Glamour & Glow

[Late Post] Original Event Date Oct. 21, 2016

Glamour & Glow is one of my favorite events here in San Diego. Dave Soko of GlamourinGlow.com has created a number of these black lit, painted model events usually held at newer venues around town. GG is a very creative fun way for local makeup, hair & body paint artist to show off their skills.

Below are just a few of my favorite BTS images of the most recent show at Trilogy Sanctuary in La Jolla, CA. Be sure to keep a lookout for the next Glamour & Glow show in SD or somewhere closer to home.

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Exploring with Megan

Megan and I decided to do a little exploring/picture taking on a very cold rainy day.We headed out to Lake Hodges dam and trekked down the man made trail to the entrance.

Note: This area is very dangerous and prohibited to enter, I do not condone anyone to enter the premises.

Built in 1918 Hodges dam was built and created Lake Hodges itself which when completely full is about 115 feet deep. Unfortunately with the images below you can’t see the full extent of the dam but honestly, no image I’ve seen can show how massive this place is. Inside are multiple rounded doorways that lead to rooms upon rooms upon rooms all of which are decked out with graffiti. A walkway along the top (as seen below) lines the dam from left to right.

Although freezing, Megan killed it that day and we got some great images and even better memories!

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The Salton Sea

The Salton Sea, a once popular tourist attraction now a deserted wasteland.

PHOTO: The dried corpse of thousands of fish that line the lake.
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PHOTO: One of many abandoned buildings that were once populated with life.
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PHOTO: Many forms of art displayed on the buildings around the sea.dsc_5158
PHOTO: The salt that has taken over the structures in and around the sea.dsc_5178dsc_5195
PHOTO: The dark chocolaty waters that now rest in the sea.img_0166

Summer Lovin

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If you can’t seem to cool down this summer you might wanna look away because this set of Bailey is sure to cause a fire! This bombshell blonde is by far one of my top models, she sure knows how to light up every image with her beauty, pose-a-bility and all around charm. Its hard to choose favorites from a shoot where every image is on point. Hope you all enjoy!!!

Human Canvas

PhotographyIsMe’s ongoing Human Canvas Series brings a little creativity to each individual shoot. Every model displays her own creative approach to the series by applying her choice of color and pattern. We then photograph, retouch and add a bit of our own creativity to each image for a final product that will make anyone’s living room, office or website POP!

We are on an ongoing search for new models or aspiring artists to help build this series and show it off to the world. If you or anyone you know would be interested in participating please send us a note, together we can bring art to a whole new medium.

Bloom

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As the sun warms and the grass grays you continue to grow, hidden beneath the mass you bloom, like a star yet to be seen you will one day be visible. – PhotographyIsMe!

Alexia

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Meet Alexia, a new favorite around here. Sometimes first time models surprise us, this one sure did! She is absolutely beautiful, a natural in our eyes. Expect to see much more of her right here on PhotographyIsMe.com

Jojo Dela Cruz

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Jojo is a model that seems to be getting more and more popular around here. She is not only beautiful but really knows how to make any photographers pictures pop! With an easy going personality and a look that can take your breath away I expect great things from this one. You can see more of here on her Instagram at:

@jojo_delacruzz

Ashlee

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Ashlee is one of those models that never takes a bad picture, she works the camera in ways I can’t even explain. Never a dull moment with this one, especially seen here in my annual Christmas themed shoot.