SOUTH SKY PHOTOGRAPHY: Blog en-us (C) SOUTH SKY PHOTOGRAPHY [email protected] (SOUTH SKY PHOTOGRAPHY) Mon, 16 Nov 2020 21:50:00 GMT Mon, 16 Nov 2020 21:50:00 GMT SOUTH SKY PHOTOGRAPHY: Blog 80 120 Changes Photographer and concept design by Paige Dagnan (@southskyphotography).
Assisted by fellow photographer Kelvin Aiken (@kelvin.captures). 
Models: Darius Smith (@dario.noir) and Jordan Wright (@jordan_isaiah18).


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Tattoos and Petals After the success of our first shoot, Quan and I quickly set up another, more creative shoot. His enthusiasm for this set the tone and the photos came became a hit online. The last photo of this set was another that was selected to be published in the magazine 9to5. 

Comment below and let us know what you think!

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Gold Leaf I've had the privilege to work with Kelvin on both sides of the camera several times over this past year. I had an opportunity to submit some of my work to local magazine 9to5 and wanted to create something new, specifically with gold leaf. Once I had the idea in mind I knew Kelvin was the only person I wanted for it. We had a lot going against us on this particular shoot: timing, conditions, and so on. This set is not only in my top three favorites, but the first image was accepted into 9to5 issue that will be published in January. 

Kelvin is a photographer based out of Charleston who has a cutting eye and incredible gift. I'm very lucky to be able to work with someone so creative and to be able to call them my friend. So many thanks go out to this man and I hope it shows in the photos below. 

Check his set and comment below to tell us what you think!

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Rod the Sun God I reached out to Rod about doing a shoot for my "movement" album. We decided to start off with something a little more fashionable, pushing our original shoot back due to the cold weather. Rod did not disappoint with his diverse style and cool looks! Check out his set and comment below to let us know what you think! 
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Coastal Getaway I've had the privilege of knowing Kyle and Ashley for several years now. I wrote the story of their engagement (read here) and was so excited to be able to shoot their Save the Date photos. They're one of the most photogenic and inspiring couples I have been able to work with on numerous occasions. They're a truly beautiful couple who have proven that not only are they meant for each other, but they can get through anything.

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Three Makes A Murder "And the Raven, never flitting, still sitting, still sitting

On the pallid bust of Pallas just above my chamber door;

And his eyes have all the seeming of a demon's that is dreaming,

And the lamp-light o'er him streaming throws his shadow on the floor;

And my soul from out that shadow that lies floating on the floor

Shall be lifted-nevermore!"

The Raven - Edgar Allan Poe


Models: @deadekud @littlebird0709 @allysa_kaye

Photographer/Stylist: @southskyphotography

Assistant/BTS Photographer: @badjonphoto



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Dawn At Dusk After scheduling and rescheduling for months Aurora and I finally made time to work together. To say it was worth the wait is an understatement. Just because Summer is gone and Fall is here doesn't mean the beach photos have to come to a halt.

If you like the photos please comment at the end of the set and tell us what you think!

Photographer: @southskyphotography



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Halloween "The darkest souls are not those which choose to exist within the hell of the abyss, but those which choose to break free from the abyss and move silently among us."

Halloween, the movie recently filmed in Charleston, will premier October 19th. Be sure to see it to see if you can spot some familiar places!


Model: @ollyfairy
300zx: @boost_control


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Friends Who Surf Together, Stay Together

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Changing Tides with Tori

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Blank Pages with Olivia

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Ava Flav Shooting with Ava is always a fun experience. She's beautiful and funny- she doesn't take a single bad photo! I'm very happy we had the opportunity to work together again. If you like this set be sure to let us know by commenting below!


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Consider the Crow; Regard the Magpie (mature content)

The crow and magpie have been an omen, an illusion, and a sign of transformation. They are signs of magic and great intellect. I chose the wings of these two birds specifically to share my vision, paired with a beautiful woman to bring the image of light and darkness to life. Both of theses birds are significant because they symbolize creative expression, something that I believe most of us, as we grow older, have forgotten.

I remember wanting to be an artist when I was younger. I wanted to write and take photographs and draw. My dream job was to work for National Geographic. My parents meant well but they discouraged me from following my dream, reminding me that journalism and photography jobs didn't pay very well and I should find something more suitable to pursue. I switched my major from Journalism to Business and forgot about my camera for so long it quite literally collected dust.

It has been within the last few years that I decided I would do what I wanted because I enjoyed it. Not because anyone expected it of me or what sort of income it would bring me; only that it simply made me happy. I started South Sky not only to share my passion and my vision but to help other people share theirs. There are so many creatives in our world that I believe deserve to be recognized and celebrated for their accomplishments and for simply being who they are. Whether they've painted, built a car, danced, or sang, every person has left an impression on this earth. They've created something all their own and it means everything to help share who they are and the traces they're leaving behind.

During the Fall I went to a party where there were as many children as adults. I was tired and took to watching my boyfriend's niece, coloring with her and praising the other kids on their drawings. One girl, she was about 8, lit up when I told her I liked her drawing of a Pegasus. "I want to be an artist when I grow up," she said with a grin. And then just as quick as she smiled she frowned and scribbled over the horse. "But my daddy says that I need a real job. Drawing pictures is for kids, not for someone who wants a living." She sighed and gave me a sad smile. "I'll be a dentist instead." It broke my heart that someone could snuff out a child's dreams so early on. I smiled and told her, "You know, you could do both? Respect your father but if you want to be an artist when you grow up, be an artist. Don't ever let anyone tell you you can't do something. Do what you love, do what makes you happy." She looked at me for a few seconds, then back down at her drawing and smiled and said quietly, like it was a secret, "Thank you."

Perhaps it wasn't my place to go behind her father's back but I couldn't help it. Everyone needs encouragement and everyone deserves to have their dreams uplifted. Consider the crow and regard the magpie for the opportunities they represent.

*Special thanks to model Anna and makeup artist Elizabeth Ricci for being so wonderful to be a part of this shoot.*


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Brett Benowitz in Charles Town


Brett Benowitz, a singer-songwriter and actor from New York City came to Charleston as a featured guest performer in The Charleston Christmas Special at the Charleston Music Hall during the month of December. I had the pleasure of working with him before one of his nightly performances and hear some of his cool tunes while we worked. Brett was charming and easy to speak with while we collaborated, having all of the patience and eagerness in the world whenever I suggested various poses or ideas.

Brett's music is funky and soulful from mellow ballads to bluesy rock jams and his vocal chops are most often compared to that of Jeff Buckley's. His main influences are The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, and John Lennon. He is thankful that his passion for music and theatre has led him to a successful career as an artist and hopes to one day give back as a humanitarian and philanthropist. 


Brett first performed his original music in bars and clubs in Israel with his guitar duo band Lechem v’Dagan (Bread and Grain) when he studied abroad in 2009. When he returned to The University of Georgia, he continued to perform at college bars and recorded/produced his first self-titled album dedicated to the loving memory of his late grandmother, Betty Benowitz. After graduating with a degree in theatre in 2011, Brett moved to NYC to pursue acting and music. He has since recorded five albums, toured the US in theatrical productions as well as his own music, and performed all over the city in off broadway productions and in classic NYC rock venues such as The Bitter End, Rockwood Music Hall, Pianos, Arlene’s Grocery, and The Cutting Room. 


