A couple of events, the first was a Maggie Barry fashion show featuring my good friend Plastic Martyr. Also in attendance was his friend Courtney Stodden. She is a fireball and the media loves to follow her. Oh, Hollywood.
Then came my birthday. I spent it with my two good friends Katrina and Matthew. We went to Tiki Ti and got drunk. A very fitting and enjoyable birthday.
I did a bunch of model testing this month. It's a game we have to play in the fashion industry, testing models. Free work. Nobody really talks about the sheer amount of free work you have to do now if you want to be a fashion photographer. This is about the point I'm starting to question whether there is a purpose to all the free work but I do it anyway because it's my passion. Here are some of the results of the shoots I did in May with Elite Models, Wilhelmina and LA Models.
First a "lifestyle" shooting day with Nina Senicar from Wilhelmina. Hair and makeup were done by Dedra Whitt. This is an example of my more commercial work:
And I couldn't resist but do a couple of fashion/beauty shots, she's so gorgeous:
Then at the end of the month I managed to squeeze in a fun shoot with Kendall from LA Models. I really loved working with this girl, she was just a lot of fun and had a ton of expression. Hair was done by Dawn Carter, makeup by Aga Jakubowski and wardrobe styling by me. Here is the result: