This experiential campaign for Reebok Violator shoes was to document the story as bike-messenger brand ambassadors distributed does throughout New York City to Influencers in the Apparel and Media industries.
Ryan has been contracted by The Fader on numerous occasions to document the excitement of their brand activations: The Fader Fort at SXSW and CMJ Festivals, live events at the Rubber Tracks studio in Brooklyn, and Analog Migration.
Since 2008 Ryan has worked on commission with Arts>Brookfield the public arts Initiative arm of Brookfield at their many properties throughout New York City.
For the 2008-2013 seasons Ryan was exclusively contracted as House-Photographer for the Celebrate Brooklyn! summer concert series presented by BRIC Each year, Ryan was responsible for documenting the seasons's 30+ free-to-the-public and paid benefit events. With the opening of new multi-purpose venue BRIC House, in Downtown Brooklyn, Ryan has been hired to document many of the new cultural events happening at the heart of the organization.
Ryan has worked with Bowery Presents special events team to help document some of the special custom event installations for their institutional clients for Television Upfronts, Collegiate Fundraisers, and Special Experiential activations with Clients like Adult Swim, Lehigh University, BBC America, Target and SONOS.
Avion's Summer 2017 campaign was to create a package of images to promote the "elevated" cocktail experience of the premium Tequila, shooting at Surf Lodge Bar in Montauk. The images were distribute throughout various promoted social posts throughout the season.
Ryan has worked most prominently with the Red Bull Sound Select program which providing opportunities to Sound Select Artists at localized events curated by tastemakers throughout the national campaign. Part of that program is for photographers like Ryan to provide the professional photographic treatment to create media for their future promotional purposes.
Ryan has been published in SPIN as early as 2009 in the printed editions of the now-defunct Magazine and his work has been featured in dozens of Spin.com photo-galleries, including several stand-out "soundcheck" photos in the groundbreaking "SPIN Play" iPad App. More recently contracted in-house documentation of SPIN Media events documenting the live experience in tandem with vendor brand activation, merging exciting content with a naturalistic sponsor presence with brands such as Diet Coke, and Microsoft and Hilton.
The Hudson Square Connection (BID), represents a neighborhood with advertising, design, media, communications and other cutting edge businesses. the Business Improvement District (BID) attempts to establish the neighborhood on the map. Ryan's role in his assignments since the BID's inception is to capture the spirit and innovation in the neighborhood and documenting community events and art activations.