I recently had the chance to assist my friend and photographer Jeff Mawer (metakephoto.com IG: metakephoto) when he shot the Art of Makeup School students' final projects. The Art of Makeup School is located in Portland Oregon not far from where I live.
Their goal being (from their website)
Entering the main studio was like entering a wild jungle; the movement, the sound, and the smells all contributed to this frenzied atmosphere where students were busy finishing their projects.
They had a photo studio in the back; I only had to navigate past a hoard of various creatures, fantastical...
I've finally finished a series of wetplates called Less Human Than Human. You can see and read more about it here. Later I'll be posting some behind the scenes photos and videos but it's time to jump onto the next project.
I was apprehensive at first; the forecast called for rain and lots of it. The location in mind was Sauvie Island; a favorite of photographers offering an accessible forest setting close to downtown Portland. It didn't tale long to find our first location - a desolate muddy road flanked by two dead corn fields.
As it was duck season we were never far from the sound of gunfire. Hunters were our constant companion. As the cracking of rifle blasts drew ever closer we decided to move to another location. A 10 minute drive later and we were at the beach shooting along the Columbia River. A clear...