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De-constructing your photo shoot

April 03, 2015 - Today we look at some humour on the various photo shoot styles. As with any shooting technique it is always best to go w...
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50 Shades Re-visited

February 22, 2015 - After a nice winter vacation I came back to see the box office numbers from the movie 50 Shades of Grey which was adapte...
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Looking Back

February 04, 2015 - Winter has come with a vengeance this year. Many states and provinces have been hit with harsh winter storms. A lot of p...
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Jessie Yang

May 06, 2014 - There is a big difference in fashion photography between the use of color images Vs. a black& white pictorial set. Color...
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Vintage Beauty

April 30, 2014 - In this update we have the return of Kaitlin Chapple. You may remember her in the pictorial set True Romance which was p...
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Getting Out There!

April 27, 2014 - Endeavoring in the image arts community always requires a certain amount of self-promotion. Without it, your images woul...
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Red Orchid

March 23, 2014 - In this update, the feature model is Red Orchid who was 2010 Miss October for the Sunshine Girl calendar, a runway model...
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India Beauty

March 19, 2014 - This week we have a refreshing change from this endless dreary winter. Diia a 23 year old model in Toronto transports us...
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Taking it to the Max!

February 26, 2014 - This week we have a feature set with the model Max Oshiro. You might recognize Max from her previous set in 2013 in a gl...
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Noir

February 02, 2014 - Here we are in 2014 and I am back with a new posting after a short winter hiatus. Yes, the winter of 2013/2014 truly suc...
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True Romance

November 27, 2013 - As you go about your every day life sometimes you run into a couple and think to yourself "Wow, they are deeply in love!...
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La Calavera Catrina

November 12, 2013 - The origins of the image La Calavera Catrina come from a circa 1910–1913 zinc etching by famous Mexican artist Jose Guad...
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Flower Child

October 28, 2013 - A little different take on the flower child concept. In this vision the makeup artists took things over to the wild side...
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Jamaica Sunshine

October 26, 2013 - Kimone is a beautiful model who emigrated to Canada two years ago from Jamaica. Her modelling career is off to a great s...
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Southern Dream

October 13, 2013 - This week we have Kristen Marie who hails from the fair state of Louisiana. If you have never been to Louisiana, it is k...
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Fashion and Ink

October 04, 2013 - The origin of the word ‘tattoo’ is derived from the Polynesian word ta which means striking something and the second ori...
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RockaBilly

September 26, 2013 - Rockabilly music is an earlier style of rock and roll music, dating to early 1950s in the United States. It is a "blend...
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Street Style Fashion Photography

September 02, 2013 - Street style in photography has always existed, but it was only examined and celebrated in the past two decades. It's ea...
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Burlesque Pin-Up

August 01, 2013 - American burlesque shows were an offshoot of original Victorian burlesque. The show consisted of three parts: (1.) songs...
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Earth Angel

July 15, 2013 - After a little bit of a hiatus from the studio, things are back in full swing again. This week something completely diff...
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Latex and Costume Play Part 2

June 08, 2013 - This part two of the series about latex fashion and costume play. Modelling the latex fashions and cosplay outfits we ha...
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Slytherin

June 02, 2013 - Slytherin is one of the Four Houses at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Home to many students who exhibit tra...
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Sweetness

May 30, 2013 - This year spring has definitely made a late arrival. This week we have Lacey who brings out the sweetness of spring. The...
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Kick Ass

May 09, 2013 - This week we have Lauren Orosz an experienced model with striking facial features. Also she kicks ass as you can see by...
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The Angel has Risen

April 30, 2013 - This week we have J Gwen, who is a local Toronto model with experience in glamour, fitness and catalog work. To prompt t...
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The Romantic Side of Lingerie

April 20, 2013 - This week we walk over to the romantic side with lingerie modeled by Angelina who was a previous Model Mayhem Newbie of...
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Rock Star

April 17, 2013 - After a little bit of a winter hiatus things are in full swing again. This week, the theme is "Rock Star" with the beaut...
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Part Deux

March 03, 2013 - In Part Deux, Kelsey Belle returns to model some evening wear. Kelsey has recently returned from Fashion Week in Europe...
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Retro 80's

February 25, 2013 - This week we are going way back to the 1980's. Back to the era of new wave music, big hair and traditional darkrooms. Mu...
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Latex and Costume Play Part 1

February 10, 2013 - This week we have something completely different. A glimpse into the world of fetish fashion. Primarily latex apparel wa...
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Fitness Lifestyle and Lingerie

January 23, 2013 - Living up to the mantra "my body is my temple" is difficult for most people. Except most people are not like Julia Powel...
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Your Worst Shot

January 22, 2013 - Think way back when you got your first camera. Not all of those shots of Aunt Sue turned out correctly. I am sure that U...
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Portraits: Blonde Vs. Brunette

January 20, 2013 - A short update this week. Selected portraits from Mash (blonde) and Markana (brunette). Their hairstyles are completely...
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The Use of Props Part 2

January 13, 2013 - On Hollywood movie productions, the property master will make arrangements for the acquisition and use of all props on t...
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Dirty Girl

January 05, 2013 - This week we have Mash; a very experienced model in print and social media advertisements and videos. Some of her credit...
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The Year in Review

December 29, 2012 - It was a difficult year for many. Violent weather patterns, political unrest and economic hardship were the continuing t...
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Santa Claus Unmasked

December 24, 2012 - To kick off the festive season this week we have Santa Claus Unmasked. The beautiful Markana got into the spirit of Xmas...
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Beauty in Bloom

December 02, 2012 - Fashion is often cyclical and usually two seasons ahead of the actual time in the year. The fashion industry calendar is...
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Fall Fashion Edge

November 05, 2012 - As fall comes rapidly upon us, so does the changes in range of colors in clothing. Gone are the spring and summer colors...
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Big Bang Theory

October 25, 2012 - This week is all about stereotypes and in particular geek culture. Nowhere is this typified more than the television sho...
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50 Shades

October 18, 2012 - In June of 2011, the erotic novel 50 Shades of Grey written by E.L. James was published. The storyline begins in Seattle...
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Retro Debutante

October 16, 2012 - This week we have a different spin on fashion. We turn back the clock to the 60's when we had beehive hairdos and a time...
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Re-Creating Studio Lighting

October 09, 2012 - Quite often, people that see your images or other photographers may ask how this was photographed in a studio. There are...
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Studio Humor

October 01, 2012 - I thought this week would be a good time to look at the humorous side of models and the photography studio. The main rea...
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Beauty Portraits

September 26, 2012 - This week we have some beauty portraits of the lovely model Courtney. She currently works for ICON models and has done a...
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Fashion: Classic Looks to Modern Day Edge

September 16, 2012 - The arrival of the latest fashions on the runway tend to be cyclical. When I mean cyclical, I don't mean that it revolve...
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The Use of Props

July 31, 2012 - This week we take a look at the use of props in both fashion and portraiture. Quite often photographers; both amateur an...
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