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Stephanie: ORGANICS Project – III

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After a long chat on Facebook, Stephanie turns up for her shoot. I told her I was kinda disappointed. She has a sleek figure like a gazelle, skin that glows from within, a big bright grin that lights up her face and the looks of a young Cindy Crawford-ish, complete with mole! And she’s drinking […]

Hayley: ORGANICS Project – II

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I felt like starting this post with “…BECAUSE…” Why have I embarked on the Organics Project and what’s it all about? Because. – Because I can. – Because I’ve been Photoshopping forever. – Because I want to go back to basics. – Because I want to bring honesty, reality and uh, yes, sexy back. – […]

Sus’n in P’nk ‘n Blu’

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This is a teaser for the 4×4 of Susn Dybvyk I will be posting here soon(ish) The 4×4 (ie. 4 images across by 4 images down) is a layout I have been doing since 1984 for editorials, gallery work and for clients  – except here I have done the sneak peek  as a 3×2 (ie. 3 […]

Another Josie Image

Josie - Backless with Lace mask
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Yup! We’re back to Josie again… I have this image I really like of Josie and as I’m working on it, I think, I really shouldn’t mess with it – not much anyway. She looks amazing without any photoshop artifice. – It’s just her and her dancers body, head and hands – a pose so […]

WHY YOU WILL NEVER BE MIRANDA KERR – and how you can come close

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Many wannabe “models” tell me Supermodel Miranda Kerr is their “role model”. That’s a good one – aspiring to be like Miranda can’t be bad at all. This is why you will NEVER be Miranda Kerr though: – She’s a sweetie to shoot with and carries out the most ridiculous jobs with grace, professionalism and […]

ZOE KEATING on “Chase Jarvis Live” – Artist as Entrepreneur

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Award winning photographer / director Chase Jarvis produces some of the best live TV episodes that combine photography, learning, entrepreneurship and fun on his blog Chase Jarvis Live In this episode,  he presents radical avant cellist ZOE KEATING and interviews her on her business model where she doesn’t use managers, music companies  or the usual stultifying  restrictive infrastructure that […]

The New STREET FASHION: 1
Street Fashionistas & Publishing

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Street style has officially made a mark in the fashion industry, with veterans Amanda Brooks, Taylor Tomasi Hill, Shala Monroque, Sarah Rutson, and more, giving fashionistas innovative fashions to aspire to. Fashion influence has made its way from the runway to the streets thanks to savvy bloggers and street fashion photographers. Fashion photographers on the […]

Photographing the MOON
– Super Moon weekend 2012

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  This weekend is “Super Moon” where the moon is the closest to earth it has been in 18 years. And it’s a full moon too! Great time to get out and do some lunar photography. In 2010, Mike Panic  wrote on the LIGHTSTALKING blog   How to Photograph the Moon (With 10 Great Examples) “For centuries the moon […]

Tony Robbins – How much is a Trillion (seconds)?

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Even if you don’t care to go into the details into the massive screw-up of the American economy… or the back-story, or the million theories on what can be done, and whether you are left-leaning, right-wing or somewhere in the middle… This is an interesting piece by Tony Robbins relating Trillions – Billions – Millions […]

PHOTOGRAPHY NICHE: We Shoot Bottles / We Shoot Cans

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Talk about being specific. Talk about being in a narrowly defined niche. Talk about having branding that is so clear, no one would mistake it for anything else. This  photography studio based in Yorkshire UK has niches that are very clearly defined and headlined in the two names of their two businesses: The first is […]