After the Mercedes Petronas won last year’s driver and construction Formula One Championship, they released a campaign using the to illustrate the efficiency between Formula One and standard Mercedes vehicles. The ad features the actual car driven by Lewis Hamilton in the 2014 race, but photographer Markus Wendler, king of composition, used both 3D models […]
To be a phenomenal photographer means to work exceptionally well with with what you have. Air drop Markus Wendler in any extreme environment with every element working against him, and he will manage to produce the perfect shot. Like a photographic seamstress, he can sew together a magnificent blue sky on an overcast day and […]
Markus Wendler recently headed to Barcelona to photograph a stunning campaign for the new Mercedes Vito, bringing back the ‘cool’ factor to vans (if there ever was one). What made this particular series special was that the cars were all CGI renders, as they were still secret at the time of the shoot. Markus used domes […]
Photographer Markus Wendler recently shot the 2014 Cayman GTS for Porsche in Barcelona. Playing the role of creative in this particular shoot was something Markus found rather enjoyable; he worked closely with the art director, creatives, and client to portray the most powerful model yet. Each shot took place at night, some sessions started as the […]
Markus Wendler was hired by Porsche to shoot this sexy new Boxster GTS campaign in Spain and Portugal.
Wishing you a very happy, healthy & peaceful holiday season from all of us here at L/L! Photograph by Markus Wendler
“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
Markus Wendler hit the dusty trails of 20 Mule Team Canyon in Death Valley to create this new series of personal work featuring the BMW x6. A mix of documentary-style action shots and atmospheric landscapes, Markus worked side by side with Zerone in post production to artfully depict an early evening drive through the canyon.
Against the gritty and rugged terrain of the great American West, Markus Wendler shot the smooth and sexy BMW x6. Taken during his travels to Death Valley this past Spring, these three photographs are a sneak preview from a larger series of personal work.
This 2-photo teaser is only a sampling of a larger personal series by Markus Wendler coming out soon. The desolate urban landscapes were shot by Markus in and around Downtown LA, then the vintage Porsche and Corvette were added in by Recom Farmhouse using CGI.
Markus Wendler was just awarded in the website category of PDN’s 2013 Photo Annual. In the year spent developing www.markuswendler.com, Markus put great emphasis on the layout, crafting a specific and accessible edit of his automotive and landscape images. The site, which launched at the end of 2012, was conceptualized by Markus and art director, Christian Toensmann, then […]
Markus Wendler recently worked with Saatchi & Saatchi LA to create the brochure and web images for the new Toyota Avalon. In the studio by day and on location by night, Markus and his team placed the Avalon he photographed on set in to the LA nightscapes he shot in post-production.
Markus Wendler divides his time between Hamburg, Germany and his second home in Venice, CA. During one of Markus’ recent west coast visits, he woke up early to capture the Venice Recreation Center at sunrise.
Markus Wendler collaborated with Saatchi & Saatchi LA to create this brochure cover for the new Toyota Landcruiser. The car was built in CGI and the backplate is a winterscape Markus shot in Iceland.
Markus Wendler stumbled upon this great location in Palm Springs to shoot the DeLorean, a vehicle best known for it’s role in pop-culture classic, Back to the Future. At 113 degrees Fahrenheit, Markus braved the elements to tackle a personal project he’d been wanting to complete for two months and the result is absolutely mesmerizing. […]
Markus Wendler set out on a day trip to Neuwerk along the Wadden Sea in Germany and came back home with these majestic seascapes for a new miniseries of personal work.
Markus Wendler flew from Hamburg to Southern California and created these atmospheric images of the new Audi RS5 convertible. A master of his craft, Markus photographed the landscape and male figure, then took the 3D model of the car into CGI and worked side-by-side with Alphadog in post production to light and place it seamlessly into the frame. Agency: Philip and […]
Markus Wendler took this sexy Yamaha to a dark parking lot in downtown LA for a late-night photo shoot. The lot, unequipped with streetlights, was almost entirely lit by Markus and his crew. When we asked Markus if he took this baby for a spin, he replied, “No. I’m crazy enough in a car, I have a […]