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    Portrait Transformed Into a 40 ft. Mural

    Drew Gurian Photography- Behind the Scenes with Denitia & Sene and Red Bull NYC from Drew Gurian on Vimeo.

    I recently had the opportunity to collaborate on a very cool project with the elctro pop duo, Denitia & Sene, Red Bull NYC, and Colossal Media.

    One of the portraits I shot of Denitia & Sene was transformed into a hand-painted, photorealistic 20′x40′ mural by the amazing crew at Colossal Media, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. It took a three person crew of painters five days to complete the mural, and I can’t express how amazing it is to see in person.

    Check out the video (shot by Andrew Tomasino) above to see a behind-the-scenes look into the shoot itself, as well as a time-lapse of the painting (shot by Brian Von Glahn).

    Thanks so much to the crew at Red Bull, my entire team on the shoot itself, and to Colossal Media for making this project so much fun to be a part of.

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    Resource Magazine, Leica Blog, and Maine Media Workshops!

    It’s been a really busy last month or so (the whole summer has actually been pretty crazy), and lots going on over here with shoots, interviews, and a big workshop announcement!

    First off, Resource Magazine, one of the most reputable photo industry voices has just published a great 4-page spread on my work.  You can pick up a copy at just about any pro photo retailer in the US, as well as any major photo studio…

    Leica Camera just published a really in-depth interview with me about my shooting process, technique, and career, which you can view HERE.

    Lastly, I’ll be teaching my first ever week-long photo workshop, Creative Lighting on Location at the one and only, Maine Media Workshops from August 17-23!  I’ve done quite a few shorter workshops and speaking engagements, and am very excited to have the chance to dive in quite a bit more with this hands-on intensive workshop.  Even cooler, is the fact that this was the first place I ever took a photo workshop, as well as where I first met Joe McNally, who I ended up  assisting for almost five years.  Seeing this all come full circle is quite an honor.  Maine is absolutely gorgeous in August, and I’d love to have you up there! If you have any questions at all, please let me know.

    Cheers,

    Drew

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