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The Baroness © Emily Shur

There’s no real reason for this picture of The Baroness to be here, but this is a photo I am happy to have people come across as the last picture posted on this blog.  Please join me at for the foreseeable future.  There are [...]

Milk and Honey Book Release Party This Saturday at Gagosian Gallery

I’m so honored and excited to be included in Milk and Honey: Contemporary Art in California.  I mean, the list of artists is pretty major – not to mention quite a few of them are friends so that makes it doubly cool.  Please come and party down with us [...]

Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann for Time Magazine

All Images © Emily Shur

We did this shoot at 7am on a Sunday morning at Judd and Leslie’s house.  Anderson Cooper and his crew were setting up in the kitchen for something that was happening immediately after our shoot.  Lots of stuff going on!  I have the [...]

Jon Rimmerman for The New York Times Magazine

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This past weekend I had a portrait of Jon Rimmerman of Garagiste in The New York Times Magazine.  Story here.  I am extremely self-critical, but I love this picture.  I love this picture so much because I loved this shoot so much.  Jon [...]

Mackenzie Foy for People Magazine

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Aubrey Plaza for Bust Magazine

Here is the very pretty Aubrey Plaza photographed for the cover of the latest issue of Bust Magazine.  I think my working relationship with Bust is my most lengthy.  Laurie (creative director) gave me a chance back in the day, and we still work together [...]

Rian Johnson for The New York Times Magazine

I recently photographed Rian Johnson, writer and director of Looper, for The New York Times Magazine.  The story came out this weekend in their Inspiration Issue.  I saw the movie this weekend as well and really enjoyed it.  Rian also directed one of my favorite episodes of Breaking Bad.  Nicely done, Mr. Johnson. [...]

Partners Title Sequence

Partners Title Sequence from Emily Shur on Vimeo.

I’m so excited to share this!  I recently shot/directed the title sequence for Partners (8:30/7:30pm Central on CBS).  The show premiered this Monday and will be on every Monday – hopefully forever and ever.  I have the good people at Eight and a Half to thank for a very fun [...]

Prom Queens for Lifetime

The First Couple to Arrive


Marti’s Trucker Arrival



Andrea’s Helicopter Arrival


Serious Dancing

Table Still Life with Eyelashes

Website Upgraaade.

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