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Scars are a Warriors Beauty Marks - Simply Woman

"A really strong woman accepts the war she went through and is ennobled by her scars. There is something beautiful about all scars of whatever nature. A scar means the hurt is over, the wound is closed and healed, done with." - Michelle Goldrick.

Michelle wrote about her breast cancer on Simply Woman (click the link for the full article)

I took the accompanying image for the article. I knew it was an important image as soon as I took it and am glad it is being put to good use.

Makeup: Melissa O Makeup

Michelle Goldrick - Breast Cancer Survivor

- Mark Ruddick Photography is a full service London, Ontario photographer who specializes in fitness, bodybuilding and fight photography

Michelle Goldrick is a London Ontario based certified personal trainer with over 20 year’s experience in the fitness industry, with adding in some additional certification in Pre and Post Natal Specialised Personal Training.  Over the years she has helped many women achieve and sustain their fitness and weight loss goals before, during and after pregnancy and into menopause.  Michelle trains out of her own home based personal training studio.  She also has a large online training client base.  Michelle is a wife, entrepreneur and a mother to a very active 5 year old daughter.

Most recently being a breast cancer survivor, diagnosed in September 2013 with mastectomy in December 2013, she now also understand the unique obstacles to overcome physiologically and emotionally that younger women with early age diagnosis go through.  Michelle can be reached at her social media accounts:  IG @gfitnessmichelle TWITTER @michelleGfit  http://www.bossstudiofit.com/

Beauty and Braun - Full Set (Not Safe For Work)

Earlier this year a couple of models came into studio for some figure study work. It ended up being a great collaboration so at the end of the shoot we decided to self-publish a small magazine of the shoot for fun.

Link to the publication: http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/invited/6877027/5e6a5524b9b2bdbef44d262c3a3b00d54cd88f03

Male model: Tank Joey
Female model: Jaclyn Danielle
Photographer: Mark Ruddick
Assistant: Mel @digitalgeekgirl

Front cover of the magazine

Back cover of the magazine

Back cover of the magazine

- Mark Ruddick Photography is a full service London, Ontario photographer who specializes in fitness, boxing and mma photography

Beauty and Braun (NSFW)

Earlier this year a couple of models came into studio for some figure study work. It ended up being a great collaboration so at the end of the shoot we decided to self-publish a small magazine of the shoot for fun.

Link to the publication: http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/invited/6877027/5e6a5524b9b2bdbef44d262c3a3b00d54cd88f03

Male model: Tank Joey
Female model: Jaclyn Danielle
Photographer: Mark Ruddick
Assistant: Mel @digitalgeekgirl

The image below is the cover.

Gym Boss Feature

I was thinking a couple of months back that in the London area there are a lot of kick ass women who own gyms in the area. I came up with the idea of shooting a gym boss feature of women who run gyms. Athletes and Models Magazine loved the idea and gave me a feature to run with. There are a lot of other gyms I didn't get to this time and I think we'll try and make it a quarterly feature in the magazine.

Download the digital edition here.

Sara - Old East Village Fitness

Nicole - Body Design Fitness

Chelsey - Powerhouse Training Systems

Emma - Femme Force Fitness

Katerina - REPS Sports and Fitness Training

Athletes & Models Magazine Cover

I had the opportunity to shoot the cover for Athletes and Models Magazine for their Fall edition. You can download the digital edition here.

Athletes and Models Magazine celebrates the beauty of fitness models and the dedication and hard work of the athletes. Their photocentric style of media is intended to bring you, our readers visually appealing photos, articles, editorials and over all brilliant looking, well informed content.

Athletes and Models Magazine

Athletes and Models Magazine published some of my photos of fitness competitor Ilona. We shot in May just after here show. (I mean just after, she came from the show to the studio) It was good shoot and she had a surprising amount of energy for just having competed.

Summer Issue

Model: Melissa Vienneau Photographer: Healthy Vision Photography

These images are the ones I took of Ilona.