A Look Behind The Scenes: Our Spring Fashion Photo Shoot

Our art intern brings you beyond the pages of our magazine to sneak a peek at how we work our magic.

Hey, my name is Mike Rofrano, art intern here at Westchester Magazine. I’m going to give you a little peek behind the scenes of our Spring Fashion photo shoot. The shoot took place at the Westchester Children’s Museum in Rye, lasting from 9 am all the way until 10 pm. I happened to arrive on the scene at around 3 pm…


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2:57 pm: Reviewing the practice shots from one of the day’s many setups. 



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Photograph By Tykischa Jacobs


3:15 pm: Hair stylist Omar Roth and his assistant Will, of Salon O, clowning around for the camera while getting Anzhela’s hair ready for the next scene. 



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3:35 pm: Laura Melissa, of Salon O, putting the final touches on Anzhela’s makeup. 



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4 pm: On the boardwalk runway with models Rob & Anzhela looking marvelous. 



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4:06 pm: Photographer Toshi Tasaki composing his shot.



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4:27 pm: Will making some final adjustments to Anzhela’s hair to get her “picture perfect!”



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4:30 pm: Huge shout out to the man passing by who allowed us to use his dog in the shoot! Sometimes even dogs have to “Shake it off” to get ready for the camera.



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5 pm: Toshi Tasaki and his assistant reviewing shots.  



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5:56 pm: Last minute touches have to look “Fabuloussss!” 



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6:03 pm: Toshi Tasaki getting back to doing what he does best.



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7:03 pm: Omar getting Anzhela ready for the second to last set of shots. 



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A shot taken between shots, by yours truly. 

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7:24 pm: Laura getting Rob’s makeup ready for the final set of shots. Yes, even us guys need a little touch up sometimes.



Photograph by Mike Rofrano

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