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PICTURE PERFECT! 20 PHOTOGRAPHERS YOU HAVE TO POSE WITH IN 2013

PICTURE PERFECT! 20 PHOTOGRAPHERS YOU HAVE TO POSE WITH IN 2013
Picture Perfect! 20 Photographers You Should Pose With in 2013! By: Tyson Paul Lights, Camera,……Capture! Beautiful things happen around us every day, but it takes a very special person to be able to capture those moments and make them timeless works of art. Great photos comprise of many things, not only must you hit the shutter at the right time and moment, the perspective, composition and color coordination plays a big role too. In today society, where everyone has a camera on their phone and thinks that instagram and twitter is their own version of a photoshoot; it’s very hard to find a good professional photographer. To make your search a lot easier, Kaboom! Magazine.com would like to introduce to you 20 Photographers that you would love nothing more than to pose for in 2013. Kaboom! Magazine.com presents “Picture Perfect! 20 Photographers You Have To Pose With in 2013” we will showcase 20 of the best photographers around and tell you why you would be crazy not to wanna pose for them. VS4 20. Van Styles Location: Los Angeles, CA Personal Website: www.vanstyles.com Instagram: @van_styles Magazine(s) Featured In: XXL, Complex, & Fader Celebrities/Models worked with: Murs, The Cool Kids, The Workaholics, Krystal Bee, Claudia Sampedro, Ashley Sky, & Cassie. Photography Background: Being an artist, you find inspiration in everything on this earth. But it’s not everyday someone finds life changing inspiration in a skateboard. LA photographer Van Styles has gone from talented skateboarder to one of Southern California premier photographers. Getting his feet wet shooting underground hip hop legend Murs and using his skateboard background to score an collaboration with SK8MAFIA, Styles has since moved up in the photography world to shooting for world famous streetwear clothing brands the likes of LRG, The Hundreds, Primitive, and HUF. Like perfecting new moves on the skateboard, Styles has proven that he is more than capable of photographing various subjects and settings and presenting them in a different light showcasing his clients in a way that no one has ever seen them before. VS1 VS3 VS2 JR4 19. Joe Rivera (J.Rivera Photography) Location: Miami, FL Personal Website: www.jriveraphotos.com Instagram: @13o5 Magazine(s) Featured In: Pure Dope Magazine Celebrities/Models worked with: Meek Mill, Nicole Mejia, Bianca Morales, Stephanie Rao, Dolly Castro, & Paola Urbano Photography Background: If you follow Kaboom! Magazine.com “Kaboom! Bombshell of the Day!” segment, once or twice a week you will see JRivera photography featured on the website. He may have not been taking photos for a long time, but Joe Rivera is the new “Go-To” guy of photography in Miami. Formerly of 305 Media Group, Rivera has branched out into a new brand of photography and has proven that he can thrive on his own. Joe works exceptionally well with outdoors capitalizing on all the great locations Miami has to offer. Rivera has also proven that he can bring sexiness to the fitness world as he is very popular amongst many fitness models in the South Florida area. JR2 JR3 JR1 JA5 18. Joel Alvarez (Venge Media) Location: Miami, FL Personal Website: www.vengemedia.com & www.blacktapeproject.com Instagram: @joelalvarezphoto & @theblacktapeproject Magazine(s) Featured In: Maxim, FHM, American Curves, & Black Men Celebrities/Models worked with: Tera Patrick, GracIII, Nicole Mejia, Claudia Sampedro, Lux Luxiboo, Dolly Castro, Vida Guerro, & Italia Kash Photography Background: What if I told you that you could spark a revolution with something as small as black masking tape….would you believe me? Miami photographer Joel Alvarez and Venge Media have been well established for the past couple of years as their photos have been featured all over the world. It’s seemed like Joel has always been one step ahead of the curve with his photography style, but he took the game to an entirely different level when he started to use black tape to stick it to the competition. Alvarez introduced the world to The BlackTape Project, a unique photoshoot where models are photographed wearing nothing but black masking tape. Often imitated, but never duplicated, Alvarez’s venture has been featured not just in Miami, but at the Marquee Nightclub in Las Vegas and Mark Wahlberg & Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson hit movie “Pain & Gain.” Some may say that Joel comes off as being cocky, but it not cockiness if you can back it up. JA2 JA1 JA4 KG4 17. Karlo Gomez Location: Los Angeles, CA Personal Website: www.karlogomez.com Instagram: @karlogomez Magazine(s) Featured In: GQ , Twisted, LAF, NAM, Fighters Only, & Vogue Celebrities/Models worked with: Carissa Rosario, Jo Koy, Brooke