Glamorous model and makeup Wednesday, Jun 2 2010 

I finally got some images from a shoot I did a few months ago. I was excited to work with photographer Dustin Rowley and one of my favorite models, Morayma. We had styling done by the owner of the Gilded Closet and there was a hair stylist there which I always appreciate. 🙂

I had fun with this shoot as I got to play and do a little bit more glamorous makeup.   I tend to only get to do beauty makeup so I always appreciate the chance to stretch myself and do something new or different.

Here are a few shots…

A few of these will be used in a charity event for Wyden and Kennedy in July. I’m pretty excited to be featured in that!

A 2nd shoot – more beauty – was just done and images are forthcoming!!!!

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Beauty by Terri, Terri Lodge – Blush Premier Makeup Artists, Portland OR, Beauty, Fashion and Special Occasion Makeup

Black Eyes Black Lips Wednesday, Apr 7 2010 

The first part of the shoot with Brandon Witzel was with Miss Megan in pointe shoes and a nice dress, we thought we’d dirty her up for 2nd half of the shoot.  From this part of the shoots conception through its execution, the concept changed quite a bit.  The final results were not what I had intended but there were some great shots!!!

Blush Premier Makeup Artists, Terri Lodge, Portland OR, Beauty, Fashion and Special Occasion Makeup

Beauty by Terri, Terri Lodge – Blush Premier Makeup Artists, Portland OR, Beauty, Fashion and Special Occasion Makeup

Test shoots Thursday, May 31 2007 

I did a test shoot last month with a new photographer and I finally received the images today. I will often do a test shoot for TFP (trade for print) with a new photographer so that we can “try each other out.” Sometimes it turns out fabulously and I’m thrilled, other times, I get the images back and (sigh) I’m just sad. There has even been the occasion where the photography was so bad that I couldn’t use a single image. Luckily, this time that was not the case.

Overall, a majority of these images turned out well. The photographer is just starting out, kind of getting his legs so to speak. The model is a sweet girl who dabbles in modeling for fun. She was really nice and easy to work with. She was also very petite…5 foot 2 to be exact which is tiny in the modeling world.

We met on the river in downtown Portland and I brought my new kit…in a shoulder bag. That would have been fine if we had done makeup in one location. What I didn’t realize is that we were going to walk along the majority of the river and back for our shoot. I think we were all worn from packing our/my stuff!

Here are some of the better pics:
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I did both makeup and hair which is a nice change. I’m not so confident in my ability to do hair so this was a good chance to practice and play. All I had with me was some clips and hairspray. Not bad if I do say so myself. 🙂

The photographer, Chris from Intelligent Designs, loves to play with angles. I really like some of his ideas but I didn’t care for a few of these pics. The concept was cool but I don’t think they ended up showing the best of the model or of the photographer.

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Overall, I’m pleased with this shoot and with my images. Anything that expands my portfolio and stretches me to be a better artist is what I’m going for.

~Terri
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