What’s on ! Black Tulip & Rebel Hope ~ EVENTS

I’m behind, it’s been a busy time for me RL and LumaLite updates! So, I have tons to share!

1st up Rebel Hope has covered Summer Vacation and Spring Fling for us and you can find this goodness over at FaMESHed till the end of the month!

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Summer Vacation Mesh Dresses!


Includes five standard mesh size dresses, fitted mesh, Belleza Venus Mesh Body, Maitreya Lara Mesh Body and Slink Physique! So, no matter what body you are in you are covered in these beautiful dresses.

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Mesh wedge for spring/summer is a must have ! Again, these fabulous shoes come ready for all mesh bodies/feet you own,including TMP and 10 colors via HUD. Rebel even included a cute hair flower and it can color match to the dresses and the shoes!

See, I told you you were covered! Happy shopping grab this limo! This event is in mid swing so hurry.

Pose Fair 2015 is now OPEN ! It runs from the 11th to 25th so RUN !

All of the poses I’ve used today are at pose fair and by Black Tulip Props and Poses AND I adore them all !!

Standing by the Window pack 1 0f 2 ! 5 Poses with mirrors.

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Show me !

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Show me ! Includes the chair, mirrors and are copy/mod except for the scripts they are no copy/mod/trans.

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10 Poses with a few being NSFW! You can find those photos on The Black Tulip flickr here !

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The chair is 100% mesh and 1 Li.

Waiting for Him!

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Waiting for Him! 5 poses a bit on the naughty sexy side ! Mirrors included.

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Catch all the offers from Black Tulip Props and poses for Pose Fair HERE !


Hair: Jolie by Catwa

Body: Maitreya Lara / Lingerie included.

Collar and Pearls: Maitarya

Bangles: Maxi Gossamer

Lighting by : LumaLite HUD ( NEW : RECENTLY UPDATED )


LumaLite 2.0

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The difference between “That’s nice” and “Wow!” is a few easy steps!

Will be released on marketplace over this weekend! Totally re done with poses compliments of Rachel Swallows !!

*gasps* what! You don’t own one? :) please consider LumaLite for all your photo needs.

REMEMBER to join inworld group as those members are already playing with the new HUD!


Product updates are Free !
Thank you for considering LumaLite,

The Living End – Issue 2 –

The Living End – Issue 2 – Colleen


A shot from issue 2 of The Living End Magazine, a magazine dedicated to vintage cheesecake/glam/fetish. Contact me, Spirit Eleonara, for information on being featured in an upcoming issue!

Pick yours up now in Retroville, outside Studio Haute Demure, or the bus station, or the Social Club! Issue 1 still available inside Studio Haute Demure. Issue 3 coming soon!


Recently I was interviewed by one of my favorite magazines and by one of my favorite people, Rachel Swallows. She is the owner of BUSTed .

Busted March 2015

I want to share some of the photos she took for the interview with you. Did I mention she is also a fabulous photographer, AND a huge LumaLite supporter?

COLLEEN 4  She was busy shooting as we chatted and here is part of the interview:

I’ve been in Second Life since 12/07. I’ve been a model for what was Opium Fashion Agency https://opiumsim.wordpress.com/tag/colleen-criss/
and and Face of photoLIFE 2009 Top 10 Finalist, soon after that I worked as OFA as publicist and went on to manage photoLIFE , sister company to OFA.

I also managed a Second Life Musician at this time and manager Twilight Blues and Jazz. http://tinyurl.com/lqfzn78

I met and partnered Toran Babenco in 09, we opened Babenco & Criss photography and videography, which we still operate and have enjoyed much success with.

After leaving photoLIFE I took on a partnership with LUMIPro that lasted 3 years and now having left that position , Toran and I created LumaLite. It’s a fabulous photography tool! I’m very excited for the future of this HUD which is enjoying some success. Like any new business it takes time and effort to build .

