All posts tagged: dramatic

Solitude

Once a year I try to go back to this old abandoned farmhouse that sits alone upon the hill. This particular summer evening I fought off a multitude of mosquitoes while hunched down in the luscious grass and wildflowers. The end product was well worth […]

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Amanda

I had the pleasure of working with the beautiful and talented Amanda Könn for our first night of shooting off camera flash for the photography class I am taking. I have completed three classes so far and learning so much from my instructor, Gregg Eligh. […]

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Lighting with a Cookie

My homework for last week’s class was to experiment with lighting my subject with a “cookie” to create an interesting pattern of light, in addition to playing with the direction of the light. I am looking forward to this week’s class and what I will […]

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Good Evening Sooke

I read a post the other day about returning to the same place and shooting the same thing over and over again until you get it right. I think I am on the right track. Once the grey, dreary cloud cover that has been present […]

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More Prairie Sunsets

I shot these in August of 2014 while visiting home. Due to the ongoing forest fires in the northern regions of the province, the sunsets were more subdued than normal. In the first image, the sky appears to have been brushed with the soft strokes […]

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Drama

The following collaboration was made possible by a very talented group of ladies: Lynda Bull of Lynda Marie Couture Millinery, Jennifer Bell of Discarded Couture, Erin Bradley of Beauty & Style by Erin Bradley, our beautiful model Mary Wallace of Coultish Management, and me.

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Glamour and Style

The Second World War left women craving for glamour, style and swathes of fabric where scraps of material had once existed.  Dior’s full skirted and waisted designs fulfilled all the early dreams of the feminine woman in the early 50’s.  As a new, more liberated society […]

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