Thirty Three

I went to the Getty. © Emily Shur

I saw Bon Iver play at Hollywood Forever Cemetery at 6am. © Emily Shur

I went to Big Bear and continued to work on my project. © The Husband

I spent my birthday at ‘The Happiest Place On Earth’. © Emily Shur

I rode Space Mountain for the first time. © [...]

Last Night Was Fun

Natalie Portman’s Shaved Head © Emily Shur

Just wanted to say a big thank you to everyone who showed up last night at the Pro’jekt LA show. I had an awesome time, mostly because so many friends came out and supported, once again reminding me that leaving the house can be fun. In honor [...]

Penn at The Getty

All Images © Irving Penn

Irving Penn: Small Trades recently opened at The Getty Center. From The Getty Center website:

Working in Paris, London, and New York in the early 1950s, photographer Irving Penn (American, born 1917) created masterful representations of skilled tradespeople dressed in work clothes and carrying the tools of their occupations. A neutral [...]

In One Week

Calling all you Los Angelenos…next Thursday, September 24th will be a joyous occasion for music photography. My music work will be shown alongside my buddies Aaron Farley and Dan Monick. Also in the show are Piper Ferguson and Greg Watermann. Make sure you RSVP.

Photo of the Day: The Baroness

Material Girl, 2009 © Emily Shur

I always give you the face, but today I thought we could take a look at a lesser known (but just as cute) side of The Baroness. It’s really all about the one leg sticking out in back. She loves it when I clean out my closet. [...]

September 11th

World Trade Center – Satellite Image by GeoEye

Last year, I wrote a little post about my personal experience on September 11th, 2001 and the days following. Today I marked the 8th anniversary of a day that completely changed my life with an allergy shot and a trip to Victoria’s Secret. I took care [...]

New Work

All Images © Emily Shur

Here are some pictures from my shoot with Joel McHale a few weeks ago. The shoot was for Entertainment Weekly and is out now in the current issue. Also, I’ve updated the Musicians section on my site with new pictures of Willie Nelson, Eels, and Fool’s Gold. Please [...]

Women in Labor

This book cover was gently tossed onto my front lawn (thanks neighbors), and I thought made for a fitting Labor Day Weekend post. Apologies for the ghetto scan job, but it seemed appropriate.

Some Rough Scans – Hawaii

All Images © Emily Shur 2009


Time to Take the Pictures © The Husband 2009

Unbeknownst to you, I have been hard at work on my project. And finally, after about two months of shooting, I actually took some pictures I like! This has been an interesting endeavor in that I’ve been able to choose the time of day that [...]