Preservation photos by Blake Little

Photographer Blake Little has shot a series of humans and animals covered with honey. The images were created for his book and exhibition at the Kopeikin Gallery last Spring Mar.7- Apr.18, 2015. The Preservation Book was edited by Bil Yoelin Here is the video of his shoot, keep in mind that some of the bodies are… Continue reading Preservation photos by Blake Little

Summer Breeze

At the end of May we set up two photo shoots with two different models. The first was with one of my “Summer” color tribe sisters Sophie Fletcher and the second was a second shoot with Savanah. Regrettably the secondary shoot didn’t happen, but the good news is we did a follow up session with… Continue reading Summer Breeze

Friend Infusion

This past weekend was infused with lots of friends. Friday night we attended a dinner party our newly arrived friends hosted at their new home in Topanga. Then on Sunday, after Eve and I had did a quick early morning hunt at the Topanga Vintage Market we headed to the Getty Center to meet up… Continue reading Friend Infusion

Musing

I had intended on attending a trade show today but couldn’t get a pass, thus my day was fairly open and then the muse walked in. She arrives very spontaneously and usually leaves a trail of art and disaster since creativity is, after all, a bit like a hurricane. There’s a nice article about creativity… Continue reading Musing

Movie Monday: Gregory Crewdson Brief Encounters

Glorious light, exquisite compositions and a heavy scoop of mood are some of the elemental building blocks that go into the narrative photos of Gregory Crewdson. When I was first introduced to theses elaborately, composed photo images Edward hooper came to mind instantly. After watching the documentary, titled Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters, where I had… Continue reading Movie Monday: Gregory Crewdson Brief Encounters

Movie Monday: Chasing Ice

Here is a film which makes is a visual feast combined with an extremely powerful look at reality. This film has everything I adore: Beauty, particularly the kin found in nature; Great photography and an Artist doing one of the very best social commentary pieces in the world. He meticulously did the research, documented what… Continue reading Movie Monday: Chasing Ice

LYRA as the Muse

“Rich, full-bodied, sweetly tinged amber, floral fragrance, warm sensuality, hint of licorice.” ~ V.Austin, Sniffapalooza MagazineA few weeks ago we assembled four beautiful young people here in the woodland to do some perfume photos. The image above, to the right is one of those. The model is Gwen Cunningham, she is wearing an antique, silk nightgown… Continue reading LYRA as the Muse

Instagram

Yesterday, after brunch, I installed Instagram on the I-pad just before heading out to work in the garden. Instagram is a free photo app fun that lets you add a filter to transform the image, something I normally do in photoshop. I had thought that it was only available to those who had smart phones,… Continue reading Instagram