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Happy New Year

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

It was perhaps the most eventful New Year’s I’ve had in a long, long time. And the imagery wrought was just one dimension of it. Fantastict fun.

So, while I’m in the process of editing a healthy mass of newly shot images, I’ll begin by adding two new notches to the Tummy Project: Ashley Mooney and Freshie.

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Saturday, December 18th, 2010

Normally I’m a bit lazier and don’t pick up the camera for spontaneous shooting (something I should probably remedy), but the little ones seemed awfully nifty that day, weathering their first light/medium snowfall and snagging snacks where they could grab them.



Friday, December 17th, 2010

Shooting couples always seems to end up well. The fact that it was Tori & Talon only made for even more cuteness. And, as the cherry on top, I threw Tori into this soft, fuzzy, pink hoodie and got some awfully pretty headshots. Happy day.

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Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

…when I’m looking over an entire folder of images I’ve shot for an AE set, I get the feeling like I may not have chosen the right pictures. Or that I could use more cells in the collage. Or that I should make secondary collages. Or… *sigh*

(There’s another blog that’s due to be written in the queue before I even write this, but it just came to me upon poking through the images and editing this shot…)



Monday, December 6th, 2010

Yesterday was the first snowfall since I’ve moved here. It was a feathering so light that nothing even came close to sticking, but it had the feeling of the city itself eskimo-kissing me as the greeting winter approaches and as things settle in comfortably. While there could conceivably be some passive ‘waiting for the other shoe to drop’ thoughts, since I’ve had an unbroken string of meeting fantastic people since moving here, my view on it isn’t necessarily that riddled with idealism. It’s just a very, very pleasant set of fortunate events thus far.

Two completely different sources yielded one day of my first two official Nashville models.

Ashley is actually a co-worker. Now, while certain model-body-types aren’t what I normally shoot, a 6 foot 2, attractive, slender and sweet chickie is kinda hard to ignore. And, since she wanted to actually dip her toes into the whole modeling thing, I offered to help. She’s got some fantasticness waiting to blossom.

Tori was a incredibly fortunate find on MM since an intentionally quiet reactivation of my account. The soft echoes of a young Linda Evangelista and splashes of Milla Jovovich and Audrey Hepburn peek through in her face. It’s a rather happy thing to have a totally sweet and nifty shooting partner who can flash that for my camera.

So, I had the unadulterated fun experience of having them both over, quickly making friends with each other and breaking my new place in during my first official shoot since moving here. Quite pleased, I am.



Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

They shall all be mine! (cue clever mastermind cackling)

Anyone who knows me is likely already aware of my affinity for tummies. It was really only a matter of time before I concocted some idea for how to properly give them tribute in a series dedicated specifically to them. These were actually originally supposed to just be diptychs; then I started getting too much emotion too ignore from the models (oh, the hardship!) and realized I would need a couple more cells to allow for their personalities to shine through also.

And so, it begins!



Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

I don’t think I’ve ever come across a shot I took where the logo-stamp was overtly obtrusive no matter where I situated it and no matter how low the opacity was set.

Regardless, it’s nice finding pretty things when looking back over sets shot a while back (which perhaps is a passive reminder to continue the ‘History’ gallery).



Thursday, November 25th, 2010

At least that’s kind of how the shoot with Nori felt when we connected at the DC Fetish Ball last month after a tentative shoot that had basically been in limbo for 2 years. Despite having the basement stairway of the venue as the only available place to shoot (well, there were probably other options, but this is the only one that readily appealed to me) it was nice to have that culmination on one of my last nights in the DC area.


The World Is Not Enough

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

“There’s no point living if you can’t feel alive.”

I miss Freshie. She’s one of a final series of sparkles of wonder that kept me company prior to my recent exodus. Exodus because a long overdue relocation has finally come to fruition. The final chapter in my own strange ’six degrees of Kevin Bacon’ game that I’ve played with the reality I had created for myself, internally and externally. Mostly internally. Precious things needing to be washed away.

A car, a cat, and a catalyst. And I’m here. Home. Hello, Nashville.

Our final photographic endeavor did leave me remembering the things I will miss, though. We’ll see how long it is before I can jedi-mind-trick her this way.


And then Ariel became a departing, unexpected spark just days before my departure. A casual final dart thrown as the curtain was falling that hit a bullseye and reminded me of the inspiring emotive fuel that can come from clicking with someone on all cylinders in the collaborative department. Why I hadn’t thought of a kitty-girl series prior to the accidental discovery as we were shooting I don’t know…but it’s certainly something I’ll have to devote more concerted effort to in the future.

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Some last-minute, parting luck also ended up activating a shoot that had been discussed 2 years ago, and I’ll share those shortly as well.

And though I’ll be basking in the homebody indulgences of a new place for a while, a specific chunk of that process is already being devoted to the re-ignition of re-harnessed energies…

Preludes & Escapades

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

I’m yet again mentioning a number of images I have to catch up on displaying. Now with two lovely ladies (Freshie and Ariel) in the image queue, I thought it would be fitting showcasing part of each of them here together…since both of them were deliciously gracious enough to grace my vehicle with the continuing AutoErotica project.

About the only thing I ever really have to worry about when shooting these is the possible instance of a sudden “throw something over the model in case this person/car/something comes too close” turning into fits of giggling that completely nullify the mood that’s building…but who’s gonna complain about laughter?