PERRY ELLIS PERFORMANCE 360 ONLINE CAMPAIGN

Mikus Lasmanis is the face is Perry Ellis' Athleisure collection PERFORMANCE 360. Eli Schmidt photographed Mikus for the online campaign earlier this summer on location at the Brooklyn Bridge Park.


PERRY ELLIS SPRING 2017 

Perry Ellis commissioned  Eli Schmidt to shoot an exclusive portfolio of backstage images at their most recent Spring 201 Men's Presentation for New York Fashion Week Men's


PERRY ELLIS SS17 SHOW VIDEO DIRECTED BY ELI SCHMIDT

Perry Elli Show Video Director: Eli Schmidt Director of Photography and Editor: Ali Ateeq 


TOMMY HILFIGER MEN'S SPRING 2017 

Tommy Hilfiger showed his Men's Spring 2017 show last week in New York. eli Schmidt was on hand to photograph all the action backstage and on the historic NY City High Line. See more here

5 SEXY SUMMER MAKEUP LOOKS FOR ALLURE 

Eli Schmidt shoots ' 5 SEXY MAKEUP LOOKS FOR ALL YOU SUMMER FETES'  View the Complete story HERE Makeup:Stevie Huynh Hair: Yoichi Tomizawa Stylist: Jarod Lacks Art Direction: Jeremy Allen Retouching : HE Studios Special Thanks to Little Prince Restaurant


HAUTE COUTURE PHOTO DIARY FOR T MAGAZINE: THE NEW YORK TIMES

 View Eli Schmidt's backstage Haute Couture photo diary for T Magazine: The New York Times. Day One , Day Two, Day Three, Day Four


KIERNAN SHIPKA FOR CAROLINA HERRERA

Mad Men actress Kiernan Shipka is the romantic muse for Carolina Herrera's 2017 Resort Collection. Eli Schmidt shot Kiernan in NY exclusively for the designer.


2016 AMFAR INSPIRATION GALA FOR MODELS.COM

The 2016 AMFAR Inspiration Gala honored Naomi Campbell this year for her commitment to the fight against AIDS and HIV. The evening began with a charity fashion  show with a star studded audience. Attendees included Whoopi Goldberg, Zayn Malik, Kelly Osborne, NaomiCampbell, Hari Neff and Andreja Pejic. Eli Schmidt produced the exclusive portfolio  of backstage and runway images for Models.com. See the post here


THE COCKY BOYS FOR COSMOPOLITAN

Twentysomething girls apparently love to watch gay porn, and the Cocky Boys are here for them. Eli Schmidt photographed 4 of the studios stars at their Connecticut studio for Cosmopolitan Magazine. Take a look at the full interview and article here


INSIDE MANUS X MACHINA FOR WWD

Eli Schmidt previewed the Manus x Machina exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for WWD. Andrew Bolton's curated show features garments by Iris Van Herpen, Alexander McQueen, Issey Miyake and Dior.


TOMMY HILFIGER + MET GALA 2016 

Gigi Hadid, Hailey Baldwin, Luke Evans and Aziz Ansari were all standouts at last night's Met Gala.  Eli Schmidt photographed the celebrities getting ready exclusively for Tommy Hilfiger


ALLURE

Check out the ' 5 Fresh Ways to Try Spring's New Makeup Trend' with a pop of blue on the eyes. Eli Schmidt photographs model Masha Gutic at Supreme for Allure Magazine. Makeup: Rommy Najor Hair: DJ Quintero Styling: Jarrod Lacks Photo Editor: Jeremy Allen 


CALVIN KLEIN PERFORMACE CAMPAIGN VIDEO

Eli Schmidt shot model Mitchell Slaggert for Calvin Klein's Performance 2016 Campaign


