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  • the decisiona short film written, directed and produced by bradley young, featuring katie holmes. this video is the director's cut in which the protagonist is a movie star and spy. the original piece garnered 350 million media impressions.

  • the star a short film written, directed and produced by bradley young, featuring lydia hearst. filmed on the roof of the standard hotel highline, the piece is an elliptical story about identity.

  • the photograph a short film written, directed and produced by bradley young, featuring jessica joffe. this piece is a meditation on loss, filmed on the hudson and east rivers adjacent to lower manhattan.

  • flowerbomb produced by bradley young

  • WSJ.bradley young was the photography director for this video - the only prototype used to introduce WSJ., the magazine from the wall street journal. the imagery in this edit are all stills, some are altered through after effects - 2D, parallax etc.

  • the war boysdirector of photography and production by bradley young using photojournalism by anthony suau and joseph rodriguez for the titles of the film. the story was set near the mexican american border.

  • TX director of photography and prodcution by bradley young. 80% of the piece was created from still images manipulated in after effects using 2D, parallax etc.

  • the decision - trailer written, directed and produced by bradley young.

  • the decision - teaser #1 written, directed and produced by bradley young.

  • the decision - teaser #2

  • the decision - teaser #3

  • we're sorry - two minute editthree videos created by bradley young from photographs of outdoor construction site walls in new york, rendered in 3D. the soundtracks were generated from stock audio.

  • playground - two minute edit

  • casino - two minute edit

director of photography: portraits.

  • brad pittMARIO TESTINO

  • scarlett johanssonELAINE CONSTANTINE

  • jude lawINEZ & VINOODH

  • justin timberlakeBRUCE WEBER

  • alexander mcqueenNICK KNIGHT

  • keira knightlySAM TAYLOR-JOHNSON

  • michael pittBRUCE WEBER

  • kate mossJUERGEN TELLER

  • "kiki de montparnasse"KARL LAGERFELD

  • gwyneth paltrowJEAN-BAPTISTE MONDINO

  • beyonceANTHONY WARD

  • angelina jolieMICHAEL THOMPSON

  • ewan mcgregorSTEVEN KLEIN

  • clive owenLAURIE BARTLEY

  • johnny knoxvilleDAVID SIMS

  • hayden christensenMARIO TESTINO

  • cameron diazPATRICK DEMARCHELIER

  • josh duhamelBRUCE WEBER

  • russell croweNATHANIEL GOLDBERG

  • sam rockwellSTEVEN KLEIN

  • julianne mooreTOM MUNRO

  • orlando bloomMARIO TESTINO

  • "miami night"BRUCE WEBER

  • tom fordTERRY RICHARDSON

  • jennifer anistonTOM MUNRO

  • beckRICHARD BURBRIDGE

  • tom bradyBRUCE WEBER

  • kate bosworthBRUCE WEBER

  • kate winsletGAGE+BETTERTON

  • bjorkDAVID BAILEY

  • josh harnettTERRY RICHARDSON

  • jesse metcalfeALASDAIR MCLELLAN

  • jamie bellBRUCE WEBER

  • paul ruddSTEVEN KLEIN

  • nicole kidmanPATRICK DEMARCHLIER

  • jamie foxxMARK SELIGER

  • kirsten dunstALEX CAYLEY

  • "pasolini"BRUCE WEBER

  • uma thurmanTOM MUNRO

  • elizabeth mosesDAVID SEIDNER

  • chiara mastroianniSTEPHANE SEDNAOUI

  • reese witherspoonALEX CAYLEY

  • "zimmer mit bad"ELLEN VON UNWERTH

  • karolina kurkovaCARTER SMITH

  • "st.tropez in the usa"BRUCE WEBER

  • drew barrymoreELLEN VON UNWERTH

  • halle berryCARTER SMITH

  • lil'kimDAVID LACHAPELLE

  • paul danoCOLLIER SCHORR

  • zooey deschanelALEXI LUBOMIRSKI

  • gaspard ullielPETER LINDBERGH

  • jared letoPAUL JASMINE

  • amber vallettaPETER LINDBERGH

  • d'angeloSTEVEN KLEIN

  • hilary swankHERB RITTS

  • courtney loveJEAN-BAPTISTE MONDINO

  • james gandolfiniINEZ & VINOODH

  • leonardo dicaprioBRIGITTE LACOMBE

  • charlize theronBRUCE WEBER

  • tom cruiseINEZ & VINOODH

  • daniel day-lewisBRUCE WEBER

  • catherine deneuveJOCK STURGES

  • paul wellerRICHARD BURBRIDGE

  • jamie dornanBRUCE WEBER

  • a grid of images representing bradley young's personal work

for eleven years bradley young was director of photography for interview, tina brown, GQ, WSJ. etc. he introduced (or reintroduced in the case of Weber and Testino to GQ) the lion's share of the photographers represented above to the publications he worked for.

art, photojournalism, photo research, candids, etc.

  • "life in 2029"KARA WALKER

  • "bonjour, new york"(detail)MCDERMOTT & MCGOUGH

  • "fired"ROE ETHRIDGE

  • "life in 2029"ALEX KATZ

  • terrell owensMARTIN SCHOELLER

  • "friendship is freedom"LAURIE SIMMONS

  • "atom bomb sky"WILLIAM KLEIN

  • "george w. bushthe missing years"ALISON JACKSON

  • wtcSTEPHANE SEDNAOUI

  • donatella versaceLARRY FINK

  • barack obamaMARTIN SCHOELLER

  • afghanistanJASON FLORIO

  • executing the mentally disabledJIM GOLDBERG

  • gender desegregationGERARDO SOMOZA

  • backstage, paris coutureGUEORGUI PINKHASSOV

  • 1973; dawn of the tech godsBILL GATES at 18

  • john mccainRICHARD BURBRIDGE

  • oh, dr. kinsey!an image from DR. ALFRED KINSEY'S vastcollection of erotica

  • mitchell steinberg:american gladiatorJEFF MINTON

  • wheels of warMURPHY MILLER

  • "he who follows fidelarrives or perishesin the attempt"FIDEL CASTRO in the 1960's

  • the screen goddess who inventedwi-fiHEDY LAMARR in the 1940's

  • patriot brideSHARI LEWIS

  • "bush twins behind bars"MARCUS MAM

  • a soldier's storyTRAVIS HOWELL

  • terror townJEFF MERMELSTEIN

  • birmingham 1963BRUCE DAVIDSON

  • natalie portmanALEX CAYLEY

  • rachel weiszGLEN LUCHFORD

  • diane krugerTESH

  • alan cummingsDAVID LACHAPELLE

  • ben affleckALEX CAYLEY

  • sean pennMICHEL COMTE

  • jessica albaMICHAEL THOMPSON

  • rosario dawsonTERRY RICHARDSON

  • natasha lyonneELLEN VON UNWERTH

  • morrisseyTERRY RICHARDSON

  • "hedwig"STEVEN KLEIN

  • james francoCARTER SMITH

  • sarah jessica parkerDAVID LACHAPELLE

  • colin farrellMICHAEL THOMPSON

  • charlie hunnamFREDERIKE HELWIG

  • jon stewartBRUCE GILDEN

  • larry davidBRUCE DAVIDSON

  • bernard hopkinsKURT MARKUS

  • benicio del toroBRUCE WEBER

  • rj rogenskiCARTER SMITH

  • vincent cassellNATHANIEL GOLDBERG

  • gael garcia bernalPERRY OGDEN

  • bill murrayBRIGITTE LACOMBE

  • "fountain of desire"DAVID LACHAPELLE