Looking forward to going back to doing photo shoots like this one with my very creative friend Gabriella Muttone.
Just too fun! Instant photographs from my shoot with Shauna Toerner. Actually shot about fifty. Love the look and so simple.
And as for Shauna Toerner in front of the camera…. Just Wow! Love her and will be showing more from our shoot soon.
Including more of the Fujifilm Instax instant photos, the photos from the shoot itself on Hasselblad digital and Broncolor lighting. Some video too! Makeup and Hair Styling by the ever impressive Natalie Lyle. Thanks!
Face posing with Shauna Toerner. From today’s photo shoot at FD Studio, downtown Los Angeles. Makeup and hair styling by Natalie Lyle.
Very excited to have the fashion feature “Secrets Of The Redbury” published in the latest issue of the high fashion magazine Marie Westwood. Their “bold & gorgeous” edition release party at The Royals Paris Luxury Fashion House in Beverly Hills.
Wardrobe from the prestigious Ivan Bitton Style House in Hollywood. Model and styled by the talented and stunningly sophisticated Gabriella Muttone. Photographed by me, Ian L. Sitren, at the gone but still with us Redbury Hotel in Hollywood.
Thrift Shop Chic… The wardrobe for our photo shoot was all thrift shop. A true model creative…. Amber Flowers.
There is something so very special about a large format magazine with high quality paper and inks. Just arrived, copies of Livein Style Magazine with my fashion feature shot with model Gabriella Muttone. The photographs so very rich and deep that look totally different than when seen on a screen. Livein Style Magazine itself published in Italy, NYC and Los Angeles.
Thank You so very much for wardrobe from Ivan Bitton Style House! Collections of the most stunning fashions! A huge Thank You to the incredibly beautiful Gabriella for a so very successful photo shoot. Her sense of style and posing, wardrobe styling and creativity made this all work together perfectly. Photo shoot notes… Hasselblad digital camera system and Broncolor lighting. Thanks!
This would be more of my idea of an Easter Bonnet. It’s all about the Bonnet of course. Model Severine makes for my idea of wearing the perfect Easter wardrobe too. Ok maybe my ideas about most wardrobe might be different than most. I like it!
“Emotion” – I just don’t know which one. From an incredibly fun photo shoot with model Severine. Superb Makeup and Styling with the stellar Blanche LeBeau.
For those colder Halloween nights of Trick Or Treat. A well designed windbreaker with hoodie. Another of my Halloween costume ideas from one of my photo shoots with Kajira. Lighting by Broncolor and a Hasselblad digital camera system. Only the best!
The first order of business… select a great model! Makes all the difference in the world. Gabriella Muttone is one of the absolute great models I have had in front of my cameras. An extraordinary photographer herself, she has a keen sense of body movement, facial expression and style. You can see in this photograph from our photo shoot at the Palm Springs Air Museum how she places herself so perfectly with this aircraft, engine and propeller. Just wonderful!
Photo shoot notes… Hasselblad digital camera system and Broncolor lightning. The aircraft is a beautiful Grumman F8F Bearcat. The design for this was done by my good friend and superb graphic design artist Dennis Johnson. Only the best! Thanks!
If you read my prior post just below, you know about my chance meeting with Nora Zainglein at the Salton Sea. Also especially lucky that I had my Hasselblad camera with me. Just one of those things when you meet a New York City fashion model dancing around a pole on a vacant road. It is all true! Trust me!
So we drove down a dirt road I know which takes you to a somewhat hidden way to get on the shore of the Sea. Nora seemed to have a wardrobe idea for this spot and changed by the car. Makeup and hair had been somehow perfectly readied by the premier Estee Lauder artist Blanche LeBeau.
No one there of course and the Salton Sea was beautiful in it’s usual eerie sort of way. Noon and the Sun was high and the temperature hot. Nora embraced the feel and view of it all. Just having been in Manhattan the day before made it quite the scenic change for her. Amused by the long line along the shore of mummified Tilapia, I was sure that thoughts of lunch were not on her mind.
Walking along she raised her face to the Sun and closed her eyes. I said “Nora what are you thinking about?”… She didn’t hear me.
More to come…
Found a new photo shoot location on a recent photo excursion. And no space travel required. I can see you posing in front of that landscape now! The question is… Who is you? Send me an e-mail to Ian@SecondFocus.com. Thanks!
What do 164 magazine editors, art directors, public relations companies, sportswear companies, supplement companies, fitness websites and even CBS Television have in common? They are all signed up and have used my archive to search for photographs that fit their needs and usage.
Going into 2017 that archive will be greatly expanded with much more from edgy fashion to lifestyle to bodybuilding, fitness, yoga and Palm Springs scenes and more. Just this week I have been asked for photos ranging from a Presidential motorcade to a beautiful woman in a swimming pool. And yes I had what they wanted available! So if you are going to be looking for photographs for your needs, send me a note and you will have access too. Thank You! Send me an e-mail to Ian@SecondFocus.com
I love the people I photograph! I love the creation, the wardrobe or lack of wardrobe, the makeup, the process, the cameras, the lighting equipment, even the light stands, all of it. And I am a true lover of photography, not just my photographs but the world of photographs.