RJ Muna

Clouds of Luxury: RJ Muna for Airbus

RJ Muna teamed up with Dutch artist Berndnaunt Smilde for an Airbus corporate jet campaign titled, ACJ Nimbus. The duo was tasked with capturing the luxury experience of flying on an Airbus corporate jet in a new & inventive way.

For the images, Smilde created unique cloud-like floating structures by spraying a fine mist of water & then blowing smoke into it and RJ then shot the imagery from a low point of view so that the clouds convey a sense of grandeur & freedom high up in the air.

Each photograph, respectively titled Serenity, Freedom, and Harmony, accurately reflects the experience of owning and traveling via an Airbus jet.

RJ is represented by Marianne Campbell. Take a look at more work from RJ through his AtEdge portfolio and at rjmuna.com.

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Microview 54 Just Released!

Featured Image: ©Chris Gordaneer

Microview is back with its 54th issue, now making its way to the desks of creatives all over the globe!

The edition’s chilling cover was produced by Chris Gordaneer. Chris’ portfolio is filled with energetic, atmospheric images that give off a feeling of intimacy. His work for brands like MasterCard, Honda, Bosch Appliances, has taken him all over the world and has earned him over 100 awards in the past 12 years.

Inside this new release, you’ll find over 300 pages of remarkable images from a group of unique commercial photographers invited into our exclusive program for their unconventional vision.

Browse through the full 300+ pages of Microview 54 now.

We hope you will reference AtEdge books & at-edge.com whenever you need to hire a truly distinctive photographer. Our publications are distributed 5 times a year. To be considered for distribution of our books, please click here.

Here are a few sample pages from Microview 54:

RJ Muna for Audi’s Halloween Campaign

MUH-TAY-ZIK HOF-FER enlisted the help of RJ Muna for Audi’s recent Halloween social media campaign. The project took RJ to Transylvania, the birthplace of Dracula, and lasted over a 5-day period just before Halloween.

The resulting images can be viewed on Audi’s Facebook and Instagram feeds.

Read more about the project here.

RJ is represented by Marianne Campbell. Take a look at more work from RJ through his AtEdge portfolio and at rjmuna.com.

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6 AE Photographers Featured in PDN Photo Annual 2016

We are so proud of the talented photographers that made it in this year’s PDN Photo Annual!

The yearly competition gives special acknowledgment to exceptional photographers, both established and emerging.

A huge thank you to PDN for recognizing and including the AtEdge photographers below.

Make sure to check out all the other talented winners included in the PDN Winner’s Gallery.

Marcus Smith

Marcus Smith for Nike (Featured Image) | Category: Advertising/Corporate Work

Jonathan Kambouris

Jonathan Kambouris for Sotheby’s | Category: Advertising/Corporate Work

RJ Muna

RJ Muna for ODC Dance Company | Category: Advertising/Corporate Work

Erik Almas

Erik Almas for “The Crash” | Category: Personal

Jesse Rieser

Jesse Rieser for “Sounds of Cement”, a new body of stock sports work | Category: Stock Photography

Patrick Molnar

Patrick Molnar for USAA | Category: Advertising/Corporate Work

RJ Muna Creates Brain Made Entirely out of Human Bodies for Dance Company Capacitor

What does creativity look like? 

This is the question that RJ Muna set out to answer with the help of Jodi Lomask, director of dance company Capacitor for a new piece to promote an upcoming show.

From RJ’s blog:

I’m not sure whose idea it was to make a brain out of human bodies (hmmm, actually I think it was mine…), but Jodi Lomask, director of the dance company “Capacitor”, was intrigued. Jodi was making a piece about what happens in the brain when one participates in the act of creating. We were tossing around ideas for images to promote a show she was making called “Synaptic Motion”. More facetiously than anything else, I noted how closely the folds of the brain resembled folded up people. Never one to miss an opportunity, Jodi said “I think that’s a great idea – can we do that?”. I thought for a minute and said, I think it would take around 20 people, and of course, they would have to be naked”. Without a moment’s thought, Jodi said “20 sounds about right, and of course, they should be naked. How soon can we do it?”

