Adventures in crowdfunding.

The Lightcatcher Film Co. is crowdfunding a project by acclaimed photographer Lynn Hacking on “Lightcatcher Muse” will feature a gallery show in Los Angeles of photographs from the collection – a select collection of signed and numbered museum quality prints from the show, a set of custom greeting cards and postcards from the collection and a designer quality table top book. Subjects include nudes, objets d’art, travel and flowers. Click on the link below to learn more and make a pledge to help fund the project.

You will not be disappointed with the rewards.


Click on the link, follow the instructions, view the collection and send the love.



Look what popped up in the Hollywood Reporter last month – our buddy, Irish actor Kevin Ryan gets the lead in a new TV series–BBC America’s “Copper”. We chose to shoot Kev because we love him–we knew immediately that he was destined for stardom. Kevin is bursting with life, honesty and acting ability. Out of the many photos taken of him, including some very impressive images not taken by The Lightcatcher Film Company–his PR firm chose this one taken by us! Good on you, Kev–break a leg!



Kevin Lands The Lead In BBC America's "Copper"


February 17, 2011

Wet Pink – Segovia España – photo © Lynn Hacking

rated XXX

They are completely naked and unabashed. Pink, wet, fragrant petals spread wide and trembling at the thought of being touched in the light warm breeze…

I admit it. I have a problem with…


Flowers are, without exception, THE sexxxiest creature parts on our spinning green planet. Their shapes, smells, parts and colors boggle the imagination and, upon second glance, can make even the most amorous creatures blush like a schoolgirl. Wherever my life and work has taken me, from Turkey to my back yard, there has always been an array of sweet-smelling flora, attracting my eye like a stiff, pollinating bee. That’s why I named this tender collection FLEUROTICA. I’ve been capturing glimpses of these short-lived sex sirens for decades – now, I’ve placed a slight bouquet of my catch at – just in time [almost] for Valentine’s Day.

…story of my life.


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Robert “China” Towne © Lynn Hacking

Movie stars are not the only Hollywood Icons. Many legends remain obscure, because they work their magic behind the lens. I’ve received a handful of inquiries asking “who’s the guy with the cigar” – referring to the portrait on my website – of living legend and Hollywood screenwriter Robert Towne – whom I had the opportunity to photograph several months ago for Script magazine. I got to spend an afternoon with this fascinating person and I left his home in the Palisades with a wad of intellectual money in the bank. Ever see the Roman Polanski classic “Chinatown”? Bob received an Academy Award for writing its script and it placed Roman Polanski firmly at the top. Nearly everyone has young, handsome Warren Beatty and sexy Faye Dunaway etched in their mind when they hear the title “Bonnie and Clyde” and Beatty again, if you mention “Shampoo” (for which Towne was nominated again) – Sydney Pollack’s “The Firm”, Brian De Palma’s “Mission Impossible”, Polanski’s “Frantic”. These are but a few of the many credits this prolific writer has written or had a hand in. He is also extremely well known and well paid in the business as a behind-the-scenes uncredited “script doctor” – enhancing or saving hundreds of A-List  projects. (Something this author knows a thing or two about).

NOTE: “Shampoo” was written for Beatty with his buddy superstar Hollywood hairstylist, Jay Sebring as a model for the lead character. The Lightcatcher Film Company’s first feature film “Beautiful People” – penned by screenwriter Lauren Wild is the real Jay Sebring’s story, along with his real life love, Sharon Tate and Jay’s buddy Steve McQueen – oh and of course, Roman Polanski. Six degrees of separation, anyone?