20
Apr

Melanie + Sorya | Wedding Preview by + Debra

Wedding Season is in full swing, and the whole Leah and Mark team is busy and loving it! Sorya and I worked together a long time ago, and I was thrilled when he and the lovely Melanie reached out to me to photograph their wedding.  It was a day to remember.  They did almost everything […]

19
Apr

La Coco Rouge by +Raven

Accessories by La Coco Rouge. Make-up by Athena Hodges. I met Stephanie, of La Coco Rouge, almost a year ago at The Clockwork Carnival, a steampunk event put on by The Artifice Club. She was a performer with The Hot Toddies, a flaming cabaret group who were just FANTASTIC. She and I have collaborated a […]

5
Apr

The Tempest {week4/5}

{video, text: +jo photos: +jo and Thomas Strickland}   I’m sure visitors to Barrington Hall in Roswell are wondering what on earth is being constructed behind the historic house. A monstrous set is looming over the lawn where, on most nights, a group gathers to stick together a larger-than-life concept.  North Fulton Drama Club has certainly stepped up […]

22
Mar
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The Tempest {week 3}

{Photos, words, video by +jo | music by the piano guys} This week was intense. So many things happened… I think I should break it down into different parts. Are you ready? Here we go.  {Rehearsal } There is always a beginning to every journey. This group of people fearlessly barged past any notion of […]

19
Mar
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a Mural {8}

{photos and words | +jo}   Holy Moly! This past week went by really fast. Ok, hope you’re ready for a simple tutorial on how to paint clouds. It really is pretty simple. {And, yes, I know you might not believe me at all… but trust me it is.}   What you need: 2 kinds […]

15
Mar
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The Tempest {week 2}

{Photos and Video by +jo} The second week of North Fulton Drama Club’s Steampunk Tempest’s rehearsals came and went rather quickly. It was filled with lots of Stephano, Trinculo and Caliban as their scenes were roughly blocked. Another scene blocked out was the romantic scene between Miranda and Ferdinand. Though… you won’t see any photos […]