I have been doing photography practically all my life. I've studied about exposure, film developing and printing. I've worked with all sorts of photographic equipment from 8x10 view cameras to 35mm point-and-shoot automatic ones
For Alana Belle, making this particular film was a process of self-discovery and a completely unexpected adventure. Sometimes we find our greatest strengths while we are honing our talent and then we learn something new about ourselves that until then had been previously untapped. This is how the making of The New Romantic unfolded for Alana Belle.
Every September, the exalted statue of San Gennaro is still carried through Mulberry Street during a parade and week-long festival of Italian grandeur, gastronomic delight also known as gluttony, and kitsch. Then, not at all connected to the church of San Gennaro, on the wall of an adjacent building, the mural of Tristan Eaton beams extraordinary color that is neither pious or gold, but passionate enough, and designed from spray paint.