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…

[Fine Art Photography] Kimberly

Hybrid Photography: 40% digital photography + 40% analog photography + 20% digital photo manipulation I made a number of presets so I can repeat and automate the process. (And, in case you are wondering, the analog part of the photo was shot using KONO! Rotwild) Photographer and Retoucher: MIU VERMILLION Stylist: LEONID GUREVICH Hair Stylist:…

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…

Tethered

If a circus trainer ties a baby elephant to a peg when it was too small and weak to free itself; no matter how large and strong the elephant becomes, it will continue to believe it cannot free itself from its shackle. It is something my younger self can relate. I photographed this series many…

Vignettes @ Sally Centigrade Gallery

MIU VERMILLION: “VIGNETTES” Double solo exhibition – A part of Denver Month of Photography 2017 Opening Reception: Thursday, March 09, 2017 | 5:00 – 9:30 PM Exhibition Dates: March 09 – April 08, 2017 SALLY CENTIGRADE GALLERY Historic Larimer Square District Downstairs Walkway 1423 Larimer St., Denver CO 80202 For additional information and preview images,…

The Willingness to Experiment and Look Stupid in the Process (but learn a lot from the experience)

When it comes to developing one’s personal photographic style, improving one’s skills, and avoiding stagnation . . . there are times when one needs to ignore common theories and try something different: Using unusual camera settings, pointing one’s monolight to the floor, moving the light around bit by bit, and take some test shoots. And,…