Photography by Neil Montanus
The Girl from Ipanema.
one of Brazil's top models at
the time, posed for Neil on the famous Ipanema Beach in Rio De
Janeiro. Earlier that year, she had graced the pages of
the 1978 Sports Illustrated
Model at Chimney Bluffs.
along Lake Ontario in central New
York. Neil was asked by an art director to create
something 'different' for an advertising campaign for
what was then the sharpest color film in the world, Ektar 25. Having recently come into possession of a
giant bubble-making device, this is what he came up
with. Mission accomplished as the art director loved the
Taiwanese girl inside
Buddhist Temple near Taipei, Taiwan.
Model on the South Pacific Island of
Guam. The model was Miss Guam.
Model in St.
Crois, Virgin Islands. This beautiful young lady had just won
the title of Miss Virgin Islands.
model taken during one of Neil's South American assignments.
Brazilan Model circa 1975 near Brasilia.
Brazilian model Maria Schwan,
on Ipanema Beach in Rio De Janeiro, 1978.
Maasai tribal women, Masai Mara, Kenya,
Neil and Cybil Shephard taking a lunch break on the beach on
Long Island, NY during a photo shoot early
in her career.