Burke, Maurice Green, Chuy Bravo, Christina Milian, & Melissa Riso Photography Background: Karlo Gomez loves to do three things travel around the world, eat great food, and take amazing photographs for some of your favorite magazine. Gomez has brought style and grace to some of your favorite models, as well as immortalized some of your favorite celebrities. The Los Angeles photographer has worked with 50 Cent’s SMS headphones ad campaign and Brooke Burke “Operation Smile” ad campaign. You can’t help but admire how well-round a photographer Karlo Gomez is with the camera in his hand as he seems to give the same movie star-like effort to everyone he comes across. KG1 KG3 KG2 TS1 16. Tom Sparks (707 Multimedia) Location: Bay Area, CA Personal Website: www.707multimedia.com Instagram: @707multimedia Magazine(s) Featured In: Hustler, So Be It, Stack Models, & Ellements Celebrities/Models worked with: Snoop Lion & Sally Dawn Photography Background: Tom Sparks may not be as well-known as most of the photographers on this list, but give him two years and you will see his photos on every newsstand in America. Sparks lives to capture life’s most beautiful moments. He is inspired by the uniqueness of people and has a knack for capturing their true essence on film. Tom’s photos have been featured on countless urban and high-end fashion websites including Kaboom! Magazine.com. With how hot the Bay Area is right now with all of their sports teams doing so good, it’s only fitting that someone with that same drive and determination of Tom Sparks would make this list. TS2 TS3 TS4 CF4 15. Camraface Location: Los Angeles, CA Personal Website: www.camraface.com Instagram: @fotofetish Magazine(s) Featured In: N/A Celebrities/Models worked with: Paris Hilton, Lil Jon, LMFAO, Afrojack, & Snoop Lion Photography Background: A party not party until Camraface is capturing it. Kid Cudi once said all the crazy sh*t that he did tonight, those would be the best memories and I think the reason why he said that was because of Camraface. When Camraface not taking photographs of some of Hollywood A-listers wildest nights; she as a photographer for urban streetwear company “Young & Reckless.” Camraface rock star approach to photography has made her one of the most-sought after photographers on the West Coast. CF1 CF2 CF3 NS4 14. Nick Saglimbeni (SlickForceStudios) Location: Los Angeles, CA Personal Website: www.nicksaglimbeni.com Instagram: @nicksaglimbeni Magazine(s) Featured In: GQ, FHM, Maxim, People, SHOW, WMB, US Weekly, Urban Ink, Men’s Fitness, & Low Rider Celebrities/Models worked with: Omarion, Melanie Iglesias, Erika Medina, Kardashian Family, Estella Warren, Jessica Burciaga, The Game, & Nazanin Mandi Photography Background: Nick Saglimbeni moved to Los Angeles to pursue cinematography at the top-ranked USC School of Cinema. Shortly after graduation, Nick opened SlickforceStudio in downtown LA. Clients quickly responded to the cinematic nature of Nick’s photography, and Slickforce soon became one of the hottest studios in Los Angeles. In August 2011, Nick Saglimbeni created and launched WMB 3D: World’s Most Beautiful, the first commercial magazine entirely photographed and designed in 3D. His advancements in 3D photography won him several awards, including Grand Prize in 3D at the Sony World Photography Awards in 2012. In late 2012, Nick created the photography/comic-book hybrid project, SlickforceGirl, which features artistic depictions of empowered female heroes fighting for good. A portion of artwork sales from SlickforceGirl aid the fight against breast cancer as well as other select causes. NS3 NS2 NS1 VC5 13. Vanessa Cabillias (Nes Photographs) Location: Chino Hills, CA Personal Website: www.nesphotographs.com Instagram: @nesphotographs Magazine(s) Featured In: Ellements, G.O.O.D.S, Institute, C-Heads, Bunkerhill, & Ultimate Bridal Magazine. Celebrities/Models worked with: N/A Photography Background: Vanessa Cabillias has always seen life alittle bit differently than everyone else, which is why she is such a great photographer. Five years ago, Vanessa (Nes) put her photography degree to good use and formed “Nes Photograhs.” Quickly after starting her photography company, Nes became one the most talked about photographers on the west coast as her photos were featured in high-end magazines and billboards all over. Cabillias is one of Southern California finest fashion photographers, as she uses her “Think Outside the Box” personality to bring out the best in her clients. VC1 VC4 VC7 BB4 12. Brian Bowers (Beansfotos) Location: New Orleans, LA Personal Website: www.beansfotos.com Instagram: @beansfotos Magazine(s) Featured In: Southern Vixens Celebrities/Models worked with: N/A Photography Background: Do you know who Brian Bowers is? Don’t worry most of the world doesn’t either, but if you ask us; his photography quality is as