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Hashi – “Stop Motion”

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

As far as I remember, Hashi has always been around in my life since the day I was born.  He’s an internationally acclaimed photographer who’s been a family friend of ours for generations and quite possibly one of the biggest inspirations of my creative life.

Growing up I remember my father used to take me to Hashi’s studio where I’d find him shooting a lot of published product shots for beverage & liquor campaigns. And most of it involved his specialized stop motion photography with props & gadgetry that were beyond my comprehension. Needless to say I was intrigued but simultaneously intimidated by the precision and artistry that went in to his work.

Present day, I had the opportunity to meet up with Hashi again while he was in New York.  He was very encouraging and supportive of my work and decided it would be a fun idea to have me do a photo shoot with him.

This particular piece “Stop Motion” is a personal tribute to Hashi and what he represents to me. The large buildings in stop motion represent his scale of greatness that transcends through time. The sadness in his expression and the way he is facing away from all of what’s going on behind him expresses that every moment & opportunity should not go wasted.  These were of course inspired by one of the many wise words coming from Hashi.

Thank you Hashi. You are a true inspiration to me personally and professionally.

To check out Hashi’s work you can go to the link below. :)


Porcelain – “Nine Tails”

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Every once in a while there comes a Model who just kicks up your creative senses… after a long slumber. Porcelain is definitely that model. Spent some good time shooting till 7 am in the morning just going with the flow at my studio. Showing right now is one of the many which I had a hard time choosing from.

Look forward to the rest. ;)

Porcelain’s Website & MM Port:
Porcelain’s ModelMayhem Page

Chanel – “The Fabulous Life”

Sunday, January 23rd, 2011

Chanel is simply put, wonderful & wonderful to work with. Her beauty, humility, professionalism, and her dedication to talent is definitely something worth seeking out for. Check her pages on Model Mayhem!

Chanel’s Modeling & Makeup Artist Pages:
Chanel’s ModelMayhem Model Page
Chanel’s ModelMayhem Makeup Artist Page

Canz 2011 Calendar

Sunday, January 2nd, 2011

This past Fall I’ve had the pleasure of working with the Canz girls on their very first calendar. Instead of doing the usual Bikini / Lingerie Glamour type shoot that most Calendars do… I suggested we’d do something a little rugged, sexy and fun!  So we shot outdoors in a Junkyard as well as the interior of the Canz A City Roadhouse, Astoria branch.

The results… Kick Ass!

The girls and the team did a phenomenal job strutting their Canz attitude to a very successful 2011 start!

Canz A City Road House is a Restaurant & Sports Bar filled with beautiful lively girls currently located in New York – Astoria Queens, Westbury Long Island, and the soon to be open Patchogue branch.

I have to say from my own experience eating there, the food is amazingly great! My personal favorites are the Roast Beef Dipp, the New York Choice Strip Steak and the deserts such as the Fried Oreos and Apple Crumb Cake… are to DIE FOR!  You really gotta try them all out! No joke!

Overall, whenever I am there, they are usually packed with lively Sports fanatics watching the Monday games having a grand ol’ time.  Definitely worth checking out! ;)

Canz a City Road House Calendar 2011 – www.canzusa.com