This #InspirationFriday, we're taking you into Jill Calder's sketchbook for a peek at her character development process. Our advice to those who want to be pro illustrators but aren't sure where to begin: draw, draw, and then draw some more. Take a page out of Calder's punchy, perfectly imperfect journal and try... read more
Patrick Fraser created this series from portraits he took at the 2016 Palm Springs Film Festival. It may be titled 'Nominated,' but in the wake of last night's Oscar Awards, we'll point out the winners here: the cast of Best Adapted Screenplay winner The Big Short, Best Supporting Actress Alicia Vikander, and Best Supporting Actor Mark Rylance. Congrats to all on their wins and nominations!
This #InspirationFriday, Jeff Luker takes us to corners of the world we wouldn't mind not leaving for a while. It doesn't hurt that his photos have that dreamlike ability to slow things down, as if you're just drifting along from one moment to the next. Sunday's still days away, so why not surround yourself with beauty and stay put?
Patrick Fraser’s dichotomous take on beauty aligns flesh and bone with architecture in nature. In this hand-picked image for F+J’s weekly #InspirationFriday series, we love how Patrick seems to compare the rugged silhouette of the mountain with the unknowable terrain of his human subject’s pupil. We can’t help but notice how the two... read more
Patrick Fraser worked with Phoebe Dahl’s charitable clothing company, Faircloth & Supply, to create a fashion-forward lookbook for Spring/Summer ‘16. Shot in a secluded area overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the images and new designs are tied together by a consistent, muted palette reflecting the company’s minimalistic aesthetic. Fraser also achieves balance by focusing in on the... read more
Often what makes a photo is its content, unique to a particular place at a particular time. To create this #InspirationFriday image, Patrick Fraser happened to be in Iceland, shooting for a commercial client. When he stumbled upon the breathtaking Blue Lagoon spa, he knew he'd found the subject of a new personal series. Visitors rub their faces with silica, a mineral found in the geothermal... read more
For editorial client The Guardian, F+J artist Patrick Fraser was commissioned for two celebrity portraits, both appearing in September 2015. On the 18th, American actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt was profiled for his Oscar potential in two upcoming biopics, “The Walk” and... read more
Patrick Fraser posted up at TheWrap's photo studio at London House during this week's TIFF. Toronto's ten-day festival features hundreds of films from intenational filmmakers, and Fraser easily shot 75 portraits of passing celebrities in three days, including Evan Rachel Wood, Elizabeth Moss, and Kiernan Shipka. The grid above recaps Day 2 and also features:... read more
Despite its rich history–Langston Hughes once called the twentieth-century hub home–Cleveland’s East side Fairfax neighborhood was in unquestionable need of accessible community resources before 2012. Enter PNC Fairfax Connection which opened its doors that year. PNC Bank’s free, sustainably-built community center features mentoring programs and classes on... read more
Patrick Fraser had the opportunity to create a fun shoot centered on the indie rock band Wardell for the Brazilian magazine Revista Serafina. Fraser wanted to properly capture the edgy, cool vibe of the musical brother/sister duo—Sasha and Theo are the children of esteemed director Stephen Spielberg—so he took... read more