Winter Concept Beauty Shoot
Dec20

Winter Concept Beauty Shoot

It’s always a pleasure working with such creative and talented individuals that I can also call friends. On Sunday, December 14, 2014, the team took Hope Gardens by storm, with their creativity, teamwork and willingness to try new places and things. I want to say thank you to my models, Terri-Karelle Reid and Davina Laylor who are always troopers and aren’t afraid to be painted silver or thrown in size o jeans. (More of a task than you know when your not a size 0.) To my creative director, Garfene Grandison, whose insight and creativity never ceases to amaze me! He’s always coming up with new ideas and angles to make the final images a work of art. To Jheanelle Walker, a diamond in the rough who prefers to remain hidden, as her work speaks. Her blending and application made for a flawless ice princess. To Mario Smith, who controlled the lighting in both the rain and tunnels we ventured for the days’ shots. The man is a statue! Thank you to Raymond Simpson, who was second lighting assistant and videographer; Khanique McDaniel, third lighting assistant and shoot manager.   A huge shout out also to Monique Simpson and Andre Haynes for the BTS help. I love it when the team grows! It was definitely a team effort and I am nothing without my team and friends. Thank you guys for another stellar shoot! Left to Right: Gladstone Taylor, Raymond Simpson, Davina Laylor, Terri-Karelle Reid, Jheanelle Walker, Garfene Grandison and Khanique...

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Wedding: Mr & Mrs Richards
Jan19

Wedding: Mr & Mrs Richards

Location: Hope Gardens 2nd Shooter: Giovanni Powell Date: 8/12/2012 Sadly I canot remember the name of the MUA and Hair Stylist This one is from the back log files I haven’t been very diligent with my blogging lately. It is with good reason though, I’ve been a bit busier than usual which will mean good things in the future ;). This one amuses me because I’m clearly visible *the groom actually saw it as he’s a friend of mine and demanded it be in the photobook, said he liked it as it...

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Wedding :: Keisha and Marlon Glanville
Aug14

Wedding :: Keisha and Marlon Glanville

Here are a few photos from a wedding I shot about 2 weeks ago. Preparations took place at hotel four seasons and the wedding and reception at Pollyanna. My assistant that day was Giovanni...

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Flickr: JWI group mini meetup
Jun01

Flickr: JWI group mini meetup

Its been over half a year since I did anything with the jwi flickr group, but this particular meetup was definitely up my alley. Photographer Brian Rosen held an informal class on the subject of glamor photography. Where he went through punctuality, best practices and also lighting equipment and modifiers. The meetup took place at hope gardens on hope road A very nice environment for portraits and glamor photography if you ask me. After the theory and info session was over the members present were allowed to take turns shooting the model present. Lights and triggers were provided by Brian R, and everyone had their own Camera’s. I was mainly there for the info, and to hear someone as experienced and Rosen and Franz speak, It was worth the time and effort to go. I didn’t do any strobist work that day though, I sought out good ambient light and shot it when i could. Hope you like the image I posted from the meetup. p.s The jwi flickr group is a pretty interesting group If your just starting out in photography you may be able to learn a thing or two from going out on their monthly outings and meet a few contacts in the field which you may be able to work closely with and learn as a...

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