I have taken a little break from DA this year due to many reasons. I was ill for 6 months with Lyme's disease and my work was very stressful too. I lost my job at the end of September due to my illness and now I have decided to go fully professional with my photography.
I have also decided to start my own networking sites for local artists - if you are interested in helping out, then please get in touch!
Anyway, that is not to say that I have not been doing any photography and I have had quite a few shoots which you can find on my website (along with my blog - http://www.colinvickers.com). I will try to get some of the work uploaded to DA s
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you all!
2012 has been a bit of a soul-searching year for me. I changed jobs in April, my wonderful fiancee moved in with me in August, I was ill and spent most of November in bed, and I have been thinking a lot lately about how to proceed with my photography.
I am struggling with the choice between going 'mainstream' with my photography in order to take it in a more commercial direction or pursuing a more artistic direction. I haven't decided yet but in 2013, I intend to do more promotion of my art - pursuing galleries and exhibitions, and submitting to competitions, magazines, etc.
Girlfriend Moving In, Pole Shoots, Black and White
The last month has been really crazy with so many photoshoots and some big changes in my life.
My new job seems to be going very well and my girlfriend moves in today - I am really looking forward to living with her but a little unsure how it will affect my shooting. She is very supportive of my photography but photoshoots can go on late and it could be a problem.
I have been so busy with shoots lately, I have not had time to upload many pieces to DA. However, you can find most photos on my website so I suggest you browse it from time to time.
Because many of my models are from the local pole-dancing school, I decided to get a pole for my