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.”

VIEW WORK

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.

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 time

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

Cover Print Credits

  • Dark Beauty Magazine – COVER
  • Tenebrous Magazine – COVER
  • The Muse Magazine – COVER
  • The Dead Timez Magazine – COVER
  • Giuseppina Magazine – COVER
  • Avant Magazine – COVER
  • Propulsion Magazine – COVER
  • Kultur Magazine – MULTI COVERS
  • Deadly Dessert Magazine – COVER
  • Vain Girl Magazine -MULTI COVERS
  • Filigree Couture Magazine -COVER
  • Strange Beauty Magazine – COVER
  • Sweet Tart Pinup 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
  • Alt Noir Magazine – COVER
  • American Gothique Magazine – COVER
  • Nocturnal Void Magazine – COVER
  • Chiller 31 – MULTI COVERS
  • Dark Parlor Magazine – MULTI COVERS
  • Wild Heart Magazine – MULTI COVERS
  • Nylonzine Magazine – COVER
  • Surreal Beauty Magazine – COVER
  • Eclat Magazine – COVER
  • Gothesque Jr. Magazine – COVER
  • Lingerie, Stockings, Heels Magazine – COVER

Editorial Print Credits

  • Gothic Beauty Magazine – MULTI ISSUES
  • War Paint Magazine
  • Skin Markz Magazine
  • Imperial Magazine
  • Pinup America Magazine
  • Perfectly Pinup Magazine
  • Gibraltar Magazine
  • Alt Fashion Magazine
  • Missy Ink Magazine
  • Eerie Magazine
  • Freque Magazine – MULTI ISSUES
  • Fascinating Magazine
  • Kirameki Magazine – MULTI ISSUES
  • Revolution Magazine
  • Cynical Fashion Magazine
  • Bella Morte Magazine – MULTI ISSUES
  • GlamRock Magazine – MULTI ISSUES
  • Auxiliary Magazine – MULTI ISSUES
  • Iniquity Magazine
  • Stripped Taboo and Fetish Magazine
  • Alt Girls Magazine
  • Sanctuary 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

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