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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Second-times a charm

23 06 2011

Subtle shades photo of Heather looking hot on mt. scott

As a habit, we try not to shoot at the same location within a short time frame. We believe that frequently shooting in the same location causes us to be complacent and miss creative opportunities. But in this case, we did it anyways. There was a model Heather Harper from Lawton that was interested in working with us but was not available on the 12th of June (see earlier post). So we went ahead and scheduled another shoot at the Wildlife Refuge a week later on the 19th of June. Read the rest of this entry »





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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Leasle ~ the Bikini Shoot!

25 05 2011

Wow, what a great day it was! Aside from being a little bit on the windy side, it was a totally beautiful day for a bikini shoot with the ever lovely Leasle! Thanks S.I. for the inspiration! Enough of the talk, lets get to the pics! Read the rest of this entry »