About

 

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Behind the Lens

Laura Dark is a conceptual portrait and fashion and beauty photographer from Columbus, Ohio.  It has been said that, “what Laura can do in a half a dozen frames would make grown men cry.”  She is best known for her dark portrait and beauty work which has been described as, “beautiful and creative to the max….the images are so realistic and haunting…it’s insane.”

Laura is well known for her many publications, magazine covers, and her 2 years as Senior Fashion and Beauty Editor with the avant garde fashion magazine, Dark Beauty.  She has been published in Gothic Beauty Magazine, Bizarre Magazine, and Auxiliary Magazine just to name a few.

 

PRINT CREDITS:

  • Dark Beauty Magazine – COVER
  • Tenebrous Magazine – COVER
  • The Dead Timez Magazine – COVER
  • Giuseppina Magazine – COVER
  • Propulsion Magazine – COVER
  • Kultur Magazine – COVER
  • Deadly Dessert Magazine – COVER
  • Vain Girl Magazine – COVER
  • Filigree Couture Magazine -COVER
  • Gothesque Magazine – MULTI COVERS
  • Riot Vixen Magazine – COVER
  • Ink Pushers Magazine – COVER
  • Gorgeous Freaks Magazine – MULTI COVERS
  • TATUarte en la Piel Magazine – COVER
  • Gothic Noir Magazine – MULTI COVERS
  • Tattoo’d Lifestyle – COVER
  • Tattoos Only – COVER
  • Petite Alternative Magazine – MULTI COVERS
  • BMEzine – COVER
  • The Metropolitan d’Etroit – MULTI COVERS
  • New York Optimist – COVER
  • Synthetic Sensations Magazine – COVER
  • Alt Noir Magazine – COVER
  • American Gothique Magazine – COVER
  • Nocturnal Void Magazine – COVER
  • Chiller 31 – MULTI COVERS
  • Dark Parlor Magazine – COVER
  • Wild Heart Magazine – MULTI COVERS
  • Nylonzine Magazine – COVER
  • Surreal Beauty Magazine – COVER
  • Eclat Magazine – COVER
  • Gothesque Jr. Magazine – COVER
  • Gothic Beauty Magazine – MULTI ISSUES
  • Imperial Magazine
  • Pinup America Magazine
  • Gibraltar Magazine
  • Alt Fashion Magazine
  • Missy Ink Magazine
  • Freque Magazine – MULTI ISSUES
  • Fascinating Magazine
  • Kirameki Magazine – MULTI ISSUES
  • Revolution Magazine
  • Strange Beauty Magazine – MULTI ISSUES
  • Cynical Fashion Magazine
  • Bella Morte Magazine – MULTI ISSUES
  • GlamRock Magazine – MULTI ISSUES
  • Auxiliary Magazine – MULTI ISSUES
  • Stripped Taboo and Fetish Magazine
  • Alt Girls Magazine
  • Belrose Magazine
  • Rougevogue Magazine
  • Fashion Avenue News
  • Insects and Angels Magazine
  • E-volved Magazine
  • UNscene Magazine
  • Cloud Orchid Magazine
  • Lost and Found Magazine
  • The Ladies of Steampunk Magazine
  • Parfait Magazine
  • Sugarheart Magazine
  • Unique Teen Magazine
  • Gladys Magazine
  • LePurr Magazine
  • Ell’ments Magazine
  • The Cats Meow Magazine
  • Filigree Magazine – MULTI ISSUES
  • Gaunt Magazine
  • Sinical Magazine
  • Drive In Magazine – MULTI ISSUES
  • Aphotic Magazine
  • Renaissnace Magazine
  • HYPE Tattoo Brazil Magazine
  • Pistol Magazine
  • Bizarre Magazine
  • FACEon Magazine
  • DDI Magazine – MULTI ISSUES
  • Vault Magazine – MULTI ISSUES
  • Model Venture Magazine
  • Columbus ALIVE Magazine
  • Girls and Corpses Magazine – MULTI ISSUES
  • Crypt Magazine – MULTI ISSUES
  • Mk Ultra Magazine
  • Star Wars Insider – Artwork by Joe Corroney
  • The City Morgue – MULTI ISSUES
  • The Lantern

