Intro: Matthew Hranek is a freelance photographer from New York. He splits his time between the city and upstate. His blog The William Brown Project is an intriguing mix of cooking, hunting, 4x4, thrift store finds, and jealousy inducing travel. His client list is humbling to say the least, with the likes of GQ, The New York Times, L.L. Bean, and Monocle just to name a few.
Name: Matthew Hranek
Location: Brooklyn, NY and Upstate NY
What’s Next: Waiting for a digital body to take Leica lenses…that isn’t a Leica.
Intro: Eric Yang is the Co-Founder of Gear Patrol, helping to curate all things men’s lifestyle both attainable and aspirational. For Gear Patrol he shots a staggering amount of product and lifestyle photography as well as handling the majority of photo editing for the site. He lives in New York City, but with roots in Tennessee, he’s as likely to shoot a cabin in the Smokies as an opening party in Manhattan.
Name: Eric Yang
Location: New York City
Occupation: Creative and UX Director/Digital Publisher
Intro: Ben Ferencz is one of the creative minds behind the company formerly known as Freeman Transport and the newly launched FairEnds. He lives in Montana and manages not only to run a farm, but do some amazing design and branding work for intriguing brands. His photography often celebrates family, friends, and a simple life. This is what he shoots with…
Name: Ben Ferencz
What’s Next: Sony E-Mount 24mm f1.8
Intro: I’m Jon Gaffney. My real job is as a Marketing Strategist, but I moonlight as a writer for Gear Patrol and Valet, covering men’s lifestyle as I see it. I shoot a lot of my own photography to accompany my writing, and generally carry my camera every day just to capture what’s around me.
Name: Jon Gaffney
Occupation: Marketing Strategist
What’s Next: Tokina 11-16mm f2.8