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Model Mayhem #:
1532542
Last Activity:
Dec 03, 2019
Experience:
Very Experienced
Compensation:
Paid Assignments Only
Joined:
Jan 16, 2010

About Me

I was born and grew up in Toronto, Canada. Never quite sure what I wanted in life, I fell into many things by accident. Photography, Web Concept development and Creative Direction are just a few examples.

I played drums in a few punk rock groups, one of which, the Existers, was produced by John Cale. Another, the Poles, had a semi-successful hit called Telex Love. Afterward, I entered Carleton University where I studied Architecture. I then worked in several companies, including Webb Zerafa Menkes & Housden, best known for designing the CN Tower in Toronto.

After a serious accident where I fell from a five meter mezzanine, I literally fell into photography. There was a photographer taking photos at the party and I landed on his toe!!!

My second shoot was an advertising campaign in Toronto. While in Toronto, I was the first Canadian photographer to shoot Kim Alexis, which I did for the cover of Chatelaine.

I moved to Los Angeles and stayed there for just over a year before moving to New York. In NY, I shot quite a few campaigns as well as the Dayton Hudsons Christmas book with Andi McDowell, Elle MacPherson and Brook Shields. I also shot several covers for Vogue South America.

I then moved to Milan where I shot for Harper's Bazaar and Cosmopolitan. I came back to Toronto for a short stint before a friend suggested that I try Paris.

After six weeks in Paris, I was given an opportunity to shoot the Haute Couture for L'Officiel. Since then, Paris has become my base.

I also compose and write Pop-Rock music for several artists.

I also consult as a creative director for worldwide agencies and clients.

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EDITORIAL CLIENTS

VOGUE China, VOGUE Mexico, VOGUE Portugal, VOGUE Brazil, VOGUE Paris, VOGUE Italia, Harper’s BAZAAR China, Harper’s BAZAAR en Español, Harper’s BAZAAR Hong Kong, Harper’s BAZAAR Turkey, Harper’s BAZAAR Italia, ELLE Canada, ELLE Québec, ELLE Hong Kong, ELLE Mexico, ELLE Spain, ELLE Portugal, GLAMOUR Italia, GLAMOUR France, GRAZIA Italy, GRAZIA Russia, DEPECHE MODE, FASHION Magazine, FLARE, L’OFFICIEL Paris, MADAME FIGARO, NEW YORK TIMES Magazine, SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST Post, Style Magazine, W, WWD…

COMMERCIAL CLIENTS

Aldo, AB1 TV Network, Bernard Perris, Camaïeu, Chopard, Clinique Make Up, Dayton Hudson (Target), DIM, EDF, Fairweather, Fleur de Weil Fragrance, Fred Galeries Lafayette, Gemey, Holt Renfrew, Le Bon Marché, Le Château, Le Credit Mutuel, Le Nouvel Observateur, Les 4 Temps la Défense, Louis Vuitton, Lux Soap, Macy’s, Nina Ricci, Nordstrom, Nouvelles Galeries, Pirelli, Royalissime Fragrance, Saks Fifth Avenue, Sears, Soja Bio Star, Sport 2000, Swarovski, The Bay, The May Company, Van Cleef & Arpels, Zuhair Murad…