good as most of the elite photographers on this list. Bowers started Beansfotos in 2009 and has worked his way up to being one of the premier photographers in the south. Brian Bowers may not be well known now, but in a few years Beansfotos will not only rule the south…America. BB1 BB5 BB3 SS4 11. Solmaz Saberi Location: Los Angeles, CA Personal Website: www.solmazsaberi.com Instagram: @solmazsaberi Magazine(s) Featured In: Unleash’d Magazine Celebrities/Models worked with: Liz Hernandez, Vivica Fox, Jojo, Melissa Molinaro, Jay Sean, Jessica Burciaga, Carmen Electra, Miguel, Nazanin Mandi, Christina Milian, & Kat Graham Photography Background: Owner of her own magazine company (Unleash’d Magazine) Solmaz Saberi is by far the busiest photographer on the west coast. Solmaz has been actively working in the entertainment industry for over 10 years. Solmaz relentlessly has taken over the entertainment industry by bringing the most talented and humble individuals together to create change and entice a new vision for Art, Fashion, Photography and the Print Industry. SS1 SS3 SS2 CM4 10. Caspar Munoz Location: Fresno, CA Personal Website: www.caspermunozphotography.com Instagram: @ihatecaspermunoz Magazine(s) Featured In: Kaboom! Magazine, XX Street, HIS, & Hustler Celebrities/Models worked with: Bunnie Barreras, Ralina Lia, Lux Luxiboo, Leah Lin, & Devan Dior Photography Background: When you have an instagram name that is based on people hating on you….you must be good at something. Northern California photographer Casper Munoz loves to do two things….partying and photography. Known as the “Rockstar of Photography”, Munoz is a published photographer that shoots for clothing brands Two In The Shirt (T.I.T.S. ), 187INC Clothing, Hustler Magazine, and countless other companies. Casper specializes in glamour, lingerie, swimsuit, nude and erotic nude photography. Some may feel that Munoz photographs are tasteless and too racy, but if you ask us it’s just him being a genius. CM1 CM2 CM3 ES4 9. Emily Sandifer (Sandifer Photography) Location: Los Angeles, CA Personal Website: www.sandiferphotography.com Instagram: @emilysandifer Magazine(s) Featured In: Kaboom! Magazine, Ellements, Bunkerhill, Photos, & Refix Celebrities/Models worked with: Tyga, Asher Roth, Somaya Reece, DJ Reflex, & Miguel Photography Background: Ever since she was a child in Idaho, Emily Sandifer has always loved taking photographs. Sandifer turned her childhood crush into Hollywood magic, when she moved to Hollywood after college and became a successful actress and photographer. Using her acting experience, Emily makes her clients feel like Hollywood movie stars when they’re infront of the camera as she reenacts some of Hollywood most magical moments with the camera. ES3 ES2 ES1 BC5 8. Brian Cardenas (BC Photography) Location: Los Angeles, CA Personal Website: www.bcphotography.net Instagram: @BCphotography_ Magazine(s) Featured In: Maxim, GQ, FHM, Trans World Surf, Kaboom! Magazine, Hollywood Weekly, & Low Rider Celebrities/Models worked with: Amy Markham, Gloria Friedley, Lauren La Carriere, Heather Shanholtz, Kip Starling, Lauren Ashley, & Donna Lazarescu Photography Background: Life is a beach and Brian Cardenas magically captures us all playing in the sand. Cardenas is highly recommended glamour photography on the west coast and the best beach photographer in the country. You name them and Brian has had them in some of the sexiest poses you will ever see on a beach front. When Brian not on the beach, he also a very popular automobile photographer; taking can’t-miss photographs on the race track. BC3 BC7 BC2 KL1 7. Krystle Lina Location: Riverside, CA Personal Website: www.krystlelina.com Instagram: @krystlelina Magazine(s) Featured In: Maxim, FHM, Skinne, Kaboom! Magazine, & Playboy Celebrities/Models worked with: Jamie Michelle, Bone Thugs & Harmony, Jesse Jane, Vida Guerra, The Shannon Twins, & Alimi Ballard Photography Background: It’s not every day that someone that beautiful infront of the camera is able to go behind the camera and create that same beauty. Krystle Lina has been a superstar model for a very long time, but now she taking that same success into the photography world being one of Hollywood’s premier photographer. Using her modeling experience, Krystle photography work is creative and unorthodox making her above and beyond better than most photographers in this era. KL4 KL3 KL2 MZ1 6. Moises Uriarte (Moezart) Location: Las Vegas, NV Personal Website: www.moezart.net Instagram: @moezart Magazine(s) Featured In: N/A Celebrities/Models worked with: Chantel Zales, Jailany Betancourt, Amanda Vex, Ashley Peaches, & Joling Ferro Photography Background: Bright Lights & Big City….It’s only seems fitting that one of the hottest photographers in the country resides in the entertainment capital of the world. Moezart has been the man to see when