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Sam Hessamian Excels at Hot Black-and-White Photography

 - May 29, 2011
References: samhessamian & photodonuts
New York-based photographer Sam Hessamian's interest in photography began when he was attending film school. After graduating, Sam Hessamian moved to Paris and London to start his career in fashion photography. The several years of international seasoning have clearly served him well. Now back home in New York, Sam Hessamian shows a special talent for depicting sensuality in simple portraits of models.

In this selected portfolio of Sam Hessiamian's work, we see models posing shirtless with cigarettes, cats and telephones; each picture subtly emphasizes natural beauty and organic sex appeal. Hessiamian's ability to focus intently on the powerful allure of model's faces without making the photo seem forced or gimmicky reflects a gifted, young photographer with a bright future. These pictures are evidence that it won't be long before the major magazines and fashion labels start calling.