The Lost Promise of Cory Monteith (Exclusive Photos)

July 29, 2013 || Written by Queen in Gallery Update, Photoshoot, Press || 8 Comments

In the wake of the actor’s tragic death, four images from the first photographer to shoot the star.

This story first appeared in the Aug. 2 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

He was a 22-year-old unknown in 2005 when he walked into Richard Hawley‘s model management agency in Vancouver. “Richard saw him, signed him up and asked me to shoot him,” says Gary Fitzpatrick, an L.A.-based fashion and portrait photographer who also was starting out.

Fitzpatrick saw in Monteith, who died July 13, the same magnetism that Glee co-creatorRyan Murphy would later recognize when casting the actor.

“He just had this unique combination of sensitivity and vulnerability and maleness that’s very hard to come by,” says Murphy. “He had a very hard childhood. I think that he had always felt adrift in the world. Whenever you meet someone like that, you want to help root them and take care of them, and I certainly did the best that I could over the years.”

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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Cory in SELF Magazine: Behind the Scenes Video/HQ Scans

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SELF Magazine, December 2012: How to Dress for a Holiday Party

November 13, 2012 || Written by Kristina in Photoshoot, Press || Comments Off

These party clothes scream VIP—and having Glee hottie Cory Monteith doesn’t hurt, either!
“I love it when a woman dresses tastefully but still sexy,” says Cory Monteith, our Gleecrush. Monteith and our model, Michele (not to be confused with his onscreen and real-life love, Lea Michele), had a blast hitting New York City’s trendiest spots for an epic night out. Your turn. [source]