models want to look their best infront of the camera. For the past couple of years, Moezart has been taking photos of models that have been featured in magazines and newspapers all over the world including Maxim, GQ, and Playboy. Mark my words, within the next 10 years Moezart will be featured on the cover Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition. MZ4 MZ2 MZ5 DK1 5. Damir K (Notion Studio) Location: Los Angeles, CA Personal Website: www.damirk.com Instagram: @damir_k Magazine(s) Featured In: DUB, Playboy, Bravo, Golf Week, Vice, Pain, & Runway Celebrities/Models worked with: Paris Hilton, Jason Derulo, Xzibit, Brandy Norwood, Ray J, Chuck Liddell, & Carmen Ortega Photography Background: The Notion Studio was originally established in 2006 by Photographer Damir K as a manifestation of his vision to create an upscale studio where clients could enjoy wide open spaces and a professional atmosphere. A beautiful shooting space that is always evolving, the studio is regularly updated and improved. Our vision is to create an ongoing business relationship so that returning clients always have something different to inspire the imagination. DK3 DK2 DK4 AS1 4. Albert Sanchez (Ace of LA) Location: Los Angeles, CA Personal Website: www.aceofla.com Instagram: @aceofla Magazine(s) Featured In: XXL, Urban Ink, Crane, & Hip Hop Weekly Celebrities/Models worked with: Chris Brown, Busta Rhymes, Ace Hood, Juicy J, Kendrick Lamar, Rick Ross, & Lil Wayne Photography Background: Inspired by the history and museums from his birth country of Mexico to the art and culture of Los Angeles, Albert Sanchez, also known as Ace of LA has spent his career bringing emotion to colorful life as artwork through still images. Ace’s ability to capture his subjects present emotion has created an impressive list of subjects including Larry King, Mike Tyson, Danny Trejo and Lil’ Wayne. His passion has lead to shoots from the inner city to the Mansions of Beverly Hills and can be seen in publications such as “XXL ,” “Urban ink,” “Carne” and “Hip Hop Weekly.” Ace’s attention to detail has lead to other mediums as he has been a driving force behind the success of the production company BLKDMNDS. With his focused drive and commitment to personal growth expect to see more impressive things from Ace in the future. AS2 AS3 AS4 AR4 3. Aaron Riveroll Location: San Diego, CA Personal Website: www.aaronriveroll.com Instagram: @aaronriveroll Magazine(s) Featured In: Kaboom! Magazine, Kandy, Hooters, & Style Celebrities/Models worked with: Melissa Ceja, Samantha Padilla, Jessica Burciaga, Pam Rodriguez, & Heather Shanholtz Photography Background: How does a women visit San Diego without visiting the one and only Aaron Riveroll. The San Diego native loves capturing life beautiful moments…but he really enjoys capturing those moments with many of our favorite models. Aaron specialize in glamour photography, casual and fashion, and wedding/engagement portraits. Working with a photographer like Aaron Riveroll is a model’s dream. AR1 AR2 AR3 MH2 2. Mike Ho Location: Los Angeles, CA Personal Website: www.oneshotmike.com Instagram: @mikeho_ Magazine(s) Featured In: Maxim, Hip Hop Weekly, Swagg, Kaboom! Magazine, VIP, FHM, & Urban Ink Celebrities/Models worked with: Chris Brown, Tank, Kevin McCall, Young Jeezy, Omarion, Charlie Wilson, Daphne Joy, Jessica Burciaga, & Carissa Rosario Photography Background: Mike Ho directs some of your favorite music videos for your favorite artist and takes photos of some of the hottest women on the planet for your favorite magazines….but why are you just hearing about him right now? Born and raised in the Bay Area of California, Ho moved to the bright lights and big city of Los Angeles to live out his dreams and has successful done that, becoming one of the “Go-To” guys in Hollywood. Mike has worked with working with amazing artist such as Charlie Wilson, TANK, Teyana Taylor, Swizz Beatz, Young Jeezy, Jasmine Villegas, and many more. MH1 MH4 Mike Ho / oneSHOTmike / oneSHOTmedia DG3 1. Derick G Location: Miami, FL Personal Website: www.derickg.com Instagram: @derick_g Magazine(s) Featured In: XXL, GQ. The Source, DUB, Complex, ESPN, Slam, & Respect Celebrities/Models worked with: Drake, Lebron James, Dr. Dre, Nicki Minaj, Claudia Sampedro, Ace Hood, Rick Ross, T.I., Kanye West, Allen Iverson, Lux Luxiboo, Tyga, & YMCMB Photography Background: Derick G is the new “It” guy when it comes to photography in 2013. The official photographer for Young Money Cash Money Records (YMCMB), Derick’s photos have been everywhere from GQ to ESPN. Derick G has taken photographs for media giants the likes of Def Jam, Miami Heat, Nike, Universal, T.I.T.S., Jordan Brand, and MTV. His motto may be “I Am Expensive”, but with his body of work and the quality of work that he puts out…Derick G defiantly worth the price of admission. DG1 DG4 DG5