Archive for September, 2010

Top Gun


Victor Ross @ L.A. Models/Major Styling by Eugene Ong; embroidered trousers by Jean Paul Gaultier Special thanks to Jarrod at L.A. Models, and to Conan Thai

Top Banana


Victor Ross @ L.A. Models/Major; styling by Eugene Ong; photo assistant Conan Thai; jumpsuit by Walter Van Beirendonck; boots (below), vintage Helmut Lang This past Saturday, I had the pleasure of shooting Victor Ross – he’s been on my wish-list to shoot for…..well, forever.   I don’t imagine that there are many folks lucky enough to [...]

The SHINee Effect


Sangil Kim @ Specimen /Major/ Elite Milan; styling by Eugene Ong “My name is Richard, and I am a K-Pop addict.” According to my friend Taka (who very likely goes to bed each night uncontrollably humming, say, 2pm‘s Tik Tok), “K-Pop is like a very bad drug.”  Since meeting Sangil Kim, I too, have become [...]

I <3 Justin Gaston


Justin Gaston @ Vision; hair by Kali (Celestine); makeup by Geoffrey Rodriguez (Ford Artists); photo assistant Conan Thai Last week I shot a very moody editorial, tentatively titled After Dark, starring (I guess it’s fair to say, the super-gorgeous) Justin Gaston, with a dream team; Kali from Celestine on hair, Geoffrey Rodriguez on makeup and [...]

All Nude Here!


Ike Irmas (currently unsigned) I first shot Ike (with an iPhone) when my great friend Deborah got him as a puppy, and that picture is still one of her favorite shots.  Now he’s all grown up, and he sat for me this afternoon, on last week’s set.  We shot four frames before his mind drifted [...]

The Kids Are All Right, Ctd


Hudson Taylor @ New York Models; Jacket by Yohji Yamamoto, shirt and trousers by Martin Margiela, lei and sailor cap inspired by Bruce Weber, naturally…. Ah, Hudson Taylor. An indescribable face that could launch a thousand ships, as they say.  Now signed with New York Models, Hudson’s sure to have a strong, first show season [...]

A Blake’s Progress


Blake Kneisley @ Vision; styling by Eugene Ong; mesh jacket – vintage Helmut Lang; cotton biker jacket and backpack by Raf Simons;  trousers by Jil Sander; photo assistant – Grant Grieshaber.   Special thanks to VGL Actor/model Blake Kneisley is back in L.A. after many moons in Asia, and I had a chance to shoot [...]