We are a boutique creative agency focused on brand strategy, creative direction and production.
Having provided creative direction for over 250 photo shoots, we have a knack for ideas and strive to produce innovative, clean and artistic imagery.
We believe “the last thing anyone wants to see is what they just saw” and challenge our clients to follow us outside the box to create something entirely new, even unconventional, that makes the most visual and cultural impact.
Red lip or cat-eye liner; low sock or pant roll; clean white or light grey drop; it’s all in the details, and it makes a difference.
Steve Dubbeldam: Owner and Brand Director of Darling Magazine and owner of Wilderness Collective, Steve is a Canadian-born serial entrepreneur with rich experience moving ideas from conception to execution in the consumer marketplace. Having founded six brands in the fashion, publishing, digital and experiential design industries over the last ten years and has a strong skill set in creating brand cohesion through innovative, disruptive marketing.
Sarah Dubbeldam: Owner, Editor-in-Chief and Creative Director of Darling Magazine, Sarah has a BA in Studio Art and over seven years of experience in front of the camera as a professional model and actress. With a passion to broaden the idea of “beauty” and the way women are represented—and spoken to—in media, she founded Darling and has now brought her extensive knowledge of photo shoots to the flip-side of the camera. Darling is now a nationally respected publication currently sold in hundreds of boutiques nationwide including Anthropologie and Whole Foods.
Rebekah Shannon: Photo Editor of Darling Magazine and freelance producer, Rebekah graduated with a BA in Advertising from Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, California. She has 10 years experience in Retouching and digital imaging and seven years experience in producing high-end editorial photo shoots and advertising campaigns. Some of her clients have included i-D, Italian Elle, Russian Elle, Cosmo Latina, French Marie Claire, Esquire and Guess and she has worked with celebrity talent including Gisele Bundchen, Cindy Crawford, Kiersten Dunst, Kristen Bell, Olivia Wilde, Enrique Iglesias, Nicole Richie and Olivia Munn. Rebekah has also worked with photographers such as Cedric Buchet, Dusan Reljin, Matt Jones, Michael Evanet, Kayt Jones and Drew Jarrett. Originally from Tulsa, OK, she now resides in Los Angeles, CA.