Posted: May 13, 2011
It's that time of the year when you dig into the Photo Annual, remember all of the great work shot last year and discover some new gems along the way. But inevitably, a few months later I've forgotten some of these photographers so that's why I like to write it all down. Below are some of my favorites, in no particular order:
's portraits for St John Ambulance campaign. Agency: BBH London
's Converse campaign
Jeremy & Claire Weiss
's K-Swiss campaign. Agency: Adam&Co
Peter Van Agtmael
for The New York Times Magazine. Story: Jeff Bridges
for Men's Health. Story: Contrasting images of youth and decay
hilarious nude group portrait of the cast of Jackass 3D inspired by Ritts' iconic supermodel shot
Andreas Laszlo Konrath's
black and white portrait of a model reading for New York Magazine
portrait of Leonardo DiCaprio for Esquire. (Full disclosure: any portrait of Leonardo would end up in my best of list)
's very young cheerleaders for ESPN, The Magazine
's self-published Shibuya
, published by Chris Boot Ltd.
's War is Personal
explores learning to understand his son's autism in Echolilia/Sometimes I wonder
's photograph of a Kenyan abortionist's "tools"
portrait from a series on sleeping couples who are expecting babies.
Baptist Town portrait for AARP Bulletin
Ashley Gilbertson's "Bedrooms of the Fallen" project
amazing 18 year long documentary, "The Julie Project"
BP Oil spill abstract seascapes for GQ
Tim Gruber/Ackerman Gruber
Images image from the series "The Island"
portrait series of people at Orchard Beach, aka "The Bronx Riviera"
image of a baby on a porch, from "Cotton Land -- The Forgotten Mississippi Delta"