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Over the past decade, Ryan has worked closely with brands and organizations to help document their events and activations, creating content used for internal promotional purposes and to extend social media reach. He's been contracted by The FADER to document their FADER Fort activations at the SXSW and CMJ music festivals, and has worked with Red Bull's Sound Select program to provide high-quality photography of their localized events. Ryan has also worked extensively with NYC-based community organizations including BRIC, Arts>Brookfield, and the Hudson Square Connection, providing photographic documentation of their events for internal and public distribution.

"Ryan has an incredible gift for photography," BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Associate Producer Diane Eber says. "He has the eye to capture the moment during a live performance and translate that to the world through his camera." "He always produces the most amazing live shots," adds SpinMedia Events Director Barbara Lang. "Ryan's photos capture the essence of our events for marketing partners."

See some examples of client collaborations listed below:

 
  Adobe/ 99U   Ryan collaborated with Adobe’s Behance team for the 99U Conference hosted at Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center. Ryan was tasked capturing the unique design elements and inspiring speakers of the annual creative conference.

Adobe/ 99U

Ryan collaborated with Adobe’s Behance team for the 99U Conference hosted at Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center. Ryan was tasked capturing the unique design elements and inspiring speakers of the annual creative conference.

  Avion Tequila   Avion's Summer 2017 campaign created a packages of images to promote the "elevated" cocktail experience of the premium Tequila, shooting at Surf Lodge Bar in Montauk. The images were distributed in various promoted social posts throughout the season.

Avion Tequila

Avion's Summer 2017 campaign created a packages of images to promote the "elevated" cocktail experience of the premium Tequila, shooting at Surf Lodge Bar in Montauk. The images were distributed in various promoted social posts throughout the season.

  TruTV   Ryan has documented candid back-stage and behind-the-scenes moment for several of TruTV’s comedic programs as well as festival activations at SXSW.

TruTV

Ryan has documented candid back-stage and behind-the-scenes moment for several of TruTV’s comedic programs as well as festival activations at SXSW.

 
 
  Absolut Vodka   Ryan captured BTS of key art and collateral social content for Absolut's 2018 'Absolut America' campaign celebrate on NYC Rooftops.

Absolut Vodka

Ryan captured BTS of key art and collateral social content for Absolut's 2018 'Absolut America' campaign celebrate on NYC Rooftops.

  Amazon    For Prime Day Amazon invited artists to perform at a secret Brooklyn Location while inviting Prime members to be the special audience for an intimate live experience with Ariana Grande while being introduced to Amazond best and newest selling products.

Amazon

For Prime Day Amazon invited artists to perform at a secret Brooklyn Location while inviting Prime members to be the special audience for an intimate live experience with Ariana Grande while being introduced to Amazond best and newest selling products.

  MoMA PS1   Ryan was contracted by the museum to document select events at the 2018 Summer Warm Up series in Long Island City Queens. 

MoMA PS1

Ryan was contracted by the museum to document select events at the 2018 Summer Warm Up series in Long Island City Queens. 

   Reebok   This experiential campaign for Reebok Violator shoes distributed shoes throughout New York City to Influencers in the Apparel and Media industries. Ryan documented the story for brand recaps and social media.

Reebok
This experiential campaign for Reebok Violator shoes distributed shoes throughout New York City to Influencers in the Apparel and Media industries. Ryan documented the story for brand recaps and social media.

   Converse   Through various event and brand partnerships, Ryan has captured images of influencers and artists alike celebrating the cherished sneaker brand.

Converse
Through various event and brand partnerships, Ryan has captured images of influencers and artists alike celebrating the cherished sneaker brand.

   Vans   Ryan has collaborated with the skateboard aligned Vans, documenting live events at their Brooklyn based House of Vans event space.

Vans
Ryan has collaborated with the skateboard aligned Vans, documenting live events at their Brooklyn based House of Vans event space.

 
  Red Bull  Ryan has worked most prominently with the Red Bull Sound Select program which provides opportunities to emerging artists at localized events curated by tastemakers throughout the world. Part of that program is for photographers like Ryan to provide the professional photographic treatment to create media for their future promotional purposes.

Red Bull
Ryan has worked most prominently with the Red Bull Sound Select program which provides opportunities to emerging artists at localized events curated by tastemakers throughout the world. Part of that program is for photographers like Ryan to provide the professional photographic treatment to create media for their future promotional purposes.

  Spotify  Ryan has been contracted by streaming giant Spotify to highlight new releases by featured arises in a series of spontaneous live events including appearances and performances by Miguel, Sofi Tukker, and Eden.

Spotify
Ryan has been contracted by streaming giant Spotify to highlight new releases by featured arises in a series of spontaneous live events including appearances and performances by Miguel, Sofi Tukker, and Eden.

  The Fader  Ryan has been contracted by The Fader, and their sister agency Cornerstone, on numerous occasions to document the excitement of their brand activations. Examples include The Fader Fort at SXSW and CMJ Festivals, and partnerships with clients like Converse, Levis, Jameson and Goose Island and Vitamin Water.

The Fader
Ryan has been contracted by The Fader, and their sister agency Cornerstone, on numerous occasions to document the excitement of their brand activations. Examples include The Fader Fort at SXSW and CMJ Festivals, and partnerships with clients like Converse, Levis, Jameson and Goose Island and Vitamin Water.

 
   Arts> Brookfield    Ryan has worked on commission with Arts>Brookfield the public arts Initiative arm of Brookfield, documenting music, dance and other arts programming at their many properties throughout New York City.

Arts> Brookfield

Ryan has worked on commission with Arts>Brookfield the public arts Initiative arm of Brookfield, documenting music, dance and other arts programming at their many properties throughout New York City.

   Hudson Square Connection    The Hudson Square Connection, represents a Business Improvement District (BID) in a neighborhood with advertising, design, media, communications and other cutting edge businesses. the Connection attempts to establish the neighborhood and put the community on the map. Ryan's role since the BID's inception is to capture the spirit and innovation in the neighborhood, documenting community events and seasonal art activations.

Hudson Square Connection

The Hudson Square Connection, represents a Business Improvement District (BID) in a neighborhood with advertising, design, media, communications and other cutting edge businesses. the Connection attempts to establish the neighborhood and put the community on the map. Ryan's role since the BID's inception is to capture the spirit and innovation in the neighborhood, documenting community events and seasonal art activations.

   BRIC    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 capturing 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 captured many cultural events happening at the heart of the organization.

BRIC

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 capturing 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 captured many cultural events happening at the heart of the organization.

 
  Live Nation   Ryan has observed and captured man behind the scene moments in live nation film projects, including intimate conversations with established talents and onstage live opportunities with some of Hip-Hop’s greatest legends.

Live Nation

Ryan has observed and captured man behind the scene moments in live nation film projects, including intimate conversations with established talents and onstage live opportunities with some of Hip-Hop’s greatest legends.

  SPIN Media   Ryan has been published in SPIN as early as 2009 in the printed editions of the Magazine edition. 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 documentation of SPIN Media events, merging exciting content with a naturalistic sponsor presence with brands such as Coca-Cola, Microsoft, Hilton, and Ford.

SPIN Media

Ryan has been published in SPIN as early as 2009 in the printed editions of the Magazine edition. 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 documentation of SPIN Media events, merging exciting content with a naturalistic sponsor presence with brands such as Coca-Cola, Microsoft, Hilton, and Ford.

  Bowery Presents   Ryan has worked with Bowery Presents special events team to catalog the custom event installations for their institutional clients. Examples include network “Upfronts”, Collegiate fundraisers, and other experiential activations with clients like Adult Swim, Lehigh University, BBC America, Target and SONOS.

Bowery Presents

Ryan has worked with Bowery Presents special events team to catalog the custom event installations for their institutional clients. Examples include network “Upfronts”, Collegiate fundraisers, and other experiential activations with clients like Adult Swim, Lehigh University, BBC America, Target and SONOS.