I’ve been a blogger of fashion, photography, art and music since 08. Spent some time dabbling in Second Life porn which also let me meet some terrific people, I do not spend much time in the porn world these days, keeping my eye on building LumaLite!

I have been fortunate to meet and work with some pretty awesome musicians, singers, artists,including Toran, and models since I landed in Second Life. I’ve also been a mentor and an educator, teaching at NCI Inc. for 2 years.

Some of my best times recently have been having the chance to work with BUSTed since 2011. 1st as a model and then as a photographer, with Maggie Bluxome , eventually moving into management with Rachel and Tara, not to mention each of the models I’ve had the pleasure to shoot have brought wonderful moments to my second life.

I love to take erotic photos! I don’t care what side of the camera I end up on :) .


What made you think about designing the LumaLite?
The idea to create LumaLite was something Toran and I had talked about a few times , after pitching the idea to create something less expensive and being told I was ridiculous . :) So upon leaving LUMIPro, Toran and decided it was time to bring this HUD to fruition.
As a photographer why should I buy LumaLite?
Because it’s awesome ! LOL Seriously, we all have known that windlights can make some fabulous lights but there are times when you just need a little more wow. Times when you shoot indoors or times when you are on a sim with a surround and wl is pretty useless. A photographer may just want to shoot in a studio setting or they may want to make all of SL their canvas, so put on the HUD and shoot the lighting you choose anywhere and everywhere!
Are you going to be adding more features? We are going to be adding more features. We are currently working on adding poses to the HUD, as well has pondering another whole new HUD with other features. We want everyone to enjoy the HUD and we want to remain conscious of price points and keeping LumaLite affordable to everyone.
To see the entire interview and photos as well as all the beautiful ladies, grab the latest issue. While you are there you can also grab any back issues you may have missed!

I want to congratulate BUSTed for recently for taking home the Adult Industry Award as best magazine. BUSTed is one of the most influential magazines on the adult scene and in the fashion industry, due to its special attention to a very sizable market of the beautiful busty and curvaceous ladies in Second Life. Busted, with this issue is taking a small hiatus till July. I can’t wait to see it back !

(Rachel Swallows & Bewitched Difference)

Grab a copy of your latest BUSTed here.


The difference between “That’s nice” and “Wow!” is a few easy steps!

Today I want to show case some photos from our awesome artists user group.

(Photos shared with permissions)

Snow Wolfhunter ~ Feb Busted

 Snow Wolfhunter by Rachel Swallows for BUSTed

Dita Lamour ~ Feb Busted

 Dita Lamour by Rachel Swallows for BUSTed

Dream catcher - Avatar Transformation Challenge

 Dream catcher by Caitlin Tobias for Avatar Transformation Challenge

It is always wine o'clock somewhere!


It’s wine o’clock somewhere by Caitlin Tobias

Leannan New Skin Dec 2014 by Suff Lockjaw

Posing for Him by Suff Lockjaw

Please be sure to visit these ladies awesome flickr streams as well as the LumaLite flickr group !

LumaLite HUD is a lighting HUD developed by myself and my partner Toran Babenco for those who love to take Second Life photos, from Beginner to Pro.

Giving you basic light position for Key light and Fill light as well as color control and unlimitied positional projector light. Control intensity, radius and falloff as well.

Unlimited Positional Gazer included to lock your subject eyes and let you control their positions.

We are currently working on updates for the HUD.Updates are free, You should be sure to join the Second Life in world group if you have already purchased the HUD to receive the updates. Contact us to be added upon purchase.

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Often the difference between “That’s nice” and “Wow!” is a few easy steps

Black Tulips Dark Fairy

Oneword opened on the 1st and runs until the 15th. This marks their 1 year anniversary!

Black Tulip Props and Poses by Auryn Beorn has put together 4 pose packs designed for the dark fairy in all of us.

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Poses come with : HUD, Props and Mirrors!

Lighting by : LumaLite

50% off Annual Sale


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