Lennette Newell

Lennette Newell’s Ani-Human Project

Wild is an adjective we often use to describe animals, reflecting the distance separating our civilized lifestyles from the outlying natural world.

In Lennette Newell‘s Ani-Human series, the gap between humans and wild animals is diminished, along with any hierarchy that has been imposed by the technology of man. The series portrays the certainty that a tranquil co-inhabitance can exist, and therefore the possibility that it could propagate.

Each subject, whether animal or human, is equal. Although the human subject could even be seen as subservient, trying to mimic the grace and physical beauty of the animal, yet imperfectly. An observation that is emphasized by the animals’ effortless elegance placed in both a man-made studio and an environmental backdrop. Together without a spatial barrier, an original relationship unfolds between the animal and the human, a peaceful coexistence that is not exploited by the somatic dominance of the animal, who could in a time period of seconds curtail the human’s life.

Snapshots of these interactions convey a joint persistence, though it is safe to say these interactions do not persist in space and time.

Lennette is represented by Elizabeth Poje. See more work from Lennette through her AtEdge portfolio and at elizabethpoje.com.

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Lennette Newell: CATiTUDE

Lennette Newell was chosen as a winner for American Photography 32 in the Self-Promotion category for her project, CATiTUDE.

This year’s distinguished jury included: Anna Goldwater Alexander, Director of Photography at WIRED; Sarah Filippi, Director of Photography at Fast Company; Genevieve Fussell, Senior Photo Editor at The New Yorker; Kelli Grant, Photo Editor at Yahoo News; Jennifer Miller, Photo Director at Condé Nast Traveler; Florence Nash, Associate Photo Editor at People and Emily Shornick, Associate Photo Art Directory at Tory Burch.

Lennette adds about the project:

“Cats are innately good actors exhibiting a wide range of emotions in a way that allows us to relate to them. Minimalist staging enhances the feline solo performance that is both comedy and drama.”

Lennette is represented by Elizabeth Poje. See more work from Lennette through her AtEdge portfolio and at elizabethpoje.com.

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Interview with Lennette Newell

Lennette Newell’s series Seduction (also known as Ani-Human in the states) will be on display at Gallery Photo12 in Paris from September 8th through October 17th. To commemorate the opening of her new show, Lennette has done a great interview with the online blog Taste of Blue Jean in which she talks about her love for animals, how her passion for photography was born, the themes behind the series, and the recent controversy of the killing of Cecil the lion.

Read the full interview here.

To see more of Lennette’s work, please visit her AtEdge portfolio and website, lennettenewell.com.

ani-human python

Ani-human python, Copyright Lennette Newell

ani-human connection series

Ani-human connection series, Copyright Lennette Newell

ani-human black panther

Ani-human black panther, Copyright Lennette Newell

ani-human cheetah

Ani-human cheetah, Copyright Lennette Newell

Ani-Human Series by Lennette Newell On Exhibit At Leo Burnett London

We are thrilled to announce that Ani-Human, a series by AtEdge photographer Lennette Newell, is now hanging at Leo Burnett London.

Lennette first connected with the agency at a 2012 AtEdge Face-to-Face event in London, where she met with Leah Mitchell, Head of Art Buying. Lennette recently contacted Leah to discuss the project and see if she would have interest in bringing Ani-Human to London after it exhibited in Volterra, Italy. With the help of Art Buyer Jo Hodge, fourteen images were selected for display a short time later.

The exhibit will be up through the 20th of October.

Ani-Human dimishes the gap between humans and wild animals, along with any hierarchy that has been imposed by the technology of man.

ani-human baboon 1561

Each subject, whether animal or human, is equal. Although, the human subject could even be seen as subservient, trying to mimic the grace and physical beauty of the animal, yet imperfectly. An observation that is emphasized by the animals’ effortless elegance placed in both a man-made studio and an environmental backdrop.

ani-human zebras mouthing off

elephant ani-human

Together without a spatial barrier, an original relationship unfolds between the animal and the human, a peaceful coexistence that is not exploited by the somatic dominance of the animal, who could in a time period of seconds curtail the humanʼs life.

ani-human cheetah

Ani-Human Racoon

Snapshots of these interactions convey a joint persistence, though it is safe to say these interactions do not persist in space and time.

White Tiger and Jumper

ani-human black panther

The series portrays the certainty that a tranquil coinhabitance can exist, and therefore the possibility that it could propagate.

More of Lennette’s work can be seen on her AtEdge Portfolio or Website.

PDN Photo Annual 2014

AtEdge would like to congratulate our photographers who received recognition in the PDN Photo Annual 2014!

Simon Harsent: Advertising

Ad agency: GPY&R Transport for NSW

Ad agency: GPY&R :: Dangers of fatigued driving.

 

Chris Gordaneer: Advertising

Ad Agency: Proximity Canada #WEAREWINTER Canadian Olympic Team

Ad Agency: Proximity Canada :: Canadian Olympic Team

 

RJ Muna: Advertising

Agency: In-house Campaign for Alonzo King's LINES ballet

Agency: In-house ::
Ad campaign for Alonzo King’s LINES ballet company.

 

Pat Molnar: Advertising

Ad agency: Lowe Campbell Ewald Detroit  USAA *note, different image from campaign appeared in pdn

Ad agency: Lowe Campbell Ewald Detroit :: USAA *Note, a different image from campaign appeared in PDN.

 

Taylor Castle: Advertising

Ad Agency: DDB Chicago  The Field Museum Chicago

Ad Agency: DDB Chicago ::
The Field Museum Chicago

 

Dan Saelinger: Magazine/Editorial

Editorial for The Atlantic

The Atlantic :: Companies creating healthier junk food.

 

Howard Schatz: Photo Books

Caught in the Act: Actors Acting

Caught in the Act: Actors Acting

 

David Emmite: Corporate Design/Photo Products/Self-Promo Pieces

"Somebody's Kid"

“Somebody’s Kid”

 

Simon HarsentCorporate Design/Photo Products/Self-Promo Pieces

"The Beautiful Game" :: football stadiums

“The Beautiful Game”

 

Lennette Newell: Corporate Design/Photo Products/Self-Promo Pieces

Promotional image used by Lennette when she appeared on American's Next Top Model

Promotional image used by Lennette when she was a photographer on American’s Next Top Model.

 

Maxine Helfman: Corporate Design/Photo Products/Self-Promo Pieces

"Historical Correction"

“Historical Correction”

 

Michael Lewis: Corporate Design/Photo Products/Self-Promo Pieces

Self-Portrait, on the set

Self-Portrait, on the set

 

Tim Tadder: Stock Photography

"Peak-Action Soccer" for Corbis

Corbis Images: “Peak-Action Soccer” for World Cup

 

Jonathan Chapman: Stock Photography

"Highway 1"

“Highway 1”

 

Francesco Tonelli: Websites :: http://www.francescotonelli.com

Food Photography

Food Photography

 

Dwight Eschliman: Websites :: Bicycle San Francisco

Dwight Eschliman's Bicycle San Francisco page

Product Photography