Leo Lam : the Blog

Home / seattle

Modeling in Seattle

Hannah Larson at TCM Models

 (Updated September 2016) For some reason I have been receiving a lot of modeling inquiries lately from people who are aspiring to become one.  Instead of replying to it all, let me list the proper steps of approaching modeling in our city.  I am not a modeling agency, even though I work with a lot of […]

Read More

LOUIE 2013 Spring/Summer Campaign

LOUIE Lookbook Campaign

Supporting a beautifully designed “tween” line from Seattle. LOUIE received much critical acclaim at the Playtime Tradeshow in New York. You should be seeing them at the stores next year. Design by Ann Marie Louie and Liesl Getcheco. Makeup/hair by Liesl Getcheco. Models: Lauren @ SMG and Ana.

Read More

Jesica Milton F/W 2011 in 180 Mag

Jesica Milton F/W 11 Designer Collection

A new editorial featuring one of Seattle’s most promising designers Jesica Milton‘s 2011 F/W collection is now showing in 180 Mag’s Summer Edition. Jesica was the winner of Seattle Magazine’s Seamless in Seattle competition, and one of the best graduates of the New York Fashion Academy in Seattle.  Check out this beautiful collection!

Read More


A slightly sexier editorial showing at Photographer&Muse.  “Bound”.  NSFW. Click on the image to see full-screen slideshows.  Hope you enjoy it. Model was Hattie Watson.

Read More

Quietly Brilliant

“Quietly Brilliant”.  I am talking about Derek Andrew Inc., with their two prominent lines in major high-end outlets. Featuring Aimee from ANTM Season 10 and her first editorial in over a year, and as angelic as ever. Styled by Tanya Min Jee using CORSON and Twisted Heart from Derek Andrew.  Makeup & hair by Estelle […]

Read More

Photography book list for beginners

Over the past years I have been asked many times what books I would recommend for aspiring photographers to learn the craft.  Instead of repeating it for every one individually, I have compiled the list here. Not everything in life can be learned by doing.  Sometimes, a bit of reading can save you countless hours […]

Read More

Twisted Heart 2011 S/S Campaign

The new Twisted Heart by Derek Andrew 2011 S/S campaign has been released!  This time featuring the gorgeous Paisha at Select/Heffner, with my talented friend Lindsey Watkins again doing makeup and hair.  I always love working with every one at Derek Andrew; Cynthia, Jenna and Brie, all such talented and kind people. The Twisted Heart […]

Read More


I have always loved dancers. Makeup/hair/styling by Glynne Davies. Vanessa Horn @ TCM.  

Read More

Oldie – goodie

Sometimes revisiting older photo sets would reveal new favorites.  A few added years of maturity and life experience come with a new perspective on looking at everything, even old photographs.  This came from a few years back.  Great memory. Makeup & hair by Erin Skipley – McKenzie @ SMG

Read More

Happy holidays!

2010 has been an interesting year to say the least.  Thank you for all the encouragement, support and love.  I wish you a peaceful and joyous holiday season, one that is filled with joy and quality time with people you care about.  Here’s a slight departure from my usual work, a glamorous conclusion to the […]

Read More

>> <<