I love this shoot with natural beauty Madison DeSilva from Ford NYC. Madison is a dream to work with, perfect skin, gorgeous features and sweet personality. My friend and frequent collaborator, makeup artist and hair stylist Maria Ailen Oviedo enhanced Madison’s beauty keeping the makeup light and subtle bringing out highlights. We played with her lip color and beautiful, thick, long hair. These images were created in my New York photo studio. I am super excited to share the images we created. Check out my website and Instagram to see more stunning photos!
Fashion editor Nikko Kefalas and I created an incredible fashion shoot with model Ian Jeffrey – IMG and Creative Talent Management, for Paper Magazine. When agency director sent an email linking the portfolio of model Lizzy Yusuff – Marilyn New York I knew I needed to shoot with her. I sent the portfolio to Nikko, we both fell in love with her, and scheduled a date to work with her.
We used makeup artist Hiro Yonemoto, Art Department NYC who also was the hair stylist. We then created magic in studio. The shoot went so smoothly. No hiccups, no drama… just magic. Selecting the final images was our biggest problem… there were so many amazing photographs to choose from.
Below are some of the final selects. Please visit my website to see more!
I am pleased to share some images from a recent photo shoot for jewelry atelier Zhell. Designer Shell Weinz is a long time collaborator. She is a brilliant creative with a strong sense of style and distinct point of view. Her pieces are unique with a delicate industrial vibe.
Shell and I cast model Sasha Mart with Official Model Management NY. We fell in love with her red hair, freckled, porcelain complexion, and wonderful energy, Another long time, super talented collaborator Veronika Robova provided hair and makeup having the very difficult assignment to make the beautiful Sasha more beautiful.
We shot in studio with a solid white backdrop lit to look grey, The lighting is clean and dramatic to bring out the beauty of the collection.
I am attaching a few images we created that were retouched by the talented Albina Annen.
I am pleased to report that my New York fashion clients are starting to shoot again. My first shoot since lockdown was June 30 at my fur client’s warehouse. It felt a bit weird returning to set but we all wore masks (except the model of course), did our best to social distance, the space was large and airy with good ventilation and fans to circulate the air.
So far all my work has been at client sites and location. I have not worked in my studio yet but look forward to returning!
This season I had the pleasure and honor of photographing the NYFW show package for SKorpion Management.
The shoot took place over 4 days at my NYC studio. Agency director Shameer Khan was on hand helping with fashion styling and creative direction.
Makeup artist Christina Lancaster and hair stylist Phrenchie were on point with the beauty.
The models were photographed against the same grey painted canvas backdrop. We shot one close up headshot/beauty look and a second full body look. For the guys we asked them to bring in a prop that best expressed and interest, their personality or their background. They brought sporting gear like a basketball, football, skateboard, lacrosse stick, boxing gloves but also books, musical instruments, and an African mask. With the girls we did not use props. Just showing off their beauty.
We had a great time shooting 30 plus models. The images we created were really well received by casting directors helping book the men and women in many top shows.
I am posting some images here but you can see all the photos on my website:
Love seeing my work on a model’s portfolio page on an agency website. Especially if it is an agency as impressive of One Management! Model Kenz Brownn stopped by the studio for a few hours and we got creative. The team consisted of makeup artist Dani Schacter, hair stylist Tomoko Kuwamura, and fashion stylist Brit Cato.
Kenz is stunning and lovely to work with. I am really pleased to have created these images with her and the team!
Had a great day shooting beauty with the stunning model Kenz with One Management, New York. Some behind the scenes photos with makeup artist Dani Schacter and hair stylist Tomoko working their magic. They had the tough job of making gorgeous Kenz gorgeous. I look forward to sharing the final selects soon!
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!
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!
I am very pleased to share photographs I shot for a retail client’s fashion eyewear campaign. Brands photographed are Gucci, Miu Miu, Coach, Versace, D&G, Kate Spade, Michael Kors, and others.
Our beautiful model is Megan Martin from Next Model Management, New York. Hair and makeup artist is the talented Angela Ivana who does exquisite beauty work. Rounding out the team is fashion stylist Sara Medhat providing perfect tops to compliment the eyewear we were shooting.
The day was relaxed and fun. Here are samples of images we created for the client!