Joey Phoenix Media
Photographer • Videographer

The Olympians

Photo series by Joey Phoenix. Fine Art Portraiture based on Ancient Greek Mythology and its influence on the modern world. 

The Olympians

“One describes a tale best by telling the tale. You see? The way one describes a story, to oneself or to the world, is by telling the story. It is a balancing act and it is a dream. The more accurate the map, the more it resembles the territory. The most accurate map possible would be the territory, and thus would be perfectly accurate and perfectly useless. 
The tale is the map that is the territory. You must remember this.” 
~ Neil Gaiman, American Gods

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Hera (February 2017) 

Muse: Val Toukatly • Makeup: Arden Barlow • Costuming (Headdress): Carly Naik  

 
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Hephaestus (November 2016) 

Muse: Brett Kelley • Makeup: Kristen Higgins • Lighting: Retonica

To Read the Blog Post---> Hephaestus

 

 
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Athena (March 2015) 

Muse: Tara McGilvray-Guard • Makeup: Arden Barlow

To Read the Blog Post ----> Athena

 
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Hermes (October 2015) 

Muse: Peter Mercury • Makeup: Arden Barlow • Costuming • Carly Naik

To Read the Blog Post ---> Hermes

 

 
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Persephone (February 2015) 

Muse: Briana Paquin 

 

 
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Ares (July 2016)

Muse: Zack Reardon, Ember LaFuze, Meaghan Elizabeth, Elise Turcketta • Makeup: Arden Barlow • Costuming: Carly Naik

To Read the Blog Post ---> Ares

 
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Hekate (April 2015)

Muse: Alyssa Conary 

 
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Poseidon (October 2014) 

Muse: Ryan McCarthy • Makeup: Arden Barlow • Trident: Chimæric

To Read the Blog Post ---> Poseidon

 
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Aphrodite (September 2014)

Muse: Matthew Shannon • Makeup: Arden Barlow • Headdress: Stephanie K. Brownell

To Read the Blog Post ---> Aphrodite

 
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Artemis (January 2016)

Muse: Arielle Kaplan (Inevitable Betrayal Cosplay)  • Makeup: Arden Barlow • Headdress: Carly Naik • Bow: Arielle Kaplan (Inevitable Betrayal Cosplay) 

To Read the Blog Post ---> Artemis

 
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Apollo (April 2016)

Muse: Nate Buchman • Makeup: Arden Barlow • Costuming: Carly Naik

To Read the Blog Post ---> Apollo

 
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Demeter (September 2015) 

Muse: Madeline Mooney (Moon Child Reiki & Herbals) 

To Read the Blog Post ---> Demeter

 
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Dionysus (July 2016) 

Muse: Philip Weinburg, Arden Barlow • Makeup: Arden Barlow • Costuming: Carly Naik 

To Read the Blog Post ---> Dionysus

 
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Hestia (November 2016) 

Muse: Meaghan Elizabeth • Costuming: Carly Naik

 
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Zeus (September 2014) 

Muse: Brian Donnelly, Mary Kelley • Makeup: Brian Donnelly • Headdresses: Stephanie K. Brownell

To Read the Blog Post ---> Zeus