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23 Jun 2011

Tattoo + You, Glenny Davidson — Comox Valley Photographer

Today, I present the sublime Glenny Davidson. Glenny has a number of amazing tattoos, many of them done by her husband, Lawson Metail of Art & Soul Tattoos & Treasures. I was tempted to post one of her larger tattoos, but this portrait captures her grace in a soft, dreamy kind of way. More information on my project Tattoo + You: A Photo Story of Body Ink can be found here. Contact us to get involved. And if you missed the recent […]

21 Jun 2011

Bali Breakwater — Comox Valley Photographer

I took this shot just as the sun was starting to set. As the ocean waves rolled in, large waves would explode upward when they hit the breakwater. These water jets were almost 20 feet high and they would rocket upwards with the sound of a deep whoomf followed by the spray falling onto the breakwater like heavy rain. The moment was extremely dynamic. I hope you catch a sense of the action. Bye for now. Gordon Ross

17 Jun 2011

Tattoo+You, Liz Tourtidis – Comox Valley Photographer

Today, I bring you the lovely Liz. A talented local hair stylist, Liz is adorned with some awesome ink and has graciously given lots of her time to my project. In fact, Liz is the model behind the images on the Tattoo + You postcard. Thank you, Liz. It’s always a pleasure to get you in front of my lens. More information on Tattoo + You: A Photo Story of Body Ink can be found here. Contact us to get […]

16 Jun 2011

Tattoo+You Media Coverage – Comox Valley Photographer

Last night, /A News Vancouver Island aired their story on my tattoo portrait project. You can watch the video here. Thanks to everyone who has participated in the project so far. Each session is unique and lots of fun. And thanks to Gord Kurbis for checking it out. Bye for now. Gordon Ross

02 Jun 2011

Tattoo+You, Janel Lessard – Comox Valley Photographer

Ah yes, Janel — a living work of art, as this shot amply illustrates. I have many amazing shots of Janel, including some of her back, which is covered in the most amazing ink. But for that, you’ll have to wait. Thanks for taking the time to check out this sneak preview. Gordon Ross

01 Jun 2011

Puntledge River Paddlefest 2011 – Comox Valley Photographer

Once per year, BC Hydro increases river flows to the Puntledge River for recreational use. On May 28 & 29, it was a whitewater haven for paddlers attending the Puntledge River Paddlefest. You can find the online gallery for the event here. The water conditions were definitely not for the faint of heart. Enjoy. Gordon Ross

31 May 2011

Tin Town, The Band – Comox Valley Photographer

We had a rockin’ shoot with Tin Town the other night in The Freakin’ Coffeeshop. [photoshelter-gallery g_id=’G00000BZu9MnUOgc’ g_name=’Tin-Town-Rocks’ width=’600′ f_fullscreen=’t’ bgtrans=’t’ pho_credit=’iptc’ twoup=’f’ f_bbar=’t’ f_bbarbig=’f’ fsvis=’f’ f_show_caption=’t’ crop=’f’ f_enable_embed_btn=’t’ f_htmllinks=’t’ f_l=’t’ f_send_to_friend_btn=’f’ f_show_slidenum=’t’ f_topbar=’f’ f_show_watermark=’t’ img_title=’casc’ linkdest=’c’ trans=’xfade’ target=’_self’ tbs=’5000′ f_link=’t’ f_smooth=’f’ f_mtrx=’t’ f_ap=’t’ f_up=’f’ height=’400′ btype=’old’ bcolor=’#CCCCCC’ ] Check out their music on ReverbNation here and their Facebook page here.  I had a blast shooting these talented lads. Enjoy the show. Bye for now. Gordon Ross

25 May 2011

Backlighting Photo Tip – Comox Valley Photographer

There are a lot of things to think about in photography, but one of the big ones is lighting. And to narrow it down a little for today’s post, I want to talk about the technique of backlighting. By putting the subject between your camera and the light, a range of possibilities emerge. The technique of backlighting can be used in the field or studio to great effect. In this photo, using the sunlight as the source, the canoe and […]

19 May 2011

The Art Of Work Exhibit Closes May 22 – Comox Valley Photographer

The Mayworks Festival exhibition – The Art Of Work – concludes this weekend at my studio and gallery in Tin Town. The show runs Saturday and Sunday, 12 – 4 pm each day. Details can be found here and here. The art of Martha Jablonski-Jones and Bonnie Laird will also be on display. These two painters are highly accomplished artists. It’s worth a look. Bye for now. Gordon Ross

12 May 2011

World Portrait Feature Gallery – Comox Valley Photographer

Check out a new collection of world portraits in the feature gallery. If I had to choose one subject matter to shoot, it would be people. And portraits — whether candid or formal — can be light and fun, or intense and revealing. I chose a random collection of images for the slideshow. The portraits are from all over the world — Argentina, Bali, Burkina Faso, Burma, Mexico and Mongolia. To view the images in slideshow format, click here. I hope you […]