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The distinction between “super” and “regular” is oftentimes symbolic and ambiguous. An acclaimed photograph for example, may have little merit other than its famous author’s name, while some hobbyist may produce an unrecognized masterpiece.

Some girl next door casually running out to a store without makeup may look alluring enough to stop your heart while a supermodel without makeup may not even get your attention if you happen to not know her face. Pictured here are Victoria’s Secret models; it’s hard to believe that some of them resemble a very average person.

A big shout to make-up artists, hair stylists, photographers, and retouchers! I am often told by new artistic portraiture clients,

“I am not a model and do not look like most of the girls you photographed.”

Anecdotally enough, neither had those–before coming to Zorz Studios. While I cannot openly show my private clients’ “before and after”, this collage is a public case in point of using professionals to make you look as you may have never before, from makeup, to lighting and posing, to beauty retouching…

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Ed Hafizov
Ed Hafizov
Ed Hafizov is a creative director and lead photographer of Zorz Studios, Manhattan-based boutique photography studio, offering arousing and daring fashion, commercial, beauty, and wedding photography. Multiple Fearless Photographer™ award winner, named among the top 50 US wedding photographers, top 10 NY wedding photographers, winner of Adobe contests, featured by Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Elle et al, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week photographer, and a distinguished member of Grace Ormonde Wedding Style‘s Platinum List, he is eager to step out of his and willing clients' comfort zone to pursue original artwork with a lasting impression.

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