Floria Sigismondi wears many hats: photographer, director, art, experience curator, branded content creator. Sigismondi was raised in an environment where creativity was around every corner, helping her gain the love and respect she has for the arts today.
Ryan Shorosky is a photographer based in New York. His documentary voice tells a story of wandering soul. After college, he set out to become a "long-haul truck driver," and document the project in its entirety to create an experience for both himself and the viewer. Familiarity and estrangement are common themes for Shorosky, and how the two contrast with one another.
Nicholas Maggio is an editorial photographer and filmmaker based in Los Angeles. His imagery has a cinematic approach and his use of natural lighting is stunning. Nick has worked with clients such as Adidas, Nike, Samsung, and Lexus and many more. There is an intimacy in his work that creates a deeper connection between the subject and the viewer.
Steven Brahms is a photographer and director based in New York. Steven started his career as a photo editor at Bloomberg News, with a degree in photojournalism he was able to dive right into shooting on his own. Youth culture is a common theme in Steven's images, and his film stories tend to have a hint of humor.
Ed Ruscha is an American artist based in Los Angeles. A true inspiration, as Ruscha has been a prominent figure within the art world since the 60's. From painting and printmaking, to photography and film, he has provided us with years of bright, bold, statement pieces that have helped shape the pop art movement. Ruscha currently works out of his Culver City studio.
Carissa Gallo is a photographer and director based in Los Angeles. Carissa's work is emotional and beautiful, she is currently working on a series called "color studies" in which she explores the way humans interact with color. Often, her subjects are hiding their face, or are comfortably posed in their surroundings. These quiet moments tell a story of the artist's connection with her work and with her subjects.
Casper Sejersen is a Danish fashion and still life photographer. Casper's palette is neutral and monotone. Each image has a sense of isolation within it, a subtle, dark quality that leaves you wanting to see more.
Malick Sidibe was a documentary photographer known for his images of West Africa. Malick, a legend, has passed away today. His iconic black and white images of the 1960's pop culture will always inspire us.
Malia James is a documentary photographer and director based in Los Angeles. Malia is also the bass player of the all girl band "Dum Dum Girls." She shoots mostly black and white film while touring around the world with her band. Her photos capture youth in such a beautiful, and honest way.