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The Yellow Brick Wall

  For several years now, just like Dorothy in the “Wizard of Oz”, I have been joyfully following a clear yellow brick road in pursuit of a goal – in my case, creating meaningful art through photography, of life in general, but with a focus on highlighting the beauty of women.  There have been many […]

Farewell to Mexico.. for now!

The end of the winter season in Mexico is always a very busy time.  It is surprising just how much work is involved in setting up to transition to another home in a different country.  While we have the process pretty tuned by now, with a set of checklists, it always seems rushed.  Add to […]

Evening Dress – In a Desert Cave

For our last shoot of the season, Niza suggested shooting at a landmark on the outskirts of La Paz called “La Calavera”.  The name means “skull” and there are a number of ancient legends about the rock outcropping to the east side of La Paz.  The name might simply be though from the look of […]

The Ephemeral Model …

For me, a session works best when there are no surprises – in terms of theme, location, preparation and expectations for the shoot.  That includes identifying any other people who will be around for the shoot. I feel that I work best when it is just the model and myself joined in creation.  Yes, MUAs […]

Fashion in the streets of La Paz, Baja California Sur

Last post I talked about the serendipitous meeting with Angie, owner of Georgie Girl in Kelowna, BC.  We decided to do a styled fashion shoot together.  This time, we wanted a Mexican but urban setting – the streets of La Paz, capital of Baja California Sur.  I put out a casting call, and Angie homed […]

A Dance of Intimacy

                            For me, a photo session with a woman is like a dance of intimacy. No, I am not being literal or implying anything inappropriate. It’s nothing to do with the physical side, nor the amount of clothes worn or discarded during […]

Great photography is about depth of feeling, not depth of field.

Peter Adams