Now, Brett has recently released his greatest work to date titled “Burn To Glow” a nine song concept album recorded at Dubway Studios in NYC. You can download the album on Apple Music: and Spotify: You can watch his latest music video “Lamb” here: Follow Brett on Instagram @brettbenowitz, Facebook @brettbenowitzmusic, and visit his website to join his mailing list:


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Power Recently I've been pushing myself to create something unique. When I mentioned this concept  of cars and yoga to friends and acquaintances I received many positive comments. On the other hand it did raise a few eye brows and other photographers went as far as to question me why I would put the two subjects together. The simple answer was, "Why not?". I love shooting cars, you can never go wrong with shooting automotive. I love shooting yoga and dance just as much because there is something about the movement itself that inspires me. The power of a car and the power of the human body fascinates me so I wanted to put the two together and create something special. This shoot alone has inspired me for so many other concepts as well as working with more cars and their drivers and yogis and dancers.

Nicole, my model was incredibly eager to work with me on this shoot. Wes, the owner of the Evo  was also quick to volunteer. I feel very blessed and am so thankful to have worked with such a wonderful team. I appreciate their energy to let me experiment with my creativity through them.

If you like this set please comment below and let me know what you think!


Finnegan is the South Sky studio dog and stance dog is always there to put a smile on every face and makes sure that every session is all play and no work. At the end of the session I tried to snap a couple of shots of the dapper pup with the Evo. Finn was more concerned getting pets and playing tag.

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Goodbye Summer My final shoot to wave goodbye to Summer came together with the help of fellow photographer, Lindsey O. I've worked with her previously some two years ago and was very happy to have another opportunity to work with such a talented young woman. Lindsey was such a great fit for this because while I had the wetsuit, she had the mask and fins for when she free dives. She's always so wonderful to work with and such an inspiration! 

Hurricane Irma came through a few weeks before the shoot. I was very excited to see that the beach suffered little damage and we were still able to get all of the shots I had in mind.

Let me know if you liked this photo set by commenting below!

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Home Sweet Ocean

Home is where the heart is and if you're from South Carolina that home is probably at one of our beautiful beaches.  I've always had a love for the ocean and taking photos in the water just made sense to me. Home Sweet Ocean is a take on "home is where the heart is" and that's usually with your significant other. The project seemed like a great idea because it brought two things I'm very passionate about together: the ocean and couples in love. These sessions have turned into so much more than just taking photos and it has been a truly humbling experience.

Couples have reached out to me who are afraid of the ocean, concerned that they're not the "model type" or simply hate the idea of getting their clothes wet and sandy. It is a blessing to be apart of a moment in someone's life where they can step outside of their comfort zone, try something new, and have an absolute blast with it. There is no need to fear the ocean when you have your significant other standing there beside you to catch you if you fall. There is no model type because you are absolutely beautiful! The only type I want in my photos are two people who are absolutely smitten with each other. And getting your clothes wet is the most fun part of all!

When the first initial waves hit is when I've gotten some of the best photos because their expressions are candid and it is funny and exciting to see people at their most vulnerable; when their nervousness becomes laughter.

Home Sweet Ocean can be booked for a special price during the month of August but be prepared for rates to go up starting in September. Because I have been working with so many people for these beautiful shoots I will continue to add images to this post with each couple. Check back weekly for new faces and new waves!

If you're interested in booking your own Home Sweet Ocean shoot please e-mail me at: [email protected]. These photo sessions are perfect for engagement, save the date, or just because you want to try something different with your significant other. Please join me in capturing a very unique experience that you won't find anywhere else on the east coast. I promise it will be lots of fun!

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When I first came across Mimi I was undeniably shy about asking her to work with me. I've always thought she was incredibly striking and the thought continued to cross my mind that if I ever did ask her to shoot- why would she want to work with me? Eventually, after years of stalling, I got up the courage and she pleasantly responded with "Yes".

She is without a doubt one of the most beautiful human beings I have ever photographed and had the pleasure of meeting. She was a natural in front of the camera and moved in the water like she was a Siren. Her unique character, look, and grace is really moving and I cannot wait to work with her again.


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Fort Dorchester Proposal It's always an exciting time for me when I get to work with one of my friends or close acquaintances. I've known Ben for almost a year now after meeting him at an open mic he and my boyfriend were performing at. I remember then how he talked about wanting to propose to his girlfriend. I'm very happy that he chose me to capture such a beautiful moment with an incredibly beautiful lady! Ben and Iman make a beautiful couple and I offer them my highest congratulations and blessings in their next step through life.  Feel free to comment below to wish your congratulations or to share your thoughts on the set!




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Patritti Widebody R8

Karl Troy was born in Salzburg, Austria, where at the age of 4 he told his mom he wanted to be a race car driver when he grew up. At the age of 14 he graduated high school and started an apprenticeship with a VW Porsche Audi dealer in Vienna. At the age of 16/17, hardly knowing any English he moved to the US and went back to high school to learn the language and prepare himself for college. After graduating a second time, he decided against college and made the decision to pursue his real passion; working on cars.

At 19 he started working on $800,000 Porsche 962 race cars. In 1986 his team became the world champions. 20 years later Karl won his first National Championship; and in 2007 won his second one. In total he has had 38 race wins and made seven track records in 3 years. In 1990 Karl started European Road & Racing in what was a little hole in the wall industrial park. The shop had no toilet, no water, no lift, and no air tools for 2 ½ years. With a family to support at the age of 24, Karl didn’t let any of that stop him and continued thriving.

Karl has owned a number of super cars and having just sold his Lamborghini Murcielago wasn’t sure what he should get next that would be affordable and cool. He mentioned it to his wife and she said, “You’ve never owned an R8 before” and the search began. V8s were affordable but too low on power for his taste and the V10s were pretty pricey.

He found the 2014 R8 V10 Plus on eBay out in California. He made several offers over the weekend and with no reply for the seller he eventually clicked “Buy It Now” (afraid he would lose this beauty). Two weeks later, after the first driver fell through, the car was brought across country.

As much as the R8 is a supercar, it was missing something. Even with it being a beautiful car in its stock state it was too “normal” for Karl’s taste and it needed something that would separate it from all the other R8s. Karl spoke with old friend, Patrick Patritti, who he met during a 12hr race at Sebring International Raceway in 1991, to discuss various options with the car.  He bought a wide body kit off eBay that he hoped they could modify that turned out to be absolute garbage and a waste of several thousands of dollars.

After a year of the R8 being in Patritti’s care the car was finally complete with a one of a kind design and build. It was finished just shy of The European Experience 2017 where the car was expected to make its big debut. “The wait was absolutely worth it. The car couldn’t be more stunning and turns (spins) heads wherever I go. An absolute marvel- thank you Patrick!” Currently the car only makes 580hp which should be enough for most mortals but Karl isn’t one of them. He hopes to add a supercharger or twinturbo in the future.

This is the first of two shoots this car will be featured in. This particular feature was captured to highlight not only this amazing car, but the man behind the wheel. I hope you can enjoy the series and are as eager to see the second series as much as I am to finish it!

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Golden Girl After putting photography on the back burner for awhile I thought it would be a good idea to get in touch with some of my old roots- surf photography. While taking portraits isn't the same as capturing action shots, I thought it would be a good idea to blend what I had shot in the past and what my main focus is today. It was important that I work with a real surfer versus a model posing with a board. I wanted the shots to be real- believable

Melissa was more than eager to get up with me at sunrise to tackle the shoot. She was very candid and working with her made the hour we had together fly by.

Initially, I had zero plans to get in the ocean; I wasn't going to destroy my reliable camera. But every shot we got was killer and I knew I couldn't resist going into the water. I risked my equipment to get those perfect shots of the waves breaking around Melissa and I have to say it was entirely worth it! This shoot is my favorite of the year so far. I've never taken a set of photos that made me so happy and that give off that "free" vibe.

I hope you can enjoy this set. Please comment below and let me know what you think!



