Photographer Speaks Out About ‘The Dark Side of Modeling’ – Photography Article

After the recent allegations of harassment and assault against celebrity photographer Marcus Hyde, fashion photographer Jessica Kobeissi decided to use her platform on YouTube to speak out against what she’s calling “the dark side of modeling” and share some of the horrifying stories she’s heard from models she works with. The hour-long video that resulted is, at times, distressing. From offensive or harassing text messages and Instagram DMs all the way to horrifying accounts of abuse, the stories that Kobeissi…

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Celebrity Photographer Accused of Trying to Bribe Model for Nude Photos – Photography Article

Celebrity photographer Marcus Hyde—whose CV includes clients such as Kim Kardashian, Kanye West and Ariana Grande—is being accused of bribing a model to send him nude photos, a claim that inspired other models to share more serious accusations of sexual harassment and even assault. The incident began when LA-based model Sunnaya Nash responded to an Instagram post by Hyde in which he asked if anyone wanted to shoot. This kind of model call is pretty common on the social network.…

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