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Folake Olowofoyeku and James Brown take the spotlight in this curated collection.
Posted on Jan 29, 2021 | 04:00pm
This week, our Creative Director shares some of his favorite photos and memorable shoot moments from the new 15th anniversary issue of Watch

JAMES BROWN

“A good photograph captures a subject's outer shell, defining the space where they exist. A great photograph captures the essence of a subject's soul in a way that reveals the subject's character and innate qualities. 

Our own Christopher Ross was successful in this pursuit with James Brown for our January/February 2021 cover photo shoot. The viewer can see JB’s warmth, the support of a strong family, and years of experience on and off the football field.” —Ed Mann, Creative Director


Photography by Christopher Ross.

Originally published in Watch Magazine, January-February 2021.

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FOLAKE OLOWOFOYEKU

“The shoot started with intense COVID-19 safety protocols to ensure the well being of talent and crew. These included day of tests, masks, social distancing, and cleaning. With all of these restrictions, it would seem impossible that our photographer, David Needleman, and our star, Folake Olowofoyeku, would be able to share a genuinely intimate moment that we could capture with a photograph. 

Folake, with her incredible poise from years of fashion experience, gave us nothing to fear. She defined the moment with polish, confidence, and energy—she truly was a marvel to behold." —Ed Mann, Creative Director


Photography by David Needleman.

Originally published in Watch Magazine, January-February 2021.

DISCOVER MORE: See Gorgeous Photos And Get To Know Folake Olowofoyeku

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