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Official blog for New York portrait, fashion and beauty photographer Richard Gerst Visuals.

Michael Rannelli in "Hello?" Film by richard gerst in Sonata Series

Model and actor Michael Rannelli (MINT Model management, New York) in my 5th Sonata film for Stefano Guerrini at Italia.See:


See Roly Roar at Le Pillole di Stefano / Italia by richard gerst

Roland Szegi by Richard Gerst for Stefano Guerrini at Italia

Roland talks about for Stefano Guerrini at le Pillole di Stefano hosted at Italia

Nick Ayler in East Hampton by Richard Gerst Visuals


Marlon Gobel Fall '13 Menswear in "POENA LUXURIA"


NPR's white house correspondent Ari Shapiro lensed by Richard Gerst

"Double Agent" Ari Shapiro, NPR's White House Correspondent and sometimes guest singer for the amazing Pink Martini, stops by one morning in DC for coffee and a quick portrait.


MARLON GOBEL Fall '13 new film by Richard Gerst

20130721-201218.jpg Debuting at GQ Italia online via Stefano Guerrini this Wednesday, July 24, 2013.

Jessica C. (ONE Management) lensed by Richard Gerst

Jessica in my studio in New York . . .

Hair and Makeup by Liz O'livier. Coat by Zang Toi.

Jessica (ONE Management) lensed by Richard Gerst in Zang Toi

Jessica C (ONE Management) stopped by the studio this week for some magic.Here wearing Zang Toi. Hair/make up by Liz Olivier.


Gianluca Di Sotto (Q Model Management) Rocks On. short film by richard gerst.


McInnes at DNA Model Management, New York lensed by Richard Gerst

McInnes at DNA Model Management, New York lensed by Richard Gerst

McInnes (DNA Model Management) lensed by Richard Gerst

GQ STYLE with Number:lab lensed by richard gerst

My campaign work for Number:lab and CFDA with Nick Ayler, Mark MacKillop (Major Models, New York) and Will Lanier at GQ Style online:


Photographer Lucas Flores Piran lensed by Richard Gerst

See Piran's work at


Greg Accetta for PhotoVogue by Vogue Italia lensed by richard gerst

Actor and new director Greg Accetta's image in Times Square selected by Vogue Italia editors for PhotoVogue.


richard gerst Manhattan street shot for Photovogue / vogue italia / art + Commerce editorial stock

Morning Manhattan Dance. Taken with iPhone 5.

Vogue Italia selects Manhattan street shot for Photovogue

iPhone 5 shot taken with the excellent medium format professional app 645Pro . . .

Mariana Braga selected by editors @Vogue Italia for photovogue by richard gerst

My first image selected by the editors at Vogue Italia for Photovogue editorial images . . . Styled by Fredo Montes. Congratulations to the team and Mariana Braga (One Management).


Chosen as Google Glass Explorer

20130328-105945.jpg Terrific news here as Google's Project Glass has selected me as one of the premier recipients for their Google Glass spectacles. I am looking forward to implementing them for work this summer as I continue shooting for my first limited edition magazine with publisher Baron & Finch. Onward!

Preproduction for Marlon Gobel

20130324-152456.jpg In pre production check out phase for Marlon Gobel video this week. . .

Nadine Campeau (BMG) by Richard Gerst

Nadine Campeau stops by for a siesta with my vintage pigskin in tow . . . And she looks amazing!


Zoe Colivas (DNA Model Management) by Richard Gerst.

Zoe Colivas by Richard Gerst.

Zoe Colivas. DNA Models, New York. in Armani. Hair by Elsa Cañedo at Factory Downtown, New York.

Mariana Braga, ONE Management by richard gerst

Mariana Braga, ONE Agency New York, by Richard Gerst