” (CBS This Morning, November 23, 2013)
“For more than 60 years, photographer Douglas Kirkland has been the go to guy for shooting Hollywood's biggest stars. Now the man who has been on set for more than 160 films joins ‘CBS This Morning: Saturday’ to talk about his new book A Life in Pictures."
“15 Gift-Worthy Coffee Table Books for the Holidays” (Associated Press, November 18, 2013)
“The holidays bring out the inner-coffee table book obsessive in gift buyers. They’re easy, weighty and satisfying to give. You’ve done your job with your pricey treat.”
“Fernando Botero: An Intimate Chat With An Iconic Artist” (Fox News, October 22, 2013)
An interview with Fernando Botero, who continues to create a large legacy as one of the most creative and timeless artists of our time.
“Caught In The Act: Photographer Snaps Pics of 85 Actors” (WCBS Live From the Couch, October 2013)
Watch renowned photographer Howard Schatz prompt famous actors with scenarios and capture their improvised responses through his lens.
“Douglas Kirkland: A Life in Pictures” (The Telegraph, November 13, 2013)
A ten-photo slideshow of some of Douglas Kirkland’s most iconic works, including Audrey Hepburn, John F. Kennedy, Raquel Welch, and others.
“Howard Schatz Talks Caught in the Act” (Huffington Post Live, October, 14 2013)
Award-winning photographer Howard Schatz joins Huffington Post Live to talk about his 20th book, Caught in the Act, and his journey attempting to capture actors’ craft.
“Directo al arte- Fernando Botero” (CNN en Español, November 18, 2013)
Columbian artist Fernando Botero joins CNN en Español for a 3-part interview about his new book Circus.
“New book showcases the ‘gracious lifestyle’ of Louisiana” (The Advocate, November 8, 2013)
The Advocate calls Valorie Hart’s book “a glamorous tribute to Louisiana homes.”
“5 Lust-Worthy Fall Fashion Tomes” (Ocean Drive, November 14, 2013)
“Want to relive the biggest moments in fashion and pop culture over the past six decades? Crack open A Life in Pictures: The Douglas Kirkland Monograph”
“Caught in the Act: Celebrities’ Hilarious Portraits” (ABC News, October 2013)
“This beautiful series of images, along with captivating quotes, gives a window into the heads of the finest actors in the world.”
“Columbian artist Botero relives boyhood love of circus in new book” (Reuters, November 5, 2013)
"‘The circus allows one to be logical and unreal at the same time . . . In the circus all is possible, there can be a man with two heads, or a character with a green face.’"
“The Centre Cannot Hold: Interview with David Gulden” (Resource Magazine, September 23, 2013)
Photographer David Gulden discusses humans’ impact of Kenyan wildlife, the relationship between life and death in nature, and what goes on behind his camera while shooting.
Judith Regan Sirius Radio (Air date TBD)
Judith Regan calls Kirkland's monograph, A Life in Pictures, "the perfect holiday gift."
“Beauty of the Wild” (MSN Colombia, November 25, 2013)
An interview with photographer Boza Ivanovic, who has “come to know and develop a great admiration and respect for all [the] animals” he photographs.
“108 Rock Star Guitars” (Premier Guitar, October 25, 2013)
A photo slideshow of some of the most iconic guitars featured in 108 Rock Star Guitars, including those of Jimmy Page, Keith Richards, and Jeff Beck.
“Book Review: House Proud by Valorie Hart” (Decorology, November 14, 2013)
“With glorious photos by Sara Essex Bradley, Hart’s book features 21 Louisiana homes with stories about the owners and a collection of ‘takeaways,’ or design tips, that apply to each house.”
“Douglas Kirkland: A Life in Pictures” (Photo Life, November 20, 2013)
‘’To examine his body of work is to understand that Mr. Kirkland doesn’t just create a portrait, he captures the character of the person in front of his lens, and that is the essence of photographic greatness.”
“Holiday Gifts – Notes and Sketches: Travel Journals of William P. Rayner” (The Choosy Nomad, November 19, 2013)
“These books would make a beautiful gift for any lover of travel.”
“What’s On” (Hello! Canada)
“Out of the Wild: Interview with Boza Ivanovic” (Resource Magazine, September 23, 2013)
An in-depth interview with Serbian photographer Boza Ivanovic on his early days in the United States, his path to becoming a professional photographer, and the publication of his first book, Out of the Wild.
“Caught in the Act: Photographer Howard Schatz Snaps Actors Doing What They Do Best” (LA Magazine, October 17, 2013)
A review and slideshow of Caught in the Act, which “capture[s] a slew of Hollywood’s elite doing what they do best in a stripped down, vulnerable state. And the finished product is delightful.”
“Columbia’s Botero Takes Nostalgic Journey with Circus-Themed Work” (Latin American Herald Tribune, October 18, 2013)
“Inspired by a traveling circus he encountered in a small Mexican town on the Pacific coast, Fernando Botero uses bright colors and unexpected movement to celebrate the poetry of the circus in Circus: Paintings and Works on Paper."