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My last photoshoot in VA…so bittersweet!

My last photoshoot in VA…so bittersweet!

Hi everyone!
So I squeezed in one last shoot with makeup artist Chai Lallemand from Cant Deny the Pretty and I am absolutely in love with all the color and fierceness of this set. Model’s Shanyn and Debbie were amazing to work with as well…take a look!

My move to CA is bringing on so many mixed emotions. I’m so excited for what CA has in store for me […]

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Fierce

Fierce

Last weekend Ana and I got together to shoot a color story with full force. For makeup, Ana used MAC pigments on the eyes and lips in bold hues of pink (Madly Personal pigment), purple (Full Force Violet) and orange (Neo Orange). I am so happy with how the images came out! Alexandria is an amazing model with great variety and drama to her looks. More photos will be released on our Facebook  page over the next week, […]

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What better way to welcome Spring than with a photoshoot :)

What better way to welcome Spring than with a photoshoot :)

‘Morning!
Last weekend I had the pleasure of working with model David D. and stylist Farah Chami. This is my second time working with a male model…I really want to incorporate more males in my portfolio. Let me know what you think of this shoot. David and Farah are an amazingly dangerous combination to work with!

Dress Shirt: Tari, Pants: H&M

Shirt & Jeans: Models own, Shoes: Tari

Outfit: Tari

Special thanks to Tari Boutique in Georgetown […]

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What a stylish little one…

What a stylish little one…

As you can see I was super inspired by the Children with Swag tumblr we posted about last week and had the pleasure of scheduling a studio session with the cutest 2 year old! Had so much fun…here are a few shots from the shoot

Vader Tee: Nordstrom, Pants: H&M, Shoes: his own

Button Up & Tie: Old Navy, Newsboy Cap: Baby Gap

Cardigan: H&M, Button Up & Tie: Old Navy
Styled by: Adriana Castanon

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RAW Showcase Recap

RAW Showcase Recap

DMV’s artistic community was out and about last Thursday as we celebrated natural born talent at the RAW Showcase. Several hundred gathered at Cafe Asia in DC to enjoy the artwork of photographers, painters, jewelry makers, fashion designers, musicians, and more. We were so proud of our resident photographer, Andrea Castanon, who’s beautiful work was on display.

Andrea showcased many of her favorite photographs, including editorial work with models Uliana and Kristina previously featured on DMVsGotStyle.  You […]

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‘Same Skin’ Editorial with Stylist Farah Chami

‘Same Skin’ Editorial with Stylist Farah Chami

I love the outcome of this shoot. Such an amazing collaboration!

Wardrobe: Pretty People Vintage Boutique, Make up: Ana Buitrago, Model: Amy with H&P Models

Special thanks to Annie and Amy from Pretty People Vintage/Annie Cream Cheese and Farah Chami with Fashion by Farah for styling! These stores are perfect for beautiful vintage finds. Amy with H&P Models rockedddd it…can you imagine how much trouble would the world […]

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Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes

Just a quick look at our shoot this past weekend at Studio 400. Had tons of fun! Can’t wait to post the photos.

That’s all you get for now! But I promise these photos will be worth the wait 😉

Happy Tuesday!

Xoxo,
Andrea

PS. This Thursday is my photo showcase with RAW:DC, at Cafe Asia. Tickets are selling quick! Come by and say hello
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Around Town: DC RAW Showcase

Around Town: DC RAW Showcase

If you guys haven’t already seen on our facebook, my photographs are going to be showcased in DC at the debut show ‘Activate’. Here are the deets if you would like to join us for an evening full of local talent!

“RAW events are multi-faceted artistic showcases. Each event features a film screening, musical performance, fashion show, art gallery, performance art and a featured hairstylist and makeup artist. These artists are all local, hand-picked talent who have […]

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The Sultry Zophia Holiday Look

The Sultry Zophia Holiday Look

Stuck on what to wear to any office holiday parties? or how about new years eve?! Because I know I am! Check out this cute how-to video I put together in collaboration with Zophia, make up artist Kristin Sepulveda, and model Francesca.

Super cute…super easy..super chic!
Happy holidays everyone
Xoxo,
Andrea

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Up close & personal

Up close & personal

After being introduced to Chaos Make Up artist’s work in a previous article, Ana and I got together for a mini shoot, where she focused on the dramatic, vibrant colors while I photographed them very ‘up close and personal” It’s definitely interesting to see the textures of a face in a different way (the maximum size I can upload on here really doesn’t do the photos true justice because the amount of detail is the best part but […]

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