Emily Kate Warren (writer),
Warwick Saint (photographer),
Fast Ashley's (Location),
Mariel Zayas-Bazan (writer),
Stephanie Tricola (stylist),
Courtney Button (Stylist Assistant),
Mara Sloan (Stylist Assistant),
Bradley Irion (Hair Stylist),
Timothy Priano (Hair Stylist),
Elizabeth Havrilla (Makeup Assistant)
DEBORAH MARQUIT black bra and black thong; BLISS LAU leather and silver body chain and silver ring.
“I like living in the present, not thinking about past or future,” she says. So she immortalizes an emotion in a minute, and for that instant there is nothing else but her subject and the shutter. The result is an emotionally charged photograph with a gaze that mirrors her own when she models. To say that Ira should be taken at face value seems unfair, though—and it would be, if the Russian-born photographer weren’t such a realist.