FROSKATE BLM PROTEST
FroSkate is a women-centered skateboarding crew from Chicago. This organization has dedicated itself to bringing TRUE diversity to the skate community. On this day, we took the city over in the name of justice, equality and community. 5000+ strong captured by me.
2020
NIKE: ZINE VOLUME #2 - CHICAGO
Brief: Capture 7 of Chicago's most influential move makers for Volume 2 of Nike's "ZINE", the cultural launchpad dedicated to telling authentic stories from the most impactful communities.
2020
JORDAN CHICAGO ASW 3V3 TOURNAMENT
Jordan Chicago hosts a high-powered 3v3 tournament on the Southside for some of the city's young aspiring stars.
2020
Nike Black History Month Detroit Pistons Initiative
Nike and the Detroit Pistons hosts a unique learning experience with Midnight Golf, Detroit's premiere youth golf program.
2020
MOUNTAIN DEW X BLIND BARBER ASW 2020
With help from Mountain Dew, All Summa and D'ussepalooza take over Blind Barber Chicago for All-Star Weekend 2020.
2020
100 FACES
100 Faces is a community based storytelling platform that exists as the corner of intimate portraitures, and authentic storytelling. Created by Chicago photographer LaSalle Smith, 100 Faces allows individuals from all walks of life to express true moments of vulnerability, honesty, and inspiration. IG: facesofhundreds
2020
NBA ASW 2020 ANTHONY DAVIS COMMUNTY GIVEBACK
Led by Anthony Davis, Nike invited Perspectives Charter High School for a once in a lifetime experience. Event was held in Chicago during All-Star Weekend 2020.
2020
SATURDAY IN CHICAGO WITH GEORGE
LaSalle Smith and Andreas Endregaard present to you a 6 minute film capturing Chicago’s immediate reaction to the brutal unjustified police killing of George Floyd. To this day, this film is used to open the floor to discussion on racial injustice, community, and action.
2020
MODELLO x RSVP GALLERY x BLIND BARBER
Chicago based RSVP Gallery Collaborated with Modello Beer to the best of both world together during ComplexCon Weekend. Hosted at Blind Barber Chicago.
2019
ComplexCon Chicago Event Submersion
Photo recap featuring some of the hottest spaces and faces of Chicago's First ComplexCon convention
2019
NIKE x LINDBLOM ACADEMY BLACK HISTORY MONTH INITIATIVE
Nike invites students of Chicago's Southside for a day of learning, fun, and unity. Black History Month 2020.
2020
MOUNTAIN DEW ASW 2020 TAKEOVER
Mountain Dew takes over 3-stories of one of the most popular event spaces in Chicago for All-Star Weekend 2020.
2020
Nike - Holiday Gifting Activation
The Brief: Capture Nike's Holiday in-store gifting experience with an emphasis on the Nike App usage. Featuring Nike Latte's, DJ's and lots of wrapping paper. (Chicagoland)
2019
Channel Tres @ Blind Barber
2019
DREEZY x PUMA ACTIVATION RECAP
Photo recap of Puma's Chicago collaboration activation with global acclaimed rapper Dreezy. Hosted at Blind Barber Chicago
2019
SLOUGHFEST
Award-winning music festival
2016
NIKE LAB CHICAGO
Store Profile of Nike Lab Chicago
2017
Bentley Gold Coast x Surround Sound of Fashion
2018
VMR E-COMMERCE PRODUCT HERO IMAGERY
Brief: Photograph and retouch an assortment of product hero shots for VMR Chicago, a high-fashion boutique located in Chicago's Gold Coast. Brands ranged from Off-White and Heron Person, to Palm Angels and Mugler.
2020
RUNAWAY: THE MAGAZINE ISSUE #006
Co-Owner Lead Design Coordinator Editor- In- Chief // Content Curator
2016
LADEEDA - BLACK RESTAURANT WEEK
The Brief: Capture Ladeeda's Black Restaurant Week menu offering, featuring 4 delectable dishes for anyones taste.
