For over a decade, seasoned music photographer Danny Clinch has set up a studio backstage at The Grammy’s and gotten up close and personal with the likes of James Brown, Willie Nelson, and countless other legends. This year, The Recording Academy and Instagram partnered to lift the veil on the once secretive affair and release […]
How can hip hop be dead if Danny Clinch is forever? A question that has plagued music and photography lovers alike has finally been answered. Beginning this Thursday at 9am, the Danny Clinch vault will open and an exclusive collection of 8×10 photographs, printed on black paper, and signed with a silver pen by the music-lover himself, will be available for purchase. […]
For Rolling Stone’s latest issue, music lover and photographer Danny Clinch shot the reunion of riot grrrl/punk legends Sleater-Kinney. After a 12 year hiatus, the band made up of Corin Tucker, Janet Weiss, and Carrie Brownstein, have come together to release a new album entitled “No Cities To Love”. It’s obvious, even by fixating momentarily onto […]
The latest John Varvatos campaign, featuring Ziggy and Stephen Marley, follows 21 seasons conceived by Yard and photographed by Danny Clinch, all of which underscore the brand’s affinity for rock ‘n’ roll style-makers. Past collaborators include Ringo Starr, KISS, Willie Nelson, Jimmy Page and Gary Clark Jr., Paul Weller and Miles Kane, Green Day, The […]
Levine/Leavitt is elated to announce the release of Still Moving, a brand new photo book by Danny Clinch. For over 30 years Danny Clinch has mixed work with pleasure, photographing popular musicians such Johnny Cash, Tupac Shakur, Bjork, and Dave Matthews to name just a few. His photos have been well circulated in Vanity Fair, Spin, Rolling Stone, […]
John Varvatos has just released the new Fall 2014 advertising campaign shot by Danny Clinch and featuring Ringo Starr. This latest campaign follows 20 seasons conceived by Yard and photographed by Clinch, all of which underscore the brand’s affinity for rock ‘n’ roll style-makers. This launch kicks off an initiative that combines the campaign, […]
Danny Clinch is no stranger to Bonnaroo. Every year, thousands of people flock to the rolling hills of Tennessee to celebrate all things art, music, and film for a few fleeting days. And every year, Danny Clinch captures the spontaneous moments that take place over the course of the long weekend. Today, as the festival […]
Danny Clinch photographed The Black Keys for their upcoming album, Turn Blue. Applying a range of rich earth tones, Danny kept perfectly aligned with the artists’ raw and gritty sound.
Strawberry Frog commissioned Danny Clinch to film and photograph Mila Kunis as the new face of Jim Beam. Shot in Kentucky where the bourbon brand is based, Danny captured some tender moments between Mila and Jim Beam’s Grandson, Fred Noe. L/L intern, Maggie Buchmann, interviewed Danny about his experience on location in KY. Read below […]
Pepsi just announced its global creative curation uniting the exciting worlds of photography, street art and sport to celebrate “The Art of Football.” Combining the forces of Danny Clinch, 180LA, six of the world’s leading street artists and some of the globe’s best footballers, including Lionel Messi, Robin van Persie, Jack Wilshere, David Luiz, Sergio Agüero […]
Danny Clinch is one of the select photographers showing work at the prestigious American Cool exhibit in Washington, D.C.’S National Portrait Gallery through September 7th, 2014. Hung among cool’s top contenders is Danny’s portrait below of Tom Waits from 2004 taken in Santa Rosa, CA. Congratulations Danny!
In celebration of their 20th season creating style-making campaigns together, John Varvatos, Yard and Danny Clinch launched the Spring/Summer 2014 collection by featuring Kiss. “When I learned KISS would be featured in the next campaign, I could immediately see it in my mind. Shooting with the Manhattan Bridge in the background added to the classic […]
Danny Clinch was selected as a featured photographer for the Write On campaign honoring some of BMI‘s most noted songwriters. Danny’s deep ties to the music industry lend seamlessly to the celebration of songwriters across all genres- from Macklemore to Willie Nelson. _
Each year, Danny pops up the Clinch tent at Bonnaroo and captures some of the festival’s most interesting faces; from members of the crowd to main stage performers. This is a special edit highlighting some of Danny’s favorite portraits from Bonnaroo 2013.
For their 10th studio album titled Lightning Bolt, Danny Clinch shot Pearl Jam and directed the music video for lead single “Mind Your Manners”. In addition, Danny directed the short film below where Judd Apatow, Carrie Brownstein, Mark Richards, and Steve Gleason sit down with the bandmates to discuss the new album. In commemoration of Danny’s 20+ years […]
Columbia Records hired Danny Clinch to shoot MGMT for their newly released self-titled album. Used for both publicity and album packaging, these colorful photos of Ben Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden are well-suited to MGMT’s playful sound. ___
After a four year hiatus from television, Gap is making a big comeback with these new spots for their “Back to Blue” campaign. Created out of PMH and directed by Danny Clinch, the progenies of musical legends reinterpret their parents’ songs; Billy Joel’s daughter Alexa Ray sings her own rendition of his classic tune “Just the […]
In their 19th collaborative season together, Danny Clinch, John Varvatos, and Yard joined forces to produce this stunning work featuring Willie Nelson and his sons for the Fall 2013 collection. In both stills and video, Danny captured emotive father/son moments and explains, ”Willie Nelson stands for living your life on your own terms and being respected for it. The […]