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Beginners Only Melissa expressed that she hadn't done many shoots before working with me so she wasn't sure what to do. She was an absolute natural and was so fluid with her movements. She needed very little direction; something that always makes me happy. We shot at one of my favorite little spots in Charleston around sunset. (If you don't already know this about me the golden hour is my favorite hour to shoot!)

Working with Melissa gave me the opportunity to experiment on a new shooting and editing style. The photos are darker and are more moody that what I have shot in the past and I'm content with the way they turned out. Melissa was a wonderful subject and she helped me bring my vision to life!

I hope you all can enjoy our little set we put together. Comment below and let me know what you like about the set!





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Nectar: The Sweet Life I came across Nectar last Fall during a live performance by a really amazing DJ/violinist duo. Under their setup was the skull, pineapple, and anchor Nectar flag. They were sporting some of the coolest shades with the same Nectar logo on the sides so I made a mental note to look them up after a long night of partying. Nectar's message of being yourself and not conforming to what people expect, to the norm, caught me and I dug a little deeper. They have a beautiful message, and a beautiful cause, and strive to motivate individuals to experience this amazing life. I knew immediately that I had to work with this company and share their story and brand with the rest of the world.

Nectar was founded in 2012 by two friends, Dylan and Sean, out of Atlanta. They were best friends growing up in high school and both had a passion for action sports and doing epic shit. Their love for this environment translated into the eyewear brand that Nectar is today. Dylan started off selling eyewear in college and expanded from there. “No one else was doing the action sport product and it seemed like a great idea. I already knew people loved the product.” Dylan’s biggest influence growing up was Von Zipper and he has since implemented his own style into the brand and stayed true to himself.

Up North, nectar meant cool. They lived the sweet life and wanted to connect with other enthusiasts. They wanted to do something a normal eyewear company wasn’t doing; something epic. Last year Nectar partnered up with The Bee Cause and they have purchased over "400,000 bees" to spread out over North America. Saving bees saves the world and what’s more epic than saving the world? Every purchase sends donations to The Bee Cause.

The first pair of sunglasses they released was a Wayfarer style. They started selling them in different color combinations with custom features such as: different arms, frames, and lens colors.  You could have pretty much anything you wanted. What they thought was a great sales point ended up being a total nightmare. “We would be sold out of a certain color and have too many of another.”

They’ve refined their styles over time and implemented all of their personal experiences. With every craft and niche there is always room for improvement which Nectar works on every day. Even as you’re reading this the team is innovating and creating new unique products. They’re the first to come out with the Radioactive Series where each piece is a work of art; hydro dipped to ensure that each frame is one of a kind. They even glow under black lights!

The team has gone above and beyond making specialty sunglasses for growers, coders, and even glassblowers that should be released at the end of the year.  I myself own a pair of their Blue Light glasses. As soon as I saw them I knew I had to get them with as much time as I spend on the computer at work and coming home to edit photos. (They work excellent!) Nectar’s shades work and they’re stylish. Dylan’s personal favorite is the Harvey model because to him: “They’re pretty dope and I look damn good in them.”

Everything Nectar promotes they do! “I think that’s key when you have a brand. You need to have transparency and you don’t want to promote an image you don’t life.”

Nectar has big plans for the future. Their goal is to continue to expand into other product categories and to become globally recognized. They also want to have a national party tour. “We’re really good at throwing parties,” Dylan laughed. “We’re actually throwing a big one on June 24th at the Windjammer on Isle of Palms. The goal is to get 500 people to come out.” They want to keep the parties in key cities across North America. “As we get older we still have to be cool. We can’t party like we use to.”

Be sure to swing by NECTAR, pick out a few shades and help save the world. We hope to see you on June 24th at the Windjammer between 1:00 – 9:00PM for the first Nectar party!



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Urban Streetflow I had another opportunity to work with Delaney. I love working with her because you really cannot get a bad shot. She's an absolute brilliant model with a fresh, sweet demeanor. I shared an idea with her that she was more than willing to participate in. I wanted to get some images of her in her element while out and about in the city. I enjoyed the session so much that I hope to work with more individuals to expand on this concept. Here are just a few of my favorite images I captured.

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Heather & Scott's Maternity I had been wanting to work with Heather for what seemed like years but the opportunity never arose. While still building my maternity portfolio her and her man, Scott, just so happened to be expecting. I was ecstatic and knew I had to shoot her. Shooting on the grounds of Ashley River Lumber had also been on my to-do list but I couldn't find the right time to contact them or subject to work with. Everything fell together when I met with Heather and told her my idea of wanting to shoot at the lumbar yard. I contacted Vice President, Andrew, of ARL immediately and he graciously agreed to allow us to shoot on the property.

I toured the grounds with Andrew and he informed me that one of the scenes out of The Notebook had been shot at this very place. I knew Heather would be just as excited as I was and it really was a special moment being about to work on the grounds where a favorite film of mine had been shot.

All in all, I'm incredibly happy with the way the images turned out and incredibly blessed and grateful that everything came together so smoothly. I hope you all will enjoy the photos from this session as much as I have. And again, a very special thanks to Ashley River Lumbar for all that they did. They have a beautiful location full of so much character and inspiration. I hope to work with everyone involved in the near future again.

Congratulations Heather and Scott!


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Good Morning Valentine

Over the weekend I had the opportunity to shoot a wonderful couple. O'shay and KC were the picture perfect match and were great to work with! I had high hopes that it would have been sunny and we could have caught the last strands of the sunrise but the clouds moved in and it was overcast and chilly. The images turned out better than I could have hoped and I'm happy that the weather turned out the way it did. The grey was a lovely contrast and really highlighted the beautiful connection between them.

I hope you can enjoy this mini session on such a beautiful Valentine's Day!


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Import Bible Import Bible first caught my attention when I saw a girl sporting their Demon Datsun shirt in a random video on Youtube. Yeah. How did that happen? To be honest, I can't even remember which video it was, but I saw it and had to have it! After a lot of searching I finally found out who had made the purple tank top. I skimmed through the rest their products and instantly wanted to know more about the brand. Their designs are unique and a breath of fresh air compared to other brands catering to car lovers. I emailed owner and founder David Nguyen within days and crossed my fingers for some kind of response about working together for a collaboration. After a few exchanges he sent me three shirts, one of which being "SIX", featuring an Evo and a shirt I had been debating to purchase myself. I was excited to pair models with the shirts and set to work immediately.


 Import Bible is an automotive inspired street wear brand focusing on making high-quality badass goods. The idea came from starting up a bible for import car enthusiasts which quickly proved to be too much work and the idea was scrapped. T-shirts were created as a way to fund the project. "The business grew slowly in the beginning but has continually grown to a point where it has taken all of my free time. We have a strong following all over the world!" says Nguyen.


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Good Morning Baby I woke up early Saturday morning, the sun not yet peaking over the tops of the buildings. I looked at the clock and groaned as I saw it was 5AM. I had worked with Jerri in the past when she modeled for me for a clothing line. I was excited to shoot her again now that she was due with a baby boy. As tired as I was I knew shooting at sunrise with her was going to be absolutely perfect. I wasn't disappointed. Her natural beauty and soft features were lovely in the morning light. Although I had read the tides incorrectly, shooting at high tide worked to our benefit. Once the water lapped at our feet a few times it wasn't so cold; not as cold as the harsh Fall wind that would blow up from the sea.

I could have shot Jerri for hours but knew we were both running out of time. I'm incredibly excited about this set and how beautifully they turned out. I hope you'll agree with me and leave a comment below to let me know what you think. Most importantly, let's not forget to congratulate this new mama!

