So, here we are again. New York Fashion is in full swing with castings and such. And, this year proved to be quite a task for me involving show cards for the SS 2015 New York Fashion Week. In connection with John Tan, casting director extraordinaire, we collaborated on shooting the show cards for One.1 Men Model Management’s very first show card package. Mr. Tan shot the front of card with his off beat albeit iconic off camera flash for the front of card. Whereas I shot the back of the card. As most of my shoots, I pull clothes, style a minimum of 3 looks, coif hair (cut if I have to), shoot and fully edit each guy 100% alone sans help from an assistant, stylist, lighting director or retoucher. So, shooting 23 guys in one week was the craziest job that I agreed to do. Within the mix, I shot a couple of guys for Adam Models and Ford to boot.
Well worth the time and effort with absolutely no regrets. I wish all of the agencies and young men that I worked with all of the success for this upcoming week and beyond. Thanks to Allen (One), Carmelo (Click) and Jesse (Ford) for their belief in my work and efforts. And, all the folks who helped me gather clothing. And, my friend and fellow photographer, Ethan James (not the skinny model/photographer) for the late night Skype sessions to keep me awake to edit. Happy Hump Day.
The Wild Cards: