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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 […]

19 Jan 2012
Ashlynn, Tattoo + You, A Photo Story of Body Ink

Ashlynn, Tattoo + You

Meet Ashlynn who participated in my Tattoo + You project. We had so much fun during her session. This is one of many powerful images from that portrait session. While the tattoos are an integral part of the project, each individual and their story is really what it’s all about. And that is definitely what this project has captured – humbly put, a moment of each person. I love photographing people. Each portrait session is unique and many leave me […]

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

01 Nov 2011

Steve Masson, Tattoo + You – Comox Valley Photographer

To take part in Tattoo + You: A Photo Story of Body Ink, Steve joined me in the studio back in the hotter days of summer. Steve has a powerful story, and the photos to his left and right are a big part of it. You can learn more about Steve’s journey in the upcoming 2012 exhibit. Exact dates will be released shortly. Tattoo + You photo sessions have ended. A big thank you to everyone who has participated. It’s […]

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 + […]

05 May 2011

Casting Call For Gordon Ross Photography – Comox Valley Photographer

For the next three months, I will be shooting tattooed models for my upcoming photography exhibit and book launch. The event tells people’s stories through a series of tattoo portraits and words. If you have body ink, are keen on getting in front of my lens, have a story to share and are over the age of 18, contact me to set up your free photo shoot. I would love to hear from you. Gordon

12 Apr 2011

Got A Tattoo? Gordon Ross Photography Is Looking For You

I have an exhibit and a book in the works and want to include you. For the next three months, I’m calling on anyone who has a tattoo to take part in Tattoo + You: A Photo Story of Body Ink. The exhibit opening and book launch will take place this coming fall. The event is about telling peoples’ stories through a series of tattoo portraits and words. More details about the event will be announced over the next few months. […]