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"Oh, What Have You DONE?" fashion editorial for Beautiful Savage, inspired by David Bowie

You know you had a great day at the studio when you end up with enough great & diverse photos to make up at least two distinct fashion stories — that's what happens when you work with a model as gifted as Hannah Vandermolen, and a team to match her talents.

Two editorials, you say? It's true — this take on the story is out now, and we've put together a completely different 12-page spread for the upcoming print issue of Beautiful Savage as well.

Last but not least, David Bowie's Love Is Lost was the hidden inspiration for this story — put it on & enjoy.

Photographer: Nikola Tamindzic
Model: Hannah Vandermolen @ Trump Models

Art Director: Lexie Coon
Stylist: Valissa Yoe
Make-up: Kavita Kaul
Hair stylist: Niko Weddle
Fashion assistants: Mia Darrow Tarley & Aarron Ricks
Photo assistant: Monicka Patterson

Retouching: Eye Candy Studio

LIAR magazine cover and 12-page “Sound of Silence” fashion editorial

The brand new second issue of LIAR magazine just came out yesterday — I had the pleasure of shooting rising fashion star Tina Veshaguri for the cover of the new issue, as well as the 12-page fashion editorial inside.

Track this issue down — I'm predicting it's going to be a collectible; I'm naturally very proud of my piece, but the rest of the articles and editorials in the magazine are excellent, and absolutely worth your time & attention.

The cover & the full fashion editorial:

Fucking New York world tour and coffee table book coming in 2016

FUCKING NEW YORK is going on a TRIP AROUND THE world!

We're starting to build an itinerary of events & exhibits of FUCKING NEW YORK series in major cities around the world throughout 2016 and 2017. So far, we're closing in on deals for art installations and launch events in New York City, Barcelona, Milan, Bologna, Moscow, and Bangkok — with many more to come. Subscribe to our newsletter to get first-hand information on upcoming dates, and more.

And if you're a gallery owner or event producer interested in hosting and producing a FUCKING NEW YORK event in your city, get in touch, or leave a comment below.

Cover & feature fashion story in Harper's Bazaar Serbia, June 2015

I had the pleasure of photographing supermodel Marina Cooper for the feature fashion story in June 2015 issue of Serbian edition of Harper's Bazaar, styled by Harper Bazaar's fashion director Gordana Manojlovic.

The issue is out on the news stands now — grab a copy if you can, and if you can't, here's the full 12-page editorial:

Styling: Gordana Manojlovic
Makeup: Claudia Lake
Hair:  Braydon Nelson
Post-production: Eye Candy Retouch

“A World of My Own” fashion editorial in premiere issue of LIAR magazine

About nine months ago, creative director and founder of LIAR magazine, Christine Be, approached me to make a fashion editorial inspired by my ongoing Fucking New York project. We had a blast doing this shoot on the streets of New York City, and after the kind of delays ambitious magazines often face with their first issues, I'm finally able to share the full editorial with you. You can buy the premiere issue of LIAR at newsstands in NYC, and you can also buy it directly from their website.

Styling: Ray Oliveira
Makeup & hair: Sylvia Dimaki
Model: Clara Settje at Trump Models

“The Classical Elements: A Photographic Interpretation” show

Come join me this Tuesday, March 24, at 6pm at the opening of “The Classical Elements: A Photographic Interpretation” exhibit, at Kinfolk Gallery in Williamsburg.

The Foundation for Art In Motion and The Shooting Stars Photography Workshop for Teens at Risk are hosting a photography exhibition honoring the classical elements: Earth, Water, Air and Fire. My 2009 piece “Blindness” will be shown alongside works from Spencer Tunick, Marco Gallotta, Erica Simone, Shae DeTar, Ryan Keeley, and other talented artists. Music by DJ Valissa Yoe. Edible chocolate installation by Culinary Harassment. $10 suggested donation at the door.

Join the event on Facebook. Hope to see you there!

“Abby Brothers: Against the Wall” fashion film

First of all, can I tell you how fantastic, fun, glamourous and bullshit-free supermodel Abby Brothers is? Whatever you dreamt up as a photographer, she’ll simply take it and make it ten times better.

So! Today is the official launch of print edition of LA’s fantastic Live FAST magazine. There’s a photo spread I did with Abby in the print issue, but me & my team thought we’d go one better, so we put together a fashion film as a surprise gift for founder and creative director of Live FAST, Vivianne Lapointe. Have a look at the uncensored version above, and if for some reason you'd prefer a safe-for-work version, YouTube will take care of you.

Superstar supermodel: Abby Brothers. Editing: Vuk Mitrovic. Cinematography: David Fitt. Stylist: Lindsay Nizolek. Makeup: Alexa Gould.

“Beautiful Savage x Fucking New York” fashion editorial

Sometime last year, Chad Saville — the founder & editor-in-chief of Beautiful Savage magazine — approached me with the idea of turning my ongoing Fucking New York art series into a fashion editorial. Chad already had some great things to say about my work in the past, and Beautiful Savage is one of the best art/fashion magazines out there at the moment, so saying no to Chad's offer was never an option.

For those of you still interested in seeing the story in print, you'll find it in the current issue of Beautiful Savage, available at better newsstands in your city, or directly from the magazine.

My excellent team: model India Charmain, fashion stylist Rowshana Jackson, makeup artist Logan Slaughter, assistant Maureen Pitz, and retouching by Eye Candy Studio.

Fashion ad campaign for Tamara Jaric

Fashion advertising campaign I did in October for Tamara Jaric's new Fall/Winter 2015 collection called Structure, featuring Women Management's Jelena Jankovic. Post-production by Eye Candy.

Gotham mag x Beautiful Savage x Nikola Tamindzic

Abby Brothers in Against the Wall by Nikola Tamindzic

Abby Brothers in Against the Wall by Nikola Tamindzic

Gotham magazine today featured a "10 Photographers to Know" list by Chad Saville, editor-in-chief of Beautiful Savage, a fantastic art & fashion glossy in New York City, and I am honored to be on this list.

Nikola Tamindzic’s boundary-pushing aesthetic evokes both desire and restraint, celebrating clean composition with a spirit of rebellion. Much of his portfolio was shot in natural light, in the moment... and in locations that he probably snuck into. Nylon, The New York Times, Gawker, and Maxim are just a few of his clients. He’s also featured in the Fall 2014 issue of Beautiful Savage magazine.
— Chad Saville, editor-in-chief of Beautiful Savage magazine

Some of my photos from the upcoming Fall 2014 issue of Beautiful Savage have already been previewed on this blog. The Gotham article also features Jamie Nelson, Dwayne Michael Campbell, and others — see Chad Saville's Top 10 Photographers in New York City Right Now.

Fear & Self-Loathing in Las Vegas, revisited

Exactly three years ago, Sasha Frere-Jones — then the culture editor at The Daily — sent me along with intrepid reporter Zach Baron to Las Vegas. Our mission: to follow in Hunter S. Thompson's footsteps 40 years later, and report on what happened to the American Dream in the intervening years.

Today, our piece — which previously disappeared into the Great Cache in the Sky along with The Daily — has been resurrected on Longform.org, along with tons of previously unpublished photos.

It's a long read — as good reads often are — so grab a drink, plop yourself in a cushy chair, and enjoy our stories of fear & self-loathing: http://reprints.longform.org/fear-and-self-loathing-in-las-vegas-zach-baron