Month: April 2013

Throwback Thursdays: Anthony at the 386

This was my first test shoot done at what I call the Harlem Studio (my current home/working location). This kid was dating a  one of my best friend’s at that time. His name is Anthony. And, honestly, that is all that I remember. He was just so natural in front of the camera. Anthony is one of the few people who I have shot that I have no idea what he is doing. Just a shame that he never pursued modeling. Maybe I should try to find him and reshoot? hmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

 

Anthony is my Throwback Thursday treat for the children.

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Screenshot Sundays

A bird’s eye view of one week in the life of The 386 in screenshots . . .

 

 

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The LEGENDARY Blaine Cooke (Soul). If you don’t know who he is, you know NOTHING about male models. He gets the image in ONE shot newbies. ONE.

 

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Iain Wallace (Citizen RED)_New to the scene. And, he already has an editorial in GQ with Mariano.

 

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Sean Clancy (ADAM). Knew this kid back when he was RED. Moved on. And, looking great.

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Nicolas Buss (ADAM) was a drive-by that turned into a shoot thanks to a no show. He is here for one more week. TRUST ME, shoot him photographers. Germany has never looked better.

 

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Tim St. Amand (ADAM) hails from Arizona. He is one of 11 children. Can you imagine what his siblings must look like too?

 

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Andrea Marcaccini (ADAM) is the beard that rocked NYC. He has shot with a record 10 photographers in less than 2 weeks. Just stunning. Beard and all that is in between.

 

 

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Rodrigo Otazu (Jewelry designer to the Stars) and I shot at a very bright and early 7am in one of the most spiritual homes that I ever been to (his home that is). Always open and personality for days, Rodrigo could teach these young models a thing or two about humility and letting go in front of the camera. A great way to end my week of shooting.

Throwback Thursdays: Pablo Otero

 

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On this day back in 2011, the former face of Givenchy, Pablo Otero, couldn’t speak one word in English. Not one. However, once I picked my camera up, the face and that amazing body fell right in line. I had him for only 20 minutes to style and shoot as he was (and still is) in crazy demand. Just a quick hello and Happy  Throwback Thursday. I am off to the races.

Drive-by: Kinky Stilettos

 

 

HeelsSo, what happens when Paris comes to Harlem? It BURNNNNNNNNNNNNNSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS. Mr. Alex Rousseau (Boss Models by way of Paris, France) and I spooked out the African cab drivers (no pun intended) rest stop in Harlem. Clad in pinstripes, a black trench and black pumps, Alex SERVED some realness with his beard and pouty lips. I wanted to post an outtake from our late night sessions. It is my favorite thing to do in this world: to shoot something unexpected and let the craziness ensue. Thanks Alex. Until next time.