Archive for the ‘Editorial’ Category

The Houston Brothers

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

I photographed brothers Mark and Jonnie Houston in their restaurant and bar Butchers and Barbers, as well as Dirty Laundry, which is a bar downstairs in the same building. Both spots have completely different vibes and this duo is amazing at transforming and curating spaces in a themed way.

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Record Sea Lion Pups Wash Ashore for The New York Times

Posted by Kendrick Brinson on March 20, 2015 in Editorial | No Comments

People often ask me what my favorite shoot I’ve done is but every single shoot I do is different. Variables like light and personality and the environment and the client play a big part in the variety, but this shoot was amped up because I had more than 100 barking subjects. I headed to Laguna […]

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UFC 184 Fan Portraits for ESPN

Posted by Kendrick Brinson on March 11, 2015 in Editorial, Portraits | 1 Comment

Although I set up my makeshift studio near the concessions and wasn’t near the actual ring, this is the closest I’ve ever come to a UFC fight. This fight, UFC 184 in Los Angeles, was the first UFC fight in history with women competitors headlining, which is cool from a historical perspective, but also meant […]

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Almost Famous, or Surrounded by Fake Paparazzi For A Day, for OZY

Posted by Kendrick Brinson on March 10, 2015 in Editorial | 4 Comments

I spent my Valentine’s Day shooting what has to be the strangest assignment I’ve ever had. My job was to photograph an OZY editor as she walked Hollywood Boulevard through crowds of tourists pretending to be a celebrity, which was amped up by the fact that she was standing next to an actor playing a bodyguard and […]

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American Apparel’s New CEO

Posted by Kendrick Brinson on February 10, 2015 in Editorial, Portraits | No Comments

I had the utmost pleasure photographing American Apparel’s new CEO Paula Schneider at the American Apparel HQ in Los Angeles for The New York Times. Read the article HERE. We shot on the roof, in the sewing room of the factory, in her office, a conference room, and a waiting room and it’s rare shoots like […]

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Travel: California Central Coast for The San Francisco Chronicle, Part II

Posted by Kendrick Brinson on January 6, 2015 in Editorial, Travel | No Comments

This is the second blog post of images I shot while working on a travel story on the California Central Coast for The San Francisco Chronicle.

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Travel: California Central Coast for The San Francisco Chronicle, Part I

Posted by Kendrick Brinson on January 6, 2015 in Editorial, Travel | No Comments

I had the utmost pleasure exploring the California Central Coast for a handful of days for The San Francisco Chronicle.

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Ice Bears for The New York Times

Posted by Kendrick Brinson on January 2, 2015 in Editorial | No Comments

I always enjoy photographing in factories because I love learning how things work. I got to photograph the Ice Energy facility in Glendale, California for The New York Times for a story about energy-storage plans in California.

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Grindr Founder Joel Simkhai for The New York Times

Posted by Kendrick Brinson on December 18, 2014 in Editorial, Portraits | No Comments

I photographed Grindr Founder Joel Simkhai for The New York Times Sunday Styles. We started at his office and then the following day I photographed him at a house he recently bought and one he was renting nearby, both with insane views of Los Angeles.

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