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!
A couple of weeks ago I teamed up with hairstylist Cassie Carey and makeup artist JP Ramirez (represented by Blonde.Artists , a fabulous agency) to create some new work for our portfolios. We were working on a sexy boyfriend concept. For this shoot we cast model Emily Van Raay with Women360 Management, New York. I styled the shoot using button downs and sports coat from my closet. Emily supplied the lingerie since I don’t have any in my wardrobe.
The photographs we created exceeded our expectations. The main problem was selecting which images to use! The finishing touches in post production were executed by the fabulous retoucher Albina Annen who shares our vision of enhancing the natural beauty without going overboard.
Below are some of the images we created!
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.
Fashion stylist Jonatan Mejia met in February and started planning to produce and shoot a fashion editorial together. We had a date scheduled for mid March, and then the Covid lockdown made it impossible. When NYC started opening back up we revived our plan.
The editorial, shot in NYC was just published in Awake Revue. Everyone is really pleased with the results. The images are stunning! Viki got the concept and took over!
Fashion credits include Dolce & Gabbana, Dior, Channel, Helmut Lang, Desigual, and other luxury brands.
Love this boyfriend themed shoot with model Gee Burridge with Major Model Management, New York. Was originally going to shoot outside but the weather was not cooperating. Decided to create a simple set using three muslin backdrops; one hanging to make a wall, a second for the floor, and a third to throw over props for the model to sit/lean on. Very happy how the shoot turned out. Gee is a great model and worked the clothing. It was tough to select final images. Hair stylist Cassie Carey and makeup artist Dmitry Potapov did a great job creating beauty looks that worked with the clothing and setup. I love the loose hair! When we had a break in the weather we shot a look outside as well. Below are some final selects from the shoot.
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!
I am pleased to share a new beauty editorial for Lucire Magazine featuring fashion model Gee Burridge, Major Models, New York. Gee is a dream to work with. She is gorgeous and knows how to move. NAHA award winning hair stylist Cassie Carey created full, voluminous hair styles using Gee’s thick, natural hair. Makeup artist Dmitri Potapov complemented Gee’s beautiful features and perfect skin with natural, glam looks. The editorial was photographed at Blonde Studios, NYC. It is a gorgeous space and fully equipped with Profoto lighting and all the necessary grip gear. Postproduction courtesy of Dylan Reece, Mr. Retoucher.
A super cute behind the scenes video from a photo shoot with my client Nue by Shani. I love working with Shani Grosz and the team. Shani creates stunning dresses with hidden shape wear that create a perfect silhouette flattering her clients. The first two thirds of the day starts with shooting looks for her line sheet and customer e-commerce usage against white background. We then switch over to the creative, fun part of the shoot powering through multiple look changes on four separate setups. We are clear and focused on what we need to accomplish. Backgrounds and props are planned out and prepared. The biggest challenge for this season was suspending large clocks. The rigging and stabilizing was a bit time consuming but the results made the effort worthwhile!
Enjoy the video!
Love the images from this photo shoot with model Nasri Ashkir with One Management, New York. Shot in my studio. Fashion stylist Brit Lovoi put together great looks. Beauty, hair and makeup by Veronika Robova. Below are some images from the shoot.
I have been collaborating with makeup artist Hiro Yonemoto for many years. Hiro is from Tokyo but lives in New York. He does go back to Japan for work and to visit family.
On my last shoot with him for custom couture client Lee Anderson he brought along a team from a Japanese beauty blog to interview him and film behind the scenes footage of the shoot.
Hiro just sent me a link to the video. It is well produced, fun to see, but I have no idea what they are saying!