SIBOHAN ATWELL FOR VULKAN MAGAZINE

Siobhan Atwell  ( STATE Models) was photographed by Eli Schmidt for the cover of VULKAN Magazine. The full editorial can be seen here as well. Styling: Andre Landeros Hair: Cameron Rains Makeup: Rommy Najor Art Direction and Retouching: HE studios Manicurist : Cassandra Lamar


RICK OWNENS FOR T MAGAZINE

Designer Rick Owens photographed by Eli Schmidt at his most recent show, Mastadon, in Paris for T: The New York Times Magazine


DIOR BEAUTY FOR T MAGAZINE

Beauty Report from Dior's Fall Winter 2016 show in Paris shot by Eli Schmidt for T: the New York Times Magazine


NEW YORK TRENDS

Recap of the trends see backstage during New York Fashion Week Mens Fall Winter 2016 for Women's Wear Daily


TOMMY HILFIGER FOR WOMEN'S WEAR DAILY

Eli Schmidt photographs designer Tommy Hilfiger for Women's Wear Daily in his New York studio as he prepares for the Fall Winter 2016 Men;s Presentation


PARTY GOALS! FOR BLOOMINGDALES.COM

Party Goals for Bloomingsdales.com Styling: Grace Koo Hair: Tyler Laswell Makeup: Jaeiro Art Direction Alexa Cohen Models : Yumi Lamber, Alecia Morais and Anya Lyagoshina


PARIS MEN'S FW16 FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES/ T MAGAZINE

Eli Schmidt covered theParis Fall Winter 2016 Men's collections for The New York Times/ T magazine. Via the whole portfolio here


HANNELI MUSTAPARTA FOR BLOOMINGDALES.COM

Fashion blogger, photogrpaher, model and stylist Hanneli Mustaparta was photographed by Eli Schmidt for Bloomingdales.com. White on white proves to be a big trend for pre-fall as seen in the candid collection of photos.


LOUIE

Louie Vasquez (aka @louietv) photographed by Eli Schmidt. Retouching by HE Studios.


CLASSIC MAN, JIDENNA

Eli Schmidt shoots Musician Jidenna for EBONY Magazine's December issue. The ' Classic Man' himself was styled by Ericka Goodman, Ebony's men's style director.


'TIS THE SEASON 

'Tis The Season Cover and Holiday Gift Guide shot by Eli Schmidt for Women's Wear Daily. Styling :Alex Badia and Mayte Allende Hair: Cameron Rains Makeup: Rommy Najor Models: Paul and Jacob R at VNY, Alexia Graham @ THE SOCIETY and Jack @ FORD Special Thanks: Oona Wally, Luis Campuzanos and Ash Barhamand

 


VICTORIA'S SECRET SHOW 2015

 

Cosmopolitan Magazine sent Eli Schmidt to the Victoria's Secret 2015 mega show to check out the beauties backstage. Gigi Hadid, Kendall Jenner, Lily Aldridge and all the angels were there to show off the latest from VS.


BALMAIN X H&M SHOW

BALMAIN in collaboration with H&M staged a huge show packed with top models last week in New York. Eli schmidt covered the action backstage for Women's Wear Daily. 


SAKS 5TH AVE

Saks 5th Ave Men's store and Eli Schmidt deliver a trio of Fall fashion looks with models John Todd, Claudio Monterio and Nicola N.


DONNA KARAN PRE-FALL

Eli Schmidt shoots model Valery Kaufman for the  Donna Karan Pre-fall Web Campaign Stylist:Nicoletta Santoro Makeup: Chris Colbeck Hair: Dennis Devoy Set Design: Kate Landucci for Mary Howard Studio Manicurist: Rosann Singleton Special thank you to creative director Peter Speliopolous 


MAX FROM BERLIN

Model: Maximilian Saengner Grooming:Rommy Najor


THE FASHION DAILY FOR ICB

ICB partners with Eli Schmidt for another edition of ' The Fashion Daily'. The bound book was distributed to guests at their Spring 2016 fashion show Stylist: Michael Kozak Model : Kel Markey @ SUPREME


