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Carrie Stevens

Carrie Stevens

The story behind the picture Editorial look! The first thing to happen is the idea in my head I have a thought of the shot and how I see it Then I go about putting it together in my mind and making notes plus some sketches Once this is done I then move onto how

Yvette Nelson Head Shot

Yvette Nelson Head Shot

After shooting some new head shot’s of Model and Actor Yvette Nelson She requested that I crop the image she had picked to be a closer view and do a bit of work on the image color and some very small touchup’s I think Yvette looks very lovely and real, not over the top retuched

Elvis Catsuit

Elvis Catsuit

Here are some shots that I think demonstrate how a photographer can crank it up a bit each time he or she get's to shoot the same or similar outfit's The shot below is for a catalog in a different season This is when I started to get my idea to intensify my shot later, as you

Swedish Model

Swedish Model

I had an e-mail from a Swedish magazine that they have a model that is coming to Los Angeles, and have made the request that I shoot with her for an editorial After some negotiation I agree and she then fly’s out to LA and come’s by the studio for me to shoot Now this

Carrie Stevens 1930s

Carrie Stevens 1930s

Carrie Stevens is an all American actress and model You have probably have seen Carrie on many hit TV shows, plus also appearing in magazines such as Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Allure, and of course Playboy® Magazine as Miss June 1997 You might have also seen her on the big screen, opposite Oscar winner Hillary Swank Carrie

Irina Voronina

Irina Voronina

Irina Voronina Russian model/actor was chosen to be Playboy's Playmate® for the Month in January 2001 I had the pleasure to work with this lovely blonde 5’ 10” 35C-25-36 model for a shoot that was published in Australia People magazine, Irina was featured in the movie Reno 911 were she played a topless beach bunny

Firefighter Paramedic

Firefighter Paramedic

Like most covers of magazine these days it all start’s with being commission from the Editor They have a story in the magazine and need a shot to go with it, this assignment was a firefighter editoral It seemed for me the only way to shoot the cover was to put a guy who had

Pinup

Pinup

This shot is hard to tell if its not an eleven photographically as the model is such a beautiful looking women But the story is about why I think it is a shot that is an eleven I went to a clothing company to see about getting some outfits for a shoot and one of

Yvette Nelson

Yvette Nelson

These images of model/actor Yvette Nelson were shot for a catalog (Color) But swiching the shot into a B/W it now lends itself to a classic editorial look that so many magazines in the 60s used to publish Today many photographer's favor shooting on a gray backdrop for there editorials or just go out side

Rebecca Mary Head Shot

Rebecca Mary Head Shot

Reviewing some images, I had taken of Rebecca Mary of TV fame “The Price is Right” I found a great head shot image of her that I wanted to work on With the use of Adobe® Photoshop and then applying one of my photoshop technique’s I gave the shot a different look from the original

Joe DeRenzo

Joe DeRenzo

Got a call from a well known jazz drummer and producer in New York, Joe DeRenzo, he was going to be in Los Angeles and made the request that he wanted me to shoot an image of him under the HollyWood sign and then at a drum store, Were I would film him drumming to

Tiffany Selby Cover Shot

Tiffany Selby Cover Shot

Working on an idea for a new cover shot for my book “Tips & Tricks” Vol II when I had thought about a lighting trick I could use This lighting would give a separation from the model and background with the use of light, not just, bokeh (the visual quality of the out-of-focus areas of

On Location Yvette Nelson

On Location Yvette Nelson

Most guys would pass on this shot (Image below) and put it in the trash bin Not only did I fix the exposure, I then went and took it all the way to eleven (Spinal Tap) I opened the image into Adobe® Photoshop and adjusted the color and exposure I also put a top on

Tiffany Richardson

Tiffany Richardson

This shot is of model Tiffany Richardson AKA: Tiffany Lee a top pinup model in California I found this location in South laguna beach California and making a note of the place and time that I should be there to take the shot, which was going to be a week later makes it part of

Rebecca Mary “White Angel”

Rebecca Mary “White Angel”

I was shooting with Top model and TV actress Rebecca Mary on another project and I ask her if she would pose for another shot I had in mind She agreed and I gave her the outfit which she put on and with in no time Rebecca took on the image of the White Angel

Bad Bunny Cocktail

Bad Bunny Cocktail

Anonymous Bad Bunny Cocktail In shooting this image I gave a lot of thought to what I wanted, I needed the model to have some anonymity that's why I went with the mask not just bunny ears aloneThe bunny mask was the starting point for the shot, Next came the outfit a black corset and