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Day: September 5, 2008

Seven of Swords

Seven of Swords

When Mickey was travelling across country last week for her big move, she and her boyfriend, Jeff, stopped by to do a little photoshoot for the old Tarot deck.

I’ve been looking forward to getting some of the Seven cards done. My theme with the sevens is to use multiple people. I really loved shooting the Lovers and Judgement cards and I was really looking forward to shooting a card with another couple. The interplay you get between two models is always so much more expressive than what you get with one individual alone.

While the other two multiple person cards I did so far were very loving, it was nice to be able to do something antagonistic and moody like this one.

I think they both did a great job.

Eight of Staffs

Eight of Staffs

so I actually used Scarlett for the Eight of Staffs card before, but the more I thought about it, the more I decided I didn’t like it, so I decided to redo the card with a shot I liked better.

I also wanted the tattoo of the staff/heaven symbol to be less obvious. If you haven’t been following along, each of my tarot suits has a theme and each number has a less obvious theme. The theme for the eights is including the suit sigil. I felt it was too overpowering on the old card, so I decided to disguise it in a more intricate tattoo on this version.

Anyway, let me know what you think. Do you prefer this one or the older version.


Day 756 of 365 Again. I like to have Steph in my self-portraits as much as possible. I dunno why. It probably is some silly thing having to do with loving her. Gross, huh? So anyway, tomorrow she’s going out on some crazy two day charity bike ride with her family. They invited me along,…