Month: March 2020

Confidence always translates to the camera: Sarah Brown’s beauty photography

Sarah Brown is a beauty and fashion photographer from London who’s bringing a breath of fresh air to the industry. Her passion for photographing people translates into highly expressive portraits that ooze of the models’ confidence, which Sarah is so good at capturing.   I love beauty photography and I’m obsessed with texture. I enjoy bringing out my subject’s natural beauty, and I always like to keep things quite minimal on set so that the images I take are solely about the subject. I also really love playing around with makeup ideas in unconventional ways. One of my other greatest loves is fashion photography, although I have started to drift away from it. I just always end up getting super close to the model’s face because that’s what I’m drawn to, which is a clear indication that deep down I want to focus on beauty photography.     I first realized I had a passion for photography when I was a kid and took art classes. I remember always taking photos of my painting progress …

T.M. Glass blends photography with digital painting in mesmerizing still life

T.M. Glass is a digital artist based in Toronto, whose practice explores the historical, technological, and aesthetic conditions of photography, stretching it beyond its traditional definition. Once a student of sculpture and fine art at the Ontario College of Art, Glass returned to art after building a successful career as a writer and producer in film and television. Today, the artist’s vision is channeled into hyper-realistic still life photography combined with digital painting.   If I had to trace back the catalyst for my photographic beginnings to a precise point in time, I would say it all started when I saw a painting by Claude Monet at the Art Gallery of Ontario in the late 1990s. It was a simple still life painting, lilac flowers in a jug, but the composition, light, shades and colors were so beautiful they captured my attention and my heart. I stayed looking at it for the longest time, and years later I can still remember how strongly that 100-year-old painting reached out to me. It was Monet’s artwork that …