September 18, 2018 | Author: webSman

Interview with the Photographer Natasha Gris

Natasha Gris is a Canadian artist and photographer, correspondent and event photographer in Miroir Magazine.

Q: How long have you been an artist? Please tell us a little about your chosen medium? Do you do any other creative arts?

A: I have always been an artist, even though I have tried to deny it in the past out of fear that it wasn’t a practical or wise career choice. A few years ago, I realized that I had nothing to lose by doing the things I always wanted. It’s been an intense journey and I have no regrets in following my dreams.

Q: Have you been trained, and if so from what institution? Or are you self taught?

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July 25, 2018 | Author: webSman

Interview with the Photographer John Rawson

When curating the Passion theme for Miroir Magazine, I came across these amazing portraits by John Rawson. I feel that they embody the very essence of what passion means. These women are powerful, their intensity and strength emanate from the page. I have included shots we did not put in the print issue. John works with a lot of amazing stylists, everything he does is just fabulous.– Nina Pak

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June 19, 2018 | Author: webSman

Self-portraits by Roxanna Walitzki

It’s nice to think of art as something that lasts. Paintings get preserved and passed through generations. Maybe, in enough time, they end up at a museum. But for street artists and muralists, this often isn’t the case.
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February 16, 2018 | Author: webSman

Haunted by Nina Pak

by Nina Pak
For the Haunted series I wanted images that didn’t look like a typical ghost image, I wanted something that was beautiful with an edge of a nightmare quality, like you would see in a film like the Ring.
I took the photographs we made at the abandoned warehouse, the old rail station and the graveyard and overlaid them with photos I had taken underwater. The water images have an ethereal feeling to them and when mixed with the headshots I got an image that looked distorted in an interesting way. They remind me a little of the mirrors from an amusement park, or a surreal dream. There was a lot of experimenting with these images for Specter and at least half of them did not make the cut.

Caitlin Fisher did a wonderful job with the pale makeup and smoky eyes on Alanna and Jacqueline, but I also added quite a lot to the images in post production to change the tone of the skin and add color in places. This is a process much like painting, only I use digital brushes on layers, and some painterly applications.
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February 4, 2018 | Author: webSman

Interview with the Photographer Dave Aharonian

I picked up my first camera at age 14 so I could photograph the fall colors in Ontario. Since that time I have been most inspired by the natural landscape. Once I moved to Vancouver Island I knew I had found my home, my favorite place being that area where land meets ocean. About 10 years ago I also began to photograph nudes in the landscape, primarily the west coast rainforest. I never cease to feel wonder when in these beautiful places.

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