Saturday, August 10, 2013

New work in August. Cover of Modern Drummer September issue with Dino Danelli

Some new work this month.

Modern Drummer Cover Sept of Dino Danelli  
New York Post Pulse Cover story.
Veronica Beard for The New York Times. 

Dino Danelli on the cover of the September Modern Drummer. 
Model posing for Citibike food tours story for The New York Post
The cover of The New York Post's Pulse section story on Citibike food tours in Manhattan with the lovely Laura.

The two Veronica Beards
New York Times Style section story 'Countdown to Fashion Week' with the two Veronica Beard's
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Thursday, August 08, 2013

Veronica Beard designer story in New York Times Countdown to Fashion Week

Veronica Beard is a fashion design house that coincidently enough is actually run by two women who both have the name Veronica Beard. This story for The New York Times ran in The Style Section on Wednesday August 7th.

Countdown to fashion week: at veronica beard, meeting in the middle

Thursday, June 13, 2013

July Modern Drummer Cover of Carter Beauford from Dave Matthews band

I've got the cover of the July Modern Drummer, featuring the legendary Dave Matthews Band percussionist Carter Beauford. 
Below is a cover story for The New York Post about the best Lobster Rolls in the city on location at Lobster House in LES. This made the cover of the section. 

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Ross Lynch and R5 at The Empire State Building

Those crazy kids from R5 just rock my world! Always fun to go up to the observatory at The Empire State building and shoot celebs and check out those undies! I think Elmo was my favorite although I'm not sure if it was the real Elmo or one of those Times Square impostors. 

Friday, April 05, 2013

Dr Who spread in New York Post today

Super fun story to work on out in BK last week. Very fun bar and fun Dr Who fans dressing up as some of their favorite characters. See more shots here

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

SXSW 2013 Warner Sound captured by Nikon image gallery

The music festival has begun in earnest. Some of my images from last nights Warner Sound captured by Nikon showcase and the full Gallery here.
 Icona Pop
 Charli XCX
Macklamore crowd surfing in a way I've never seen. He's standing straight up above people heads. 

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Luke Bryan at Nassau Coliseum for Billboard / Instagram

The digital revolution will be televised. Went to Nassau Coliseum to shoot Luke Bryan last week and part of the assignment was shooting candids backstage with my phone that could be uploaded instantly for Billboard's instagram page. Shots went up today on the magazines Instagram feed. Shout out to the editors +Billboard

Monday, January 21, 2013

Ronnie Vannucci, The Killers. Modern Drummer cover shoot. February 2013

This shot is one of those images that I didn't realize was as good as it was but that my amazing editor Scott plucked out of my edit and ran with. I love the shot. The rim lighting around Ronnie's head was done with a remote strobe I set up back there. As I moved around I couldn't tell if I was going to get completely flared out or get what I was aiming for. Between Ronnie moving as he was playing and me moving around and trying different angles there were a lot of variables. They really came together in this image. More images and portraits of Ronnie in my Photoshelter Archive

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Crosby Stills and Nash at SiriusXM on October 17, 2012

What a tremendous thrill to get to shoot these guys and listen their interview. They are funny as hell and  so smart and getting to work with one of the bands that made the soundtrack of my life is such a blast.
See the whole gallery here. 

Monday, October 15, 2012

Kiss at SiriusXM Monster Town Hall

The scene outside of SiriusXM was a madhouse.                              

Guess who's in the photo booth. The shots that Paul Stanley did in the booth were amazing. Every shot was different and he came up with something interesting for each one. That's not easy when you have like a second between flashes. 

 Some of the approved shots of Kiss. Paul Stanley , Gene Simmons, Tommy Thayer and Eric Singer at SiriusXM's Town hall on 10/11/12.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Masahiro Morimoto Iron chef cooks some comfort food at Canvas

Two lights here, one off to the right and behind him Gobo'd for the rim lighting and separation, another off to the left and in front with a diffusion filter for main light and fill.  The background was the restaurant's signature wallpaper which was a tiny strip of wall covering but just enough to fill the frame. Very happy with the way this turned out. Shot for the Pulse Section of The New York Post on August 22nd. It made the inside cover of the section when it ran.

