|| ” I’m hoping, I’m not the only one that keeps recalling. All those memories, they used to happen so often. Look at me (look at me), I’m still searching, for you. ” || – Majid Jordan, U ___________ PRESS PLAY ________________ || MAKEUP || Emily Gruen || CREATIVE DIRECTION x PHOTOGRAPHY || Morgan Ryan || THE MUSES || SG Lewis Majid Jordan
“The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.” -Albert Camus This weekend provided a taste for what I believe Summer 2015 has in store. The weather was hot, the nights were long, and the vibes were strong. Let the good times roll on, like the rockin’ sea below. Cheers to another weekend in paradise; this is only the beginning.
“And she soared high above the trees, towards the vast escaping light. From the shallows of her darkness, she broke free in majestic flight.” – m.r. It was not even two hours after my flight had landed in Los Angeles that I found myself back where I had left off, Elysian Park. Before departing for New York two weeks ago, the crew and I headed up to the same spot after our latest shoot to […]
Soaring east– Three birds took flight chasing away the demons & shadows of your yesterday. –M.R. As the Summer sun trapped its heat in my apartment, I began to lose energy. Before I could melted into a relaxed state similar to that of a sauna, I decided to kill two birds (never a Mockingbird) with one stone; I headed out for a late afternoon stroll to escape the heat and re0energize. This has become something I […]
“Imagine if the life that you thought you sharedWasn’t really there–It was made up in your mind,Could be anyone, anywhere.“ —Dust Clears by Clean Bandit Looking out my bedroom window, my eyes became fixated on my neighbors kitchen window. There hung a string of dead fish that were strung like clothes on a clothes line. Living in Chinatown, this is sort of the norm, only I hadn’t really noticed it since I first moved in. I think becuase […]
“The secret to success? It’s simple, consistent originality.” -m.r. Dream boards are useful visualization tools for manifesting your dreams into reality. A constant visual reminder of your goals and intentions helps spark a mental motivation. Ever since I could remember I have been an artist with clear vision. I know what I want and I go after it, by all means necessary. So as a visual learner, having that extra boost of motivation only helps propel […]
“It eluded us then, but that’s no matter — tomorrow we will run faster, stretch out our arms farther…. And one fine morning –So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” – The Great Gatsby One day I was searching for contact information on the Smashbox Studios website where I happened to stumbled upon a landing page banner that read: Twenty Thirteen The Original SMASHBOX Photo Assists Show -Since 1995- On a whim, I applied with about 4 photos […]