The spiritual awakening and levitation of the girl in the black dress

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Blue Steel

Photography: Kelly Grzasko        Model: Justin Merker Despite the Title of this post, Justin clearly shows versatility as a model.    

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  Justin and I were both were up at 4 am to drive several hours (from opposite directions) in order to meet at Clingman’s Dome to take advantage of the early morning light, the misty misty air, and the fantastic vistas. Model: Justin Merker of Suit & Tie Magic Photography: Kelly Grzasko

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Behind the Scenes

Some photographers are able to get exactly what they want in camera. Honestly most of my images are about 90 percent where I want them to be off the card, but, I almost always give my images a little 10 percent boost. I thought I’d show you how things go down: I’m not doing anything […]

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The old Ball and Chain

I was very interested in the sociological tone of the image. The phone being like a ball and chain, a weight which tugs at her and intertwines itself around her body. There’s a struggle like that of an addiction that is relevant in the contemporary sense but with the ironic aspect that this phone is […]

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For this restoration, I attempted painting on the image more to add depth to the flesh tones. I think it helped to create more form. This is a picture of my dad back in the late 60s. You can see a resemblance. I’ll have to recreate myself in this same pose, and set the images […]

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