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Green Day xo Judah Friedlander intimate moment SiriusXM

Such an affectionate group of guys, gosh it was touching to see the instant connection between these two rock stars and their teddy bear like friend. Gave me goosebumps.

See the whole gallery and other special intimate moments with Judah and Green Day here.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

The Weight of a Life

It draws you in. You start to look at it and realize there is more to it than FUCK YOU TOO and then you wonder what else there is to find in it. So you look and realize there's a lot more there than you thought at first. There are details you didn't see the first time around and then you realize there are details you didn't see the 10th time.

Thursday, September 06, 2012

Alanis Morissette at Sirius XM

Alanis played a short set of about 5 songs at SiriusXM earlier in the week promoting her new album  Havoc and Bright Lights  Her voice sounded great, she looked great and it was great to be there. Love her. See the entire Gallery here. 

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Barrys Bootcamp is gonna make you sweat. Todays New York Post

Joey Gonzalez worked out his max capacity crew at Barry's Bootcamp. I realized at one point during the shoot why he looks so glamorous, he could totally pass for Tom Cruise. This work out was INTENSE.
See the whole gallery here                               New York Post article here

Friday, August 17, 2012

Jon Spencer Blues Explosion at The Spin Rooftop on 8/16/12

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion brought their show to The Spin Rooftop and rocked the crowd. Sailor Jerry Rum and other cocktails flowed freely. The show was tremendous and the night was perfect. 

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Roger Waters of Pink Floyd at SiriusXM Town Hall June 27, 2012

What a penultimate thrill to meet Roger Waters, one of my idols and get to work with him. His interview during the SiriusXM Town Hall with Jim Ladd was fascinating. Various moments of the dialogue would immediately conjure songs that I've known and listened to for most of my life. Like the moment when he said 'charade' in that special way he pronounces it and 'Ha ha! Charade you aarree!' 
from Pigs popped into my head. He used the word 'lunatic' a number of times as well which of course triggers memories of some of the greatest Pink Floyd / rock songs ever written. In case the lyrics to his songs ever left you wondering if all of what's his written is for real, try and listen to one of his interviews one day. He is fascinating. On top of everything else I realized that I own the same ring he is wearing.

Monday, June 25, 2012

Manhattan henge at Jackson Square Park tonite

The play of light on the fountain froze the water coming off of it and made it look like the water was frozen.

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Alex Schibli the King of Rats Island for The New York Post Pulse cover and jump

Alex Schibli bought an island in the New York Archepelegio that he can call his own and we went out there in canoes and rowboats to shoot his family having a picnic on it. It was hot, the rowboat paddles gave me blisters. The shoot was scheduled for 12 noon, probably the worst time of day lighting wise. In short it was rough. I had to use fill flash to deal with the harsh shadows and the heat was intense. Still in the end it worked out ( have some minor emotional scars from the experience but nothing too bad) and  it made the cover of The Pulse section of the New York Post today and the jump which helps with the healing process alot. Published on June 19, 2012
See a gallery here

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Friday, June 08, 2012

Amanda Palmer connects with her fans in The New York Times

Amanda Palmer of The Dresden Dolls celebrated her record breaking kickstarter campaign at The Loft in Brooklyn with her band Grand Theft Orchestra and her husband Neil Gaiman and a large group of adoring fans.  The gallery has some of the pictures that got away and didn't run in the article published June 6, 2012 including this portrait which I love. This was a single strobe with soft box off to the left on a remote cord and a long exposure to catch the ambient light bouncing off the water tower silos behind her. I felt like they added a Bladerunner aspect to the image and love the effect. 

Thursday, June 07, 2012

David Garrett and Itzhak Perlman student and mentor at SiriusXM Satellite Radio June 6, 2012

David Garrett - rock star violinist - performed pieces from Legacy, his new album on Decca and spoke about music and learning from Itzhak Perlman at Juilliard during an hour long set at SiriusXM satellite radio today June 6, 2012.