Posts Tagged ‘Ford Models’

Disappearing Act Part 1: Satoshi @ New York Models & Lisa Marie @ Ford


Just one sip, and you will vanish forever:  Satoshi  (New York Models) & Lisa Marie (Ford); hair – Caroline Ramos; makeup: Thea Istenes;  photo Assistant: Kacie Tomita Sometime in the Spring of 2012, Kacie Tomita and I decided to collaborate on a story – we’d shoot the same two models and style and assist for [...]

Fantastic Four


It’s been a while – a long while – since I’ve had the time to update this blog; the early weeks, and now months, of 2012 have been crowded with a mixture of catch-up editing and planning and shooting new editorials.  At last, I’m on the cusp of the point where I can stay on [...]

2011: The Year In Jake Madden


Jake Madden (Ford) from our second shoot together – complete set and credits here Actually, it was really only a couple of months, and amounted to only three shoots, but if Jake hadn’t high-tailed it back to New York, I have a feeling we’d be just getting started.   Some of the most effortless shooting [...]

Modern Screen: The Publicity Stills


Since we could only include a single shot of each model in our doomed dinner party for theones2watch, I thought it would be fun to put together an additional set of images. based on autographed production stills from Hollywood’s Golden Age. I mean, these kids are the L.A. all-stars, right? Why not give their fan [...]

Black Friday: Caleb Lane @ L.A. Models / Ford NY


Caleb Lane (L.A. Models/Ford NY); grooming by Ernesto Casillas special thanks to Sergio at L.A. Models

And Then There Were None [for TheOnes2Watch]


Bad manners: Ben Waddell (L.A. Models), Kayla Tangemann (Next) & Ricky Bennick (Bleu) – three of the unlucky thirteen guests in this dinner party shot for theones2watch, with original text by Svetlana Kitto.   Check out the whole story, with complete credits here. special thanks to all of the agencies, the entire cast and team, and [...]

The Saddest Music In The World – Carbon Copy Magazine Issue #10


Number 10, The Latest issue of Carbon Copy Magazine, is out now, and available for order here.  Ian, I’m chuffed to be a part of it!  Special thanks to Ian Cole and Catherine Porter-Brown at Carbon Copy, Marco at Ford Models, Jake Madden, Lisa Tarlow, Eugene Ong, Ernesto Casillas, Vince Truspin, Thomas Thurnauer, Paul Laufer [...]

Bringing The Indoors Out: Caleb Lane


Caleb Lane (L.A. Models/Ford NY); grooming by Ernesto Casillas After searching high and low (it’s notoriously difficult to shoot outdoors in LA without a permit) I have found a top-secret location that I can now call my outdoor studio…at least until I get thrown out (Ernesto is sworn to secrecy).  Huge, off the beaten path, [...]

03: Caleb Lane @ L.A. Models / Ford NY


Don’t Mess With Texas: Caleb Lane (L.A. Models/Ford NY); grooming by Ernesto Casillas Once we’d wrapped a mostly outdoor shoot, and Caleb Lane was back in his street clothes, the super-sweet superstar remembered that he had a brand new guitar in the back of his car.  We shot a quick portrait before he headed out the [...]

01: Jake Madden @ Ford


Man-muse: Jake Madden (Ford);  styling by Eugene Ong; grooming by Ernesto Casillas; My great friend, makeup artist Geoffrey Rodriguez, suggested a short while ago that Ford model Jake Madden and I shoot something together – and so we have, thrice now.   The incentive behind this extremely quick test was to document Jake’s new beardage and [...]

Notes On A Casting: Nicole Mignano @ Ford


The startlingly beautiful Nicole Mignano (Ford); my kind of Texan…

Twenty-first Century Fox


Asa Fox (Ford), a Keane painting come to life (the children will want to Google Keane painting), is one of my all-time favorite faces. Hair by Linh Nguyen; makeup by Christyna Kay; shirt- Liberty of London; vest – Antonio Marras

Jake Madden For Carbon Copy Issue 10 [Outtakes]


Jake Madden (Ford); styling by Lisa Tarlow; grooming by Ernesto Casillas; styling assistant Eugene Ong; photo assistant Vince Trupsin; jacket, shirt & tie – Brooks Brothers Black Fleece. Who cares about “knowing your angles” when you only have good angles?  Jake Madden has one of the most spectacular faces I’ve ever had the pleasure to [...]

