Ryan Christopher VanWilliams is a 24 year old, African-American, hip to the streets. Born and raised in Queens, New York he not only photographs the lifestyle but, he lives it. He began his career in 2001 while attending the High School of Graphic Communication Arts in Hell's Kitchen - Manhattan. Studying the fine art of black & white processing through his high school years and continuing in college as well. He is currently pursuing a degree in digital photography while attending LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City - Queens. His background in the fine art drawing, street art such as graffiti, stencils, posters and graphic design has allowed him to express his imagination into images, be very creative as far as locations and point of view. He says, "Overall show who I am and what I am about in my body of work. I love REALITY in my images, to tell a story through my work, just the nitty gritty of NY culture are all definitely what I want to achieve. Live the image so to speak!" Mr. VanWilliams is a not only a product of his environment but, a high end, exclusive luxury product at that. He is currently involved with the fashion industry, working with various models, wardrobe stylist/designers and other industry professionals.
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Ayo, I'm no producer or videographer but, much respect those guys & gals that work on movie productions and music videos. On set, behind the scenes, lighting, etc! This was shot over a week ago, over 20min worth of footage but, due to my work schedule, life and other editing it just got done…
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I sent you the letter that list all that is needed...I am looking forward to you working with us also...thanks so much.. hope to hear from you soon....
I grew up in St.Albans, most of my family is still there ... The Mag will focus on Fashion, Faith and Fitness....We are looking for photographs for photo shoots and/or location shoots...We also have a retail store and on line store for men and women apparel and accessories...always looking for good photographers...luved your pics
As we prepare to launch our new magazine, we would love to extent this opportunity to Fashion Writers, Editors and Photographers. We are offering an opportunity for you to build your resume and portfolio. This position is for interns and individuals willing to work without compensation, until development of the magazine are fully established.
Writers must submit a sample of your writing; Photographers please forward a sample of photography in JPG format.
Here are a few rules and regulations.
1. No graphic nudity
2. No porn
3. No degrading music to any lifestyle or culture or person
4. 21 or older, those younger than 21 must have parental consent
5. All documentation and pictures must be submitted on the deadline in the requested for print and magazine formatting.
If you are interested please send us the following info..
Years of experience
Photo of your self in (JPG only) MUST BE A CLEAR PICTURE
Please submit a bio of yourself
Please submit professionally written sample of writing
Please submit sample of photography in (JPG only)
PLEASE SUBMIT ALL INFO to – email@example.com
Deadline is January 31st , 2010
PLEASE NOTE WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO INCLUDE EVERYONE IN THE FIRST ISSUE, YOUR INFORMATION AND PICTURES WILL NOT BE RETURNED BUT KEPT ON FILE FOR POSSIBLE FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES. IF CHOSEN YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED.
VP of Operations
The Next Level Magazine