Archive for the ‘Editorial’ Category

A Troubled Group Home for ProPublica

Posted by Kendrick Brinson on November 6, 2015 in Editorial, Portraits | No Comments

I am so behind on blogging that I fear I may never catch up with all the work I’ve been busy creating the past few months (take a look at www.BrinsonBanks.com to see some of that). Nonetheless, this story was very important to me so I am finally sharing it (while on a flight from […]

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Christy O’Donnell and the Right to Die

Posted by Kendrick Brinson on September 4, 2015 in Editorial, Portraits | No Comments

I met Christy O’Donnell in her home. She was warm and welcoming. When I arrived, her friend was just leaving. “She insisted on bringing me lipstick,” Christy said with a beautiful mauve covering her smile, “because she says I always look washed out in photos.” Her eyes then darted to me, “Well, I AM dying.”

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Bite Mark Analysis for The Intercept

Posted by Kendrick Brinson on September 3, 2015 in Editorial, Portraits | No Comments

I headed to both Ventura and San Diego to photograph two distinguished dental experts for an interesting story in The Intercept called “Bitten By Experts: How the Flawed Science of Bite Mark Analysis Imprisoned a Man for Murder“

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Undertaking LA for The California Sunday Magazine

Posted by Kendrick Brinson on July 3, 2015 in Editorial, Portraits | No Comments

I was so happy to hear from The California Sunday Magazine to do a shoot because I’ve been a big fan of the newer magazine since its launch. My assignment was to photograph two Los Angeles morticians in a graveyard. The pair are Amber Carvaly and Caitlin Doughty who together have created Undertaking LA to offer […]

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Wolves + Wolf Therapy for OZY

Posted by Kendrick Brinson on May 27, 2015 in Editorial | No Comments

The best compliment you can get from a photo editor (besides the occasional wonderful “We love these photos, thank you!” type emails), is when a photo editor is really excited about giving specifically you a really fun and amazing shoot because they thought of you for it.  And their enthusiasm is infectious. This is what […]

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Louis Vuitton Cruise Collection

Posted by Kendrick Brinson on May 24, 2015 in Editorial, Portraits | 2 Comments

I photographed my first fashion show and it was extraordinary–Louis Vuitton’s 2016 Cruise Collection in Palm Springs. After the fashion show there was a dinner and afterparty outside in the winding gardens of The Parker and after that an amusement park for guests to enjoy–complete with bonfires, bumper cars and even a claw machine that […]

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A Day in Legoland for Medium

Posted by Kendrick Brinson on May 23, 2015 in Editorial | No Comments

I got to be a kid for a day in Legoland for Medium’s travel magazine called GONE. I’d never been to the amusement park and was delighted by all the color and I was astounded by the amaaazing attention to detail the Lego designers and artists took with the place (check out the photo below […]

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Unbreakable Gym for The New York Times

Posted by Kendrick Brinson on May 23, 2015 in Editorial, Portraits | 2 Comments

I photographed the Unbreakable gym in West Hollywood, California. UFC fighters, NFL football players and celebrities alike exercise together (and pay $2,000 per month!) at the small gym that’s run by Jay Glazer

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Jessica Sutherland + #HomelesstoHoward for Medium

Posted by Kendrick Brinson on May 23, 2015 in Editorial, Portraits | No Comments

It was a true pleasure to meet and photograph Jessica Sutherland. She shared her very personal story of growing up homeless and making it through college and graduate school and then helping another young student do the same. She has created a model to help other students go to college. Read her inspiring story on […]

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