Unfinished Symphony

Unfinished Symphony

An Unfinished Symphony Brenna Smith poses in a red lace dress by Nick Nguyen in front of an abandoned grain silo. History is littered with stories of unfinished art masterworks.  Symphony No. 8 by Franz Schubert is one of the most famous.  This is the story of another unfinished work.  And while I make no claim that it belongs in the same class as masterpieces like Schubert’s “Unfinished Symphony,” I

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In the Twilight Between Art and Life

In the Twilight Between Art and Life

In the Twilight Between Art and Life Last winter I conducted a series of shoots to help promote a fashion show, the theme of which was the “collision” of art and fashion.  The concept is far from new.  The promoter’s idea for advertising was for the models to have makeup resembling paint on their faces, and to show them in the act of painting, as if they had accidentally made

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Vintage Sugar

Vintage Sugar

Vintage Sugar -- A Period Fashion Editorial at the Old Imperial Sugar Mill This past August, while the Texas sun kept things around 100 degrees, we shot a vintage fashion editorial in the decommissioned Imperial Sugar mill in Sugar Land, Texas.  The shoot was originally intended to publicize an ambitious fashion show that never got off the ground.  The plan for the show was to feature a sugar and candy

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Portfolio Session with Model Rachael Campbell

Portfolio Session with Model Rachael Campbell

Rachael Rocks! A Modeling Portfolio Shoot -- Image Theory Style A Crummy Fashion Show Leads to a Fortunate Meeting In November of last year, Image Theory did a full-day portfolio shoot for Houston model Rachael Campbell. As you'll see in the following images, Rachael is the real deal. She is graceful and striking, and it all translates perfectly on camera. I met Rachael and her mom, Danette, way back in

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Claire Drennan Look Book: Offbeat is Upbeat!

Claire Drennan Look Book: Offbeat is Upbeat!

Claire Drennan Look Book: Offbeat is Upbeat Back in October, Claire Jarvis, the owner, founder, and creative force behind Claire Drennan Knitwear asked if I would do a look book fashion shoot for her new line of neck wear.  An assignment that involves photographing a bunch of knit ties may not sound interesting to you, but then you may not know Claire. It wasn't going to be your standard mens'

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