LilyAvery – beauty in pose!

22 07 2011

Subtle Shades photo of Lisa in Home studio

All the way down from Tulsa, LilyAvery arrived with bright red hair and a set of beautiful eyes that can see straight through to the core of things. She is ABSOLUTELY beautiful!

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Rose Gothique

18 07 2011

Subtle shades photo of Rose

Although she prefers lilies, Rose Gothique will always be a beautiful rose in the eyes of the Eleven 3. She is flexible with a dancer’s body, can do her own makeup and hair, and best of all her personality is to die for.

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Natural Beauty

7 07 2011

Subtle Shades photo of Katye among the rocks

I’ve met Katye Paquette on Facebook back in November 2010 and ever since then. I’ve always wanted to get her in front of my camera but with her located in Tulsa and myself in Oklahoma City. Our schedules always conflicted. The Eleven 3 Connections group started traveling to nearby cities. Tulsa being one of them.

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a Blond, Brunette and a Redhead + mountains = Heaven!

18 06 2011

Imagine shooting with a beautiful girl in the colorful wide open outdoors, then try to imagine doing that with 3! That is right three lovely ladies in a great location, a nice little hike to a secluded area that only the regulars would know how to get to, a delicious picnic lunch and a wonderful sunset! Did I mention Heaven? Read the rest of this entry »





The pursuit of beauty – Realistic retouch

30 05 2011

Subtle Shades Photo of leasle standing in lake enjoying the view

There are plenty of photographers that swear to Photoshop, it is part of their arsenal of editing programs. When used properly, it can enhance the beauty of an image. Then again there are those that hate it. They complain that its fake, it takes away from the image and too many photographer do not know how to use it properly. Both sides have pros and cons. I agree that getting the shot correct in camera is the earmarks of a professional and if you cannot get it correct in camera. You should be working on that instead of correcting images. Getting it correct in camera speeds up post processing and getting images back to the client faster.

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Aliens love us!

14 04 2011
Sexy model dress as alien in blue lingerie

Alien in blue

It finally arrived….the Alienbee B1600 Strobe from Paul C. Buff, within minutes, it was unwrapped, plugged-in, with modeling lamp shinning bright. I thought to my self. This thing is so powerful..there is no way this is getting used at full power inside my studio {living room}. I barely use my B800s at 3/4th power!

After a moment of thought, I slide the strobe power all the way to full. Figured I’m going to use it at least once. I reach up and push the test button. {Flash} Instantly I started to weave back and forth, temporarily dis-oriented. I shake off the confusion and what appeared in front of me was a bright opening. Read the rest of this entry »





Brenna Recipko

3 03 2011

Dark haired woman sitting in chair

Brenna is a hottie! Browsing through Model Mayhem, I came across her portfolio. Click…{ah okay}, click {not too bad, lighting looks off}, click….{wow…! She has an Eastern European look!…huh!}. I really am intrigued by her look, nice hair and interesting facial structure. I think she would be a great addition to my port. A couple weeks of playing Facebook tag and finally…she’s book for a session.

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