Collaborations are key.

Sometimes you have to reach out and establish meaningful relationships because you realize that together, you can create a better result than you could have if you were on your own. This fact will be a key initiative for my brand as I head into 2017. The individual I partnered with on this photo series was none other than the insanely talented Hunter Zieske - I ran into Hunter while filming a fashion exhibition within the city and from our discussion we both expressed a desire to work together for future projects. I had a concept in mind that would give way to my rebranding into Roman Lane Films and mark my work as I create a higher standard for my portfolio. The inspiration was simple, Starboy. Working with Hunter was easily one the best experiences I've had working with a professional photographer to capture my portrait as I wanted the world to see me; an artist obsessed with emotion and story, a perfectionist who also embraces enigma and passion. Hunter nailed it completely, and in turn, I look forward to accompanying him on his upcoming projects to document and depict his work for the world to see. In my best Jay-Z impression, "Allow me to reintroduce myself..."

Photography by Hunter Zieske Miltary Olive Moto jacket by Beyond the Pen

Photography by Hunter Zieske

Miltary Olive Moto jacket by Beyond the Pen