Posts tagged “Style

Street Fashion Shoot at the Flat Iron District

While working this shoot, a police officer stood nearby, watching the model; watching me. I thought he was going to ask for paperwork although I knew it was fine. He instead asked about the equipment I was using since he was an amateur photographer. I explained the light setup and what kind of look we were going for. He nodded and walked away.

Flat Iron District
New York City
April 8, 2013

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Crimson Lips Stuck on Blue Coffee Mug

Love lips? Me too.

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Worship — Vintage Style Fine Art Print

I always set out to introduce an element of fashion into my artwork. With this one, we went with the stockings the model brought into the session. The original version of this photo began with the model placing the mask on her face with a provocative photo balancing out the composition. As we were finishing up, she said, “How about this?” She placed the mask where it is now then I pressed the shutter button. Click.

This print is now on sale for $25 at this LINK.

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Fashionable Drinking at Bow

This is Ab (Abigail) of GAB+AB. Taken at a new haunt on the Bowery.

New York, NY
December 20, 2012

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The Loneliest Look of the Night Lasted a Few Seconds

She was dancing above the crowd then she slunk down, bracing herself against the wall and heels. It was just a few seconds but it was the loneliest looking moment of the night. It was as if the music had stopped in this part of the room.

New York City
December 20, 2012

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The Mundane details of a life

Did you see American Beauty? Remember when that one character watched the video of the plastic bag swirling in the wind? That scene touched me. My mom brought me up to appreciate the simple things in life and it’s a philosophy that has bled into my own work. Whenever I’m on a shoot, I look for the small details of someone’s life, which when put together with personality, expresses the essence of human being’s existence.

So here’s my life, in photos below. The life I share with my fiance. It’s not that exciting but it’s beautiful and there are little things that we enjoy together.

My Apartment
Astoria, NY
December 14, 2012

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The Skinny Dipping Report

Lost Weekend
New York City
December 5, 2012









All of these were made with love and all of them are $25 each. If you buy more than one, the price of shipping stays the same.

CLICKING ON ANY PHOTO TAKES YOU TO THE STORE. All major credit cards accepted.

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Savage Beauty Available for the Eternal Halloween in all of us

I made this print back in October. I’m a huge fan of Halloween and celebrate the holiday all year. I know I’m not the only one 😉

Click on the photo to purchase the print. It’s going for $25. “Savage Beauty” is made from high quality paper and dyes for a lifetime of enjoyment. Trick r treat.CLICK ME

The White Room

New York City
November 28, 2012