Red Flowers | Gothic Lolita Portrait

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Red Flowers.

First effort in styling a wig for a photoshoot, and it came out alright despite almost destroying my favorite hair!

Hairstyling is worth the time and work, so here’s hoping to have some different styles for future shoots!

What’s your favorite style?

Dark fine art floral portrait

Berries | Fine Art Self Portrait

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Can we all take a moment to appreciate the glory and beauty that is studio photography.  That white umbrella just may be one of my best tools in the studio for creating dark, glowing, stunning photographs!

With an alternative flair, hopefully!

What’s your favorite tool in the studio?

boudoir portrait photography

These Books | Fantasy Portrait

A little self love can go a long way in dealing with life’s ups and downs.  So what matters to you?  What would you like to spend more time doing?  What activities bring you back to yourself?

Be it spirituality, creativity, nature, time with family, or anything else, let’s spend more time enjoying the things that make us feel whole.

Much Peace and Keep Roamin’

Soft Silver

Recently found myself playing in the studio and using an enormous, used reflector for the first time!

Lighting in most portraits has been pretty directional and one-sided, so why not add a reflector to even out the light for a more etherial, emotive feel?

The dried yucca flower was composited from another shot, as it was barely visible in this capture.

Let’s keep experimenting, practicing, and playing with new equipment, tools, and techniques!

 

Much Peace and Keep Roamin’

Alternative fashion portrait

Boudoir photography of a vampire character

Blood on Her Hands | The Importance of Experimentation

Horror portrait of a girl with bloody hands

Dark art photograph of a nymph covered in blood

Model/MUA/Crown: Haven of KudaCosplay

Experimentation is so important!  Not only during a certain shoot, but in our photography in general.

If we never go past our usual art and creative methods, we could miss out on things we didn’t even think would interest us!

These portraits are a great example of mixing it up during a photoshoot, as these three images are quite different, although all featuring fake blood, and the same dress and model.

We set out into the woods with one wardrobe, and the idea that we’d be playing with fake blood, though there wasn’t much else planned.  These images just came about organically as we played around and experimented!

Not only did I find that dark art is really quite beautiful and so fun to create, but that it’s quite easy to photograph different looks and moods within a short amount of time and with the same model, wardrobe, and set.

Whether we’re looking to license images for books, create a diverse portfolio, or create a series of different looks for a client shoot, let’s keep in mind the power of experimentation!

 Let’s open ourselves up to playing with what we have, and see what things we can create and discover~

Much Peace and Keep Roamin’

Fantasy portrait of a nymph looking out over the forest

Fantasy boudoir portrait