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Tarmac Apparel Tarmac Apparel has been taking Charleston by storm. What was a handful of people has now turned into a small group of loyal followers and supports. Men and women representing their brand through shirts and decals slapped on cars ranging from a Genesis to the majestic RX-7. From the brief experiences I've had with their supporters it was obvious that the community was something special.  In 2013, Owner Eric Fletcher and Co-Founder Daniel Kiser put their project together in Central Virginia, just outside of Charlottesville. Although Eric commented that without everyone else contributing they would be nothing. "Daniel is the lead photographer, and primary consultant. Tremond McCollum has been a huge part of our success as head of video and social media with assistance from Preston Rhaner. Nick Stentiford, (previously featured in his own article here on South Sky,) is our South Eastern Rep and Vinni Hults our West Coast Rep. And there are many more that believe in our cause and dedicate their time and assistance to our success."

Tarmac started as a grassroots clothing and apparel brand for the automotive and motorsports enthusiast. In today's clothing market, virtually every lifestyle is represented, in what is an ever expanding market place. Tarmac felt that the car life that they so strongly identified with, was unrepresented. "We wanted to create a brand identity that, when seen, immediately identifies it's owner as someone that loves cars and motorsports, " says Owner Eric Fletcher. "We're trying to do that, not through conventional advertising, pasting our name in your face on TV, radio, or in magazines. But by supporting the automotive community. By sponsoring and attending events and being a presence at both park-and-pose events, as well as, track events." By sponsoring and supporting the grit in the garage builds and the men and women that race, be it autocross, other SCCA divisions or competitive drifting in the various leagues, Tarmac has raised the bar.

Their primary brand identifying stencil logo is still a top favorite. "We worked for months on developing design concepts for our logo and the stencil design just resonated. When you see something stenciled, you think heavy equipment and military cargo, you just know what you're looking at is here for a purpose and means to get things done. I can't think of a better way to describe the vehicles our logo adorns these days." Their High Heels and Dope wheels is another shirt that stands out from the crowd. It was originally revealed with their third release. It was important for Tarmac to make sure all female enthusiasts, builders, drivers, and racer know that Tarmac was for them too. "Because the car community is largely composed of men, women are often ignored when it comes to products and marketing. We wanted to be clear right up front that we are developing specifically for women and including the female demographic in our company strategy right from the start. They won't have to ask for it."

If you see a Tarmac product, you know you've just seen someone who loves cars. "You can approach the person wearing Tarmac and know you have a common interest, a common passion." The team encourages other enthusiasts unfamiliar with the brand to approach them and ask that person, "What do you drive?" And an hour later you've made a new friend. "We feel that there is a community, a community we're apart of , that is under-represented. So we're here to represent! We hope you represent too."

Tarmac hope to continue their slow and steady growth path they've set out on by continuing to forge relationships with builders, racers, artists, and event coordinators and generally support this community that has been so great in supporting them. Sponsoring events, builds, and track vehicles is a big part of that trajectory now. "We also plan to give back to the community by supporting automotive tech programs and mechanical curriculum in the education system. We're doing that locally now and hope to expand that support nationwide as we grow. There are so many gear heads that didn't thrive in a conventional education setting but are pure genius in the garage. We hope to help those students find their way to that garage to fulfill their potential under the hood.

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Genesis: In The Beginning I had the chance to shoot Karrlee Limehouse's 2010 2.0T Premium Genesis a little over a year ago. As much as I enjoyed the shoot and the photos, I knew that work wasn't my best. I still had a lot to learn but Karrlee was one of the few who took a chance on me and put her car in front of my lens. I had looked over the photos not too long ago and mumbled to myself that I really needed to edit them again. But it just so happened, Karrlee made a few more customizations and needed updated photos. I was ecstatic to have another opportunity to work with her!

Karrlee came across the Genesis in 2012 after trading in her Jeep compass that she absolutely hated. There were few Geneses in the area and knowing they had a large modification platform, a few test drives later, she had to have it! Her first modifications were to change out her badge to the Genesis Wing emblems and a new set of wheels. "I've built my car for show, so I haven't done any big performance modifications."  The entire Genesis was built on a strict budget. "Almost every aftermarket part on my car is used, but you'd never be able to tell. My headlights are custom built by a local company, JDM Motorsports (currently Karrlee's only sponsor). It's taken me four years to get my car where it is now. I've had lots of help with my car and couldn't have done it without the help of my friends."

Karrlee is the co-founder of a local KDM group, Charleston KDM. "A friend and I started Charleston KDM to try and bring the local KDM community together. I've made so many great friends through the local KDM community!" Karrlee is also the South Carolina State Representative for Pretty Little Drivers. "PLD is an international all female car enthusiast organization. Being a state representative, I, along with a few other girls, organize events throughout the state, welcome new members into our Chapter, and show the world that there really are girls out there who love cars!"


I asked Karrlee what it was like driving her car to which she promptly responded: "I absolutely love my Genesis! It's awesome receiving compliments and seeing people's surprised reactions when they realize it's a girl's car. It's always handled well, even before I upgraded the suspension. The coilovers made a world of difference in the handling and is SO much better than stock." Karrlee's patience has certainly paid off as she builds her car one piece at a time. We're looking forward to her next moves as it seems her next step will be upgrading the interior. "I'm not built to try and be the fastest. I'm happy with my 210HP...for now."


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Louisa Several weeks ago I sat in a cafe' editing photos I was way too behind on and talking with a friend when I saw her. She was one of the prettiest redheads I had seen in Charleston and I briefly argued with myself if I should run out the door and hand her my card. As luck would have it she came into the same cafe' and sat down to enjoy the live music that was already taking place. Before my friend and I packed up our gear and headed out for the night I introduced myself and handed her my card telling her I would love to work with her. She introduced herself as Louisa.

A short week later we met up for a test shoot. Louisa was a natural and I fell in love with the images almost immediately. She had a vibrant personality as bright as her auburn hair. I hope you all can enjoy the photos as much as I have!

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Stance & Hot Pants I had the privilege to work with the Dollhouse team once again, but this time as a feature in their first print issue! I was ecstatic when they approached me about doing a shoot that involved models and cars; my favorite kind of photography. The day of the shoot was actually a little hectic but once everything fell into place it was a success. Kylie and Payton Brown were our models, paired with a Lexus IS300 and VW GTI  belonging to Jayven Ahrenholz and Mike  Dussman. Gauge Santiago, Dollhouse's owner and lead designer handed out shirts and big chains to the girls who quickly slipped them on, shaking out their braids that had been neatly done by Dollhouse's Hairstylist Vianey Casas and Payton.

Going print is just one of the many steps Dollhouse has been taking to improve the name and stand out from the crowd.  Visit their website and order your own of the latest issue and stay tuned for future projects and highlights for this stunning team!


Special thanks to Cam Harris for being our driver for rolling shots. And, of course, to the Dollhouse team for giving me the opportunity to finally have my work published. This has been a huge feat for me and I am incredibly appreciative for that and proud that I have gotten this far. This is just the beginning!   


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Tiger Lilly Florist ​Passing Tiger Lilly Florist on the way home every day is just about one of my favorite things. Whether their shop is fully stocked or stripped from a wedding party coming through, the bright vibrant colors peaking out through the windows are always a beautiful thing to see. You can even smell the fresh petals when they leave the doors open if you're walking down Spring St. in Charleston, SC. I contacted shop manager, and after a little bit anxious waiting from my end, she responded and said that the owners, Clara and Manny Gonzalez thought it would be a great opportunity to work together. 

A local model that I often use as my muse, graciously stepped in short notice, to pose among the flowers. I knew having her in a white dress would make the colors just pop! Her soft and porcelain like beauty did just that and provided an elegant contrast against the frame of greens and soft pastel colors. 