LET'S DENIM FOR GAYLETTER MAGAZINE

Let's Denim! New editorial feature in GAYLETTER Magazine shot by Eli Schmidt. Special thanks to models Francis, Justin and Louis. Grooming: Martin Christopher Haper


VOGUE RUNWAY

VOGUE RUNWAY highlights  one of Eli Schmidt's backstage images in their ' 10 Things to Know About Proenza Schouler's Spring 2016 Show'  roundup


NAOMI WATTS FOR NIRAV MODI 

Naomi Watts was a guest of honor at the opening of the first Nirav Modi store in New York. The luxury jewelry brand enlisted Eli Schmidt to capture Naomi Watts  at the Four Seasons Hotel in New York exclusively for Nirav Modi Jewelry.


WOMEN'S WEAR DAILY SPECIAL EDITION

Eli Schmidt's images from backstage at the Thom Browne SS16 sow landed on the cover of a special NYFW edition of Womens Wear Daily. This image was captured backstage at Thom Browne's Spring Summer 2016 show. Hairstylist Jimmy Paul created the larger than life silhouette.


B Q E 

Eli Schmidt captures models August Gonet and Raphael Wolf in a dark new editorial for VULKAN Magazine. Styling: Tiffani Williams Grooming: Cameron Rains Art Direction and Retouching : HE Studios


WISH YOU WOULD

Hair stylist Cameron Rains collaborated with Eli Schmidt and model Konstantin Vasilev for a Fashionisto exclusive editorial. Follow the link here to read more about the shoot.


THE MAKING OF HARRISON SCOTT'S 'LOCKED UP'

Harrison Scott's video for 'Locked Up' was directed by Eli Schmidt and debuted on out.com earlier this month. Take a look behind the scenes with director and crew interviews in this exclusive 'making of' video..


MADE IN NY for WWD

New editorial, 'Made in New York' shot by Eli Schmidt appears in this week's WWD. Featuring pieces from the Barney's and CFDA capsule collection of fashion produced specifically in New York. 

Styling: Alex Badia and Mayte Allende Hair: Cameron Rains Makeup: Chris Colbeck Models: Ros Georgiou and Dmitry Brylev


ELI SCHMIDT NAMED ONE OF THE 10 BEST INSTAGRAMS OF NYFWM

 

Eli Schmidt has been included in style.com's roundup of the '10 best Instagrams' during the first New York Men's Fashion Week. This in your face moment was captured backstage at Tim Coppen's SS16 Men's show. Click through to see the other highlights from the week


'THE BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWN' 

Vashtie Kola  (aka 'The Downtown Sweetheart') teams up again with Puma to design a capsule collection of  inspired activewear. Eli and Vashtie shot the look book images together with a healthy dose of 90's cool girl inspiration. Read more at elle.com


ELI SCHMIDT SHOWS AT THE GANSEVOORT HOTEL

Last week Eli Schmidt teamed up with OTTE NY and The Gansevoort Hotel for a one night exclusive show of his signature backstage work. Guests were perched high on the Gansevoort's roof deck Eli'swork from over 10 seasons of fashion week. Get a behind the scenes look at the installation, the party, and the photos in the video posted above.


NOWHERE BROTHERS

The 19 year-olds may seem familiar after a video went viral of the brothers coming out as gay to their dad live on Youtube. Eli Schmidt's  editorial ‘Nowhere Brothers’ exclusively on thefashionisto.com. Hair by Cameron Rains and makeup by Katy Albright.


AMFAR INSPIRATION GALA 2015

AMFAR’s annual Inspiration Gala was a colorful mix of voguers, male models, designer looks and Miley Cyrus!


TOMMY HILFIGER'S MET GALA GIRLS

Leading up to Monday night’s Met Gala, Eli Schmidt followed the glamour behind Karolina Kurkova’ and Shu Pei 's custom dresses designed by Tommy Hilfiger. Take a look  here  to see more of the magic behind the moment.