Archive for the ‘Glam Shoots’ Category

SlickforceGirl: Spellbinding with Princess Ayanna



In early November, SlickforceGirl made its first public appearance at Stan Lee’s Comikaze Convention in Los Angeles. We commemorated this special occasion with the release of our sixth SlickforceGirl, Ayanna. Our resident Indian Princess might be the most petite of our heroes, but consider this fair warning that looks can absolutely be deceiving. Though not much is known about Ayanna’s abilities, rumors of mysticism and magic are enough to keep us on her good side.

Collect Princess Ayanna’s Limited Edition 11×17 poster, along with our other heroes, at As with the other posters, a portion of your purchase will go to help the fight against breast cancer. Visit for more info!

Enjoy these behind-the-scenes images of Ayanna’s shoot taken by the amazing Joyce Park!

Model: Ayanna Jordan
Photography by Nick Saglimbeni
Make-up by Therese Williams
Hair by Al Ingram
Styling by Diana Chan
Production Stills by Joyce Park for SlickforceStudio

WMB 3D: Nazanin Mandi – Culture Chameleon


Triple-threat Nazanin Mandi has made waves in modeling, acting and music, and she’s made it look easy. The starlet and songstress opens up to WMB about her career, her personal life, and the changing voice of Middle Eastern women.

WMB: You started your acting career on wholesome teen shows for Nickelodeon. But recently, we’ve seen your shoots getting much sexier. Explain the process of going from rated-G to NC-17?
Nazanin Mandi: [laughs] I’m evolving into the person I’ve always wanted to be. I’m finally comfortable with my sexuality, and I’ve also accepted that there is always a class way to do things. It is possible to be both sexy and classy.

Read more and see Naz’s full pictorial in WMB 3D #3 on iPhone/iPad, Android, and in Collector’s Print.

Photography by NICK SAGLIMBENI
Wardrobe Stylist SARAH WALLNER
Production stills by DEREK ESKRIDGE for SlickforceStudio


WMB 3D: Nazanin Mandi – Culture Chameleon from Nick Saglimbeni on Vimeo.

VIDEO: The Making of SlickforceGirl: Firefighter Kaitlynn

As promised, here is a behind-the-scenes video from our SlickforceGirl shoot with the amazing Kaitlynn Carter. It would be hard to ignore just how sincere Kaitlynn is in her portrayal of her firefighter character, and one quick look shows you the amount of fun we had on set that day. My thanks to the wonderful Ms. Carter for her devotion to this courageous role. Order your Limited Edition Firefighter Kaitlynn posters here. A portion of proceeds from poster sales are donated to the Breast Cancer Charities of America’s iGoPink campaign.

As a reminder, SlickforceGirl will be making it’s FIRST public appearance this weekend at Stan Lee’s Comikaze in Los Angeles, November 1-3 at the LA Convention Center. Come meet me and SlickforceGirls Erika Medina, Ayanna Jordan and Vanessa Veasley. Pictures, autographs, and other madness will ensue. We’ll be at booth 1631!



Khloe Kardashian-Odom’s Sexy Black Latex Shoot – Lighting Setup


This summer, I photographed good friend Khloé Kardashian-Odom in super-sexy black latex for a personal project of hers. The shoot was featured in Season 8′s “Life’s a Beach (House)” episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians. The risqué shoot quickly went viral, and we’ve been overwhelmed with requests from both photographers and Kardashian fans to get a closer look at Khloe’s shoot.

Here are a few of the final shots, some behind-the-scenes images, and a detailed lighting diagram of the setup. Photographers should note the amount of negative fill (4×8 solids) used in the setup—as black latex reflects everything. My thanks to the stunning Khloé for trusting us with such a wild concept, and to the amazing stunt team that rigged the hanging swing and taught our star how to fly!

Photography by NICK SAGLIMBENI
Hair & Makeup by ROB SCHEPPY


The Making of Melanie Iglesias’ Ice Cream Disaster

After weeks of anticipation and a record number of pre-orders, Melanie Iglesias’ Ice Cream Disaster 24″x36″ Collector’s Wall Posters have finally started shipping. Order yours now at the Melanie Iglesias Store or right here at the Saglimbeni Store.

For those who want a closer look (and really who doesn’t), here is a behind-the-scenes gallery and a video from Melanie’s shoot at SlickforceStudio.

Photography by Nick Saglimbeni
Makeup by Therese Williams
Hair by Al Ingram
Styling by Tara Williams
Production Stills by Joyce Park for SlickforceStudio

Photographing Estella Warren for WMB 3D: World’s Most Beautiful

Alright, I’m just going to come right out and say it: I love my job. When I was kid, I could only have dreamed that one day I’d find myself in a career where I am constantly surrounded by the world’s most beautiful women. With all that said, it’s not everyday that you get to photograph an actual supermodel.

Like most, I had first “known” Estella Warren from seeing her in countless Chanel campaigns, and in Hollywood blockbusters like Tim Burton’s Planet of the Apes. My first shoot with Estella was in 2011—when I photographed her for Breast Cancer Charities of America’s iGoPink campaign (read post here)—and we became instant friends. Her stories make me laugh, and on camera she conjures the most striking expressions with seemingly minimal effort—truly a photographer’s dream.

After the success of our first two editions of WMB 3D: World’s Most Beautiful, I wanted to follow up with an unforgettable third issue. I envisioned a bold cover to round out the trilogy, and yet I knew that only an amazing and experienced model could make risqué look both artistic and classy. Estella delivered on all fronts, and she was charming throughout the shoot, despite the provocative and sometimes painful poses. She was particularly excited about being photographed in 3D.

I’m proud to announce that today, you can see Estella’s cover, interview and 8-page photo feature in Issue 3 of WMB 3D. It is available on iPad, iPhone and on Google Play. There are also a limited number of Collector’s Print Editions available in the Saglimbeni Store here. (read about the printing process here). I’m in awe of the beautiful work rendered by the glam squad, and I am eternally thankful to Ms. Warren for our most memorable cover yet.


Photography by NICK SAGLIMBENI

Production Stills by JOYCE PARK for SlickforceStudio

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