Tiger Lilly was founded in 1996 when the couple was inspired by the beauty and sophistication of Charleston. Their goal was the become the best florist in Charleston. Since then their company has blossomed a second location and they have been voted Charleston's number one florist every year since 2000. 

Tiger Lilly has won many awards and been recognized from The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce to Florist Review Magazine and everything in between. In 2009 Clara Gonzales was a finalist in the CEO Category of the Influential Women in Business presented by the Charleston Regional Business Journal.  

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Jessika's Bridal Shoot Jessika volunteered for me several weeks ago after I made a post to for a Bridal Test Shoot. I had never done bridal before and have been eager to do so. I had the opportunity to shoot her in her ceremony gown at White Point Garden soon after. I absolutely loved the photos and she was so lovely to work with. Much to my surprise, she contacted me later on during the week to shoot her in her Reception gown, as a client! I could not have been more excited! The day before her wedding we shot at the Waterfront Park, downtown Charleston. She told me she was sad that she would be moving because she loved working with me and wanted to work with me all the time. To be honest, I had been having a rough time so hearing her say that was the pick me up that I needed. She told me that I was fun to work with and that if I ever needed anyone she would tell her husband that he needed to bring her back to Charleston just so we could work together again.

Congratulations Jessika and thank you for everything!

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Worth The Fight About an hour outside of Asheville, NC was a cabin on a little farm, that my boyfriend and I visited with two other couples. Kyle and Ashley had invited us, and Carrie and Bryce, up to stay for Ashley's birthday. The drive up to the cabin could have been considered a treacherous event. It was raining and there were no lights at the top of the mountain as we drove over rocks and what I would call mini boulders. Once we were all settled into the cabin together we fired up the hot tub, cracked open the beer and liquor, and ensued in what was to be a very long night. 

The next morning Kyle made breakfast as the rest of us stumbled out of bed. The farm was not only the home of horses, cows, goats, and a mass load of chickens, but several Gran Pyrenees. We tried to collect as many as we could on our front porch to spoil with love and affection before heading to the barn for a horse back ride. I was anxious to get back on a horse, and excited just the same. 

Sean and Ashley had never ridden before so I was excited to see how they would take to it. Most importantly I wanted to know what Sean thought because I've been dying to take a trip together where we can ride on the beach or a deep mountain trail. 

The trail ride we were promised was not an actual trail. We walked casually down gravel and poorly paved roads of the neighborhood. I wasn't pleased with the roads but it was a beautiful day so I didn't complain. The trail horses, were in fact, not very disciplined into being trail horses. My sorrel gelding had to be in second and threw back his ears and back leg when someone got to close to his rear. The other horses were all too eager to get in front so there was a lot of resistance from the herd. At last, we reached the half way point to turn around and head back to the farm. 

Most of the herd wandered into the field to graze. I refused to let my gelding graze and was busy keeping his head up and turning him in circles whenever he tried to bunch up to lurch into the field when I heard the sound of thundering hooves. I turned around to see the reins of Kyle's Hidalgo paint wrapped up the back leg of Bryce's chestnut gelding. Both were running and the chestnut started to kick to free himself. Kyle came off of the paint just has his bridle was ripped off of his horse. Bryce was next to fall. I first I didn't think it was that bad, but when Kyle didn't get back up as quickly I knew something was wrong. 

The ride back couldn't have been more difficult. Kyle was on repeat from suffering a severe concussion and the rest of the horses seemed to have had enough riding for the day. I remember being scared myself of falling whenever my horse tried to rear but fed up enough that I wasn't going to be thrown off myself. Our guides' horses wanted nothing more than to bolt back to the barn and a few times they turned them lose to get it out of their system. Bryce and I dismounted and walked the rest of the way back. In response, the horses let out a heavy sigh and any tension they had was gone. 

Kyle was taken to the emergency room where he was to stay over night after the doctor's found blood on his brain.  Ashley stayed with him while the rest of us tried to figure out what to do or what we could do. What Ashley didn't know is that we weren't just there for a birthday celebration. We had all driven up because Kyle intended to propose to her at the top of Chimney Rock at the end of the trip. 

The next day he was released and despite what some of us thought he intended to go through with his plan. His parents had arrived the night before when they heard of his fall and Ashley's were already up at Chimney Rock waiting for us. The skies were heavily clouded but as we got closer and closer it held off. The elevator to the top was out of order so we would be taking the stairs.... And that's when it started to rain. I remember laughing under my breath that this was the craziest thing. Kyle was just released from the hospital from falling off of a horse and now here he was, in the lead with Ashley at his side rushing to the top.

It was pouring down rain as we made it to the top until every last one of us made it. I kid you not, as soon as our group and both sets of parents (because Ashley still didn't know her parents were there) made it to the top it stopped raining. The clouds parted and there, in the center was a giant rainbow. I couldn't believe it but mused to myself that God has got a sense of humor and the best intentions. 

I snapped a group photo of everyone, still without Ashley knowing what was happening. I positioned them to the side for "individual" shots and that's when Kyle proposed to her. She said yes, the biggest smile stretching across her face. There was an immediate glow about them and it was one of the most beautiful things. 

On the way home Sean said something, and I'll paraphrase because I can't remember it word for word: "Maybe that's God's way of telling him if he wants to be with her, he's going to have to fight for her. Maybe that's how their relationship will be and they'll always have to fight for what they want but in the end it's going to be rewarding and beautiful."

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The Cedar Room Last month I put together a shoot that would capture the beauty and elegance of two different health and fitness lifestyles: Yoga and Contemporary Dance. I had seen Delaney Hogan in action once during a dance performance and worked along side her on a previous shoot over the summer. I knew she would be the perfect fit for this and contacted her immediately. Delaney is an instructor at Peace Love Hip Hop, and a member of the Dance Lab Performance Company and Movement Union Modern Company. Cortney Ostrosky, a yoga instructor, was someone I had never worked with before and things came together last minute but after trading a few messages with her and looking through her portfolio, I was confident she would be the contrast I was looking for. Her work can be viewed on her website at:

Once I had the perfect models I needed the perfect location. I reached out to The Cedar Room at the Cigar Factory in Charleston, SC, where I began trading messages with Graham Ervin. I had only see a photo of the room once, back in February, but I knew it would be a strong point in pulling together the images in my head. We spoke and it wasn't long before we had a date and time set. I cannot thank this woman enough for giving me such a wonderful opportunity.

I imagined bringing together two different fitness styles would either be very challenging or very easy to shoot. I hadn't put a lot of thought in it until the day of, when I realized I didn't have any set poses in mind. I would be relying on the girls to set their strong points in front of the lens. It wasn't about if their styles would clash and I think that's why I trusted them so much. It was about the power and beauty that come in different forms and how badly I wanted to share that.

Cortney was dressed in white with her gold hair for a lighter contrast as she demonstrated the slow, still, and graceful movement of yoga. Delany matched her dark hair with a black dress, kicking and leaping to show the quick and elegant power of dance. 

This was truly a beautiful experience and I hope you all can enjoy the photos as much as I have. 


​Special thanks to The Cedar Room of Charleston for accommodating us.

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Native Tongues Sean Locklear is one of Charleston's hidden gems. He's a singer and songwriter based out of the heart of the Holy City quietly making a name for himself. His music, often written in alternate tuning, is soulful and enduring like an indie lullaby. I've been very blessed to have been with this man well over a year and to hear his music so often. There's something about living in a home with strings always humming and hearing a voice like his that just fills you up. 

