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In January 2016, I resolved to take 52 Portraits in 52 Weeks.

The year was filled with wonderful moments and magnificent people.

Thanks to all who collaborated with me!

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Kathleen Littlefield & Michael Pantozzi Wedding
KATHLEEN LITTLEFIELD cuts her wedding cake with new husband MICHAEL PANTOZZI in Brooklyn.
The NYTimes wrote of the occasion: "At 6:00, Married. At 7:30, Onstage" (at the Roundabout Theater.)
 
A serendipitous connection in Paris along the River Seine.
DAWN CANTWELL on vacation from performing as Nessarose in WICKED on Broadway.
 
John Boonin in Paris
JOHN BOONIN has been living abroad 9 of the last 12 months.
Teaching English as he travels, first to Lima, Peru then Madrid, Spain.
We caught up in Paris and now he's off to China!
 
JESS NURSE outside her cycling studio, Rev Cycle, in Eagle Rock.
Positive energy, as always.
 
BENJAMIN DIEBLING is one of my directors for performance capture
on the PS4 video game DETROIT: Become Human.
 
SONYA COOKE is the founder of The Seven Pillars acting technique.
She directs The Actors Studio of Orange County where I teach acting.
 
Ritesh Rajan Ritesh Rajan
RITESH RAJAN is a fellow NYU Acting Alumn.
We experiemented with low light portraiture around Hollywood Blvd.
 
Andria Kozica & Margaux Susi
MARGAUX SUSI and ANDRIA KOZICA collaborated with me multiple times this year.
Natural beauty in natural light.
 
Ivana Mikel Welch
Interior designers IVANA RADETICH and MIKEL WELCH
for Zillow's home improvement series "Build It Up or Tear It Down"
 
Natasha Belmont
NATASHA BELMONT experimenting with long-exposure photography while camping in Joshua Tree National Park.
 
Cheryl McQueen Emily
CHERYL McQUEEN and EMILY JIRA on Halloween.
 
Fitness portrait of the bearded, beatboxing badass LOGAN HUNTER.
 
Grace Folsom Turner Smith and Rin Allen
The lovely GRACE FOLSOM relaxes in my natural light studio.

RIN ALLEN and TURNER SMITH at The Ritz Carlton in Downtown LA before the Creative Arts Emmys.
 
Ben Levin - The Grasshapa
Location scouting for THE GRASSHAPA's (AKA BEN LEVIN) music video.
Click to watch "Graveyard Shift"
 
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MIATA teaches at The Actors Fund, which is a great resources for professionals in the entertainment industry.
Her super cool son KYLER.
 
The Supremes
Dominique Toney
DOMINIQUE TONEY, KHADIA HANDON and ANNETTE MOORE sing and perform together as The Era Queens.
Check out their website with more photos from our shoot at TheEraQueens.com
 
Nicholas DiMichele
NICHOLAS DiMICHELE bought a home in Detroit and is restoring it from arson damage years before.
I visited him during construction and we explored the nearby Heidelberg Project.
 
Chelsea Davison - Mad TV Sophia Kahn
CHELSEA DAVISON (left) is a fellow NYU Alumn, who stars on The CW's revival of MADTV's.

SOPHIA KHAN as Kalliope, the muse of epic poetry.
Sophia is, among other things, a Harvard classics scholar.
 
RACHEL DiPILLO while on hiatus from NBC's CHICAGO MED
 
Maggie Vick
Fashion lookbook portrait of MAGGIE VICK
 
Abraham Ampka
ABRAHAM AMKPA had a busy year filming AMERICAN CRIME STORY, AQUARIUS, AGENTS OF SHIELD & COLONY
 
Miranda Kahn
MIRANDA KAHN was one of my first subjects when I began taking portraits 8 years ago.
 
Echo Mountain
CAROLINE BLOOM, BEN LEVIN, CHERYL McQUEEN. ANDREWS LANDSMAN, JEREMY BORROS,
AMELIA ROSE BLAIRE and BEN SALTZMAN atop Echo Mountain in Altdena, CA.
 
Sophie LaVon Andria Kozica
Pop & Lock dancer SOPHIE LaVONNE along the LA River.

ANDRIA KOZICA with her "Good Morning Asshole" mug.
 
Melissa Klein
MELISSA KLEIN embraces her alter ego on a rooftop above Los Angeles.
 
Obi Wan Kenobi
MATT McVAY as Obi Wan Kenobi
 
BRENT HORST as Darth Maul
 
This portrait of MARGAUX SUSI is one of my favoirte photos from this year-long project.
 
Liz E Morgan
LIZ E. MORGAN, with her beloved clown nose.
 
MaryKate and Ashtray Riley Critchlow
Commedians MARYKATE & ASHTRAY
(RILEY ROSE CRITCHLOW & DANIEL MONTGOMERY)
 
Alex Oleanor Elegant Rebel
Elegant Rebel, ALEX OLENER, cruises North Hollywood on her vintage bike.
 
Mica DePauli
Actor - Dancer MICAELA De PAULI with Buganvilia in East Los Angeles.
 
Andrew Dechart
My dear brother ANDREW DECHART on our sister's farm.
 
Jessie Barr
Actor JESSIE BARR at sunset.
 
Michael Melaor
Actor and Model MICHAEL MEALOR
 
Brandon Kyle Goodman & Dominique Toney & Shane Carlis Clark
CARLIS SHANE CLARK, DOMINIQUE TONEY
and BRANDON KYLE GOODMAN in front of my studio in Silver Lake.
 
ARNOLD YORK, Editor in Chief of The Malibu Times - on assignment for Zillow.
 
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Actor - Dancer BRITTANY FALARDEAU at Tree People in Coldwater Canyon, CA.
 
Will Lobban-Bean Cook Classics
Music producer COOK CLASSICS for his 2016 BMI Award win
for "Somebody" Natalie La Rose ft. Jeremih.
 
Amelia Rose Blaire
My love, AMELIA ROSE BLAIRE, in our home.
 
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