Here's the 60-second introduction to the studio, its models and our website

Welcome behind the scenes.

The band running across the top of the screen is a timeline displaying the models as their work has been added to the website and the blog.  Moving through the blog you will find stories about the models and their photo sessions.  

There is a search box at the bottom of each screen and each featured model has a blog page or a home page with all the links you'll need to explore the model's work with the studio. 

Many of the followers of this blog are fellow photographers and it is primarily those readers that I have in mind while writing. 

The focus of our work is the male torso, and the diversity of our models reflects our extreme good fortune to be based in New York City. 

In our decade-plus run, we have worked with runway models and actors; students and professionals of all stripes; local construction workers and international fitness models.  Thanks to our Manhattan base, we have worked with many national and international models passing through the city as well as bodybuilders and personal trainers from local gyms.  

We are grateful to our models for trusting us to photograph them in this manner and we endeavor to protect and respect their private lives.  Meet them on the pages that follow.

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Some Frantic Flag-Waving

June 30, 2022
This new series is a year old now but it hasn't seen much exposure. Owing to its thematic content, it can really only be used once a year. That "once-a-year" time is her...
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From Bright Sun to the Studio's Darkest Shadows

May 31, 2022
It is always a delight to work with favorite models from days past. In this case, it's Jacob Covert, one of several models that we worked with in the open air and sunshin...
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Connecticut Yankee

April 25, 2022
The model came down from Connecticut by train. It was convenient; the studio is within walking distance of Grand Central Station. It's unusual for a 25-year-old model to...
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The Ukrainians

March 30, 2022
With over 100 models in the studio's portfolio, it's time for a shout-out to our Ukrainian models and the courageous and determined people of Ukraine. It is challeng...
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Central American Beauty

March 21, 2022
Jathnnao 's photo shoot was challenging for a variety of uncommon reasons. Through the first half of the session we struggled to pronounce his name correctly. Despite rep...
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Music in the Soul

February 28, 2022
On an early December evening, Stephen, a 26-year-old aspiring (and working) actor, showed up at the studio in the good spirits of the holiday season. I remember humming,...
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Ropes & Jeans

January 22, 2022
In anticipation of the studio's upcoming tenth anniversary, we have been scrolling through ten years of photo sessions in our archives. Capturing as many shots as we do a...
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Red Diaper, Optional. Our New Year's Baby for 2022.

December 31, 2021
Announcing our New Year's Baby for 2022: Dylan Cary (Red diaper by Calvin Klein, optional) Next month New Manhattan Studios turns ten years old but this month we are...
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Sunset time. . .

Bond at Sunset

Bond retired from modeling with a 3-day extravaganza of a photoshoot.  These are the images from his last afternoon and evening as a model.  The final work of a 5-year career.  60 images, NSFW. Hard copy magazines or instantly-downloadable PDFs. 

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