So in 2006 he began collecting the set of signature photos that would become his series, Instrumenthead, with plans to publish a book. By suspending the artists' instruments in front of their faces, instead of superimposing them in postproduction, Weintrob creates an intimate expression of each subject's artistic identity. "When I look at these images, I can hear them playing. I wanted to share that," he says. "I want you to envision what the music might sound like."