At the beginning of summer Sean was forced to change his work schedule; making open mics and gigs near impossible to perform. Our schedules conflicted and the only time I have been able to see him are the two minutes before work when he is still fast asleep, on my lunch break (thankfully I live close enough to work) and well after my bedtime, at midnight or later when he comes home from work. Those late nights when I stay up for him, he has stayed with me until I fall fast asleep and then takes his guitar into the next room to play. Sometimes I'm not always asleep though, I wait up so I can hear his music and have it lull me down into a heavy slumber. 

Sean has been working on several songs over the past month. One particular song that has stuck with me is titled "The River," which has a Biblical, soulful sound. Even someone who isn't familiar with Scripture could hear the song, nod, and say, "This is amazing. This is beautiful." 

Over the next few months Sean looks to continue with his work despite the minor setbacks thrown in-between; from writing new songs to producing his music and making it available online for everyone to hear. If you're interested in getting a front row ticket you can leave your email in the Contact Me section of our website or in the comment section below. 

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Stepping Up The Game Lanorris Wilson approached me over Instagram about a month or so before Import Alliance. We stayed in touch discussing the possibility of a shoot for his 2008 Civic Si Sedan and whether or not I would be able to make it down to Atlanta. Once things fell into place, I let him know immediately that I would be attending. I've never been more flattered to meet someone than Wilson. After wandering around the show, lost like a kid in a giant toy store, I found his Root Beer colored car. He was on the phone and when he saw me he quickly told them: "Paige is here! I gotta go!" Meeting him made me feel like I had a real fan, he was excited and grinning from ear to ear. His excitement was contagious and I couldn't stop smiling. 

Wilson purchased the Si, which now has the Mugen RR/FD2 Conversion, about two years ago. "I have been wanting this car since I was 12 years old. I remember seeing my dream car back in Shreveport, LA at this place I use to hang out at every Friday night called Clyde Fant Parkway. The first one I saw was orange and it sounded so aggressive. The guy that drove it was kind enough to let me sit in it and actually took me for a test drive. That day I knew when I was able to afford it, that would be the car I would end up getting. And now I own it!"

On top of being the most positive person I was to meet at the show, he was one of the most humble. Wilson talked about his car with such passion and attention. At one point, we were talking and we turned to look over at a group of six or more people crowded around his car all taking photos. "That's just amazing!" I could tell he was genuinely excited about the attention his build was getting but all the while he still seemed reserved and humble about it.

While still in Shreveport, LA, Wilson was introduced to the car game by Kenny, Sunny (AKA: Shade Tree), and Demetrius. "They were like the main squad that everybody wanted to be with and also just to be around because of their sick and beautiful builds. Kenny owns a turbo B20 EJ1, Sunny owns a turbo H23 Honda Prelude, and Demetrius owns an RSX Type S. These were some humble and chilled guys that never bragged about their builds and weren't in it for the fame. They were in it just for themselves. They did have a little competition between them though, on who could build the faster car. Ever since I started hanging around them, my love for cars got bigger, and bigger, and bigger! My car is where it is now because of them."

It comes to no surprise that Wilson is sponsored by several companies such as: Stage Motorsports, LouieBuilt Performance, and Inspire USA. "All of these companies and shops have played a major role in my build. Inspire USA was the first to show interest in the mod list I proposed to them and they believed that I would accomplish my goals. Collin, my now friend, has put up with me and all my questions and prices, etc. He was always so cool every time I would call him. He seemed happy to talk to me and so happy to be apart of my build. I have been with them for about a year and a half. Every time I need something from their company, they're always more than happy to take care of me.

"Stage Motorsports is owned by my boy/brother from another mother, Tristian Church. I don’t even know where to start with this man. He is there every time and any time I need something. Even if it was 1AM, he would wake up to answer my questions, put in an order, or even if I needed someone to talk to. He has done so much for me especially when it comes to orders, great customer service, being a great friend, and fast shipping to me when I was on a deadline for a show that I had coming up. Even if the company said the item I needed was on back order, he would call every single company that he has a partnership thru to get the part shipped and in hand as soon as possible. I can’t thank that man enough from all he has done. "

LouieBuilt Performance is owned by Wilson's friend Louis Puryear. "This is where most of the action goes down. We will be putting some serious work in the build very very soon. He is also one of the brothers that have also put up with me and all my questions and etc. I just wanted him to know that he has played an important role in this build and will continue playing that role."

Wilson has big plans in store for his future modifications, such as adding: a Kraftwerks supercharger, upgrade the clutch, flywheel, and motor mounts, AEM gauges, and J's Racing front bumper with carbon fiber canards and front lip.  He has remained thankful and grateful to all of those who have helped and supported him through this process. It's refreshing to see how much someone has accomplished, and intends to accomplish, and remains so humble. 

Modifications List:


Candy Root Beer mixed with root beer sparkles and gold pearls
Full front end Mugen RR conversion
Full rear end FD2 Type R conversion
Vis Racing carbon fiber hood
Top one splitter with apr rods
Full Airtech air-ride suspension
Spc camber arms
Skunk 2 headers
Skunk 2 exhaust
Skunk 2 fuel pump
Csx side skirts
Side splitters
Apr Gtc-200 wing
Authentic Voltex rear diffusor
Work Meisters 18x9 +22 offset with 3.5-inch step lip and gold hardware and gold faces


Injen short ram intake
Nrg short hub
Nrg quick release
Nrg steering wheel
Corbeau fx1seats
Corbeau harnesses
Pinoeer in-dash head unit
Buddy club low seat rails
Oem mugen shift knob
Nrg harness bar

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The Color Purple: 350z

I waited in the lobby of the hotel just across where we would be shooting. I was waiting on Julio Lopez, owner of JelloShots Media, Daniel Kelley, owner of the purple 2008 350z, and Kelley's friend, Hunter Orr . It was the weekend of Import Alliance ATL and it had just finished raining. I was determined to get in a shoot while the weather was clear. Everyone came down together and we quickly introduced ourselves and discussed what we wanted for the shoot. I invited Julio along with me as an opportunity to get to know one another and learn a few of his photography tricks. 

It'll be two years in May that Kelley has owned the Nissan. He picked out the stock car in Pullman, AL. "I knew I wanted an import but had no knowledge, of any kind, about the Z series, or the Z community." He knew the car was a popular choice among that community and the strong relationship it had within the import scene. "I think it's safe to say the car picked me, rather than me picking it." 

This wasn't Kelley's first appearance at Import Alliance. Although he was just as excited about being there as he had been previous years. "I have so many good memories of Import Alliance. I've met some great and interesting people through that meet and I hate when I have to miss one. It's always the best going and meeting up with old homies and meeting new people. In my opinion, Import Alliance is one of my all time favorite car shows. I can see myself still attending that meet at 90 years old."

Kelley arrived into the car scene at a younger age. He didn't have much knowledge about the lifestyle but now was the perfect opportunity to learn. "I got my car by selling my others and saving a little bit. After I finally worked everything out and got the car; I knew I was in for a bumpy ride." Like all new enthusiasts, Kelley hit the plastic-dip phase and dipped the entire car. "After that, it was me every weekend riding around, just cruising trying to be a little cool kid."

"I hadn't known one person up until I got the news on Facebook about a local meet in my town. I washed the car up all nice and took off. I remember getting there and seeing all sorts of things. I immediately fell in love with the scene." At the particular meet, Kelley met Hunter Orr, fellow enthusiast and owner of a RSX. After that first night they began to meet more regularly to hang out or wash cars. As time progressed, so did their cars and soon it was time for Import Alliance Atlanta. "We cruised together and had a great time. I'm thankful for the knowledge and things he has taught me. I'm extremely thankful for him being one of my first car friends."

