Thursday, June 21, 2018

Bob Ramsey: Attorney

Bob Ramsey, a St. Louis attorney, works tirelessly to help innocent people convicted and imprisoned for crimes they did not commit.

Recently, Bob was presented the Sean O'Brien Freedom Award. This prestigious award honors individuals for exemplary advocacy and work on behalf of the innocent.

Bob's law partner is his daughter, Liz Ramsey.

Midwest Innocence Project, Innocence Project

Photograph © 2018 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Monday, June 11, 2018

A Tribute to Sammy Cahn

The performer was Frank Sinatra; the lyrical genius was Sammy Cahn.

Quality Hill Playhouse pays tribute to, "Sinatra's Songwriter".

Left to right: Lauren Bradshaw, Lauren Braton, Joseph Carr.

Photograph © 2018 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Bill Kurtis: The CBS Morning News

Bill Kurtis started in radio when he was a teenager. He went on to complete a degree in journalism, then graduated from law school.

While in law school, he worked as a television reporter. After graduating with a Juris Doctor, Bill worked at a law firm before WBBM-TV (CBS) in Chicago asked him to join the station.

Bill enjoyed a 30-year career with CBS News, and worked with A&E as well.

Photograph © 2018 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.


Ralph Hipp: News Anchor and Reporter

Ralph Hipp has been news Anchor and Reporter at WIBW-TV (CBS) in Topeka, Kansas since 1990.

Photograph © 2018 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Patrick Fabian: Actor, Producer

In the early 1990's, you saw Patrick Fabian in Beverly Hills, 90210, then often in the television series Saved by the Bell: The College Years

His career continued to well over 100 credits including Melrose PlaceBones, Elementary, Joan of Arcadia, 24, Veronica Mars, NCIS, Boston Legal, Better Call Saul, Castle and more.

Photograph © 2018 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Runway Model

Model: Stacey Lo

Designer: Georgina Herrera -MCKBrands, Georgina Luckie

Hair: Geena Mericle, Nirvana Hair Studios & Dylan Dunn

Makeup: Dior at Dillard's

Photograph © 2018 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Willie Ying: Movie Director

Willie Ying is an up-and-coming movie director living and working in China.

His most recent movie, The Final Blade, won Best Feature Film at the London Independent Film Awards.

I photographed Mr. Ying during his first trip to the United States.

Photograph © 2018 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Christopher Robinson: Book Author, Poet

Christopher Robinson is a Boston University and Hunter College MFA graduate, a MacDowell Colony Fellow, and a Yale Younger Poets Prize (Yale University Press) finalist. 

His writings have appeared in The Kenyon Review, McSweeny's.  

Books include War of the Encyclopaedists: A Novel (Scribner), Deliver Us, and Brain Vs. Heart.

Photograph © 2018 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Raphael Sbarge - Actor

When Raphael Sbarge was four years old, he was cast in a new PBS television show named, "Sesame Street" (1969).

Raphael has 165 credits on his resume, including: MacGyver, Blue Bloods, Better Call Saul, Elementary, NCIS Los Angeles, Scorpion, Chicago Fire and many more.

Photograph © 2018 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Lindsay Shively, Television Anchor

Lindsay Shively is morning anchor at 41 Action News - KSHB (NBC).

Photograph © 2018 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Runway Model

Model: Vikki Lynn

Photograph © 2018 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Floyd Scott Bledsoe: Wrongfully Convicted

Floyd Scott Bledsoe spent 15 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. 

His brother confessed to the rape and murder, then recanted. Later, in a suicide note, the brother again confessed, and Mr. Bledsoe was exonerated.

Photograph © 2018 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Catherine Haun: Actress, Screenwriter

Catherine Haun played Margaret on the dramatic television series Breaking Bad.

She has recently finished her first movie as screenwriter: "Mrs. Murphy's Confession".

Photograph © 2018 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved. 

