LeightonD, Photographer

LeightonD's Photographic life.

Model Monday: Updates

Hey all, Just wanted to show you a little something that I am working on right now. I was so fortunate to have a great team in Aruba for Harmony‘s … Continue reading

January 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Model Monday: Your Legacy

On the date of this post, two historical events are celebrated; the 84th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior and the 57th Inauguration, and the second by President Obama. … Continue reading

January 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Model Monday: Happy 2013! 5 Things to help make this year GREAT!

  First off, Happy New Year! Don’t you love it when the New Year comes around? It is like the perfect opportunity to have a clean slate. To start all … Continue reading

January 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Model Monday: On Location, Aruba

  Hey guys and gals, just wrapped up a week of some intensive shooting and work with a several models and the work of a couple of designers. I want … Continue reading

December 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Model Monday: Making Tacos?

I know some of you must be asking yourself, “What does making tacos have to do with modeling or photography?” Well, let me tell you a short story. I guy … Continue reading

November 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Model Monday: Taking a Bye

So this week I had a lot of things that I wanted to say, but the reality is that there is something BIG that is coming up in less than … Continue reading

October 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Model Monday: The Pressure to Perform

One of the things that I see affect most new models and photographers is a strong case of nerves or stage fright. Often, this can be for many reasons, but … Continue reading

October 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Model Monday: Is it Professional to be Friendly?

If we look at a lot of the old movies and television shows about fashion models and shoots, we often see the “diva” model, or the arrogant photographer, or the … Continue reading

October 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Model Monday: Compensation

  Sometimes I think that this area of the industry, as well in many service industries, is the most confusing. Not just for models, but for photographers, Makeup Artists (MUAs), … Continue reading

October 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Model Monday: It’s All in Your Head

Almost 20 years ago, I was listening to the “Bourbon Street Preacher,” Bob Harrington, give a motivational sermon. One of the things he mentioned was a take on the lyrics … Continue reading

October 1, 2012 · Leave a comment