Frank Ockenfels 3 is a Los Angeles based photographer who has spent nearly 3 decades photographing musicians, celebrities, corporate heads and everyday people.
His editorial work has included covers for magazines such as, Rolling Stone, Esquire, The Hollywood Reporter, GQ, Newsweek, Wired, Spin, People, and Premiere. Frank’s images have appeared on the pages of such diverse magazines as New York Times Magazine, Dwell, Playboy and UK Conde Nast Traveler.x
Frank has done over 200 album covers and press shoots for both major and independent record labels with musicians such as David Bowie, Neil Diamond, Bruce Springsteen and Norah Jones.
Frank has photographed numerous movie posters including Men in Black 3, The Amazing Spiderman, The Social Network, Expendables 2 and 3, Wanted, The Incredible Hulk and Harry Potter, to name a few.
He has shot TV advertising campaigns for all the major networks including ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, CW and cable channels such as HBO, FX, E!, Showtime and AMC.
Frank has directed numerous music videos and has shot commercials for many notable clients such as Nike, Converse, K-Swiss and Canon.
Frank’s ability to adapt to any situation as well as staying away from the obvious seem to be qualities that set him apart from other photographers. Frank thrives on pushing the boundaries of digital photography and believes in collaborating. In many ways Frank is unconventional. He believes that photography can still have moments of purity without being overly conceptualized or retouched.
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