Friday, August 23, 2013

“Headshot Success!”

"Headshot Success!" was the subject heading of the email message that I received from Natalie yesterday:

"Hi Dave,

Had my first audition today, and just wanted to let you know that the casting team absolutely loved my headshot - to the point where they spent a few minutes discussing it with me before I even got to begin!

To top it all off, I got offered a role.  Thought you'd like to know!

- Natalie"


Please visit my website for information on my headshot production services:

At the ROM

Here are my observations while on yesterday's family outing to the Royal Ontario Museum. I used no flash, only ambient lighting. Photography was not allowed in the Mesopotamia exhibit unfortunately.

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Friday, August 16, 2013

Glenn’s Black and White Business Portraits

It was refreshing to produce some black-and-white business portraits for a change!  Landscape architect Glenn commissioned me to produce these for him.

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Sunday, August 11, 2013

Head Shots for Actor Natalie Ruginis

Natalie has recently moved to downtown Toronto. She reports that the casting calls there are both more numerous and more intense. Keep an eye out for her on stage and screen.Lumacraft-_MG_1345-Edit-8x10-Branded-800px Lumacraft-_MG_1350-Edit 8x10-Branded-Web-Logo

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Recent Business Portraits

Ron is the new COO of an IT services company headquartered in Toronto.  This is my second assignment for the company.

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It was a delight to work in the studio with lovely Karina, a mortgage agent in Oakville.


Friday, August 2, 2013

Shore of Lake Nipissing

We have just returned from a mini family vacation at a cabin near North Bay.  This is one of the many vistas that we were treated to.


Thursday, August 1, 2013

Creative Portrait Session


On July 25, I collaborated with model Morgan, hair stylist Savija and makeup stylist Suzy to produce creative portraits on several themes, including bridal, graduation, and boudoir. Special thanks to my colleague and studio neighbour Judy of Elementz of Fotographie for granting us access to her incredible space and wardrobe cabinet for our final set. For some shots, we also benefited from the aged beauty of 270 Sherman, the building that houses my studio. What you see here are preliminary edits. No touch-ups have been performed yet.

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