Behind the Scenes

BTS – Lovage Shoot w/ My New Profoto B1s and Tethertools AeroTab

By EvanWasHere | May 23, 2017

It started as a simple idea.  I shoot with the Sony a7RII and Profoto had finally come out with their Sony adapter to control their lights.  I purchased a set of Profoto B1s a week after the adapter was officially out.  The plan, I told myself, was to just do a quick test shoot so I could see what these…

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BTS – Life In The Fast Lane

By EvanWasHere | Oct 13, 2016

I love doing lifestyle shoots.  It’s fun being creative, working with amazing and gorgeous models in fancy and beautiful locations, and imagining a story line along with them. Resident Magazine requested me to shoot an 8 page spread at a 1 of a kind estate in Sands Point, NY.  This $11 million property has so many locations for shooting, I knew we…

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BTS – Shooting Sarah Rafferty (Donna on USA’s “Suits”)

By EvanWasHere | Oct 5, 2016

Another shoot for Resident Magazine featuring the gorgeous Sarah Rafferty, “Donna” on the USA Network’s hit TV show “Suits“. The location was in a 17.5 million dollar Time Warner Center apartment in Columbus Circle, overlooking Central Park. The full list of gear for this shoot: Sony a7RII Sony 24-70 GM lens Sony 35mm 1.4 Distagon Phottix Indra 500 light (with battery) x2 Phottix Indra…

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BTS – Beauty Shoot with Flowers for Resident Magazine

By EvanWasHere | Sep 1, 2016

It’s beauty shoot time!  I personally love beauty shoots for many reasons.  They are much more relaxed as I do these in my midtown photo studio, so the lighting and backdrop always remain the same.  It is also amazing to see the transformations the makeup artist is able to create. Last time I did a beauty shoot with Resident Magazine, we…

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BTS – Nyle Dimarco Shoot

By EvanWasHere | Aug 31, 2016

We are back again with another amazing shoot.  This time, I had the pleasure to shoot the amazing celebrity, Nyle Dimarco.  As you may or may not know, Nyle won last year’s season 22 of America’s Next Top Model.  This year, he won season 22 of Dancing with the Stars.  He is the first deaf winner of both shows.  …

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BTS – Yacht Shoot for Resident Magazine

By EvanWasHere | Aug 17, 2016

Every month or so, I get a call from Resident Magazine about an amazing photo shoot that I jump and say yes to, before they are even done with the proposition. This is one of them. The setup was perfect.  We would be shooting aboard a 93′ yacht.  There would be 3 female models and 1 male model.  We had…

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BTS – Elliana Test Shoot

By EvanWasHere | Aug 9, 2016

One of the amazing modeling agencies I work with here in Manhattan, is the prestigious APM Models.  I called them the other week wanting to test high speed sync (HSS) on my new Phottix Indra 500 lights.  For those of you that don’t know, this is a way that lets my camera shoot faster than 1/200th of a second using…

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