I recently had the pleasure of shooting saxophonist Jafar Idris. It was nice making a series of headshots showcasing an instrument I played in high school.
Compcards: Male Model Troy Z has a strong look and can keep you from turning the page whether hes staring back at you or laughing in his headshots and photography portfolio.
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 […]