Just finished having some additional images retouched from my jewelry campaign photo shoot with the beautiful Michaela Vybohova from Major Model Management, NYC. Hair and makeup by the talented Veronika Robova.
Last week I shot a jewelry campaign and catalog. The client cast the beautiful Michaela Vybohova now with Major Model Management, New York. I had worked with Michaela a few years ago for a shearling outwear client. Michaela told me that was one of her first jobs after arriving in NYC. The fun and talented Veronika Robova did an amazing job with hair and makeup!
Veronika is from the Czech Republic, Michaela hails from Slovakia, the reunion and relations between the two states went extremely well except for this minor skirmish with a Makita leaf blower.
The client needed a rush on the retouching and delivery of images in order to print banners for a trade show in Las Vegas he is attending; twenty-four hours later, here are some of the images I delivered. I can’t wait to see photos of the trade show booth (love seeing my photos printed large), catalog and print ads!
My recent collaboration with stylist Britt Lavoi and makeup artist Jamie Dorman has just been published in Lucy’s Magazine. We chose to work with a pastel color pallet. I created a set design using pink and blue seamless paper and painted cubes. The colors play off each other very well. We selected to work with model Mal Dolgan from MC2 New York. Mal is beautiful, fun and really captured the essence of our playful concept.
Last week packed up my camera, strobes, stands, seamless background paper and headed to the garment center to shoot for outerwear lifestyle brand Member’s Only. After shooting the collection against seamless paper we set up outside for some additional environmental image shots. The showroom has a few balconies overlooking W. 40th St. with east and west views which scream Manhattan. I had a great day with models Gabrielle Covers from Major Model Management, New York, Todd Charles from Q Models NYC and my favorite Czech makeup artist/hair stylist Veronika Robova. Sidenote,the client styled the shoot with cool footwear from their friends at Jibs Life!
Below are some photos straight out of camera, no retouching.
I love my job. There is nothing I would rather be doing than creating photographs. Last Saturday I had the pleasure of photographing Ilaria Della Bidia. Ilaria lives in Lucca, a small city in Tuscany, Italy. Coincidentally last summer I had the pleasure of visiting Lucca while spending time visiting close friends. It is a magnificent walled city where the central square was built on top of a Roman Ampitheater. Lucca is the birthplace of Puccini. When walking past the music conservatory students’ music pours out of every window.
Ilaria tours with Andrea Bocelli and is putting the finishing touches on a solo release. Besides singing like an angel Ilaria is beautiful both inside and out. Her playful personality and comfort in front of the camera made my job very easy.
Fashion stylist Brit Cato pulled magnificent gowns and casual looks that complimented Ilaria’s beauty and style. Makeup artist and hair stylist Angela Ivana did a beautiful job creating natural and more glamorous looks.
Here is an image taken at the end of the day with Ilaria, Brit and myself looking fresh!
Once I get the team’s final selects I will post the final images! Images will be used for promotion and publicity. I hear that they will be displayed in Time Square, NYC!
The concept is a clean set using grey seamless paper rolled up exposing the photo studio’s cement floor giving a bit of an industrial feel. Fashion is denim driven using accessories and set design to tie in non-denim looks. Hair is loose and wind-blown, makeup is clean with strong elements. Lore’s look is very strong, beautiful face, thick, long hair, and a great figure. Her posing and movement is strong, she really knows how to work a look.
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I am very proud to share a wonderful interview of me by Kimberly E. Stone. Her questions were unexpected and caught me a bit off guard. I think they give insight into who I am, how I got here, and where I am going with my fashion and beauty photography as well as my life in general. She did a nice job selecting which of my photographs to include. Her edit gives a good feel of my body of work!
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