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Niagara ComicCon Saturday June 8, 2024

Niagara ComicCon Saturday June 8, 2024

Niagara Falls ComicCon - Niagara Convention Centre

I've been adding edited photos throughout last evening and today.

If you see photos of yourself please contact me and make sure all my references are correct.  I love taking photos of Cosplayers at ComicCon and FanExpo but don't really know all the world that characters are from. So far, I've got, of course Batman and Spiderman.  Not too tough.  The Mandalorian - I saw the first Star Wars movie the week it came out. 🙂 

I figured out the Evil Resident Soldier - big fan of Resident Evil movies (even the crappy ones) and, well, Milla Javovich.   Someone should do Leeloo's costume from The Fifth Element!  There are a couple of others that I'm not sure about.  I was contacted by Stolas and Blitzø, so that's all good now.

Enjoy!

-Martin

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Niagara Falls ComiCon 2024

Niagara Falls ComiCon 2024

ComiCon Canada!

Well, it's ComiCon season again.  Just a few photos from last year posted.  Calgary ComiCon, Niagara Falls ComiCon and Toronto FanExpo.  I'll be taking some photos over the weekend, hopefully, in Niagara Falls (where I live) and Fan Expo August 2024.  Missed Calgary this year.  Next year for sure.

Check back after the show - I tend to change backgrounds.  Getting better at it now that I have learned some PhotoShop AI.

 

 

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Recent Boudoir Photoshoot at TellTale Studios

Recent Boudoir Photoshoot at TellTale Studios

Boudoir Photography - Niagara Region, Ontario

These images are from a recent boudoir photoshoot I did in St Catherines, Ontario.

These were for a client that wanted to keep them private.  I asked if I could post these painterly images and she said yes. 

She had never done anything like this before; a friend suggested it might be fun to do.  Something different.

We used a new studio in St. Catherines (Ontario) called Tell Tale Studios.  

It’s run by McKenzie Katsmar.  Very helpful young gentleman.  He is also a photographer so knows what is needed. 

The studio itself is perfect.  Great soft window light.  Ceilings, I think, are at least 14 feet high.  Hardwood floor.  Enough props and room to get lots of different angles and backgrounds. Very reasonable rates. 

The photos were edited with Lightroom then Photoshop.  Using Photoshop AI and various brushes and other tools.  (I’m learning.)

The model was an acquaintance and had seen my portfolio.  I asked her to bring a friend which she did.  This is always a good idea - for both parties.  Though, if you are a male photographer and you are photographing a female, I suggest she not bring a boyfriend or husband. 

A girlfriend or female sibling is always best.  They can sit and read or some such.  Or occasionally help  hold a reflector! 🙂

 

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Model T Ford Cars at Campark Resorts

Model T Ford Cars at Campark Resorts

Model T Ford Club of Ontario

Updated Saturday evening (25May24)

Added a couple more that I shot today.  These old cars have their stories.  Who knows if what I envision is anywhere close but sure is fun imagining.

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Here are a couple of photos from yesterday at the park. (Today's date 24 May 24)

I'll try and do some more this evening, depending on rain.  

Anyone checking this out if you can give me any more information about the cars or the club/group, please email me or leave in comments!

Thanks,

-Martin

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Sunny Ridge Ranch – Horse Photography

Sunny Ridge Ranch – Horse Photography

Niagara Horse Photos at Sunny Ridge Ranch

The folks at Sunny Ridge Ranch were kind enough to let me take a few photos of their horses the other day.  Was a short break in the rain.  Overcast day is always better for outdoor photos.  Photographer spend thousands of dollars on studio equipment to get that nice soft light that a cloudy day will give you free.

Hawk in the white and tan horse and George is the blonde.  The dark one is yet to be named. 

I obviously changed the backgrounds.  It’s almost a compulsion now learning the ins and outs of Photoshop AI.

You can check out their website at:

Sunny Ridge Ranch

... And a shot of me with Hawk:

Me getting horse kisses from Hawk

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