Revamped Website and New images from The Hollywood Portrait Project

Cool news for a hot summer day….The new website for http://www.LouRusso.com is up and now features the ability to fit the screen you’re viewing from to optimize the space and of course, the experience! Also, here are new images from The Hollywood Portrait Project.¬† So many people to thank for their amazing work, a truly talented group!¬† Makeup, hair and styling executed stunningly by…

Of desire and patience. Images from the Hollywood portrait project.

Taking the time to know yourself and follow your instincts leaves you open to many positive experiences. One of which is the path to creativity, a path that allows you to create for yourself and to shut out the second guessing voice that may otherwise¬† limit your abilities. I’ve always taken great interest in the classic black and white films of the 30’s, 40’s…

The Look

I’ve always been drawn to classic portraits of actresses of the 1930’s and 40’s made by the great Hollywood photographers like George Hurrell. Fatima was looking to do some head-shots and this is definitely one of my favorites from her session. Amazing hair & makeup done beautifully by Amanda Russell. We did a few funky ones as well which I’ll share later on…

The Grand Illusion in Children of Paradise

Well, I’m just playing with movie titles a bit but I do like the sound of it…One of my favorite things to do in my spare-time is going to Trinity College’s movie theater Cinestudio here in Hartford, CT. Having studied cinema in college, there are classic movies I’ve seen before but rarely on the big screen. Seeing Casablanca on a big screen is of…