Modifications List:


Nismo V3 front bumper
Violet metallic purple wrap
Big Country labs wing
Top Secret rear diffuser
Cosmic TCP-S5R wheels
ruhart air with Megan camber kits


Bride low max
Graffiti harness bar
Takata 4 point cam lock seat belts
Avenue Performance steering wheel
Nag hub and quick release
till Hood shift knob

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Import Alliance ATL Spring Meet 2016 Friday afternoon could not come quick enough for me. I was sitting at work behind my desk watching the time tick by slowly. I had finished all of the necessary paperwork prior during the week because I already planned to take Monday off. The drive from Charleston to Atlanta felt long, but the more my neck and back started to ache; the closer I knew I was getting. I was lucky enough to stay with friends and acquaintances from Charleston over the weekend. I caught up to them about half way to the hotel and could finally relax knowing I wouldn't have to drive at night alone with only one working headlight. (That's a different story.)

I'm going to go ahead and say that staying at America's Best hotel was, in fact, not the best experience I've ever had. The hotel was terrible and our room smelled even worse. It smelled of vomit that someone had failed to clean up. The hallways was a mixture of fried chicken, weed, and goodness knows what else. I kept telling myself it was all worth it, even as I lit the lavender incense to try and cover the smell. 

Saturday morning came and I was ready. I dressed in all black, slung my camera bag over my shoulder, and hopped in line with our group from Charleston. We stopped for breakfast on the way to the Atlanta Motor Speedway and I was still anxious. I made small talk, listened here and there- but honestly, I just wanted to hurry up and get there. Unbeknownst to me, we would be waiting another three hours to get to the infield. 
Once we parked inside I was gone. I didn't even tell my group bye or where I was going- just whipped out my camera and started for the Show Case. I was like a kid in a candy store. There were so many cars and hundreds more were showing up by the hour. Over 8,000 drivers and spectators attended the event.
I met so many people that made my first car show a truly wonderful experience. I was honored and flattered that people (3) approached me and knew who I was. I have only been shooting Automotive Photography for a short time now so when someone told me they loved my work I was shocked! I met up with Chris Neranjan, owner of the white STI sponsored by Deft Motion, who I had worked with last summer while visiting Nashville. Looking at the photos now I hate them and I wish I could redo the whole shoot.  He commented on how far I had come along and that my images were looking great. It felt really amazing to hear that and I cannot express how much I appreciated him noticing how hard I've been working this past year. 
I also had the opportunity to meet Lanorris Wilson, sponsored by Stage Motorsports with his Rootbeer colored Civic. We had been trading messages back and forth for weeks and I admit I felt a little shy. He seemed so excited to meet me and I didn't want to disappoint. Meeting Lanorris was certainly one of the highlights of my trip. It was such a privilege to meet such a genuine person who is so passionate about what they love. 

Julio Lopez from Jellshots reached out to me after the first day as well, and wanted to meet. I had no idea he even knew who I was so I was pretty stoked. For those of you who don't know, he is a very talented photographer and videographer. I was excited about meeting him and promptly invited him on two one on one sessions I had set up for later that evening. We have sense stayed in touch to discuss future projects and tips. 

Prior to arriving at the show I had made contact with Dustin Williams and Cade Garret of Okey Doke. I love their work and their brand that seems to grow and expand more each day. I spoke with Dustin about potentially teaming up together on a future project and once I found out he would be attending IA, I knew I had to meet him in person. Dressed in the popular Okey Doke Windbreaker, he met up with me and we talked about our experience thus far at the show. He was charming and easy to talk to. Proud but by no means arrogant. I'm really excited to work with him and hopefully bring a piece or two in the future about Dustin and his brand. 

​Import Alliance was a wonderful experience that I will never forget. I'm looking forward to future meets and building relationship with other creatives in this lifestyle. 

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Dreaming Elegance Photo Shoot

A month ago, I had the opportunity to shoot for Dreaming Elegance, a street wear and accessory line based out of San Diego, CA.  Zack Whitten approached me about doing the shoot with his BMW M3. (A car I had previously shot two years prior that would be the first car to kickstart my automotive photography.) I selected two local models, Payton and Jerri, for the shoot to pose in the cool, comfy t-shirts. It was a great experience working with another brand in promoting each other and their message of motivation. To learn more about them or to purchase apparel please visit their website!


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The RX-7 Rotard I met Nick Stentiford on a back road in Charleston one evening. We were cutting it close to sunset and rush hour traffic. I had been trying to shoot his RX-7 over a year now and I was ecstatic to finally have my opportunity. I was flattered that he seemed just as excited as I was. Stentiford has always had a love and passion for cars. "I'm not the typical 'Rotary is life' RX-7 owner. I wouldn't single out any specific make/model of car that I would confine myself to. Unless we're talking about the Dodge Neon, but that's an entirely different story for another day. I just enjoy cars, I enjoy building them, driving them, and letting them collect dust in my driveway. I'm constantly in the midst of two or three project cars and love every minute of it. Call it ADD, call it an addiction, call it stupidity- I just call it my life."
Stentiford picked up the RX-7 roughly three years ago just outside of Asheville, North Carolina. "At the time I wasn't specifically looking for an FD, I was just looking to trade my built S14 for something that caught my eye. For some reason, a relatively stock, poorly kept FD was just that car. I suppose the thought was, 'Hey, I haven't had one of these, let's give it a try.'" A few days later, Stentiford headed to North Carolina to pick up the notoriously unreliable car. The owner didn't know much about the car and the RX-7 certainly needed some love, but Stentiford was sold! "I remember taking it on a test drive and having no idea where the interior or exterior door handles were located. I spent the last half of the test drive stealthily trying to figure out how to open the damn door to get out!" Stentiford commented that on the way home he had no idea what he had gotten himself into. After arriving home at 4AM with no hiccups, he drove the rotary car into work the next morning. "I was hooked on the car and instantly began to sink money into it. When I purchased the car it was relatively stock and had a lot of body damage to it. Still pretty clean, by most standards, but not good enough for me."
The first round of goodies were a set of Enkei RPF-1 wheels with pretty aggressive fitment. That lead to Megan Racing coilovers, Apexi Noir exhaust, 3" downpipes, Greddy front mount and an Apexi Power FC to regain some gas mileage and pick-up some power. "I was set for about a month or two then decided the twin turbos had to go in favor of a large single setup along with a lot of cleanup in the engine bay.  I ended up pulling the entire engine, that turned into taking care of body work and eventually I got in over my head. " The car sat for sometime, unfinished, and looking terrible in it's 8 different colors and not running.  Eventually, Stentiford got up off his ass and had the car painted, finished up the new turbo setup and was back on the road.  "At that time the car looked pretty close to how it does now, but with less of the higher quality go fast goodies.  I cheaped out on a 'Greddy style' turbo manifold and a 70 trim turbo from XS power with a stock ignition system.  I'll be honest, the car was surprisingly quick for how displeased I was with the setup.  I loved the car, it was fast and was looking pretty decent. "
"I know you're thinking, 'How has this car not blown an apex seal? My boy says they blow apex seals all the time.'"  After Stentiford installed new AEM ignition coils, a fancy Turblown manifold, and finally getting the car right, he chewed up and spit an apex seal out of the rear rotor while sitting at idle in the driveway.  "Didn't even get to test out all the new go fast parts I just installed!  So once again the car sat for quite sometime.  Ran into a few engine issues and eventually had one rebuilt using OEM seals with Atkins coolant seals, while it was apart I had a mild street port done.  That rounds out to where the car currently sits performance wise."
"My plans for the car are extensive on some days, other days I hate it and want it gone.  The body has alot of imperfections and I just hate the color.  I'd much prefer white, yellow, black honestly- anything besides the montego blue that it is.  Not to mention with it's age the seals & moldings of the car are more than just showing their age.  I'm also torn on keeping it clean looking or going full wide body with a huge wing.  There's just so many options for these cars and all of them look awesome.  In addition, I plan to clean up the engine bay quite a bit. I've slacked quite a bit in that department.  It needs a respray and some wire tuck action in the worst ways.  A lot of go fast shiny parts, but other than that it's 20+ year old paint and wire loom that just ruin the engine bay."
I inquired Stentiford abut his Tarmac shirt while at the shoot. I knew he worked with them and had heard the name here and there but I honestly didn't know a damn thing about the company. Tarmac Apparel is a lifestyle clothing, apparel, and media brand for the automotive lifestyle based out of Virginia. Stentiford has been with them for a little over a year now and does his best to support them and spread their name. "I love seeing car enthusiasts share their passion and that's what the guys at Tarmac do. They work a 9-5 job, just like the rest of us, and still run a growing company. If that's not a passion then I don't know what is!" If the asphalt is your playground Tarmac is your apparel; clothing built for drivers. "You will find us at shows, track events, and local meets. We are building this line for all of the car community, to be a unifying force in an often segmented community. A reminder that whether you're import or domestic, stance or tuner, built or bought- we are car lovers and we can all learn something from each other and work together to grow our passion."

