Marine Lance Cpl. Alex Minsky is an Afghan war veteran who lost his leg after his truck rolled over an IED (improvised explosive device). Photographer Tom Cullis saw Alex at the gym an immediately recruited him to model. Alex has gone on to shoot forMichael Stokes & Justin Monroe.
Nodding to fashion’s ongoing preoccupation with pushing gender boundaries comes ‘Studs’, a series of ten unique photo studies. Exploring the idea of a third gender, Simon Foxton and Bea Sweet recruit a range of subjects who refuse to comply with traditional notions of the sexes. The portraits - each a study of unconventional beauty - are captured by Nick Knight in stills and fashion film.
Michelle Rodriguez photographed by Sheryl Nields
Leonard Freed | Suspect in Car, New York City, 1978