ERIC SCHWABEL - BIO ERIC SCHWABEL IS AN AWARD-WINNING CELEBRITY, EDITORIAL, AND COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHER Schwabel has shot for Hilton, Toyota, Pepsi, Ritz-Carlton, NBC/Universal, ABC, and the Oscars; photographed such high-profile celebrities as Benicio Del Toro, Paul Dano, Chris Pine, Tim Robbins, Ellie Kemper, Will Forte, Megan Mullally, Nick Offerman, Dane Cook, Adam Lambert and Kirk Douglas. His editorial work has been featured in Allure, Deadline, the Advocate, Pacific Standard and Los Angeles Magazine. In 2009, Bruno Gmunder published Schwabel’s first monograph, titled “Shooting Male,” to rave reviews, immediately followed in 2010 by his creation of “the Human Light Suit,” a 10-year photographic portrait survey of the Burning Man Project, which remains underway through 2020. Now one of the most sought after young photographers in Southern California, Schwabel has recently photographed Jimmy Kimmel for Deadline, Neil Patrick Harris for the Academy Awards, spoken about his work at Open Show: Los Angeles, won 1st place at the 2014 IPA / Lucie Foundation’s One Shot: One World competition and recently signed with Contour by Getty Images for celebrity photography syndication. Schwabel himself has also been featured (on the subject of his work) by some of the top magazines in the world, having been profiled by Popular Photography, Rangefinder, and Foto Hits, Germany’s largest photography magazine. He graced the cover of the April/May 2015 issue of Metrosource magazine, along with an in-depth interview. Schwabel is a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology’s School of Imaging Arts and Sciences, and has lectured at Art Institute of Hollywood.