After attending the Art Institutes in Chicago, Lake Started his journey as a fashion photographer in Los Angeles. At the beginning, he worked with several new faces in the modeling industry and accomplished numerous online and print editorials. He has had the opportunity to travel all over Europe and the US, gathering the highest level of experience as a professional.
His tryst with the world of fashion started as a teenager by assisting and filming exclusive weddings with his late grandfather who was also a professional photographer. Over the years, he has built a stellar reputation in the industry with his creative eye and unique sense of photography.
Lake has served many high profile clients, including: GQ Report, SIMON Malls, Marc Jacobs, Webhattan, Ford Models, L.A Models, and many others. During a recent interview, Lake made these comments: “It’s all about looking natural on your best day. Smiling with the eyes, i.e., the main focus is on the eyes. Casting directors are captivated by this very essence.”
Photographing since 2007, Lake is particularly known for his eye catching head shots. Today, Lakeland Studios is an extremely sought after destination amongst the models looking to develop their portfolio, and actors seeking quality headshots. All of these services are now available at Lakeland Studios, Minneapolis. Some of the region’s top hair and makeup artists are now available.
GQ Report
SIMON Malls (Look book live tour)
Marc Jacobs
Adrienne Landau
Top Man
Details (Style Syndicate)
Reveler New York
UCE Magazine
TD Ink Magazine
The Agency Magazine
Ford Models
Wilhelmina Models
Next Model Management
L.A Models
Dragon Talent
Click Models
Nous Models
Otto Models
Photogenics Models
Ready Models
Specimen Models
Alec Varcus      (Fifty Shades of Grey, Lead, off broadway)
Nadia Bjorlin    (Days of our Lives, Redline)
Ryan Carnes     (Eating out)
Paul Icano       (The Hard life of Rj Berger)
Gary Goddard    (Goddard Productions)
James Fletcher   (where ever whenever)

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