Kalypso! is an agency-approved freelance fashion, beauty and editorial photographer based in Los Angeles who specializes in capturing the raw essence of emotional beauty.
I shoot paid tests for modeling agencies. You can either book me directly or book me through your agent. If you are not an agency-represented model and are looking to improve your book, message me for rates and availability. Serious models only. Serious inquiries only.
I own a private studio where I provide 1-on-1 photography workshops. Whether you are just starting out in fashion photography or are looking to improve your existing body of work, this workshop is for you. Message me for information, rates and availability. Serious photographers only. Serious inquiries only.
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"Be inspired by what sets your soul free." ~ Kalypso!
"I have always believed that fashion was not only to make women more beautiful, but also to reassure them, give them confidence." ~ Yves Saint Laurent
"Whoever said that money can’t buy happiness, simply didn’t know where to go shopping." ~ Bo Derek
“To create something exceptional, your mindset must be relentlessly focused on the smallest detail. ” ~ Giorgio Armani
"A good photograph is one that communicates a fact, touches the heart and leaves the viewer a changed person for having seen it. It is, in a word, effective." ~ Irving Penn
"You know, from my point of view, I'm the luckiest cat on the planet." ~ Hugh Hefner
“The most beautiful makeup of a woman is passion. But cosmetics are easier to buy.” ~ Yves Saint-Laurent
"A woman is closest to being naked when she is well dressed." ~ Coco Chanel
"Clients don't need photographers, they need photographs." ~ Bill Westheimer
"I don't design clothes. I design dreams." ~ Ralph Lauren
"I have to get inspired by something that touches my soul, or rocks my soul." ~ Steven Tyler
“I think all art is about control, the encounter between control and uncontrollable.” ~ Richard Avedon
"Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self." ~ Jean-Luc Godard
“I don’t do fashion. I am fashion.” ~ Coco Chanel
"It's tough to be somebody else." ~ Mario Testino
"It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see." ~ Henry David Thoreau
"When I take a picture, I take 10 percent of what I see." ~ Annie Leibovitz
"People say photographs don’t lie, mine do. If you want reality, take the bus." ~ David LaChapelle
"Photography is the power of observation, not the application of technology." ~ Ken Rockwell
"If it makes you laugh, if it makes you cry, if it rips out your heart, that’s a good picture." ~ Eddie Adams
“Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn” ~ Orson Welles
“I adore fringe.” ~ Diana Vreeland
“There is a vast difference between taking a picture and making a photograph.” ~ Robert Heinecken
"If your pictures aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough. " ~ Robert Capa
“When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.” ~ Ansel Adams
“What I like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce.” ~ Karl Lagerfeld