Archive for the ‘Portraits’ Category

Blake Mycoskie, TOMS Creator for Harvard Business Review

Posted by Kendrick Brinson on January 7, 2016 in Portraits | No Comments

I photographed TOMS creator Blake Mycoskie in his office at the TOMS headquarters in Los Angeles for the Harvard Business Review. It was for a really interesting story about how Blake became disillusioned about his super successful business with a generous business model. Read it in Blake’s own words¬†HERE

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Pro Surfer John John Florence

Posted by Kendrick Brinson on November 21, 2015 in Portraits | No Comments

I photographed surfer John John Florence for The Wall Street Journal on the beach in Santa Monica. It was the same day I photographed actress Rebel Wilson so I went straight from this shoot to the studio to photograph Rebel. The story was about John John’s work-outs after an injury, and also to promote his […]

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Eli Broad and The Broad Museum

Posted by Kendrick Brinson on November 21, 2015 in Portraits | No Comments

I had the great pleasure to get a sneak peek of the beautiful brand new Broad Museum in Downtown Los Angeles back in August before it opened. I photographed the collector himself, Mr. Eli Broad for The New York Times.

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The Glamorous Eva Chow

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

I photographed Eva Chow in her insanely stunning and enormous art-filled house. My first encounter with her was when I photographed Art+Film at LACMA, which is her grand doing. Don’t know who Eva Chow is? Read this

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Rebel Wilson for The New York Times Styles

Posted by Kendrick Brinson on November 9, 2015 in Portraits | No Comments

This shoot was just me in an empty studio with one on camera flash. No assistant, no set, no props (other than a stool I dragged from a corner seating area), no complex lighting, no fuss. Me, my camera, and of course, the lovely actress Rebel Wilson (and her team), who was there to promote […]

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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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