Archive for the ‘Portraits’ Category

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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Sean Parker for the San Francisco Chronicle

Posted by Kendrick Brinson on November 25, 2014 in Editorial, Portraits | No Comments

I photographed billionaire techie Sean Parker (think: Napster creator and former founding Facebook president aka who Justin Timberlake played in The Social Network) at his new home in Beverly Hills for The San Francisco Chronicle on Friday afternoon.

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Suze Yalof Schwartz and Her Plan to Help Us All Unplug

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

Suze Yalof Schwartz poses for portraits at Unplug, a meditation center she opened in Los Angeles and that she hopes to franchise. When I first walked into the sleek studio, the lights were dimmed, it smelled amazing, and Suze greeted me with a huge smile.

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Sean Rad & Jonathan Badeen at Tinder HQ

Posted by Kendrick Brinson on November 7, 2014 in Editorial, Portraits | No Comments

I photographed Tinder founders Sean Rad (CEO) and Jonathan Badeen (VP of Product) at their temporary headquarters in Los Angeles in September.

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Scene Stealer: David Morehouse

Posted by Kendrick Brinson on October 24, 2014 in Editorial, Portraits | No Comments

I always enjoy working for The New York Times’ Style section and this shoot was no exception. I photographed David Morehouse who is the Director of Donor Relations at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles. It was immediately no wonder to me that he caught the eye of the NY Times and is wonderful at his […]

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BeautyCon LA

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

I wear a little make-up and usually have my nails painted in red or blue or black or green, but it takes me about 6 minutes to brush my teeth and get ready before running out the door and my nail polish is generally chipped. Whenever I get my hair cut, the stylist almost always […]

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Sequoia National Park and the Importance of Feeling Small

Posted by Kendrick Brinson on September 3, 2014 in Personal Work, Portraits, Travel | 1 Comment

You get wrapped up in all the tiny dramas of life and then you stand under a 2,500-year-old 200 foot sequoia tree and are reminded that you are just a beautiful microscopic blip in the grand scheme of things. You head home three days later knowing there are far more stars than you’d ever seen […]

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Four Eyes

Posted by Kendrick Brinson on August 14, 2014 in Personal Work, Portraits | 2 Comments

  A girl puts her head on a boy’s shoulder; they are driving west.The windshield wipers wipe, homesickness one way, wanderlust the other, back and forth. -Galway Kinnell-

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Miss Native American USA: Part I

Posted by Kendrick Brinson on August 12, 2014 in Editorial, Personal Work, Portraits | No Comments

I had the immense pleasure of meeting and photographing the 2014 contestants for the Miss Native American USA Pageant in Tempe, Arizona at the beginning of the month. I was researching a personal project and came across the upcoming pageant, reached out and was welcomed to come take photos. I took portraits of the nine […]

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