~The Story of Stiletto Rose ~
In 2006 Kimberly wearing Red Stiletto's, attended a weekend jazz, blues, and soul music portion of the Niagara Grape and Wine Festival, presented by Bill Rymer AKA 'Mojo Willie'. Bill also hosted a concert series with his band Bluesafire, along with guest Canadian award-winning blues artists higher her to do the photography. Thus began her journey of re-discovering her connection with these genres of music. The idea for the name 'Stiletto Rose' began in September of 2006 when a group of musician collaborated a song about her, using a pseudo name 'Stiletto Rose, as she always wore stiletto heels while photographing, and her middle name is Rose. This then became her signature name, and the photo above her logo.
Kimberly has been active since then documenting
Kimberly's mandate is to work with today's artist who keep this tradition alive, as well as with the artists who put music into the lexicon of modern music. Bobby Rush, the Legendary Miles Johnson, Honey Boy Edwards, B B King, Etta James, Kenny Blues Boss several festivals, artists and events throughout Southern Ontario . Many performances, photographs and full song videos later, passion for these remains unabated. desire to 'keep it real' is displayed through her gritty interpretation of live music unique ability to capture bands in the raw, inhibited manner reminiscent of a by gone era is the hallmark of her work. Whayne Mel Brown, Chuck Jackson, Bill King, Shakura S'Aida, Jimmy Bowskill, Edgar Winter, and Joe Bonmassa to name a few.
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Kimberly's full song videos of th live performance and photography capture the essence of unadulterated roots . work that of seasoned professionals, due to uncanny ability to capture artists in their element and put them at ease award winning artist at various festivals shows events he Grand River Blues Society, Awards, Tribute to Mississippi John Hurt, Son House Tribute, the 9 Tin Pan North Oakville lues & azz estival to name a few.
Kimberly will be capturing performing arts but has now broaden her photography to capturing stunning Nature and Wildlife, Urban photography. Unique Animal Portraits and Unique People Portraits.She will also presents her Works of photography at festivals, events, various galleries, stores, that will be available for sale, throughout Ontario and will be going International soon. She will also be making EBooks of her Works of Photography online, as well as hard copy. She now offers Unique Wedding Packages, Home Staging photography.
Kimberly come's highly recommended by many as one of the best photographers in this industry. Please take a moment to review those who have written endorsements, and articles found on this website.
Editor: Rob Minderman