Your Friday morning wakeup call: Rod 2.0 faves Lamar James and Shawn Sutton are among the model and acting hotness captured in a killer editorial by Brooklyn-based photographer Tarrice Love. "Show Me the Light" captures a half dozen black models dressed as angels in all white on the streets of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.
Above is "superswagger" and super stunna Lamar James, seen in that fierce Sean John runway show and introduced on Rod 2.0 late last year. "Lamar was my favorite to work with," says the photographer. "He gave me everything I needed in less than 20 minutes."
More Lamar and much more Shawn Sutton after the jump.
A great image. The contrast and movement is on point.
One of the other standout models in Tarrice Love's photo essay is Shawn Sutton, the hot new face (and body!) of Red Models, last seen on Rod 2.0 in Flaunt's Prada editorial. Shawn is just now returning to the States after stomping the runways in Paris Fashion Week, walking for Romain Kremer, Thierry Mugler and Givenchy, among others. The man is on fiyah.
Tarrice Love says photographing in this location caused problems with the neighbors. "The Muslims own the fire escape and threatened to call the police because we didn't have permits. [This] happened again when I shot Shawn Sutton. It turns out that Malcolm X's name is on the deed of the buildings across the street from my apartment, a historical landmark or something like that, and they didn't want me taking pictures of it."
Love. This. Photo.
More and larger photos of Shawn Sutton and Lamar James, among others, at Tarrice Love's blog.
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