Archive for the ‘Portraiture’ Category

The Batmobile and 20 other shoots

Posted by David Walter Banks on April 6, 2015 in Documentary, Editorial, Portraiture | No Comments

Spring cleaning. It’s more of a quarterly practice for me. And not just cleaning out behind the refrigerator, and organizing the closet, but a reorganization and catch-up on my entire life. From the stacks of paperwork to the distant relationships in need of rekindling to the general practice of taking stock and resetting my sights. […]

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Rachel Goldenberg for Society

Posted by David Walter Banks on January 26, 2015 in Portraiture | No Comments

It’s always a pleasure to collaborate with my friends over at Society,

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Robert Young Pelton for The Washington Post

Posted by David Walter Banks on January 5, 2015 in Editorial, Portraiture | No Comments

Robert Pelton Young is an author, journalist and filmmaker with one of the most impressive running lists of combat reporting I’ve ever seen.

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Kadir Nelson for The New York Times

Posted by David Walter Banks on December 5, 2014 in Editorial, Portraiture | No Comments

I photographed artist Kadir Nelson at his studio in downtown Los Angeles.

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Hot Rod for The Wall Street Journal

Posted by David Walter Banks on October 29, 2014 in Editorial, Portraiture | No Comments

What does Fender master guitar builder Paul Waller do in his spare time?

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Colm Toibin for The New York Times

Posted by David Walter Banks on October 3, 2014 in Editorial, Portraiture | 1 Comment

It’s not every day your portrait subject is an acclaimed novelist.

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Kate Mulleavy for The Wall Street Journal

Posted by David Walter Banks on September 24, 2014 in Editorial, Portraiture | No Comments

  Without a doubt, my idea of ‘news’ coverage has changed since moving to Los Angeles to include a whole plethora of interests that would in most cases slip quietly past my personal radar.

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Dan Bilzerian for The Wall Street Journal

Posted by David Walter Banks on September 23, 2014 in Editorial, Portraiture | No Comments

What could I say about Dan Bilzerian that the photographs do not. What could I say about Bilzerian that his own instagram account does not (seriously follow it, and then follow smushball’s).

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Karen de la Carriere: Ex-Queen of Scientology

Posted by David Walter Banks on September 22, 2014 in Editorial, Portraiture | No Comments

Karen de la Carriere, former Sea Org Class IX Supervisor and ex-wife of the former Scientology president Heber Jentzsch, turned whistle-blower on the organization.

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