For this Chicago black and white headshot series featuring models Robin Cook, Eric Luchen and Matthew Cuff, I decided to use natural light, augmented with reflectors, and fast prime lenses shot wide open to blur the background.
Often times I come up with a shoot idea and then contact make-up artists. However, when Make-up Artist Brandon Phillips called me about a shoot he wanted to do, I was all ears. The retro boutique he lined up was amazing and the pictures we came up with pleased me equally. Credits: Make-up by Brandon Phillips. Styling by Isaac King.
The bowling alley near the home of Stylist Richard Paden is lost in time.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â Its such a unique location, that we had to line up a shoot there with scene appropriate clothing. I wanted a to do a shoot that mirrored a group date… but models being models, so many people canceled on us and all of our girls were a no show. I didn’t want it to look like some kind of clacked out gay beer commercial so we […]