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I’m excited to share some new work today–
Very recently, I photographed a lookbook for Bela, a new fashion label based in NYC. Above are some of my favorite shots.
Model: Chelsea Banos (at Major)
Makeup & Hair: Jessa Blades
Assistant: Justine Reyes
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(Photos of the packaging above courtesy of Harry’s)
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Also, I’m back home from my travels to the UK and Canada, and so I hope to start posting here again over the next week. More very soon!
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Oops – I meant to post nearly every day on my Tumblr site but things have been so intense with this shoot in London, I haven’t had any spare time.
However, big news – I photographed a road trip through the Florida Keys for Conde Nast Traveler’s February 2014 issue (on film!), and it’s on newsstands now!
Head over to Tumblr (and follow along there in the coming week) for more outtakes and photos from the story.
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I was in eastern Long Island yesterday for a shoot and the weather was super foggy and rainy. Pretty amazing views over the bay.
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I will be heading to London tomorrow for just over 3 weeks (!!). I’ll be there to work on a big project and we’ll be shooting almost every weekday. I know there won’t be a lot of downtime, but I’m still really excited to get back to London and see some art exhibits, visit my old friends and stop into my favorite spots when I can.
Because things will be full-on while I’m away, I’ve decided that I’m going to post photos exclusively on my Tumblr site for the next 3 weeks. For reasons that I won’t get into here, posting on my WordPress blog has become annoyingly cumbersome (many days, I don’t post anything because I simply don’t have the time or patience to sit down and compose it). Eventually, I hope to save enough money to hire someone to customize and simplify the back-end of ‘the blue hour’ but for now, it’s too slow. I’ve found it much easier to post on Tumblr when things are really busy.
I hope to post at least something every day while I’m away, including some photos of London that I’ve never shared before.
You can follow along here: brianwferry.tumblr.com
(and you can add the Tumblr RSS feed to your reader here: http://brianwferry.tumblr.com/rss)
See you in February!
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The winter weather changes daily – right now it’s 50 degrees F, and it will be 10 degrees F by tonight. We get 8 inches of snow after a few days where it feels like near-spring. Strange patterns. Photos above all taken on very different days in the past couple of weeks.
PS: Listening to Ira’s (of Yo La Tengo) WFMU Playlists – http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/IK
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A couple of months ago, YCN Magazine in London commissioned me to photograph 4 NY-based creative individuals for their Winter issue, which was just published. The story is about these 4 individuals and a pursuit or interest that is not directly related to their main work, but informs their creativity in some way.
From top to bottom:
I photographed Leanne Shapton, artist & author of “Swimming Studies” (and other books), on her way back from a daily swim at the YMCA. I photographed Morgan Collett and his surfboards; Morgan is a co-founder of the surf shop Saturdays NYC in Soho. I also photographed Richard Turley, the incredibly brilliant creative director of Bloomberg Businessweek magazine, who likes to go for a daily walk to clear his head and brainstorm new ideas. And finally, I photographed Craig Ward, an art director & typographer, who documents the utilitarian designs of NYC manhole covers.
This was such a great assignment and allowed me to meet and chat with 4 very interesting people whose work I admired. Thanks to Alex Hunting & team for this opportunity.