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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 + […]

27 Jul 2011
Juanita, Tattoo + You, A Photo Story of Body Ink

Tattoo + You, Juanita Bradley — Comox Valley Photographer

Ah yes, the lovely Juanita. A sneak preview of one of the fascinating portraits I did with her in my studio. You will learn about Juanita’s story at the opening of Tattoo + You: A Photo Story Of Body Ink in late fall (date to be announced later). More information on the project can be found here. Media coverage on /A Channel, can be viewed on YouTube here. Contact us to get involved. Bye for now. Gordon Ross

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 […]

23 Jun 2011
Glenny, Tattoo + You, A Photo Story of Body Ink

Tattoo + You, Glenny Davidson — Comox Valley Photographer

Today, I present the sublime Glenny Davidson. Glenny has a number of amazing tattoos, many of them done by her husband, Lawson Metail of Art & Soul Tattoos & Treasures. I was tempted to post one of her larger tattoos, but this portrait captures her grace in a soft, dreamy kind of way. More information on my project Tattoo + You: A Photo Story of Body Ink can be found here. Contact us to get involved. And if you missed the recent […]

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

Tattoo+You, Liz Tourtidis – Comox Valley Photographer

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 […]