ASMP Philly’s Focus Philadelphia 2014 Contest Deadline Fast Approaching

Every year, the Philadelphia chapter of the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) invites photographers from the region to submit a few examples of their best work for review as part of the Focus Philadelphia contest. Until the 2013 contest, the winning images had always been framed and hung as part of a gallery show. This year however, in partnership with Brilliant Graphics and Brilliant Studio, the winning images were published in a hard bound, 93 page book which was unveiled during a special night of socializing and drinks hosted by Brilliant Studio. ASMP Philly is hosting the Focus Philadelphia

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George Tice: Seeing Beyond the Moment Upcoming Premiere

Several weeks ago, renowned large format photographer, George Tice, spent several days with the Brilliant staff as his latest book, Seldom Seen, was on press.  In addition to Mr Tice, we were joined by a small film crew led by New Jersey-based photographer, Bruce Wodder. After wrapping up a very successful KickStarter campaign, Mr Wodder and his team have been following George from the field and into the darkroom as he creates five new images.  Several well-known men and women in the art and photography industry also discuss Tice’s legendary work.  The 3 minute trailer above already has me eagerly awaiting

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Brilliant Captures Gold in Sappi’s “Printers of the Year” Awards

The winning piece, entitled ‘Opening Ceremony Annual Magazine’, is a 287 page, full-color, perfect-bound book printed on Galerie Art Silk paper. The cover and spine feature gold foil stamping and a soft touch aqueous coating. The annual magazine is filled with designer clothing, fashion photography and illustrations—all featured  in a sports theme with a contemporary edge. We would like to thank the judges of the competition this year, Lauren Elliot, JT Tenorio, Dr. Malcolm Keif, and Ken Lantz, as well as Sappi Fine Paper North America, and Opening Ceremony—whose annual magazine awarded us the gold!  

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Award-Winning Photographer Michael Furman Visits Brilliant Graphics

  Automotive photographer Michael Furman recently visited Brilliant Graphics to watch as his newest book, Automotive Jewelry: Volume One, was on press. Mr. Furman is a long-time friend and client of Brilliant Graphics and is seen as a close friend to many of Brilliant’s staff.  To date, Michael has created over a dozen books with Brilliant as well as the design and management of two websites. We are honored to continue working with him on this newest release. Automotive Jewelry: Volume One is set to debut at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance this summer and will be available for purchase beginning

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