JC Photography: It’s Halloween [CREATIVE PORTRAIT]
Oct26

JC Photography: It’s Halloween [CREATIVE PORTRAIT]

Fun Halloween shoot with model Magdalena Manson. Shot by an abandoned building outside my home town in Quebec. Photo by JC Photography.

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ZomBeautiful: Demonic [ART IMAGE]
Oct26
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Lee Photography: Angels of Darkness [PHOTOGRAPHY GALLERY]
Apr06

Lee Photography: Angels of Darkness [PHOTOGRAPHY GALLERY]

In a dark time my eyes begin to see. I meet my shadow in the deepening shade. We grew accustomed to the dark, when the light was put away.

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Nemisis vs. Frostbite: Modeling in Extreme Weather [ARTICLE]
Sep02

Nemisis vs. Frostbite: Modeling in Extreme Weather [ARTICLE]

One of the most popular questions I hear after posting a new outdoor wintertime shot on social media is “How do you stay warm outside like that?” Quick answer to that is simply put: I definitely do not.

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Nara Gordon: Variatons on a Mummy [ART GALLERY]
Feb25

Nara Gordon: Variatons on a Mummy [ART GALLERY]

Gothic model Nara Gordon goes to the Masquerade as a rope mummy. In this art gallery, we explore a variety of stylistic variations on this theme. Photographer: Ken Lawson.
Post-Artist: DarkestGoth Photography.

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DarkestGoth Girl Holiday Products: The 2015 Calendar [ANNOUNCEMENT]
Dec19

DarkestGoth Girl Holiday Products: The 2015 Calendar [ANNOUNCEMENT]

We’re now into the last minute shopping before the holidays and what better way can you show someone you love them than with the calendars of one (or three) of our beautiful DarkestGoth Girls!

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Gina Voss: Cat On A Hot Roof [GALLERY]
Nov05

Gina Voss: Cat On A Hot Roof [GALLERY]

The hyper-colorful Gina Voss makes her DarkestGoth Debut with her feline inspired cyber-goth look!

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Cincinatti Zombie Walk 2014 [ARTICLE/EVENT GALLERY]
Oct08

Cincinatti Zombie Walk 2014 [ARTICLE/EVENT GALLERY]

We–myself and my super helpful photographic assistant, Joel Eigsti–had the recent opportunity to photograph the Cincinatti Zombie Walk, an event designed to raise food and funds for the Cincinatti Freestore Foodbank.  The combined brainchild of Rocky Doll II and Mortified Zombabe, the Cincinatti Zombie Walk reached its sixth year on September 27th, generating more participation and donations than any of the events in the...

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V’s Guide to Group Shoots #3: The Day OF the Group Shoot [ARTICLE]
Aug21

V’s Guide to Group Shoots #3: The Day OF the Group Shoot [ARTICLE]

We’ve talked about: What is a Group Shoot? Then yesterday, we moved on to: How do you prepare for your group shoot? Now we move on to the actual day of the group shoot! The following 8 pieces of advice are written from the perspective of a model, since I get so many of them asking how to prepare for these types of group shoots. However, almost everything (even the ‘Games’ advice) can be done by photographers with just a little modification.

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V’s Guide to Group Shoots #2: Preparing for the Group Shoot [ARTICLE]
Aug20

V’s Guide to Group Shoots #2: Preparing for the Group Shoot [ARTICLE]

Yesterday we looked at the question: What is a Group Shoot? In today’s article, we look at how to find models or photographers to work with at a group shoot. (Tomorrow we’ll look at a list of best practices for the day of the Group Shoot.) Now on to V’s 12 Steps To Prepare for a Group Shoot!

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V’s Guide to Group Shoots #1:  What are Group Shoots? [ARTICLE]
Aug19

V’s Guide to Group Shoots #1: What are Group Shoots? [ARTICLE]

Every year, numerous communities around the globe host group photo shoots designed to help models and photographers find each other. There are tons of benefits to everyone, since you can essentially go to just one location and work with five to six new photographers, models, or both. (Some folks do modeling half the day and photography half the day.) Sometimes these are hosted by colleges with large artist/photographer populations and sometimes they’re used by major ad and marketing agencies to spot new talent on both the photographic and modeling front. However, usually, they’re hosted by…

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