Our friend, photographer Joe Oppedisano (you may remember his Dangerous Boy photos or his celebration of Calvin Klein underwear), has a new DVD and 2009 calendar hitting stores in the near future. It's called Knockout and is a foray into the world of mixed martial arts and ultimate fighters. The project features two brothers, a few of Oppedisano's favorite models, and the COLT model Bruno even makes a cameo as the coach.
Joe let us share some shots from the calendar. Watch the slide show HERE.
Also, check out the DVD trailer, AFTER THE JUMP...
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Here's a sunny treat for this gray day (at least in NYC) — a spread from photographer Joe Oppedisano that you can find in the new issue of Italian fashion publication Collezioni Uomo.
Says Joe of the shoot: "It's not really a fashion spread as much as it is a special celebration of Calvin Klein's 25th anniversary as the man who made underwear fashion. Before that there was no such thing as designer underwear, and when he launched, it really turned fashion upside down. The ads were incredible, and the billboard of Jeff Aquilon by Bruce Weber in Times Square revolutionized fashion and liberated and brought sex right into everyone's home. (and male beauty, which before was hidden by suits)."
Joe adds: "We shot it at the Rivington Hotel Penthouse (which is unbelievable) in one long day. We were very lucky because it was cloudy and rainy in the morning and then after my lights caught fire and I had to run out and get a new set, the sun came out and gave us really spectacular and interesting backdrops of the city."
Much more, AFTER THE JUMP...
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