Paul Hillier Image Maker

Paul Hillier is a learning-enabled bio human compiled in Montreal and shipped worldwide to gather the knowledge and skills required to create an image that will one day bring about world peace and universal understanding.

At his current level (+3 to visuals, -2 to common sense) Paul has taken photos in strange and sometimes dangerous places, of stranger and sometimes dangerous people. His work has appeared in Popular Photography’s Photo Manual, Maclean’s, Temptress, and online at CNN, Cracked, Geek x Girls and Comics Alliance.

To revel in the wonder of his photography, visit his website or check in on one the following social media sites, before they get smart and ban him.

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Lens Flair! My Design teacher at Sheridan college would be so disappointed in me ;) But then again my Design teacher never saw Kill La Kill so I guess we’ll simply just agree to disagree.

It may not be the lighting strike that i wanted, but it is the lightning strike i deserved on this, the 75th batman birthday.  Last night’s thunderstorm. 
D800: 16mm ISO320, F8, 10sec
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I seem to be obsessed with fog, mist, rain and generally crappy weather this year. Looking up for a change.

Keep your eyes open for opportunity, I was packed up and leaving a shoot when we stumbled across this beauty.

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It was that kind of dark misty night where a more rational person down below may be sleeping…
Nikon D800 ISO1250 16mm f5.6 0.8sec

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Amazing what a little bit of model direction can do ;) Cosplay photography at #animenorth2014 Cosplayer, the absolute fun  Sperren Cosplay as Tiki from Fire Emblem Awakening. 

Nikon D800, ISO 100, 85mm, f2.8 1/1000sec

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I graduated from Illustration at Sheridan college years ago, that background plays a huge part about how I approach photography today. If you want to become a better photographer study the masters in other media. It’s all visual communication at the end of the day. Animation, Illustration, Film Making, Graphic Design ect…

And with that, I present to you, this link to How to Draw for Storyboarding. This link presents a lot of ideas that i think about every time I take a photograph. Check it out! 

Canadian romance! There’s a Canadian flag and the CN Tower and a sunset over lake Ontario. What more do you want? ;)

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Looking down into the city being build up. #rooftop #urbex #construction

D800 ISO200, 22mm, f6.3, 4sec

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How to creatively use light.

Self illuminating hair for the win. Kiga of (blackwater cosplay) dressed as Ragyo Kiryuin (鬼龍院 羅暁) from Kill La Kill was one of the most brilliant costumes I saw at Anime North 2014.
This costume needed to be photographed at night. 
01: Was shot in the darkest area we could find. The only light in this shot came from the wig and reflected by a white board off camera left.
ISO 1600 35mm F/1.4 1/60sec

02: Was lit by strategically placing Kiga in the parking lot, using one streetlight hidden behind Kiga to give us the rim light and one in front of her acting as a fill. 
ISO 1250 85mm F/2.5 1/80sec

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