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Aaron - Hollywood

This stunning male model has plenty of experience in front of the camera as a model. He's had an amazing career in commercial modeling so far, and it was a thrill to have someone so talented in front of my lens. But what's even more impressive about Aaron Thornton is his drive and passion extends into his entrepreneurial and inventor's spirit with his brand Yoyo Mats

We kept our shoot clean and simple, as Aaron had to get home to pack his bags for Europe where he'd be promoting his product. Casual t-shirts. You can't go wrong, on or off. Of course, he rocked every frame. 

Aaron is with Wilhelmina Models.

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Blake - Pyramid Lake

The goal was simple, get in the car and drive. I've known model Blake Kalawart (LA Models) for a while now, we're both from the same town in Michigan. So, I knew he'd indulge my whim to just let fate decide where we ended up for the day. Lucky for both of us, that was a great idea. 

Driving along a small side road in the Santa Monica mountains, we turned a curve and there it was. I pulled over immediately, I knew we had found our spot. This was a great day, and a great shoot. You sometimes forget, living in a city like LA, that there is so much beautiful nature so near-by. It wasn't until we checked the map that we even really knew where we had landed... Pyramid Lake.

You can expect more of these day-trips very soon! I'm hoping to do much more of this, and I hope you'll all come long for the journey!

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Chris - Hollywood

Brand new face, new male model Chris Clark with Good Talent Management, in the Hollywood Hills and in the studio. This was actually Chris' first shoot ever! It's hard to believe given what a total hunk and complete natural he was in front of the lens. He's got a lot to look forward to with his new career as a male model, that's for sure.

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Tom - Downtown LA

A fashion/lifestyle test shoot with male model Tom from Two Models. We shot this in downtown LA on a busy weekday, which definitely brought on a small audience. Tom's stunning looks pulled in many wondering eyes as we bounced from location to located. We were chasing the last bits of sunlight to catch that golden color. Some fashions provided by De La Commune

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Leif - Newport Beach

Male model Leif Erik represented by DT Model Management. Men's swimwear and lifestyle photo shoot on and under the pier in Newport Beach, California. Leif had just recently moved here to California, and I was more than happy to be among the first to shoot him. He's clearly a natural in front of the lens, and from our day together at the beach, he definitely proved himself a natural people person as well!

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Ajdin - Hollywood

I've known Ajdin for many years now. And because I know you're wondering, it's pronounced EYE-deen. He's from my home town of Grand Rapids, Michigan, and he's a force to be reckoned with. He works hard, he makes his own way, and doesn't take life sitting down. 

For our zillionth shoot together, I wanted to keep it simple. Just walk outside and start shooting. So, we took to the streets of my neighborhood here in Hollywood. It doesn't hurt that this hottie is in the best shape I've ever seen him in. But to top it off, he's got bucket loads of charisma and personality.

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Matt Crawford in the Studio

I knew one thing when I went into this shoot with model, Instagramer, and YouTuber Matt Crawford: I wanted to play with color. I pulled out all the lights, all the colored gels and started playing like a child in a toy box! To say I was thrilled with the results would be the understatement of the year. 

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