portrait photography

Spotlight on Damián Siqueiros, the Visual Artist

Montreal-based image maker Damián Siqueiros prides himself on pushing the boundaries between art & photography in a way that transcends reality. His body of work is more than a collection of images. Each individual image that he produces elicits conversation and evokes strong emotion. So much so that the first time Susan Baraz, AtEdge’s Director of Photography, came face to face with Damián’s work, the words that came to her mind were “gorgeous,” “inspiring” and “visually transporting.”

In both his commercial and collaborative work, Damián puts immense effort into every detail — from art direction and stage design to make-up and styling.  This multi-disciplinary approach helps clients like Vogue Mexico, Elle Mexico, Ford, Les Grands Ballets Canadien, and Porrua bookstore find a visual voice and make an emotional connection with their audiences. We think he is one of the most photographically compelling artists working today!

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Find more of his compelling work through his AtEdge portfolio and website.

Geneviève Caron for The Wrap

Geneviève Caron teamed up with The Wrap to create show-stopping celebrity portraits for last year’s Toronto Film Festival.

Below you’ll find our favorite portraits featuring the stars of the Oscar-winning movie, Moonlight.

Take a look at all of the images here.

Geneviève’s work can be viewed through her AtEdge portfolio and genevievecaron.com.

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Dean Bradshaw x HYPER COLOR

Dean Bradshaw created a series of images inspired by “Master of Disguise” Ann-Marie Hoang’s eccentric, wild, and unique style and a love of all things CMYK.

About Dean
Dean is a photographer/director currently based in California and represented by CPi Reps. Inspired by compelling stories, Dean creates images used by worldwide brands for their major campaigns. He is drawn to character & cinematic imagery and enjoys immersing viewers into the world outside the ordinary. 

Explore more of Dean’s work through his AtEdge portfolio and his site: deanbradshaw.com.

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Nigel Parry Photographs Kit Harrington for Elle Men China

Nigel Parry‘s images of Game of Thrones star Kit Harrington were featured in the September edition of Elle Men China.

Nigel is represented by CPi Reps. View more of his work through his AtEdge portfolio and his website.

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Jason Elias for Discovery Channel

Earlier this year, Jason Elias traveled to Bucharest, Romania for a 10-day shoot a print campaign for a Discovery Channel show, Harley and the Davidsons.

Jason states, “The shoot was a lot of fun and also pretty challenging. We shot on location as well as on set and for a series of studio portraits we converted an old Church set into a full-on stage.”

See more work from Jason through his AtEdge portfolio and his site, jasonelias.com.

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JJ Sulin for Appboy

JJ Sulin worked with Appboy for their first multinational ad campaign.

The goal of the campaign was to push marketers to connect with people at their core, and JJ helped Appboy realize that goal by creating portraits that emphasized authenticity and realness.

JJ was able to complete the photography and cinematography in a full-day session on-location in Red Hook, Brooklyn.

JJ is represented by Pinkstaff Photographers. Check out more of his work through his AtEdge portfolio and at jjsulin.com.

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PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris Honors Markku Lahdesmaki’s Recent Projects

Markku Lahdesmaki was selected in the 2016 Px3 Awards for two of his recent personal series that were shot last year.

The first project, YuccaLand, features images of the beautiful Coachella Valley as it’s longstanding stories in art and song show a colorful community set against the serene backdrop of the Valley.

The second project featured a series of biker portraits that were shot in central Chile during a campaign for Mountain Dew.

Markku is represented by Brite Productions. Take a look at more of Markku’s work through his AtEdge portfolio and at markkuphoto.com.

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Morgan Silk for IPSE

Morgan Silk took some portraits for a recent ad campaign commissioned by Saatchi Masius in London for IPSE, a large company that represents freelancers, contractors & consultants from every sector of the economy.

Morgan is represented by Peter Bailey Productions. View more of his work through his AtEdge portfolio and at morgansilk.com.

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Mauricio Candela for Colgate x Marriott Hotels

In an attempt to bring awareness to the water shortage reality that exists in Brazil, Colgate enlisted the help of Mauricio Candela & Marriott Hotels to launch the campaign, “Cada Gota Conta”.

Colgate’s goal was to “enable guests to re-evaluate their water use habits”. They began the process by asking Mauricio to create a simple image of a child standing in a dry field with the message, “A água que você desperdiça é a água que eles precisam/The water that you waste is the water that they need.” The image & message was then printed and placed in sinks of the rooms and public areas in Marriotts across Sao Paolo & Recife.

The placement was intended to capture the attention of guests while they were brushing their teeth and cause then to pay closer attention to their water consumption.

Mauricio also created a short video that was launched on World Water Day (March 21st), which received 4.8 million impressions in the first 24 hours.

More of Mauricio’s work can be viewed through his AtEdge portfolio and his website: mauriciocandela.com.

Braden Summers’ Personal Project Aims to Show Equality in Love

Braden Summers has been working on an on-going personal project titled “All Love is Equal” that aims to alter or change public perceptions of LGBTQ relationships.

Braden takes a “fairy tale” approach in his images that are predominate in heteronormative images. His goal in doing so is to show the world that the happily ever after dialogue can also exist in LGBTQ relationships.

In an article on Design Indaba, Braden explains his motives:

“By excluding these types of images of beauty for the LGBTQ community we are being told that we are not as beautiful, our romance doesn’t deserve this type of iconic treatment in the media and I thought that it was time for that to change.”

Check back here for more images in the series.

About Braden

Braden is a photographer, whose work alerts the viewer to the beauty in people & their environment. The undertones of his work are appreciative of diversity and acceptance, & ideas that are fundamentally supportive of a more positive lifestyle. His work has been featured in Marie Claire UK and on sites such as French Elle, French Glamour & The Huffington Post.

Braden is represented by Ramona Reps. To see more of his work, visit his AtEdge portfolio & his website, bradensummers.com.

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