Clothing Designers and Stylists Credits

Elegy Clothing, Hades Shoes, DarkSpectre Custom Couture, Ivy’s Custom Corsets, Devoid N Deveil, Irregular Pearl, LoveChild Boudoir, Artwith Latex, Dawnamatrix Latex, Cinched Tight, Anti.Label, Romantic Threads, Atelier Gothique, Irregular Pearl, KMK Designs, CryoFlesh, Cameo Intimates, Ford Couture, Crude Things, Cara Crass, DeathGlam, Organic Armor, Enigma Fashions, Black Mirror Designs, The House of S and M, Slyx Latex, Sisters of the Moon, Analisa Ravella, Three Muse Clothing, Miss Fiendish Shoes, Leather Realm Fashion, S.M. Hertz Clothing, Mange la Mode, Kambriel, Lip Service, Drac-In-A-Box, Eirik Aswang, The House of S and M, Peacock Blue Designs, Corset Kitten Closet, Artifice Clothing, Azrael’s Accomplice Designs, Art of Adornmen,t Blackpin Hats, Retroscope Fashions, Louise Black

Online Credits

Extra Content Website and Youtube, Kotaku.com website, Illamasqua Makeup – Website Blog, BMEzine – FRONT PAGE, Sisters of the Moon Design Catalog, Drac-In-A-Box Clothing, Romantic Threads.com, Darkspectre.com, Allentown Museum of Art, Atelier Gothique Jewelry, Mini Top Hats.com, Alrosa Villa, Kambriel.com, Blackpin Hats Website, Retroscope Fashions Website, DarkSpectre Custom Couture website

Reference Work For Artists:

Joe Corroney, Jay Fife, Travis Ingram, LeanneM, Daz Girling Graphics and Illustration

Ad and Commercial Work

2014 – Exotica Detroit Ads, 2013 – FaceOff – Naked and Painted Tv Show (Air Date: Nov 19th, 2013), American Crow T-shirts, Witch Lab T-shirts, 2012 Hastings Music and AAO print ads for Ohiya Friends, Trauma 2009 Ads, Leather Realm Fashion Catalog, S.M. Hertz Clothing Catalog, Drac-In-A-Box Online Ads, Atelier Gothique Jewelry Ads 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014,

CD Covers and Band Credits

Noise Auction, BobaFlex, Liquid6teen, Jerry Vayne, Tom Cline – Solo CD

 

Exhibitions

2013 – Damn V – A Macabre Fine Art Exhibition
2012 – Madlab – “Too Much Photography” Exhibit
2012 – Allentown Museum of Art – “Gothic to Goth: Embracing the Dark Side”
2011 – Madlab – “Titus Andronicus” – solo show
2011 – Madlab – “Love, Life, Death”
2010 – Gallery 83
2009 – Gothcoming 2k9 Featured Artist
2009 – Madlab – “Too Much Photography” Exhibit
2009 – Damned II – A Macabre Fine Art Exhibition
2009 – Madlab – Volatility
2009 – MabLab – “All Things Go” Exhibit
2009 – MadLab – New Year – Old Resolutions
2009 – 10th Anniversay Dirty Show
2008 – Mephisto’s – Black Xmas Gallery Show
2008 – MadLab – “Too Much Photography” Exhibit
2008 – Damned – A Macabre Fine Art Exhibition
2007 – Exotica II
2007 – Dark Arts Expo
2006 – Halloween Photo Show – Focus Studios
2006 – The Masquerade Ball – Alrosa Villa Music and Art Show
06-09 – Hostess of The House of Nightmares Group Shoot

Awards and Honors

CrispMe.com – 2014 Handful of the Finest Female Photographers List
CreativeLive.com 2014 – Amanda Diaz DIY Fashion & Editorial Photo Contest – Grand Prize
Modelmayhem.com 2011 – Photographer of the Year – Runner Up
MODEL MAYHEM 2009 PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR!
Model Mayhem Photographer of the Week – 11 time winner
Model Mayhem Picture of the Day – 62 time winner
Model Mayhem Concept of the Day – 30 time winner
Deviantart.com Daily Deviation – 6 time winner
Deviantart.com Featured News – 28 times

Email Laura Dark - Phone: (614) 594-DARK