Posts by: Gilmar

The Belly Dancer.

The Belly Dancer.

Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion. Martha Graham. When I first saw Lori Katz dancing I was in awe. I could see the passion she puts in every movement. It was so beautiful. There were no words, it was just her dancing, the music playing…

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Behind the Scenes of my last post UP!

Behind the Scenes of my last post UP!

Two post on a day… wow! I posted my last pic and I got a few request for behind the scene shots. So I went ahead and wrote little notes on the pictures I used to do my composite so you get a better idea of how it was made. You just need a little…

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Up!

Up!

Last Wednesday I had the pleasure to work with two fantastic and gorgeous models, Lori Katz and Lauriette Madera and the fantabulous make up artist Rachel Smith in a circus theme photoshoot. There are no words to explain how thankful I am to have them collaborating with me in this project. They are amazing. There…

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Desert Dance.

Desert Dance.

Have you ever had an image in your head that feels like an itch on your brain? … I have. After reviewing the pictures I took of Lori last Saturday, this image of a girl dancing in the desert came to my mind. And it got stuck there. I could see the dust, the motion…

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Dance, Motion.

Dance, Motion.

Last Saturday I had the pleasure to photograph the beautiful Lori Katz. We met in one of the Facebook groups for models and photographers and from the moment I saw her I was determined to have her on front of my camera. While thinking on what direction take the shoot I found out she not…

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Departure.

Departure.

Here’s the result from one of my shots of The Wormsloe Plantation on my trip to Savannah, Ga, my new vintage suitcases I got on a vintage market last monday and a buy and return jacket I got just for the pic. I struggled for hours to make  this pic look the way it was…

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My Incredible Hulk

My Incredible Hulk

I forgot to post my lil boy Halloween picture here. This is the new addition to the on going series I’m making with my son. It’s mostly based on every character or things that he’s currently into. I’m just hoping he gets a pretty decent photo slideshow on his wedding This time he wanted to…

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I Heart fire, he said and spat

I Heart fire, he said and spat

This picture is from a couple of weeks ago when Von Wong invaded Orlando with awesomeness and invited me to hangout with all these amazing people that play with fire. Keep an eye on Von Wong page ( http://www.vonwong.com/blog/ ) and you soon will see the amazing shoot he did while he was in town. It was truly…

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Come and dance with me.

Come and dance with me.

Here’s a composite of two images. The background I shot it on my recent trip to Savannah, GA. in the Bonaventure Cemetery. I was going through those pics yesterday afternoon and I started playing with this one just too se what I could do with the tones to make it darker and moody. Then I…

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Happy Halloween Everyone!

Happy Halloween Everyone!

I bet most of you will be making last minute stops to the grocery store to get candy for tonight since you managed to eat the bags of candy you bought on advance. It’s ok, don’t feel bad, you’re not alone. Halloween has always been my favorite holiday. My mom always made sure to make…

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Birthday Flower Crown.

Birthday Flower Crown.

Yesterday was my Birthday and my mom and my brother teamed up to send me flowers. It really took me by surprise, so cute of them. Then last night after I came back from eating sweets like a monster and having a couple of glasses of wine I was staring at the flowers and I…

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Petit Le Mans. How long is your lens?

Petit Le Mans. How long is your lens?

So I planned this getaway weekend to Savannah,GA a while ago and then noticed that it was the same weekend as Petit Le Mans in Rd. Atlanta and added the race to the schedule. And well, since a photographer never leaves home without a camera I was a little excited to go shoot some cars….

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Vanessa.

Vanessa.

Here’s a little preview of the shoot I had last Friday with Vanessa. After a couple of failed intents we finally got it done, she even got a shot with the Hamburger Hat. I’ll be updating this post with the rest of the pics during the week. Make sure to come back!  

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Closure.

Closure.

We all want to have a home. We all want to feel at home I have had this image in my head for a while. It represents my past, the place I left when I decided to change my life and look for a better future for my son and for myself. I found my…

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Patty and Nicole.

Patty and Nicole.

Last Thursday I had a shoot with my gorgeous friend Patty, she’s 5 months pregnant and she’s having a girl. The first thing that came to my mind when I was planning the shoot was a palette of soft muted colors so I went to my big stock of fabrics (I think I’m becoming a…

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My own Superhero.

My own Superhero.

