“This selection from the archive is a special one. It was my first series shot after-dark six years ago using long exposures and was the starting point for many other personal and commercial nighttime projects which followed.” -Markus Wendler
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 […]
A treat from the archive, Porcelain Dolls is a series of personal work by Dimitri Daniloff which harnesses his mastery in linking objects and people. Below, Dimitri tells us about his concept and process while creating these high-fashion androids: “Each diptych presents a portrait and a still life which could be independent of each other […]
Danny Clinch and the team at Arnold Boston collaborated on this brand spankin’ new spot for Jack Daniel’s Legend campaign. A compilation of historic rock ‘n roll moments celebrating Jack Daniel’s 147 years on tour, Danny captured the bottle using a Bolex camera paired with 16mm black & white film. Classic.
Danny Clinch has just updated his site with a collection of Polaroids from various shoots in recent years. A few words from Danny about the images: “I love Polaroid. Instant satisfaction. The B/W feels classic the minute you peel it. It’s imperfect and filled with happy accidents. In the beginning, I shot double exposures purely […]
There is a fantastic interview with the great Cey Adams on the MoMa site, and is the inspiration for today’s ‘From The Archive’ post. Danny Clinch worked with Cey and LL Cool J on this shoot from 1991 in Harlem, NYC. You can see more of Danny Clinch’s work on the Levine/Leavitt site.
These images of Metallica, shot by Danny Clinch in 2003, were taken in the west yard at San Quentin Prison while filming the video for the title track of the band’s 8th album “St. Anger” (directed by The Malloys). San Quentin is colored with musical history. In 1969 Johnny Cash entered the complex to record […]
In April 1994, 62 year old Johnny Cash’s career was about to be resurrected. The last comeback of his journeyed musical life, which began that very week, with the release of American Recordings, was a risk, as producer Rick Rubin was best known for his work in hip-hop and heavy metal working with bands like […]
Photographer/filmmaker Danny Clinch has been blessed with many opportunities to work with the great singer/songwriter Willie Nelson. This selection of images from the archive show some of the more intimate moments Danny has captured over the years.
Danny Clinch has been blessed with opportunities over the years to shoot many of the great bluesmen of our time. This b&w collection of images reflects Danny’s passion for photography combined with his deep love for blues music. You can see more of Danny Clinch’s work on the Levine/Leavitt site.
Danny Clinch’s archive offers up endless options to choose from, making this weekly ‘From The Archive’ post a difficult choice. This dreamy shot of Nick Cave was taken in Las Vegas, Nevada in 1994. You can see more of Danny Clinch’s work on the Levine/Leavitt site.
In celebration of the release of Radiohead’s new album, The King of Limbs, we chose one of Danny’s older sessions with the band for this week’s Archive post. Shot in London in December of 1994, this was the third time Danny had worked with Radiohead, which led to many more shoots over the years. You […]
It was Stephanie Jane Halmos who reminded us that just like old records, photographs have the ability to bring you excitement again and again when you re-visit them. And so we continue our monthly series ‘From the Archive’, a small window into photographer and filmmaker Danny Clinch’s archive. This month we feature singer/songwriter Ben Harper. […]
Shot by Danny Clinch, today’s post is inspired by Preservation Hall Jazz Band’s amazing performances last night – the show at City Winery and the later set with the Tangiers Blues Band at Houndstooth. This photo was taken in September 2008 at the Ukranian church on 49th St. and 10th Avenue in New York City. […]
Another gem from Danny Clinch’s archive: Eugene Hutz from Gogol Bordello, taken at the Bonnaroo Festival in Manchester, TN, 2008. See more of Danny’s work on the Levine/Leavitt site.
This is the first post of a series called From the Archives: Danny Clinch The idea came to us while pouring through Danny’s archives and appreciating how beautiful and extensive his body of work is. We plan to make this a monthly event on our blog because, just like old records, photographs have the ability […]