Beauty Photography

Beauty Editorial Photography

I recently shot a beauty editorial story in my studio where I tested out my new toy (645 medium format film camera). The camera has auto focus and my favourite type of blur, plus the 16 images per each 120 roll is not so bad either ;) That’s pretty much the main reason I wanted to try it out.
The camera operation was smooth without any troubleshooting, so for now, I guess I will keep it!

Here’s one of the images from the session.

Thank you to everyone involved for making this one happen / kind & modest Melanie Jane (Model), and my talented teammates Windy Chiu (HMUA) and Michelle Davis (Stylist).

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Fashion editorial photography

Before it gets too cold, we have to take advantage of shooting outside. Our latest editorial was no exception.
Although the whether was cloudy and overcast, it was still bright enough for us to shoot under the right exposure.
Here’s my favourite shot from the day of. As per the editing time, I decided to go for a black & white treatment, focusing on showing as much tonality as possible.

Thank you as always to my great teammates for your time and effort :)

Andrea (Model @Anita Norris Models)
Vanessa Garland (HMUA)
Michelle Davis (Stylist)

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Fashion Editorial Photography

Once in a while, I have an opportunity to work with a very creative model. This time I worked with Melissa (@Chantale Nadeau / Ciotti Models). I could feel her artistic sense by her posing and her expressions. She consistently brought a uniqueness throughout the session—I couldn't tell when to stop shooting! Nevertheless, I very much enjoy seeing other people's creativity unfold, and I'm looking forward to when I can collaborate with Melissa again in the future.

Thank you so much to my awesome teammates for this lovely story:

Vanessa Garland (HMUA)
Michelle Davis (Stylist)
Melissa Nolet (Model @Chantale Nadeau Models/ Ciotti Models)

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Modeling Portfolio

We recently had a session with Aicha (Elite Toronto) who was a very intelligent, and professional girl to work with. She was quick in grasping our concept immediately; I hope she has plenty of success in her career!

This time I set up the lighting a bit more low key in order to create a subtle hazy feeling.
I hope to deepen my experiments with underexposed portraits in the future.

Thank you as always to my awesome teammates!

Michelle Davis (Stylist)
Sherlyn Torres (HMUA)
Aicha (Model/Elite Toronto)

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Fashion Beauty Portrait Photography

We recently shot a beauty story themed "nude on nude". We used a brown monotone scheme as our color palette and tried to create a calm and mellow feeling.
I shot the following on 35mm lens.

Thanks as always for my great team mates :)
Michelle Davis (Stylist)
Sherlyn Torres (HMUA)
Emily Tousignant (Anita Norris Models)

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Fashion Portrait Photography

The other day I had a photoshoot with Jo Creet (Chantale Nadeau models). We shot 4 looks in my studio and then moved onto the location for another 3 looks. There were lots of interesting discarded material surrounding the area to work with such as broken glass, rocks, bricks, and scrap pieces of wood. There was definite potential to even shoot another story there sometime in the future. 


Here's an image taken on location shot with film.
Thanks again to my awesome teammates for your time and hard work!  

Vanessa Garland (HMUA)
Michelle Davis (Stylist)

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Beauty Portrait Photography

I would like to share a recent beauty story where we played around with the theme of "Galaxy".  We opted for airy and spacey elements such as fluffy hair and subtle, but pigmented shimmer. 

Please visit my gallery to view the rest from the story!

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Emma Vancoughnett (Next Models)
Windy Chiu (HMUA)
Michelle Davis (Stylist)