Tuesday, June 7, 2016

BLURRED LINES MAGAZINE feat. Brandon Ramon Williams

photo & concept by Tarrice Love (@bytarricelove)
model: Brandon Ramon Williams (instagram @brandonramonwilliams)
@ CESD Talent/ Kim Dawson Modeling Agency/ CGM -Miami


featured in Blurred Lines Magazine


Brandon Ramon Williams is a model/actor represented by Kim Dawson in Dallas, Texas, CGM-Caroline Gleason Mgmt in Miami, and CESD Talent in New York. I've been working with Brandon for years and we've become good friends.

Brandon told me Blurred Lines Magazine contacted him about submitting images to be featured in an upcoming issue. They told him they'd give him the cover if he could get me to shoot it. I don't get asked to shoot cover features or editorials for magazines because i don't get any kind of creative freedom and they don't offer any kind of payment. Most of the time editorials turn in to "advertorials" used to reinforce advertising in the magazine. The magazine and advertisers are the main ones making money. The photographers aren't making money...they are suppose to want to do this for the exposure. I never needed the exposure....i have built a fairly respected name for myself.  I'm always interested in any opportunity where i get to show my creative side and do something new..

photo & concept by Tarrice Love (@bytarricelove)
model: Brandon Ramon Williams (instagram @brandonramonwilliams)
@ CESD Talent/ Kim Dawson Modeling Agency/ CGM -Miami
featured in Blurred Lines Magazine

Doing this Blurred Lines Magazine cover and feature gave me opportunity to show people that my work was magazine worthy. It also gave me the opportunity to shoot a cover that people would remember they saw and inspire them.

Brandon has done some great sexy images with photographers like Rick Day and Karl Simone. I wanted to do something sexy but also show his personality. through the images, I wanted people to want to know him.
photo & concept by Tarrice Love (@bytarricelove)
model: Brandon Ramon Williams (instagram @brandonramonwilliams)
@ CESD Talent/ Kim Dawson Modeling Agency/ CGM -Miami


featured in Blurred Lines Magazine

The theme was "Battle of the Sexes" - I wanted to do something that was fun and sexy. I wanted it to be the kind of sexy that appealed to straight men, gay men, and women in a way that would make them smile and laugh inside the head. I wanted to do something that a magazine wouldn't ideally ask for and other photographers and models would be inspired.
photo & concept by Tarrice Love (@bytarricelove)
model: Brandon Ramon Williams (instagram @brandonramonwilliams)
@ CESD Talent/ Kim Dawson Modeling Agency/ CGM -Miami


featured in Blurred Lines Magazine

The concept was inspired by a photo Lady Gaga on the cover of V Magazine. I kept staring at her dark lipstick thinking I could draw a pair of lips on a piece of cardboard and have him play with it .... thought it would be cool for a cover closeup. After that my mind exploded and a pair of lips turned into body parts.

I hope the viewers enjoy looking at these images as much as me and Brandon enjoyed creating them.




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