The New York Times Magazine

MATTHIAS VRIENS
He has shown his work everywhere from the Nederlands Foto Instituut in Rotterdam to the Project gallery in New York, so the photographer Matthias Vriens is comfortable crisscrossing the globe for his work. For "Desert Fox" on Page 82, the Amsterdam-born, Los Angeles-based lensman ended up shooting at the salt flats new Twentynin Palms, Calif. His dream location? "Anywhere my dog Sontag is," he quips. Vriens, who is the former editor in chief of the beloved fashion rag Dutch Magazine and now shoots for publications like Numero, recommends using the best fashion caterer," FOOD+LAB, for on set munchies.