Tag : portrait

02 Mar 2022
Joseph Dandurand

Joseph, Tattoo Portrait. His story

I took this tattoo portrait of Joseph while working for the organization/project, Walk With Me. Joseph, a poet, was leading a community writing workshop for the project. I was shooting portraits and he obliged with me a session. Joseph struck me as a down-to-earth kind of guy with a quick smile and a creative mind. As he stepped under the lights and folded his arms, he remarked, “this is how I want to be buried.” Joseph was short-listed for the […]

18 Oct 2019
Elena, Tattoo + You, A Photo Story of Body Ink

Sharing Tattoo Stories, Elena

Tattoo + You, A Photo Story of Body Ink features Elena.  In her words:  “I was immediately interested when the opportunity arose to share my tattoo stories in this project. When I was a kid, I saw the most tattooed people on earth in the Guiness World Records and Kat Vod on Miami Ink—to get my own tattoos became my goal.  I was raised in a semi-conservative household where tattoos were frowned upon. When I expressed my desire to get […]

16 Jun 2011

Tattoo+You Media Coverage – Comox Valley Photographer

Last night, /A News Vancouver Island aired their story on my tattoo portrait project. You can watch the video here. Thanks to everyone who has participated in the project so far. Each session is unique and lots of fun. And thanks to Gord Kurbis for checking it out. Bye for now. Gordon Ross

07 Jun 2011
Liz, Tattoo + You, A Photo Story of Body Ink

Tattoo+You, Liz Tourtidis – Tattoo Portrait

Today, I bring you the lovely Liz. A talented local hair stylist, Liz is adorned with some awesome ink and has graciously given lots of her time to my project. In fact, Liz is the model behind the images on the Tattoo + You postcard. Thank you, Liz. It’s always a pleasure to get you in front of my lens. More information on Tattoo + You: A Photo Story of Body Ink can be found here. Contact us to get […]

02 Jun 2011
Janel, Tattoo + You, A Photo Story of Body Ink

Tattoo + You, Janel – The Art of the Tattoo

Ah yes, Janel — a living work of tattoo art, as this shot amply illustrates. I have many amazing shots of Janel, including some of her back, which is covered in the most amazing ink. But for that, you’ll have to wait for the opening. Thanks for taking the time to check out this sneak preview. Gordon Ross