Location: New York and the world at www.blaisehaywardstudio.com.
Duration: Eight years.
Staff: Myself, plus a tremendous freelance retoucher, a good group of assistants and my bookkeeper.
Education: One year of a three-year photography program at Ryerson Polytechnical Institute in Toronto, followed by several years assisting and construction/carpentry. I learn something new everyday.
Cultural Influences: My wife Rebecca and my two children, Kiefer and Ava. My beautiful family and friends. Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, the moving image, all things beautiful and elegant. Travel and, of course, music.
Environment: A little studio with a great view and north light. Three stops from home.
Philosophy: I am the generator of what I do, what I have and what I am. Veni, vidi, vici.