That next Saturday, 20 people showed up at the studio and about an hour later everyone was naked and trying to figure out what shapes they should be making and where on the brain they should be. That’s where the trouble started. You’d think 20 naked people would be fairly easy going. I mean, you’d think if you were willing to spend the day naked, climbing all over 19 other people (some you’d never met), “easy going” would be sewn into the DNA.

People started dividing themselves up according to brain function – you read that right – Brain Function. “I’ll be anywhere on the Frontal Lobe, but I’m just not the Cerebellum type.” said a couple of naked people. Another exclaimed “Jodi said I could be the Broca Area – it’s that or nothing!”. And, two other naked people jumped up and, almost in unison, said “Yeah, and I was promised the Occipital Lobe!”. And so it went for about an hour. “I was a Parietal Lobe in college – never again.” and, “After 12 years of Yoga, I’m feeling Temporal Lobe…” “Primary Somatosensory Cortex for me – I ain’t Secondary to nobody” Jodi looked at me and said “What the hell is wrong with these people?”

Then a crack. Someone generously said “I don’t care where I am as long as it’s not the Stem.” It was something anyway. Then someone said to the group “Hey we’re all mature brain parts, can’t we just climb all over each other and get this thing done? I know we’re all Visual Cortex types, but can’t we all be Left Brained, just for the afternoon?” Then another voice rang out “You’re right, let’s hug it out and get back to work makin’ brains.”

For all the headaches, the trouble was over as quickly as it started. Twenty naked brain parts came together as one, and in the end, even the Brain Stems were feeling fulfilled.

For more work from RJ Muna, please visit his AtEdge Portfolio and Website.

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5 Outstanding Advertising Photography Campaigns of Summer 2014

We recently released a new Campaign Spotlight featuring the best AtEdge Photography & Motion Campaigns of Summer 2014.  There are over 100+ featured campaigns and we would like to congratulate all of the AtEdge photographers who made the list!

This week, we’re showcasing 5 of the best Advertising Photography Campaigns for your viewing pleasure:

1. Anthony Georgis + Coca-Cola: Coca-Cola Light / Night Boost

commercial photography, assignment photography, advertising, atEdge, photography, art directors, art buyers

Agency: Ogilvy Germany // Creatives: Tim Stuebane, Creative Director

 Anthony’s AtEdge Portfolio

 

2. Erik Almas + 24

commercial photography, assignment photography, advertising, atEdge, photography, art directors, art buyers, Erik Almas, 24

Angecy: Sky Creative TV // Creatives: Liesl Ellnor, Art Director and Lee Parker, Creative Director

Erik Almas’ AtEdge Portfolio

 

3. Matthew Turley + Marriott Rewards: The Point of All Those Points

commercial photography, assignment photography, advertising, atEdge, photography, art directors, art buyers, Matthew Turley, Marriott Hotels

Agency: McGarry Bowen // Creatives: Ahmer Kalam, Executive Creative Director and Mayumi Tatsuta, Creative Director

Matthew’s AtEdge Portfolio

 

4. Philip Rostron + MINI: Suddenly Everything Seems Old

commercial photography, assignment photography, advertising, atEdge, photography, art directors, art buyers, MINI, cars, automobiles

Agency: Anomaly // Creatives: Mark Bovey, Associate Creative Director, Pete Breton and Dave Douglass, Creative Directors, Stefan D’Aversa, Art Director, and Noah Feferman, Copywriter

Philip’s AtEdge Portfolio

 

5. RJ Muna + Microsoft Cloud: Lotus F1 Team

commercial photography, assignment photography, advertising, atEdge, photography, art directors, art buyers, RJ Muna, Microsoft

Angecy: Y&R California // Creatives: Trevor Oldershaw, Art Director 

RJ’s AtEdge Portfolio

Stay tuned for more featured campaigns and make sure to browse through our Campaign Spotlight to see what the world’s most talented assignment photographers have been up to.

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