2020
Eleven | Eleven Chicago
The Brief: Capture requested food items from wine bar and restaurant Eleven Eleven, located in Chicago's West Loop. Menu features variety of food and beverages from around the world.
2019
EUGENE TAYLOR BRAND DIANA ROSS TRIBUTE
The Annex Chicago partners with Eugene Taylor Brand in creating a energetic, but accurate Diana Ross tribute event.
2020
GSC Cannabis Content Shoot
GirlScout Cookies launches you to euphoria’s top floor where full-body relaxation meets a time-bending cerebral space.
2019
Kite Bites Edibles - Cannabis Infused Treats
The Brief: Capture the full product offering of Kite Bites Edible (Cannabis Delicacy Company), with the intention of utilization on E-Commerce, Social, Digital, and Print materials.
2020
Brunch with Chicago's Mayor, Lori Lightfoot.
Capture and engage with Lori Lightfoot for an educational, empowering, community based brunch. Hosted by Eleven Eleven Chicago.
2019
Fashion Editorial - Winter 2019
The Brief: Capture 3 distinct looks, utilizing an assortment of styles.
2019
Editorial - Fall 2019
The Brief: Capture a variety of relevant Fall 2019 styles.
2019
Global Gyros
2018
Summers End 2019 Editorial #1
Model Saxon Harrar shot and creative directed by Lasalle Smith with styling provided by Jabari Sandifer
2019
Wedding Cake (Hybrid – Pre-Rolled) Content Shoot
Cannabis concept shoot feature Wedding Cake (Hybrid) Pre-Rolled RAW rolling papers.
2019
S/S '19 EXPLORATION
Model: Adelle Williams Stylist: Jabari Sandifer Images Captured by LaSalle Smith
2019
Decolores Galeria Y Sabores - Mexican Resturant
Take a look at Decolores Galeria Y Sabores, a Pilsen-based Chicago Mexican Restaurant. Menu item imagery revamp.
2019
Warhol Kids x Jason Peterson Photo Exhibition
2018
Chicago Nightlife
A consolidated run through of some of the hottest private event imagery from the best nightclubs in Chicago including, LiqrBox, Bounce, Electric Hotel and More.
2019
Menswear Style Exploration
Menswear style exploration utilizing textured, minimalistic items from Perry Ellie, GAP, and United Arrows
2019
"NEON"
2017
RUNAWAY: THE MAGAZINE #007
Runaway Brand Media's 2017 Collaboration Issue with Nike Lab Chicago
2017
Runako Underground Fashion Show
Runako S/S18 Fashion Show held at Club Underground, Chicago's premier nightclub experience.
2017
Dynasty Podcast
Lasalle Smith is the founder and owner of music and culture site Runaway Brand Media. Visiting Dynasty Podcasts, Smith speaks about the goals in evolving Runaway Brand Media, as well as the opportunity that comes with being able to create endless content from a smartphone.
2016
LYRIC
Editorial styled photoshoot showcasing a number of looks.
2017
FOUR QUARTERS
Four Quarters is a top-tier Chicago experiential event company with a strong emphasis on education, culture, and interaction. This site development was part of their re-launch. in March 2019. Brand assets developed by Nikko Washington.
2019
Runako Fashion Show (Back Stage)
2017
Devin
Print influenced shoot inspired by Guess Hosiery 1992
2017
Colin
Studio Portraits
2017
Adelle
The Garfield Park Conservatory
2017
Apple for OSL
Part of a multi-platform approach to rebrand the Office of Student Life at Augustana College.
2016
Sneaker Exploration
Self-assigned exploration on E-Commerce footwear display featuring some of the hottest sneakers to release to date.
2019
SAMI
Street Style Photography
2016
KYF Fashion Show Part III
Media Coverage Creative Direction Director of Photography
2015
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