Known for his glamorous yet unpretentious style, celebrity and beauty photographer Michael Williams began his photography career in Paris. He quickly rose to the top of his profession and has shot for many of the world’s leading publications including Vogue, Elle, Glamour, Marie Claire Etc.He has also shot and directed many advertising campaigns in addition to having photographed many Academy Award winning actors.
Michael’s work has recently expanded to include directing TV commercials and now many of his photo shoots now involve video or motion capture. Michael has residences in both NYC and LA and frequently travels the globe on where ever his assignments take him. Michael is equally noted for his professional ease on set and intuitive understanding of is clients needs. When he isn’t juggling his hectic career he can be found at his neighborhood playground trying to keep up with his five year old son.
Originally from Colombia and a Purdue University graduate, Javier Lovera is an award-winning photographer with a focus in fashion, beauty, and advertising. Javier’s images and films tell strong, powerful and intimate stories. His style is clean and creative, and strongly influenced by his passion for graphic design. His commercial work for clients such as Adidas Canada, Cougar Boots, Maybelline NY, Blammo Worldwide, The Royal Ontario Museum, Montana Steele Advertising, and LA Ads Inc, has appeared in regional and national advertising campaigns. His editorial photography has been published in international and national magazines such as Elle Quebec, BULLETT Magazine, NUVO, ZINK, PLAID, Poor But Sexy, Contra and FILLER. In 2009, The Applied Arts Magazine Photography Annual competition granted Javier an award in the Fashion and Beauty category.
Being passionate about multi-disciplinary projects, Javier is currently developing and researching interactive and projection based installations in collaboration with Derooted Labs, making use of his engineering and design backgrounds. This growing collaboration has resulted in commissioned work for clients such as BMW and Nike, among others.