Andre Condit: The Lovely Bones


The beautiful and singular Andre Condit (Ford). Here are a few frames from a five minute session that followed an editorial shoot. Hair by Linh Nguyen; makeup by Christyna Kay; toggle vest – Junya Watanabe.

Get Happy – Fashionisto Magazine Preview


Here’s a handful of shots from a story in Issue Number 1 of Fashionisto Magazine; Abiah Hostvedt @ Red and Seth Miller @ Ford; Fashion Director Carl Barnett; grooming by Colin Yeo @ Pure Management; retouching by Brian Heller. Order the magazine here. special thanks to Carl at The Fashionisto

It’s A Good Start


Here are some highlights from a new story that revolves around the iconic Martin Margiela charity AIDS T Shirt.  The use of subtly different shades of nude was inspired by Synedoche, an ongoing portraiture project by Korean American artist Byron Kim (see it here).  It’s A Good Start is in the launch issue of David [...]

Something Wilde


AND MEN MAGAZINE, F/W 2010; Michael Hudson @ Vision /Major; styling by Eugene Ong; hair by Alex Polillo for Andy LeCompte, makeup by Geoffrey Rodriguez @ Ford Artists; set by Thomas Thurnauer @ Supercube. Adam McMahon @ Vision Matt Lee @ Ford Daniel Landroche @ Ford Amadeus Serafini @ Ford

Clowning By Numbers


Michael Catarama @ Specimen /PhotoGenics/ Ford; grooming by Dale Johnson (Artists by Timothy Priano); styling by Eugene Ong; all clothes by Endovanera; boots by Paul Smith; socks by Paul Smith and Junya Watanabe Note to self: if a model’s already been shot by Peter Lindbergh for V Man, chances are your going to get good [...]



Marcus Andersson @ Ford; denim jacket by Hussein Chalayan; sleeveless jacket by Comme des Garcons; styling by Eugene Ong; grooming by Dale Johnson (Artists by Timothy Priano); photo assistant Conan Thai Arguably one of the most beautiful humans on the planet, Ford’s Marcus Andersson has the ability to imbue even the most banal J. Crew [...]

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 [...]

Written On The Wind [part 1]


Sean Thomson @ Ford; coat by Rachel Comey; jacket by Dries Van Noten; jeans by South Willard I could shoot Ford’s Sean Thomson until the cows come home.  Pardon the pun, but it’s easy to imagine shooting Sean a hundred different ways.  By any standard, this nineteen-year-old has a perfect face, and – in and [...]

V [Is For Vegas]


Nicholas Madrid @ Ford; vintage Helmut Lang bandage trousers; buzz-cut by Alex Polillo for Andy LeCompte, Last week I had the opportunity to shoot VMan Ford Model Search finalist Nicholas Madrid, represented by Specimen and signed with Ford Men. Nick happened to be in LA, so I jumped at the offer. I wanted to add [...]

The Summer Of Love Begins


Matt Lee @ Ford; hair by Alex Polillo for Andy LeCompte, makeup by Geoffrey Rodriguez @ Ford Artists I know it’s half over, but Summer has finally, officially started for me. About a month ago, Alex Polillo, Geoffrey Rodriguez and I, shot an editorial for And Men Magazine that won’t hit the newsstands until September [...]

Unicorns L.A.


Amadeus @ Ford; hair by Alex Polillo for Andy LeCompte, makeup by Geoffrey Rodriguez @ Ford Artists Last month I shot Vision’s Michael Hudson for an editorial, and took a bunch of test shots while I was at it. These shots were quickly sent to a handful of confidantes, with the exclamatory “this kid is [...]