The “Sex Kitten” and I

The “Sex Kitten” and I

For those who don’t already know, I’m a transplanted Philadelphian. When I have the time and sanity, I try to follow what’s happening here and there in the city. One of the local publications I follow is Philadelphia Weekly. In addition to the online...

Philadelphia SlutWalk

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard about SlutWalks. What’s a SlutWalk? (I’m addressing the under-the-rock crowd now.) SlutWalks have been taking place around the globe. They are protests against the misogynistic...

Hepburn and a Mosquito Net

I’m starting out on a collaboration with another female photographer who has a style similar to mine. Her professional name is Marla Red and our website is Black & White Beauty Photography. We had a test shoot a few days ago, using lovely Rene as a model and...

My first fashion show photoshoot

(All photos copyright Colleen D. Gjefle, GJFOTO.com, 2011)   Earlier this month came an opportunity to attend – and photograph – a fashion show. It came to me through the website “Model Mayhem”, which I’m a member of.  By...
Sensuous photo shoot with artist’s model

Sensuous photo shoot with artist’s model

A few days ago I had a photo shoot with an artist’s model named Kathryn. Though she didn’t have experience in front of a camera, she was comfortable posing since, as a life model, she poses nude in front of groups of artists or students. Even with a...