Capturing the moment.
I am passionate about digital photography and would devote more time to this passion if I could. But given that music dominates as my main creative outlet, serious photography usually takes a backseat. I have a strong admiration for photographers and their craft, and have worked with several over the years. In the Gallery, I have posted some of my favourite photos taken of me by Michael Chapman, Matt Cotsell, Adrian Lourie, Lee Vandergrift, Ren Brockhurst, my good friend Matt Oak, as well as my very own talented husband, Luis Carvalho. I'd love to work with more photographers whose work I find inspiring.
Like most people these days, my primary camera is an iPhone, however I also have a Canon EOS 700D which I carry with me on occasion. I used to post various high-resolution galleries on this site, but with our world becoming faster paced and more immediate, it seems Instagram will now mainly suffice. My current Instagram feed can be viewed below.
Flick through Flickr.
In addition to Instagram, I also occasionally post photographs on Flickr. My page hosts a collection of high-resolution images from some of my travels, as well as an array of some other creative photos I’ve taken. I certainly could (and should) build this page out more, and hopefully this will happen at some point in the future as my focus and investment in photography flourishes. Below is the current feed from my Flickr page, so feel free to have a perusal.
Tumble through Tumblr.
Prior to December 2018, this is what I used to say about blogging site Tumblr:
Tumblr is by far my favourite social media platform. I think of it as more of a rich media-sharing experience, kindred to sites like Pinterest. I love it because it allows and encourages a free form of artistic expression without the censorship, drama, or complicated and often confrontational commentary of other social media sites. And although Tumblr does have a safe-mode policy, it's generally not overwhelmingly restrictive in terms of what I like to see and post. Be warned: my Tumblr does contain nudity. I do not post pornographic images, but instead focus on the quality, vulnerability, beauty, sexuality, intimacy, and sensuality of the naked (usually male) human form.
Tech and social media savvy readers will know that in December 2018, Tumblr dramatically changed its policy on what it classifies as “adult” content — basically any media showing nudity of any kind, even in a tasteful, artistic context. This dramatic alteration unfortunately catapulted Tumblr into the realm of conservative and censorship-driven corporations, and impacted my love for the platform.
Despite this, I've continued to use it. My blog features appealing visual media I have found around the internet — to me, my Tumblr is a stream of content I find interesting, beautiful, intriguing, provocative, suggestive, stylish, and seductive. It includes a collection of photographs, fashion, architecture, design, art, music, video, beards, and men; you can read the full list on my carefully curated list of tags. I view my Tumblr as an evolving work of comprehensive art unto itself and am fascinated by how it can reveal a digital legacy. I strive to ensure the content is always high-resolution and do my best to credit all sources correctly. And occasionally some of Tumblr’s algorithm-labeled “adult content” slips through the cracks, so my appreciation for the human body is not all lost.
Much like this website you're reading right now, my Tumblr is best experienced on a desktop platform with a large display. Using the Tumblr app or viewing it within Tumblr's dashboard diminishes the quality of the images, layout, and my visual intention of the blog.
If you’d like to provide feedback or commentary on my images on any of these sites, feel free to email me.