Modifications List:

Aeromotive fuel pressure regulator
Aeromotive 340lph fuel pump

AEM IGN-1A ignition coil kit from Sake Bomb Garage
Apexi Noir 3" exhaust system
Apexi Power FC standalone & OLED commander
B&M short shifter

Borg Warner S363 .88 a/r T4 turbo
Bosch 1600cc secondary injectors
Bosch 550cc primary injectors
Comp Clutch stage 4 clutch
Comp Clutch 8.6lb flywheel
Greddy water pump & alternator pulleys
Greddy front mount intercooler
Himni Racing engine mounts
Koyo aluminum radiator
Pineapple Racing OMP delete

Rywire engine harness
Tekna-Fit stainless clutch line
Tial MV-S 38mm wastegate (dual)
Tial Q 50mm blow off valve

Turblown tubular turbo manifold
Turblown 3.5" downpipe

Banzai Racing differential brace
Battle Version rear toe arms
Greddy front strut bar
Megan Racing "street" coilovers
Stoptech front big brake ki
Stoptech slotted rear rotors
Stoptech Performance rear pads
Stoptech F/R stainless lines
Whiteline differential bushings

Apexi sideskirts
Enkei PF01-Evo 18x10.5/9.5 +15 wheels
Falken FK453 235/35 & 255/35 tires
OEM 99 Spec plateless front bumper
OEM 99 Spec lip
OEM rear valences
Project Mu floating lugnuts
Shine Auto duckbill spoiler
Shine Auto street rear diffuser
Shine Auto carbon fiber bellypan

Auto Meter boost gauge
Auto Meter gauge pod
Bride Gias II seats
Broadway rear view mirror
Nardi corn cob 320mm wheel
Pioneer AVH-P3400 touch screen head unit
Works Bell steering hub
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We Came Here To Pray All dolled up in black, Stephanie Stein is a knock out. She accompanied me to an abandoned church and auditorium, located in Charleston, SC, that will be remodeled into shops and apartments over the course of this year. As a fellow photographer, it wasn't a surprise that she brought her own camera in tow.

Not only is she a photographer, Stephanie is also a local videographer. Originally from Massachusetts, Stephanie found herself moving with her parents to South Carolina. Although she was a bit reluctant to move so far from home, the change has been a positive one. Her journey began in high school while exploring self portraits. In the fall of 2012, Stephanie graduated from The Art Institute of Charleston with a Bachelors in Photographic Imaging. After college, she continued to search for beauty in others through the photographic process. "My favorite thing to capture is people, mainly within fashion. I love to empower women who may be a little unsure of themselves. It makes me so happy to see their surprise when I capture an image and make them feel beautiful."

In her free time Stephanie not only focuses on her photography, but her hobbies. Her favorite being dance. "I love to dance! I have always done things that have involved dance, cheer, gymnastics, and now hula hooping. Hula hooping began as a hobby, but now I would say it's more another side of me now. I fire dance as well." And if that wasn't enough, she also loves to paint. "I've worked some of it into my photography. I love the fine arts but I rarely have time to sit and paint." What can't she do? With all of her creative talent it's no wonder everyone wants to work with her. 

"I run my own photography business. Last year I hired my first intern, Joanna DeLong. She has assisted me in weddings, portrait sessions, and submissions since then. It's amazing to watch someone grow and progress. I really wish I had had someone to learn under when I was in college for photography. Marking the beginning of the new year I took on Nicole Rigoroso as my second intern. She wants to learn the video side of what I do. Hopefully I'll be able to teach her! I'm excited to see her growth."

Stephanie is also works with Dollhouse as Lead Photographer. She has been with the brand from day one. "I was featured as cover photographer for the launch of the issue in August 2015. I basically find models, set up shoots, and come up with ideas for the sets." This is one creative beauty you're going to want to follow.

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It's An Addiction
Benny Nguyen’s passion for cars was cultivated as a child by his father. When asked why he chose the 2007 E90 specifically he said people always told him he couldn’t build a sedan as nice as a coupe; or this and that stance is stupid. So he picked out the sedan that caught his eye, built with stance and power yet suitable to still carry groceries. “I love the body lines of the E90. They just flow so smoothly!” To top it off he is the only BMW owner and driver, in the world, to have his car painted in the Lexus LFA Pearl Red.

BMW launched the fifth-generation 3-series in January 2005. Nicknamed the E90, originally coming in saloon form only but by September there was a Touring (estate) model, too. It was available with four-cylinder and six-cylinder engines.

Moving from Charleston to Charlotte is a huge change for Nguyen. “The car scene is completely different but I’m still the main one building a BMW. The only stock piece on the E90 is the VIN.”

“Building a car for speed and show is my passion. It’s my drug.”

It's An Addiction It's An Addiction It's An Addiction It's An Addiction It's An Addiction It's An Addiction It's An Addiction It's An Addiction

Modifications List:

M Tech Side Skirts
M Tech Rear
M3 Front Carbon Fiber CSL Hood
Red Angel Eyes
Spec D Tail Lights
Black Pearl Roof and Mirrors
Lexus LFA Pearl Red Body 
Pulled Fenders (to the max!)
RH 3 Piece Wheels 19x10 and 19x11
BC Racing Coilovers with Swift Springs
Fully Built Motor 
Eagle Pistons and Rods

APR Head Studs
2 40 Trim Garret Turbos on a 455 Walbro Pump for E85
Devil Due Performance Meth Kit

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Couples Therapy I woke up to the sound of a guitar playing in the next room. As much as I wanted to wake up the music swayed me into nearly falling asleep again. I stretched my body and rolled out of bed; stepping out on the cool wood floor and followed the music. Sean Locklear, one of the most beautiful songwriters I've ever heard, and boyfriend, sat on the couch finger picking his acoustic guitar. I sat across from him wrapped up in a blanket I had taken from the bed. And then it dawned on me. We had discussed shooting in a more natural state and now was the perfect opportunity. I jumped from my seat, slipped a shirt over my head, followed by my camera strap and started working.

Everything was so natural, him playing and writing new songs; while I tried to catch every bit of him through my lens. He played and I hummed the tunes in my head. Whenever he did play a song he had written for me I sang those words too, quietly to myself. 

I enjoyed all of it. Moving from room to room for different lighting and better acoustics. As our session came to an end we moved into the biggest room of the house. It was completely empty; having recently been moved out of and expecting someone new to move in. Sean set his strap across his shoulders and started playing his original "Breathless." I proceeded to take a few more shots and video as his voice filled the whole room and danced down the hallway to the rest of the house. 

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