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Camilo-from beach to studio

August 27, 2021 - The yellow skies of a dull, hazy morning on Fire Island turned into a bright, summer day at the beach. A thick amber haz...
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High In the Hollywood Hills

June 18, 2021 - The debut of Bryce's gallery is long overdue. We captured this young actor on one of our trips to Los Angeles a few year...
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Last Chance

May 31, 2021 - We had been corresponding for months. When we started getting serious about scheduling a session, Covid reared its head.
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Objects of Art

March 30, 2021 - The studio reopened its doors with the bang of a three-sided drum when we shot three new models in the space of three da...
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Fire Island Summer 2

February 25, 2021 - The studio shot 8 models over the course of 4 weeks and 3 trips to Fire Island in the late summer. In the year of the pa...
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Standoff

August 27, 2020 - STANDOFF * Iggy was in from out of town. Both he and Alex, the studio's second cameraman and model, were natives of Col...
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A Valentine's Encore: Bond, De-Tuxed

February 14, 2020 - For a 2015 Valentine's-themed feature on Favorite Hunks, we released a set of photos under the title The Last New York S...
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Tyro

January 30, 2020 - Accompanied by the friend who referred him, this tyro-in-the-studio had fun in what may be a one-time spin in front of t...
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Ringing in a New Decade with Trevor

December 31, 2019 - As is our tradition, in featuring Trevor as the first post of the year we are looking both forward and back. We honor on...
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Shadows of Hogwarts

December 17, 2019 - At first blush, Felipe is the (cute) boy next door but the resemblance to a popular cultural icon was striking. It caugh...
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Dominican Pride

November 29, 2019 - Rafael is one of several Dominican models to pass through the studio this year. Through one of our earlier models, Aleja...
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Painting a Secret Agent

October 31, 2019 - It is time to fill a promise, made months ago, to share the behind-the-scenes story of a dual photo session with Bond. I...
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Summer in New England

August 19, 2019 - Dipping into the Vault recently, scouring for content to feed the insatiable maw of Instagram, we came across Ethan's lo...
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Stonewall Was a Riot

July 10, 2019 - Joshua was one of two models that I shot on my birthday. It was more than a red-letter day for me though. The month was...
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Big Bad John

June 21, 2019 - Working with John, I couldn't help but think of the classic Jimmy Dean ballad. At six foot tall and with a powerhouse bu...
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Contemporary Classic

May 31, 2019 - Alejandro is the first of four Dominican models who have passed through the studio this year. It is not entirely uncoinc...
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Southern Charm in New York City

May 23, 2019 - It's pretty obvious from his demeanor and attitude that Javier is not one of the city's professional models. He exudes a...
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Out of the Shadows

April 25, 2019 - Ah, New York. In 2019 it still lives up to its 200-year-old reputation for being a melting pot. New Yorkers have always...
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Smoldering Glances

March 31, 2019 - Neither model mentioned it, but I'm quite sure that Charlie learned of New Manhattan Studios while working with Alex on...
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New Year's Featured Model for 2019

January 01, 2019 - At this time of year it is customary to reflect back and to look forward. It's also a studio tradition to choose a note...
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The Lost Fall

December 22, 2018 - A Lost Fall. Regular readers of the studio's blog know that I resist comments about my personal life. The blog is about...
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Vive la France!

July 30, 2018 - We are not normally in the habit of celebrating Bastille Day, but we recently managed to shoot two new French models jus...
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Referral

June 25, 2018 - Brendt was referred to the studio by a mutual friend. We had heard about him for a number of years. He was finally in fr...
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Hollywood Lighting to Go

June 16, 2018 - Sergey is the latest in a long line of models in our portfolio that hail from eastern Europe. This 24-year-old Ukrainian...
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Homecoming

March 20, 2018 - Benjamin first appeared in our studio off the Bowery on a cold winter's night. It's fitting we kick off the year with a...
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Breaking the Silence with Benjamin

February 15, 2018 - It is impossible to restart the conversation after so many months without an explanation as to the dearth of blog postin...
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Upstate/Downstate

October 13, 2017 - It seems entirely fitting to follow Bond's most-recent posting with the introduction of Nick. They both hail from the sa...
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I'll Keep You Wild

September 05, 2017 - This Venezuelan is our second "Peter" and one of the more intriguing models with which we've worked. He left his challen...
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Class Act

July 24, 2017 - A beautiful home in the Hollywood Hills was the studio's base for several days and it was there that we finally met up w...
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Gabriel the Third. The Brazilian

June 30, 2017 - Gabriel was one of those ships that pass in a very contemporary night. It was a pleasant and productive winter evening,...
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Russians 3. Romans 2.

May 29, 2017 - Roman is not a common name. Not in New York, at least. I found it amusing that out of the 80-or-so models who currently...
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The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming!

May 25, 2017 - At the risk of provoking political backlash in 2017, we pay homage to the 1966 comedy, The Russians Are Coming! The Russ...
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Chippendales Application

January 08, 2017 - . We open a most unusual gallery today for Ronan. It is not work that we ever expected to see the light of day again as...
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New Year's Man for 2017

December 30, 2016 - LOOKING FORWARD and BACK For four spins of the calendar, we have used the first posting of the New Year to pay tribute...
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Peeking into 2017

December 23, 2016 - It has not gone without notice (or comment) that there have been fewer postings to the blog (and few new galleries opene...
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Captured Shadows #4 - The Kick Boxer Model

October 14, 2016 - September is typically a quiet month on the studio’s blog. We are almost always in California on a fall trip to work wit...
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First Time on the Paper

August 31, 2016 - It was the model's first session and he didn't know quite what to expect. Pietro was yet another model to find his way t...
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Model on the Stairs

June 08, 2016 - Matthew is the walking embodiment of the classic American mongrel. Part Mexican, part Polish, this fitness buff and mode...
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Lights. Camera. Shakespeare.