Runway Model

Model: McCartney Quinn

Dress: Nataliya Lucia Meyer of Lucia's Sarto

Hair & Makeup: Mitsu Sato Hair Academy

Photograph © 2018 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Fashion Footwear Silhouette


Fashion footwear, with the runway as background.

Photograph © 2018 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.


Friday, April 27, 2018

Amanda Knox: Wrongfully Accused and Convicted

Amanda Knox made headlines around the world for nearly ten years. 

Between 2007 and 2015, she spent four years in an Italian prison and eight years on trial for a murder she did not commit. 

Amanda is an exonoree, journalist, speaker and author of the New York Times best-selling memoir, Waiting to Be Heard (HarperCollins, April 2013).

Photograph © 2018 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved. 

Monday, April 9, 2018

Nancyelaine Rusk Anderson: Ballet Dancer

Nancyelaine Rusk Anderson danced as a soloist in the 1950's with Kansas City Civic Ballet.

Photograph © 2018 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Monday, April 2, 2018

Keleigh Gibbs

Keleigh Gibbs is news anchor and reporter for KMBC 9 News (ABC).

Photograph © 2018 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Friday, March 30, 2018

Runway Model

Model: Jordan Cravens

Designer: Schyler Slaven, Schyline

Photograph © 2018 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Runway Model

Model: Vincent Sung

I have photographed Vincent many times. This image was made at a runway rehearsal.

Photograph © 2018 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Mikayla

Model: Mikayla Triplet

Mikayla is a hair and makeup artist.

Photograph © 2018 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Runway Model

Model: Bre Bennett

Photograph © 2017 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Sunday, March 25, 2018

Fashion Blogger

Amy Ly emigrated to the United States from Vietnam to find a better life.

She found that life as a successful fashion blogger.

Photograph © 2018 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Friday, March 16, 2018

Runway Model

Model: Marichka Zelenchuk

Photograph © Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Eliza Williams

Model: Eliza Williams

Photograph © Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Monday, March 5, 2018

Jeff Civillico: Las Vegas Physical Comedian, World-Class Juggler, Television Personality

Jeff Civillico is a Las Vegas headliner. He is a world-class juggler, physical comedian and television personality.

This long-exposure shows Jeff from the side, expertly managing lighted juggling clubs.

Photograph © 2018 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Richard Rawlings: Gas Monkey Garage

Richard Rawlings is featured on Discovery Channel's, Fast N' Loud

The reality-based television show highlights car restoration at his Gas Monkey Garage.

Photograph © 2018 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Shoes

Mariana's shoes.

#Fashion #Dancer  #Choreographer #Ballet

Photograph © 2018 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Anthony Burnside: Bodyguard, Security Specialist for Celebrities

Think of a movie star or musical celebrity, and my friend Anthony Burnside has most likely protected them.

Anthony is one of the executive security specialists at the Grammy's. When not working near the red carpet, he may be strategically seated near a famed client at a restaurant, or protecting someone at a high-level event.

He will be providing his services at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Photograph © 2017 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.


Monday, February 19, 2018

Abdur-Rahim Jackson: Ballet Dancer, Actor, Choreographer

Abdur-Rahim Jackson graduated from The Juilliard School, performed as a principal dancer with The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, then debuted on Broadway.

His choreography clients include Beyonce, Salt-N-Pepa, Loreal, Ulta and more.

Photograph © 2018 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Monique Meunier: Dancer, Actor, Choreographer

Monique Meunier worked in commercials, short movies and sitcoms in Los Angeles before attending the School of American Ballet.

She later joined New York City Ballet as soloist and principal dancer.

Presently, she is choreographing, teaching and coaching dance.

Photograph © 2018 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Parrish Maynard: Choreographer, Ballet Dancer

Parrish Maynard danced with American Ballet Theatre until Mikhail Baryshnikov invited him to be principal dancer at The Joffrey Ballet and San Francisco Ballet.

