Category Archives: Portrait

Strangers who look like twins: ‘I’m Not a Look-Alike’- slideshow – slide – 1 – NBCNews.com

Photographer, Francois Brunelle spent 12 years finding and capturing portraits of people who have no relation, yet look like twins.

Im Not a Look-Alike!The pairs in these images are not twins – or even related. Instead, theyre strangers that Canadian photographer Francois Brunelle photographed together: a project called “Im Not a Look-Alike!” He spent 12 years tracking down people with eerily similar features.Pictured here: Marcel Stepanoff, Ludovic Maillard

See more of his work at the link below…

via Strangers who look like twins: ‘I’m Not a Look-Alike’- slideshow – slide – 1 – NBCNews.com.

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Dave, Jen & family

I really love delivering photographs to my clients. Here are some of the final images they picked for gifts and to adorn their wall. It is an honor to know something you have created will become a family treasure.

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Francisco, Michelle & family

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Thanks to Michelle and Francisco for trusting me with their family photos.

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Photoshop Pinup; Before and After

I Don’t usually do a ton of photoshop work on an image. But one in particular, I thought, needed to be shopped a bit. OK, A LOT. The model was stunning, but in a pool FILLED with people. It happened at Tiki Oasis where there was no way you could ask 50 people to get out of the water for about 5 minutes. I was able to capture the final moment when Nikki Napalm was finally able to get up on the barely inflated raft after struggling not to get her hair or makeup wet. She succeeded and this was the moment I grabbed. Enjoy the before and after. Um, yes…   I did add her foot.

Nikki Napalm, before

Nikki Napalm, before

Nikki Napalm, after

Nikki Napalm, after

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Tiki Oasis 2011 ~ Sunday Photo Gallery

I think my pores are oozing pure rum. What a great time. Thanks to all our new friends. Please keep in touch. Click on the photo for a full Sunday photo gallery….

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Tiki Oasis 2011 ~ Saturday

Click on the photo to go to the full gallery…

What can you say other than a TON of Mai Tais are being consumed. I will expect to have more photos up tomorrow.

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Photo Illustration – San Diego Comic-Con 2011

I was asked to put this together for an unnamed magazine that ended up not using it. So why not stick it up here, right? The Con this year attracted at least 125,000 people. Most in costume. I usually shoot a large photo gallery, but this years assignment from The Daily, focused on 360 degree interactive panoramas. 

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San Diego Comic-Con 2011

The Con has begun, and it is bigger than ever. It was so hard getting around today. Add two cameras, a backpack filled with gear a huge tripod and about 20 miles of walking and that equals one tired soul. Some 360 interactive photos I did for The Daily in New York should be up soon (check their blog) And I saw an old buddy from high school who is now drawing the Dark Night Comic book. All in all, great day. Damn my feet hurt. KAHHHHHN! Oh, I mean, CON!

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Falling or Floating

Falling or Floating

Falling or Floating

I decided I needed a new self-portrait.

You see, self-portraits are what you get when a photographer can’t get anybody to pose for them.

I decided on a different approach for this photo.  I wanted to get an image that would look like I was floating, or falling, depending on how you look at it. And YES, I am really in this photo.

How did I do it?  I’m not telling.

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WMDee

Jamie WMDee King

Jamie WMDee King

I was looking through some photographs I took a couple years ago. This one stood out as one I needed to work on and post ASAP.

This is WMDee of the San Diego Derby Dolls fame. I hear she is still involved in the league, but not skating anymore in matches.

I just love this shot. I was getting some great shots and she was up for anything. So was really sweet and tough at the same time and I wanted to show that in the photo. So I asked her to smear her lipstick across her face. BAM! here is the result.

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