Skin Retouching Breakthrough!

After numerous trials and errors, I’ve found a skin retouching method that allows me to make people’s skin to look flawless while keeping the photos as sharp as possible.  The method is time consuming and it involves numerous steps. So, it’s not a method I use on a regular basis. Ideally, the first step involves…

This is NOT a Skincare Ad

Aesir Rejuvenating Serum Look two decades younger* in just 3 days NEW miraculous formula Scientifically proven Laboratory Tested * Yes, it is absolutely bogus I always wanted to create proper spec ads, but I haven’t gotten the chance to do it. (This is what happen when one has a dayjob and co-run two photography and…

Mei Yue

A fun edit of some of my favorites (but unused) photos from my editorial shoot for Virtuogenix S/S 2018 Model: DUAN MEI YUE Hair and Makeup: ANDREA CLAIRE Photographer, Creative Director, and retoucher: MIU VERMILLION

Ify

Photographer: MIU VERMILLION Stylist: LEONID GUREVICH Hair Stylist: LORENZO DIAZ Makeup: MARAZ using MAKEUP FOREVER Model: IFY J Corset: PARADOX DESIGNS Dress: MIMI PROBER Necklaces: CLARA KASAVINA Bracelets & rings: GBGH JEWELRY Shoes: ZACK LO

Annabelle

Giving this series a second life . . . I shot this series way back when I was a natural light photographer and didn’t give a jot about camera settings. It was a much simpler time when all I cared about was the final image. Sometimes, I really want to go back to that mindset…

Klaudia

Here are some of my favorite unused images from the series published in the 7th issue of Aether Magazine. (You can view the published images in my previous blog post) But if you shot hundreds of images per look, sharing one or two photos per look is a total waste . . . especially if…

Retouching

These past few days, I’ve been taking another look at the images I captured a few years ago . . . Even though I still love the photos I picked back then, I also gravitate towards some images I didn’t choose that year.  This particular shot, however, is still one of my favorite shots of…

Whimsical Still Life Photography for DPI Magazine Vol. 06

Something dark, Something silly, Something mysterious, Something imaginative, And some things I’ve always wanted to try DPI Magazine Vol. 6 To me, this summer is all about fulfilling my longtime goals and wishes . . . Trying a new genre, testing various light modifiers, re-learning analog photography . . . and refining my photographic style…

Ivanka

  Photographer: MIU VERMILLION Stylist: LEONID GUREVICH Hair stylist: TAKAYOSHI TSUKISAWA Makeup: AYA KUDO Model: IVANKA K Dress: KRISTIN COSTA Necklace: SHOP 3NY Bracelet: CLARA KASAVINA Rings: GBGH JEWELRY

Hardproofing

Here are some sneak peeks of my upcoming large format beauty editorial . . . (I’m hard-proofing the images at 100% scale . . . Because there are always some teeny tiny details one might miss . . . And it’s easier to spot them on print) I didn’t mean to turn it into a…

Extreme Crop of an Upcoming Beauty Editorial

Testing Phase One Pro 10 100% unretouched Marveling at the details It’s so different from Lightroom. It was a bit difficult to navigate at first, but I’m getting the hang of it. More photos soon. Model: SOFIA STEINBERG Makeup: SHINO ARIIZUMI Hair: SHUNSUKE MEGURO Photographer: MIU VERMILLION [adinserter name=”Recommendation Ad”] Save Save