Born and raised in New York City, self taught celebrity and fashion photographer, Al Rodriguez, has quickly made a name for himself as a high caliber creative talent in the fashion photography genre. With a focus on edgy fashion, creative beauty and tasteful glamour photography, Al has been published both nationally and internationally and featured on the covers and in the editorial and fashion spreads of several trendy magazines. Al has also had the privilege of shooting celebrity clientele the likes of reality TV stars Angelina from MTV's Jersey Shore, Rene Graziano, Karen Gravano and Love Majeski from VH1's Mob Wives, hip-hop artist, Fabolous, singer/actress Adrienne Bailon and actor Brian White, among others. ? Al's work has been featured on Vogue.it, Maxim.com, Askmen.com, TMZ.com Bloomberg.com and PlayBoy's TheSmokingJacket.com, among others. Al's photography has been featured on VH1's Love and Hip Hop, season 1, episode 5, and on the set of HBO's How to Make it in America, season 2. Al was also featured in episode 207 of VH1's Mob Wives, season 2, and Basketball Wives, season 4. Within the last few years, Al has been commissioned by numerous emerging and established designers and models, and has collaborated with stylists, makeup artists and agency models alike - repeatedly capturing compelling beautiful images.