Posts Tagged ‘creative play’
Stilo Covers are always a production. I am very particular about my selection of cover girls. I start with the theme, which in this case was
“The Dreamier Issue“Alice in Wonderland, Storybook, Dreams and Fairy tales.
I build my storyboard around that, which helps the Team, know what to do and which direction to go in. They get to blend their creative ideas and we develop something special. I have a very clear vision for what I want and what appeals to my mind’s eye.
The models selection is very important.. it starts in the eyes, she must have intensity, be striking. If you have to spend hours upon hours retouching a face then and only then can you truly understand the importance of great skin from a photographer’s point of view.
Sometimes I have to search through images that an agent might send or I might know instantly whom I picture in the character, kind of like a director and his actress. If a model can’t pull off the expression and visually convince me, she is the person for a day… it won’t work.
Well Vanessa was just that girl.. intense eye and the right look for the dreamy theme … a modern little twist on “Alice in Wonderland”.We almost didn’t have her for the shoot… but in the end it work out that she could come to the shoot and hang out .. since we have been friend for a while. I of course booked another model for that day but ended up shooting both Joy and Vanessa. So i still got my cover.
I am not the creative director for Stilo anymore and have since moved on to another chapter in my life! But i am proud of the work i have done there!
ciao for Now
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photo bu Tru ferguson
Stilo Magazine:: The Dreamier Issue :: Model Vanessa ford:: Makeup:: RoxanneDeNobrega Stylist:: Snowdon
“Primal Instinct: : Nudes
Exhibition by photographer : Tru Ferguson
Venue: Harlem -67 Richmond Street east at Church street,M5C 1N9
Opening Reception: Sat. Oct 2nd (durning Nuit Blanche)
Photos on display till Dec.1st
The Hard Naked Truth about Male Sensuality, the intensity of Light and Shadow and what that stirs in you.
“The primal instinct of movement, the curves, the flexibility, the strength, and how I feel about masculine beauty has been an amazing search.”
* Harlem celebrates their 4th Birthday
* the New Drink: Harlem Mohito
*performance at Harlem that Night: Chris Rouse from 8:30 -12:30
And the Invincible Dj Carl Allen making you move.
New images were done since the last shoot and i have an amazing chance to do my own show during the Nuit Blanche.
This is an on-going series and i am excited to discover where i can take these images and the direction I can push it. Please enjoy the video ! Come by to see the Show which will be up until Dec 1St and party till 2am.
updated info to this post:
TO:: PURCHASE 12×18 ART PRINTS :: http://www.truferguson.myshopify.com
So the deal is I was encouraged to put a blog out …I was told that it might have some interest to others out there. I don’t promise the best English or Spelling ..look at it as part of my quirky charm!LOL
Who Knows… but i think it would be interesting, maybe even good for me to purge my creative Soul.
I am tru… Image maker-Photographer… Creative Director…Fashion Veteran! I love all things Alexander McQueen!
I have many other influences which will be shared here as i blog and blog to my heart content.
I love faces..I like to paint with light and explore the way light falls or caresses a form… place or thing!
I am curious about the different ways I can direct this light and what happens when I play!
I am back in Toronto,Canada.
I re-building my creative life and loving it!