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30 Jan 2012
Janel, Tattoo + You, A Photo Story of Body Ink

The Art of Tattooing – Comox Valley Photographer

Janel Lessard gets a tattoo from Lawson Metail at Art and Soul in Courtenay, BC. It’s a special person who can do art on the medium of skin. The concentration required is intense especially because the medium moves — it’s not static like a canvas. And it’s living. Although Janel’s tattoos look amazing in colour, the contrast of black and white captures the intensity of the ink going into her skin the way a colour photograph simply can’t. Janel and […]

17 Jan 2012

Hans Peter Meyer – Vancouver Island Portrait Photographer

Hans Peter Meyer is one of the many individuals who took part in my Tattoo + You photo project. This is an image from our session back in November. We are feverishly putting the exhibit and the book together. The date of the opening will be announced shortly – we have a few details to tweak before laying it all out. It’s been an awesome experience photographing such interesting people. Stay tuned. Gordon

26 Oct 2011

Savannah Eanes, Tattoo + You – Comox Valley Photographer

Savannah came into the studio to take part in the Tattoo + You: A Photo Story of Body Ink project. Lovely. According to Savannah, 98 % of her tattoos were done by Cody Walsh of Tattoo Zoo in Victoria, BC. Savannah’s hair courtesy of stylist Liz Tourtidis and makeup by Crystal-Lee Young, both of Roots the Salon in Courtenay. We’re almost finished shooting and now the work of organizing it all begins in earnest. To learn more about Tattoo + […]

22 Jul 2011
Emily, Tattoo + You, A Photo Story of Body Ink

Tattoo + You, Emily Spiller

This portrait project has me shooting some interesting and talented people. Emily Spiller is certainly talented and interesting. And she’s lovely. Emily is a local musician who has been in front of my lens before. You can check out her wealth of talent here. More information on Tattoo + You: A Photo Story of Body Ink can be found here. Media coverage on /A Channel, can be viewed on YouTube here. Contact us to get involved. Bye for now. Gordon […]

29 Jun 2011

Tattoo + You, Steve Shears — Comox Valley Photographer

Steve dropped by for a shoot the other day sporting his latest ink from Thailand. You can learn about Steve’s story and his tattoo at the opening of Tattoo + You. The exact date will be announced early fall. More information on Tattoo + You: A Photo Story of Body Ink can be found here. Contact us to get involved. And if you missed the recent media coverage on /A Channel, click here to see it on YouTube. Bye for […]