February 29, 2016 - Spotlights, scrims, stage lighting and theatrical poses seemed appropriate for our second session with Strauss, this tim...
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New Year's Eve in October

December 31, 2015 - What more pleasant way can there be to celebrate New Year's Eve in the cold northeast than to spend a few hours opening...
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Ending the Year on a High Note

December 20, 2015 - We first worked with Norm in the middle of the winter, nearly a year ago. It had been the 18-year-old's first profession...
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Retreating to a Sanctuary in the Berkshires

November 29, 2015 - As fall draws to its inevitable close, it’s nice to revisit one of the last photo shoots of summer. This one is especial...
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The Cajun from Colombia

October 20, 2015 - This native Colombian comes to us from a home deep in the heart of Cajun country. Ignacio (" Iggy ") is a friend of the...
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Two Dancers Two

August 29, 2015 - I have written before of my love of working with dancers. The poise, grace and game that they bring to posing is unmatch...
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The New New Yorker

June 30, 2015 - Timothy and New Manhattan Studios have a history together stretching back to the summer of 2013 when Tim, then 21, ventu...
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Germany Knocking

June 20, 2015 - We closed the studio at the end of April for three months to catch up on a growing pile of unedited work: photo sessions...
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Gym Buddies

March 08, 2015 - Norm could win the contest for the best youngest physique in the studio’s portfolio. This avid body-builder and natural...
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All in the Family II. (The Second Family)

January 31, 2015 - It is not often that one model refers another one to the studio. It is rarer still wh en a model recommends a family mem...
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Why Did This Take So Long to Happen?

January 19, 2015 - Phil came close to falling between the cracks on the studio's calendar. This 18-year-old had been waiting patiently for...
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Ringing in the New Year the Ukrainian Way

January 01, 2015 - We are ringing in the New Year on January first by opening our newest gallery and debuting the work of one of our top mo...
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Buon Natale - Christmas in the Italian Mode

December 25, 2014 - With several major projects in the works at the end of the year, December has been a light month for opening new model g...
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A preview of our first model for 2015

December 22, 2014 - The studio's 2015 calendars have gone on sale. And this is Oleksandr, a kick-boxer and model from the Ukraine. This 23-y...
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Yet Another Small-World Tale

November 30, 2014 - Michael was new to New York City when we had the opportunity to work with him this fall. Recently out of school, he had...
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Cell Phones are good for more than just selfies

October 25, 2014 - It became apparent in our initial correspondence with Jake that the trickiest part of scheduling a session with the 21-y...
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And those who were seen dancing. . .

September 30, 2014 - If New Manhattan Studios had an award for best defined abs or most toned body, Moses would certainly be in the running t...
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Searching for the young James Dean

August 12, 2014 - Victor is one of those models who show up periodically to remind me how bad I am at prejudging how someone will look on...
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All in the Family

July 31, 2014 - Our newest gallery is a special one. We have been waiting since January to introduce the studio’s latest model; a 21-yea...
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Dancer On the Paper

July 14, 2014 - Luca is one of several international models that we have worked with. He is more unique in that he is only one of two pr...
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"Hutzpah." It's a Yiddish term for audacity and nerve.

June 24, 2014 - Perseus and I had corresponded for several weeks before we met. Photos had been exchanged from our respective portfolios...
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Small World Getting Smaller

June 13, 2014 - Late in the winter I did what many New Yorkers do, I bolted for the sunny climes of Florida. Don’t get me wrong; I love...
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First-time Modeling Session

June 03, 2014 - Adam is a friend of the studio’s stylist and production assistant, Alex. Living near each other in neighboring towns on...
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A Victorian-Era Mansion and Our Most Expensive Session Yet.

May 16, 2014 - Luis ’ photo shoots easily qualify as the most expensive sessions the studio has mounted. It’s a shame the 20-year-old's...
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Two years in the making

April 19, 2014 - Claudiu is one of the very first models with whom I started corresponding, shortly after the studio opened its doors in...
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Mark Twain meets Norman Rockwell

March 17, 2014 - Shawn was one of eight models that made his way through New England last year to shoot with us in the Berkshires, in the...
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Summer Souvenirs

March 10, 2014 - As the long, bitter winter of 2014 drags on in the northeast, it is a pleasant diversion to be working on files taken in...
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Two new models

February 22, 2014 - We welcome two new models to the NMS fold this week. 1. First up is Dimos, a new-to-modeling 23-year-old New Yorker, or...
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Bond's First Photo Session

February 12, 2014 - Posing Pointers. This was our new model's first professional photo session. And our first session in our new Long Islan...
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The Farewell Tour

Bond at the Roxy

After 5 years and 15 sessions, this was the model's last photoshoot and it is Bond at his best.  68 pages. Hard copy magazines or instantly-downloadable PDFs.  NSFW.

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