photography

Only Elite Matters: My Phenomenal Experience

I was lucky enough to be a social media marketing intern for Only Elite Matters, a digital agency that specializes in the arts including photography, videography, event planning, etc. They are a Philly-based agency ran by four talented and smart…

A New Career Path- #ExpressU

Hello everyone! I’m Cameron Kira Thomas, a senior Advertising major in the Art Direction track, and I’m a student brand ambassador for Express. Express is an American fashion retailer with over 600 national stores focusing on high-quality professional and casual…

First Photoshoot Experience

Hello fellow advertising bloggers! I am an intern at our very own Fox School of Business / School of Tourism Hospitality. I am working in the PR department, helping with general creative production. I help with editing/designing posters, designing/editing e-blasts, editing…

Hidden Message in Ad for Children at Risk

A friend of mine posted a video on their Facebook about an ad that really caught my eye because of the deep thought and idea execution of the designers behind it. The ANAR Foundation is a Spanish child-advocacy organization that…

Evian’s “Baby & Me”

;v=pfxB5ut-KTs   Evian strikes gold with another spot focusing on their “Live Young” branding and providing us with yet again a video featuring adorable babies, Evian’s signature. This time, instead of just showing the inner child that Evian’s water brings…

Word Press Launches Portfolio Builder Site

As we are all learning, an online portfolio is a must in this industry. And if your anything like me, the idea of building (or coding… AHH!) your own website is a terribly intimidating idea. Well Word Press just made…

Anja Verdugo: Photographer & designer

“Anja Verdugo lives and works in Portland, Oregon. As a photographer she creates film and digital images, working for local and international designers. Her personal work is often rooted in nature and feminine expression.” I wish Anja would bring more of her personal…

Rebecca Cairns: Photographer

Rebecca Cairns is a photographer from Toronto, Canada but now lives and works in Berlin. Her work reminds me a lot of Francesca Woodman’s and I wouldn’t be surprised if she is a inspiration to her. She does a lot…

Vivian Maier

As you may have read in my last post, I had the opportunity to view original Vivian Maier Photos at the AIPAD photography show. I learned about Vivan last year, and her story is one of a kind. Of course, she…

AIPAD photo show

This weekend I have the incredible opportunity to attend the AIPAD (The Association of International Art Dealers) Photo show in New York City. The show was held at the Park Ave. Armory and panel discussions were held throughout the day…

Alberto Seveso

To be honest, I am only intrigued by one of Alberto’s series of works. But hey, to each his own, right? I’ve seen this done plenty of times, but these are just stunning. It’s amazing how something so simple can be so…

Scout & Catalogue

I’m not entirely sure how I came across this, but I guess that doesn’t matter. All that matters is that that photography is just my type, and this is a little bit of a selfish post. Honestly, what attracted me…

Brooke Shaden, Photographer

I discovered Brooke Shaden on the evening news in my hometown of Lancaster, PA. Why did they feature her? Because she is a Lancaster native making it big time in the Los Angeles. That rarely happens, besides the taylor kinney/lady…

Cass Bird, continued!

I recently wrote about Cass Bird, but wanted to share her most recent work (that i know of). Cass shot Urban Outfitters entire spring collection catalog, which personally I love. The photosgraphs make you feel like you are right there,…

Edward Burtynsky, Photographer

Let’s talk some more photography, shall we? You may have heard of him, but I think he is just too good to not feature here on AdLib if you haven’t. Thats what I’m all about, introducing great artists (photographers, mostly)…

Ye Rin Mok

I don’t know much about Ye Rin Mok other than she was born in Seoul and now lives and works in Los Angeles. Oh, and she makes some beautiful images. Her work has been featured in Spin, Nylon, W, among…

Baubauhous

Baubauhaus is a little bit like pinterest but for serious artists that just want to inspire each other. It’s a simple idea, full of great art. I found this site through a friend of mine, whom I will feature here…

Franziska Ebert: Photographer, Designer & Illustrator

Franziska Ebert is a photographer/designer/illustrator out of Hamburg Germany, and I believe is friends with Sarah Bernhard (whom I wrote about a few weeks ago). Looking through her website honestly freaks me out a little because her photographs remind me…

770 Behind the Line: The (unofficial) J.Crew blog

One blog I love to get a well rounded insight and inspiration from is the 770 Behind the line: (un)official Jcrew blog. Fashion, design, and photography all in one place. Yes, you can probably find that anywhere these days, but I…

Elizabeth Weinberg, Photographer

Recently discover yet another photographer that makes me insanely jealous. Elizabeth Weinberg is a photographer based in Brooklyn, NY but travels to Los Angeles often. Some of her clients include: NYLON, New York Magazine, Pac Sun, Rolling Stone, Starbucks, Target,…

Lauren Dukoff

There is no doubt in my mind that you all have seen Lauren Dukoff’s work. My goal on this blog is to give the artists behind the scenes the credit they deserve. I’ve been guilty not knowing/caring about the artist…

Tiny Anchors

Tiny Anchors is a creative inspiration blog started by Brooke Mousitis of Brooke Courtney Photography in my hometown of Lancaster, PA. “My goal is not to have the best blog out there, for there are tons of similar blogs, or to have…

3191 Miles Apart, continued!

Just a little update on the previous 3191 miles apart post! 3191 Quarterly: issue no. 6  is now available for you to hold in your hands! ” [the issue] includes features on cocktails, hanging plants, chocolate cake, London & Stockholm, forging,…

Cass Bird, Photographer

Cass Bird makes beautiful images. You may have noticed that I post a lot about photographers. Get used to it, because I’m obsessed with finding photographers that create great images, but also make it in the advertising field. She has…

Sarah Bernhard, Photographer/ Account Planner

I first found Sarah Bernhard on flickr, where I just admired her photographs. I did a little research and found a bunch of information about her that really inspired me. She is an account planner at an advertising agency full…

Grandchildren, Sean Pecknold

  Sean Pecknold is an all around talented man in the world of video, animation, illustration, art direction, photography etc. He pretty much gets his hands on any part his creative visual processes. “Grandchildren is the work and studio of…

Chris Sisarich, Photographer

I’d like to introduce you to a photographer that I would personally LOVE to meet or work for, but unfortunately (for me) is located in New Zealand. Chris Sisarich has a mix of art photography and advertising photography which I…

Kinfolk Magazine

“Kinfolk is a growing community of artists with a shared interest in small gatherings. We’ve created Kinfolk as our collaborative way of advocating the natural approach to entertaining that we love” – Kinfolkmag.com I love this idea of simple art.…

3191 Miles Apart

3191 Miles Apart is a blog started by Maria Alexandra Vettese and Stephanie Congdon Barnes. Both Photographers, Art Directors, Stylists, and Designers. The two creatives met back in 2005 and in 2007 started their first project of diptych photographs: “A year of mornings”,…

CRED Mag is looking for Creative Submissions!

  CRED is a new arts and culture magazine focused on the youth of Philadelphia. By submitting your artwork, stories, and projects to the Magazine, will promote yourself and help you get noticed in the art scene of Philadelphia. The Magazine…

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Where Children Sleep Photo Project

James Mollison has developed an interesting project that really touches base with hearts across the world. James Mollison was born in Kenya in 1973 and grew up in England. After studying Art and Design at Oxford Brookes University, and later…

Nikon Pour L’homme?

This certainly isn’t a vintage ad, but it’s older than you may think. Personally, I can never get enough of those earth tones. Not to mention it’s a beautiful shot. It has an air of sophistication about it. I dig…