Thursday, March 31, 2011

Happy birthday, Jason Medina!

Today is male model, Jason Medina's birthday in NYC.  I met Jason at the drum circle at Venice Beach, about 7 years ago and we have remained friends over the years but he eventually made the transition from the west coast to the Big Apple.  These images were taken in his loft in Brooklyn.  Joyeux Anniversaire!  Enjoy your day Jason!!!



Saturday, March 26, 2011

Haley's Comet

So I recently had the pleasure of working with Haley, who needed some commercial shots for her book.  So this was a test shoot where we just played around to see what we can get.  We did many looks but here is one look where I was going for a 60's feel.  The fabulous ring in the first shot is designed by Quest, the artist.  This was a fun shoot.





And then some behind the scene shots as she let's her hair down...




Thursday, March 17, 2011

Sunday, March 13, 2011

FLEX

This series of artistic nudes are of bodybuilder from Las Vegas, Mark "Flex" Anthony, who was a great pleasure to work with and one of the nicest models I've met in quite some time and together we created classic, artistic pieces that reflect the beauty of the body.  Lately I have been trying my hand in creating studio nudes instead of outdoor, natural light and this is some of the results.

Saturday, March 5, 2011

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Waiting for the Meshell Ndegeocello concert to start at Largo's in West Hollywood.

Ashley D. in YVY mag

Once again, images I shot of Ashley Duvernay, who is now signed with Photogenics in Los Angeles, is featured in YVY magazine.   Click the link to YVY to see all of the images shot on my rooftop.









































































It's always torture for Ashley to shoot with me but we make a good team so sometimes he has to grin and bear it.






































































And this was the very first shot of the day as I was testing my lights...

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Obi Ashore

Today is the one and only, Obiageliaku Anusionwu's birthday.  This African beauty has a personality brighter than the sun.  She exudes positivity and today we celebrate her birth.  I met Obi 4 years ago, when she was residing in Philadelphia.  This series of images are from our very first shoot in San Onefre, CA. at a nude beach and Obi was like a kid in a candy store.  She is very personable in any situation and made the whole shoot a blast.  Since then, she has moved to Los Angeles and we remained good friends.




Happy birthday, Idris

Birthday shout to Idris Nooristani.  A couple of months after I shot these images, Idris moved to Los Angeles and is now signed with Wilhelmina L.A. male division.  Wishing him the best of luck!





Ohlala, Monsieur Mentier

Once again, my work with male model, Frank Mentier with Photogenics Models is featured in Ohlala.  Here are a few of the images.  Go to Ohlala to see the rest of this hot series.