Doug Menuez

Doug Menuez

Documentary photographer and director Doug Menuez once stood at the North Pole, crossed the Sahara, had tea with Stalin’s daughter and held a chunk of Einstein’s brain. Quitting his blues band in 1981, he began his career freelancing for Time, LIFE, Newsweek, Fortune, USA Today, the New York Times Magazine and many other publications. He covered the AIDS crisis, homelessness in America, politics, five Super Bowls and the Olympics.

His portrait assignments include Presidents Bush, Sr. and Clinton, Cate Blanchett, Robert Redford, Lenny Kravitz, Mother Teresa, Jane Goodall and Hugh Jackman. His award-winning advertising campaigns and corporate projects for global brands include Chevrolet, FedEx, Leica, GE, Chevron, HP, Coca Cola, Emirates Airlines, Charles Schwab and Microsoft. Menuez’ work has been honored by many organizations, including the Kelly Awards, The AOP London, The Cannes Festival, The One Show, The Art Director’s Club of NY, Photo District News, The Epson Creativity Award, American Photography, the International Photography Awards, NY Photo Festival, Graphis, and Communication Arts.

His fourth book, “Fearless Genius: The Digital Revolution in Silicon Valley 1985-2000,” by Simon & Schuster’s Atria Books, became a #1 bestseller on Amazon’s photo book list and was published in the US, Japan, the UK, South Korea, Taiwan and China and translated into 17 languages. Over 100 million people worldwide have seen the project through the book, exhibits, viral press and talks. A fine art exhibition of rare images of Silicon Valley’s greatest innovators, including Steve Jobs, as they changed our world continues to travel.

His extensive archive of over one million images was acquired by Stanford University Libraries in 2004. Doug divides his time between the Hudson Valley and NYC.

Archive Exhibitions Featuring Doug Menuez

Fearless Genius: The Digital Revolution in Silicon Valley 1985-2000

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

For fifteen years I documented the efforts of a secretive tribe of engineers, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists in Silicon Valley during the digital revolution as they created technology that would change our culture, our behavior and challenge what it means to be human.

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Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Doug Menuez

Sep 192019

Street Photography & The Search of True Love | Photowalk with Doug Menuez

Fall in love with the art of portraiture in a golden hour photowalk with documentary photographer Doug Menuez. Models are on-site.

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Sep 142018

Leica Storytellers: Merging Art & Commerce To Feed My Soul And My Family

Learn strategies on selling work without selling your soul with renowned photographer Doug Menuez. Jump into the mind of Doug Menuez as he shares his experience of connecting timeless storytelling and commercial advertising to create meaningful moments in photography.

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Sep 132017

Committed: A Leica Conversation with Doug Menuez and Mark Mann

Join Doug Menuez and Mark Mann as they dive into an in-depth discussion on how to overcome challenges and fears that arise in projects.

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Sep 202014

Fearless Genius: The Digital Revolution in Silicon Valley 1985-2000

Doug Menuez will discuss his latest book – “Fearless Genius: The Digital Revolution in Silicon Valley 1985-2000. Shooting behind the scenes at the leading technological innovators of the digital era for over a decade, Doug’s account provides a visual history of the Silicon Valley technology boom.

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