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Beauty photography in my NYC studio

Yesterday I took a day to shoot a test in studio.  Booked the stunning Dutch beauty Quirine Engel from New York Models.  Lizzie Lerman did her makeup and Ayato Yokojima did hair.  Lizzie was referred to me by Jillian of Exclusive Artist Management.  I have been working with Ayato for years.  We started very clean and built the makeup gradually, but never too heavy.  Quirine was a pleasure to work with.  I am very happy with the photos.  Here are a couple of behind the scenes photos.  I will post the finished images once they have been selected and retouched.

Monday I will be shooting a lookbook for a Korean designer, Tuesday I am coordinating a shoot for Flashes of Hope… can’t wait for the weekend to be over so I can get back to work!

Lizzie applying the final touches using Nars Cosmetics.


Ayato on set working his hair magic!


One of my favorite frames out of camera, no retouching…



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Bridal Fashion

New York Bridal Market Week just ended.  I was fortunate to be hired by the talented Edgardo Bonilla to photograph his collection at the London New York Hotel in Midtown.  Traffic getting there was a killer, but after that the shoot went seamlessly.  Edgardo’s designs are spectacular.  He uses exquisite fabrics combining texture, volume and draping creating stunning gowns.  I am a lucky man.  I was able to walk the beautiful Kate Wolf down the aisle.  Granted, I was a bit underdressed but I only expected to be the photographer!

Bridal fashion model and photographer


The talented designer Edgardo Bonilla and model Kate Wolf

Fashion designer and model