After years trying to get my boy into pictures he finally got interested on posing and doing little photography projects with me. My head is full of ideas of things we can do together and every time I get a prop and show it to him he immediately gets into it and he knows it’s…

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Cristina.

Cristina.

My friend Cristina came over last Tuesday for a quick session. She wanted to get a new set of profile pics for her social media. So I quickly did her hair and make up and got her all dolled up and click we got these three winners. I can’t tell you enough how I love…

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More from Nick’s mma session.

More from Nick’s mma session.

I can’t even start to describe how fun was working with these shots, time consuming, hours and hours of post production but it was a blast. I think I’m hooked on composites. Nick was a fantastic subject to photograph I hope he enjoyed the shoot and like the pics as much as I do.

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W.E.R.M

W.E.R.M

Here are some pictures of W.E.R.M I shot this past Saturday at House of Blues in the Orlando Rocks concert. These guys were great! You can learn more about them in their website wermmusic.com

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Empire Theory

Empire Theory

Last week I received a call from Abel Aponte, bass player of the Orlando based rock/pop band Empire Theory to invite me to shoot their show last night in House Of Blues.  They did put up an amazing show. If you haven’t checked their music yet go visit their website and their effort to make the…

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Portrait of a mma fighter.

Portrait of a mma fighter.

When Nick is not suited up selling real estate you can find him in a gym practicing mma. I was really thrilled when Nick told me he wanted to get some shots with his mma “outfit” besides the corporate shots we talked about. We didn’t have any time or location available for the shoot so…

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Corporate Head shots with Nick

Corporate Head shots with Nick

  I had another Corporate headshot session yesterday, this time I had the chance to work with a really easy model. Nick first words were “I don’t know how to pose for the camera” and as soon as he walked on front of it “click”, perfect shot! (don’t you love when that happens?) It was…

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Nutella Brioches For the Playful Side of Pinterest.

Nutella Brioches For the Playful Side of Pinterest.

I was invited one again to be on the Playful Side of Pinterest show once again with the super amazing fantabulous Kalebra Kelby, Anna Nguyen, Jason Joseph and Scott King. The fun part was that I had to share a recipe and I’m such a bad cook but it kinda turned out right! So here’s…

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The Fellowship of TheTraveling Cowstume.

The Fellowship of TheTraveling Cowstume.

Once upon a time a German photographer named Cora Trinton had a sweet cow costume and she came up with the brilliant idea of sending this “cowstume” to her fellow photographers all over so they could photograph themselves on this magnificent outfit. So there it started. The Cowstume flew all the way from Germany to…

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A long Exposure Fairytale…

A long Exposure Fairytale…

Here is another shot from my Disney (EPCOT) getaway last Wednesday… I’m so happy they kept those topiaries even after the Flower and Garden Festival is over. I was really looking forward to shoot this Fairytale with France in the background. Once again I had to stack two filters to blur the people passing by…

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Long Exposures around the world in Epcot.

Long Exposures around the world in Epcot.

Wednesdays are mine. It’s mommy’s day off and I get to do what I want. I really don’t know how my son will feel if he finds out that while he’s with his dad mommy goes to Disneyworld alone. And that’s exactly what I did yesterday. I packed my camera and filters and spent the day in…

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Storm at Portofino. (the hotel)

Storm at Portofino. (the hotel)

    It is only in sorrow bad weather master us; in joy we face the storm and defy it. Amelia Barr. Last Saturday my finger was itchy for taking some pictures… But sometimes my dreams are bigger than reality. Don’t you wish sometimes you could just wake up, pack a small and go to…

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Behind the scenes with 8Star Motorsports.

Behind the scenes with 8Star Motorsports.

Ever wondered what happens between races in a Motorsports team? I have recently done a couple of assignments for 8Star Motorsports in Pompano beach, Fl and I have been lucky enough to visit their workshop a few of times between races to witness the amazing work the whole team does to get ready for the race weekend. Race preparation…

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My Photoshop World highlights

My Photoshop World highlights

Last week was one of the best weeks ever! Got to finally go to Photoshop World and hangout with some of my favorite people. Since I have been moving to a new place I haven’t had enough time to be around the web but here are some highlights and shots from last week… -Meeting The…

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Lemme splash your face!

Lemme splash your face!

So a week ago I was scrolling down posts on G+ and I read my friend Jake Johnson was handing out Photography assignments (yeah, like a boss) so I stepped in and asked him for one. Oh I didn’t have an idea of what I was getting into. He came back to me and told me to…

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