2019: A Magical Year!

2019 has been a wonderful, magical year for me!  It was a year filled with lots of fun, laughter and most importantly, LOVE!  2019 was the year I fell head over heels in love with my incredible partner, Flare, and we began our adventures together!

In 2019 I performed at the Toronto Burlesque Festival, in two PeepshowTO productions, twice at Ladies of Burlesque at the Royal, in a Sailor Moon themed show by Dead Moon Circus, in Lee Vanity Productions‘ Lizzo Burlesque Tribute, at Sinful Sundays, once again with Amplify Apparel, at Nuit North in Hunstville, at Burlesque Wednesdays at the Bourbon Room in Ottawa, at a showcase in Waterloo, and of course, at my favourite place, Yeti Con!  Besides travelling across Ontario, I also visited New York with my sweetie and went to Las Vegas to attend the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender!

I worked hard this year at setting up the Dolly Shots Photography studio, but due to circumstances beyond my control I wasn’t able to open my new business or studio fully.  (Goals for next year!)  I did, however, have a plethora of wonderful shoots and had the chance to photograph some of my favourite performers!  I witnessed two more amazing friends tie the knot with each other in a beautiful Jewish ceremony followed by a dance party complete with Drag Queens and the Time Warp!  I also welcomed two new family members this year, the sweet and rotten kittens; Luna and Artemis!

This year was a trip, this whole decade was a trip!  It’s been fun to look back on all the good times (and bad) and reminding myself how far I’ve come!  Look out 2020, I’m coming for you!

Happy New Year!!

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Photo by Teri G
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Flare and I at our first Pride together
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Performing at PeepshowTO’s Marvel Show with Betty Quirk, Coco Framboise, Zilly Lilly, Charlie Quinn, Sevvy Skellington and Tits Ahoy
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Photo by Lunar Replicant
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Performing a tribute to Anna Karina at Ladies of Burlesque at the Royal’s viewing of Vivre Sa Vie
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Pinup Photo Safari in Las Vegas
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Toronto representing at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender
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In Las Vegas with Betty Quirk and Zilly Lilly
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Photo by Taeden Hall for Gloomth 
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Bri and I watching Drag Kings at Pride
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Muskoka Pride after Nuit North with Flare, Brad Puddin, Bon Bon Bombay, Black Swan and Bianca Boom Boom
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Luna and Artemis
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Performing at the Toronto Burlesque Festival with Sevvy Skellington, Zilly Lilly, Betty Quirk and Charlie Quinn
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Performing at Ladies of Burlesque at the Royal with Betty Quirk
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Performing with Amplify Apparel
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In Coney Island NY with Flare
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Go-Go Dancing as an Ewok at the PeepshowTO Takeover of Sinful Sundays
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Performing at Rhapsody Blue’s show in Ottawa with Flare
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Photo by Barefaced Creative
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Performing with PeepshowTO at Yeti Con
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Kicking back at Yeti Con with Charlie Quinn and Natasha
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Emma Frost at Yeti Con
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At the beach with my baby
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Curtain Call at the Pop Night for the Toronto Burlesque Festival
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At the Big Apple with Flare
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Photo by Lunar Replicant Modelling with Natasha
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Charlie Quinn and I in Waterloo being Gremlins
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Performing with Charlie Quinn at PeepshowTO’s Trick or Tease Production
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The cast of Drag King Decades, produced by Flare
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Celebrating Betty Quirk’s Birthday on a Party Bus
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My Sweetheart
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Photo by Teri G

 

Bevy of Beauties with Asia and Natasha

My gorgeous pals, Asia and Natasha, join me this week is another fun, sexy photoset from Lunar Replicant!  Enjoy!

Photos by Lunar Replicant

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Sunlight on the Water

I’m wading through the water this week trying to enjoy the last few moments of summer sun!

I have another dreamy photoset to share this week from my friends Khristianina and Katherine Bermudo.  Khristianina of Barefaced Creative Photography did a fabulous job capturing the mood of the day as we shot at Scarborough Bluffs last summer.  Enjoy!

Photos by Barefaced Creative

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Beach Bum

I can’t believe summer is almost at it’s end!  But the sun’s still out, and you know what that means… bum’s out!

This photoset is from my collaboration with the brilliant sister duo of Khristianina and Katherine Bermudo!  Khristianina is the photographer behind Barefaced Creative and Katherine was the creative director behind this shoot.  I’m so happy to share some more of our work together this week and I hope you enjoy!

Outfit by Raezor Latex
Photos by Barefaced Creative

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Pinup Photo Safari

This year I had the absolute pleasure of attending the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender in Las Vegas!  One of the excursions that I participated in was the Photo Safari in which models and photographers are bused around Vegas to shoot in fabulous locations.  I had a blast at the Safari and was lucky enough to get some wonderful photos from the experience.  Here are a few of my favourites!

Enjoy!

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Photo by Photolena
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Modelling with Vector Parallax. Photo by Rey Antonio
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Photo by Maurice Cavada
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Modelling with Mecav Kotobuki and Uno.  Photo by Rey Antonio
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Modelling with Zyra Lee Vanity.  Photo by Rob Raymond
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Photo by Edward Drago
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Modelling with Vector Parallax.  Photo by Edward Drago
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Modelling with Mecav Kotobuki and Uno.  Photo by Lyle Mariam
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Photo by Jeremy Meyer
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Photo by Charles Scott
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Modelling with Vector Parallax.  Photo by Rob Raymond
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Genie Emerald in Eleganza pt. 3

The sultry, seductive Genie Emerald is back for the final set in our series; Eleganza!

Photos by Dolly Shots Photography

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Gloomth Valentine

I’m so pleased to share anther fun, photoset this week from Gloomth & the Cult of the Melancholy!

This look includes Gloomth’s Heart Shaped Box Dress and Leggings as well as some lovely vintage pieces and some of my favourite earrings from Rosita Bonita!

Enjoy!

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