He later joined San Francisco Ballet School as choreographer.

Photograph © 2018 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Mariana Oliveira: Choreographer, Artistic Director, Dancer

Mariana Oliveira is originally from Brazil, and studied at the Royal Academy of Dance in London.

She is Choreographer and Artistic Director at The Union Project Dance Company.

Photograph © 2018 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Friday, February 9, 2018

Richard Jones: Wrongfully Convicted

Richard Jones is free after serving 17 years in prison for a crime he did not commit.

Midwest Innocence Project, Innocence Project.



Photograph © 2018 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Monday, February 5, 2018

Runway Model

Kansas City Fashion Week. October, 2017.

Designer: Nguyet Nguyen, Nguyet Ntm, GJNI 

Model: Taylor Bronson

Photograph © 2017 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Print Models




Model top: Jordan

Model bottom left: Max

Model bottom right: Stefan

Photographs © Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Harris Faulkner: Fox News

Harris Faulkner is a newscaster and host for Fox News Channel.

She anchors Fox Report, and co-anchors Outnumbered. Harris also hosts her own television program, Outnumbered Overtime, on Fox.

Harris has been honored with six Emmy Awards.

This is the book cover I shot for her a number of years ago.

Photograph © Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Friday, February 2, 2018

LeRoy Neiman - Sports Artist

LeRoy Neiman was best known for his colorful paintings of athletes and sporting events, and his mustache and ever-present cigar.

He was one of the most popular living artists in the United States.

Photograph © Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Chris Klein, William Baldwin

Chris Klein and William Baldwin asked to have their photograph taken with me on a movie set a number of years ago.

Chris had recently learned from his fiancee, Katie Holmes, that she was in a blossoming relationship with Tom Cruise. Chris was sad, but did a tremendous job on the movie.

William, Billy, was funny, personable and a great actor. 

Photograph © Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Monday, January 22, 2018

Pilot - Military Veteran

Rana Korynta:

Black Hawk helicopter pilot

C-12 King Air pilot

Army National Guard Veteran (Major)

Photograph © 2018 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.


Saturday, January 13, 2018

Cliff Illig

Cliff Illig co-founded Cerner, a health information technology company.

He is a member of the Executive Committee for Heart of America Council of Boy Scouts of America, and co-owner of Sporting Kansas City, Kansas City's major league soccer franchise.

Photograph © Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Friday, January 5, 2018

Derrick Johnson - Linebacker

- Linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs

- Defensive MVP, 2013 NFL Pro Bowl

- Named first-team All-Pro by the Associated Press

- Derrick Thomas Award as Chiefs Most Valuable Player

- Four times on NFL Pro Bowl roster

Derrick Johnson

Photograph © 2017 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Michael Brandt


Dramatic serial-television and movie Writer, Director, Executive Producer. 

Credits include Chicago Fire, Chicago PD, Chicago Med, Chicago Justice2 Fast 2 Furious, 3:10 to Yuma, and many more.

Michael Brandt

Photograph © 2017 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Jewelry Model

Model: Carolyn

Jewelry: David Yurman

Photograph © 2017 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.


Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Runway Modeling

I love it when models wear red shoes.

Photograph © 2017 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Danielle Skranak

Danielle Skranak: 

Model, Miss Kansas USA competitor, 
former United States Army Military Police. 

Veterans Day is November 11, 2017

Photograph © 2017 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

U.S. Army Veteran

Former United States Army Unit Supply Specialist; wounded warrior.

"This We'll Defend"

Veterans Day is November 11, 2017.

Photograph © Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Tavia Hunt

Tavia Shackles Hunt is a former Miss Missouri Teen USA, and Miss Kansas USA.

Her clothing designs have been been popular as part of NFL For Her, apparel and accessories acknowledging female football fans. 

Her favorite football team is the Kansas City Chiefs.

Photograph © 2017 Larry F. Levenson. All rights reserved.