7 – Misplaced Portraits: Roller Derby #7 – Misty’s Bouffant

Misty (Karen, but I’ve always called her by her derby name, Misty Meanor) was the founder of South Sea Roller Derby, the league where I am not only the official photographer, but the league from where I met my wife. When I decided on the theme for Misty’s shoot she was all in. I just […]

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6 – Misplaced Portraits: Roller Derby #6 – Bec’s Bridal Portrait

Bec has been involved in Roller Derby for more years than she probably cares to mention and was an eager participant in the Misplaced Portraits Project. Bec skates with the Dragon City Roller Derby league in Bendigo Victoria and we managed to time this shoot when she was down Melbourne way before a bout. We […]

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Lyndal crochets

4 – Misplaced Portraits: Roller Derby #4 – Lyndal Crochets

  When putting out the call for participants for the Misplaced Portraits Project I was beyond thrilled at the response. However, scanning through the list I noticed a particular person was missing. I had a portrait in mind for my friend Lyndal (“Moody” from South Sea Roller Derby) who is a maestro with wool and a […]

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3 – Misplaced Portraits: Roller Derby #3 – Maz Relaxes

  When Maz agreed to be a part of the Misplaced Portraits Project, I knew I wanted to photograph her in a bath. And I knew it had to be the bath at my home because I knew she wouldn’t fit! Maz (from South Sea Roller Derby) stepped up and said she’d do it.  I’m enjoying […]

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2 – Misplaced Portraits: Roller Derby #2 – Sacha Swims

I have some pretty amazing friends. It’s not every day that someone agrees to swim for a photo-shoot. And I should add, in the middle of autumn when the average monthly temperature is 21.8. And I should add that the swimmer will be in her complete roller derby uniform including roller skates! But Sacha (from South Sea Roller […]

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1 – Misplaced Portraits: Roller Derby #1 – Miranda Vacuums

Just like the bad guy in the Silence of the Lambs movie, I coveted my first “victim” close to where I live. So close I chose my wife. Harmin’ Miranda from South Sea Roller Derby league in Carrum Downs, Victoria. Miranda also happens to be one of the 25 ambassadors from the VicHealth This Girl […]

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Misplaced Portraits

I welcome you to a personal photography project by Richard from RXAphotography called Misplaced Portraits. What are Misplaced Portraits? Misplaced portraits are photographs of a person in an environment where you would not normally find that person. There are going to be many sub-genres to the project including: “Misplaced Musicians” – Portraits of musicians and their […]

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