the elements for this cover shot of model Silvina, for TSL —
The Sporting Life, was a major challenge for the team in the drizzle
of this fall Conneticut day. Fortunately the enthusiasm
of Silvana was a key to the success of the shoot. For this
cover and the rest of this fashion story, Landis used a Nikon
F camera with an 85mm f2 lens and Tri-x film. Tatijana Suljic-Shoan
did make-up and hair, and Susan Sidor the fashion styling.
this cover of Melissa for lingerie trade publication BFIA's May
1996 issue, Steve Landis chose to use only daylight
to create a warm inviting mood for the photo. Landis used a Mamiya
RZ67 with a 110mm lens and shot EPR-64 (E-6 processed at L&I
Color, NYC) film. Luisi Smith did Melissa's make-up and Matthew
Williams her hair.
the photographer . .
Steve Landis has travelled through many parts of the world during a career in professional photography incorporating the areas of photojournalism, fashion, beauty, and celebrity portrait photography for major publications for over 25 years. Steve has turned his life over to Yeshua the Messiah, (Jesus the Christ) and now primarily photographs weddings, family, actor, and executive portraits.
"I have been greatly blessed during my life and give the glory and thanks to Yeshua for a renewed life of peace and joy," states Landis.