Last summer I had the pleasure of photographing rockstar model Celesta Hodge from Elite Model Management LA. Now we have a rare interview by the one and only, James Clayton. James Clayton: I’m on my way to meet Model/Actress Celesta Hodge for a lunch interview at the Bel Air Hotel. She’s peaked my curiosity, there’s always an … Continue reading Conversation with Celesta Hodge
After arriving in LA after an 18 hour road trip from Texas, I figured I would be the only masochist down for long drives. Well I came to find out my brilliant model Sydney Graus from Elite Model Management LA also made the long trek. She did come from a much colder climate in Jackson Hole, Wyoming however. Well … Continue reading Sydney Graus from Elite Model Management
How can you put into words, the emotions or feelings you get when doing something you’re passionate about? When the people you work with make you a happy person, a better person? When people give you that which is invaluable, time? You really can’t. All you can do is say thank you. As a fashion … Continue reading Celesta Hodge from Elite LA. She turns it up to 11.
One of the most frequent questions I get is “I’m not tall, can I still sign with an agency?”. Most of the time this question comes while having coffee with a potential model or talking to a girls parents. If there’s one thing people know about me, is that I can be pretty direct and … Continue reading Oly is 5’7″ and with Elite Model Management
Last week I had the pleasure of doing three things I love. 1. Road Trip 2. Photography 3. Hang with Family. About a month back, my brother Jaime Hellcat started talking about road tripping to Cali to pick up a custom guitar by the one and only Jason Burns from Blast Cult. Blast Cult makes some … Continue reading Photographing Bailey from l.a. models in East LA
A few months ago, I had the pleasure of shooting one of my favorite muses, Mari Alex Littlefield. A gorgeous blonde with look that reminds me of Daryl Hannah. Mari Alex has always been a free spirit so when I suggested shooting some tasteful fine art nudes on the beach, she was game. Then on top … Continue reading Mari Alex Littlefield
To say shooting Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week/New York Fashion Week is exciting, would be a understatement. Any IMG credentialed photographer shooting MBFW would say it’s not only a privilege, but incredibly cool. Now being a IMG credentialed photographer is a great accomplishment, but being a house photographer is totally different. But with the perks of being … Continue reading Christian Siriano Spring 2014
Live from New York it’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, Spring/Summer 2014. Watch all the shows via the live feed with a full schedule below :) Share this, love it #MBFW #JMp SCHEDULE: September 05 9AM | NICHOLAS K at STUDIO 9:30-10:30AM | DAVID TLALE at BOX 10AM | BCBGMAXAZRIA at THEATRE 11AM | RICHARD CHAI … Continue reading LIVE STREAM: Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week NY | SS 2014 #MBFW
“What motivates me?” A frequent question I get, so I’ll try to respond whilst in a contemplative mood. What drives me is passion. A true passion and love for whatever I’m doing. To constantly grow and hone my craft and hopefully be a inspiration for others, as so many have been for me. I constantly … Continue reading What motivates me?
“Proclamation Jewelry…without a doubt, the most kickass jewelry I have ever seen!” And that’s a pretty strong statement from someone who’s working in the fashion industry and with some of the top designers in the world. Earlier this year I was approached by the team from Proclamation Jewelry about shooting their 2013 campaign. A company … Continue reading Proclamation Jewelry | 2013 Campaign