PORTRAIT OF THE WEEK

One of my favourite portraits of the year: This fun shot of model Carla Calabia. She just looks so cheeky! The photo set a turning point in my comfort level with sitters: I asked them to pull faces, stick out their tongues or told them one of my bad dad-jokes. I got...
BOOK REVIEW: HERB RITTS, NOTORIOUS

BOOK REVIEW: HERB RITTS, NOTORIOUS

For me, the most important thing I learned was just honing my eye. I think I had a good eye. Herb Ritts Herbert ‘Herb’ Ritts (1952-2002), iconic American portrait photographer, caught the world’s attention in the 80’s with his sexy and bold...
THE MASTER OF STYLE: RAY PETRI

THE MASTER OF STYLE: RAY PETRI

During my early 20’s, my fashion style was defined by one man: Ray Petri. The look of the 80’s is hard to pin down. Was it Goth? New Romantic? The daggy look embraced by the cast of Stranger Things? Top Gun? Madonna? One look stood out for me: Buffalo. UK...