Spring is in the Air

So, 2015 is going to be the year that I actually stay on top of posting here… I am terrible at writing regularly, probably because I spent 8 years in high school and college writing and was pretty over it by the time I was done.  But, seeing as that was 15 years ago (holy hell… I can’t believe its …

Amanda’s Dark Art Portrait Session

A few days before Halloween, I had the pleasure and privilege to photograph a portrait session of a young mother and wife who wanted to treat herself to a session for her birthday.  She told me during our consultation that she loved creepy things, halloween and Rob Zombie…. my first thought was, “YES!!!”  My creative tendencies lie in the direction …

Beauty Test with Erika and Makeup by Lyndsay

Erika is a gorgeous girl who came to our rescue last minute, when the model that Lyndsay, from Makeup by Lyndsay and I had planned to work with last week was terribly ill, and we had to track down a model an hour before our shoot.  Erika had never been in front of the camera before, but she did an …

Miss Aniela’s Fashion Shoot Experience on the Framed Show

It has finally been released!!  I am so excited to announce that the Framed Show episode that I was a guest photographer at this past April has finally aired!!  It was such an amazing experience and The Framed Network did such a lovely job bringing it to life in their Framed Show episode.  And now I can finally release all …

Creating a Classic Romantic Ballerina Tutu!

I’m always looking for new ways to add to the wardrobe I have available for clients to use during our portrait sessions and I’ve been pondering adding a series of tulle skirts to my selection to provide some more fun, romantic options for softer looks.  I finally decided a couple of weeks ago that I was going to create a …

Preparing for your Portrait Session

Here are just a few simple things that will help you get ready for your Glamour or Fashion-Styled Portrait Session with Art and Discord Studios:  Skin: Proper skin preparation is incredibly important for an image!  If you would like to get a facial prior to your session, try to schedule it a week beforehand, in case you have residual redness.  Also, …

Portraits and Fashion with Jesse.

I had an opportunity to shoot with the always fantastic and fun Jesse Colton again last month and it was once again an amazing day. Celsa Cutillo of Variant Shades Makeup worked her magic with hair and makeup.  I submitted a handful of the images to the new Boston-based VEIN Magazine and two of the images made it into their first Issue, …

“Warriors” Editorial finally released!

This past summer I endeavored to plan one of the largest photo shoots I had ever conceived of putting together.  The idea started with the creation of a feather mohawk and evolved to the point that after several months of creating feather mohawks and headpieces (now for sale in my Etsy shop: Discord Industries) I had inspired a number of …

Nomadic: a menswear editorial

[You didn’t enter a valid video URL. Please try again.]I finally finished editing my “Nomadic” editorial from the shoot I had with Jesse Colton, Celsa Cutillo (Variant Shades Makeup), Nicoletta Marie Lyons, and Brittany Ashforth, back in September.  It was such an amazing day and I’m so proud of all the work we did.  I am so excited to finally …

More from the Group Shoot with SOPHA

Figured it was time to post a few more shots from the group shoot on the Point of View Farm in Deerfield, NH with SOPHA!  These shots were from the one-on-one time I got with Camille and Sera at the end of the shoot.  It was such a spectacularly fun day (although ridiculously hot) and I was lucky to get to shoot in such a …