9 posts tagged fashion
models: Georgie King & Emma Chandler styling by Stacey Harvey
“Futuristic Fiftys” - an inspirational collage for this weekend’s vintage inspired photoshoot.
Earlier this year I photographed the 2012 Neverland Winter Collection. The amazing Tink has created some of the most beautiful and unique garments at such affordable prices! check out her online shop here! http://neverlandclothingbytink.bigcartel.com/
We all had such a great day photographing this campaign, big thanks too our wonderful models: Abbie Weir and Zoe Ellem, our makeup artists Tara Hoggan and our wonderful hairstylist Emily Kneller.
Quite recently I’ve noticed creatives in my area- photographers, hairdressers and makeup artists in particular, are slogging up and coming artists in their field. It’s only natural to feel a pinch of rivalry or antagonism but what they have failed to recall is that they were once ‘Amateurs’ too.
They too once struggled to understand lighting, failed to create the perfect curls or just couldn’t quite achieve that perfect smokey eye. Some people have forgotten their roots and instead of collaborating and helping others have turned their heads in condescension.
Growing and changing is all part of the art-making process, I too have come a long way since I started taking photographs 4 years ago, it’s an accomplishment to stand back and see how much you’ve learnt and accomplished just from your shear determination. When I was 14 I would have never thought taking photographs of my friends in my back yard would lead me to becoming a published photographer.
I’m so happy to admit that i’m excited to look back 5 years from now and see how much more I’ve learn’t, how much more I’ve achieved and how many more people I’ve helped do the exact same thing. Here’s a few old snaps i’ve russled up from years and years ago…ohh the nostalgia!
Inspiration is flowing quite freely for a Tuesday morning! just watch this amazing behind the scenes video by Marty Martin for the wonderful Melissa Rodwell, Just the clip in it’s self is a work of art!
Photo by Oscar May
As an aspiring photographer nothing fuels my vision more then an influential figure that I can strongly relate to. Around the age of 14 I discovered Lara Jade’s work on Deviant art, over the years I have witnessed her personal style grow and have become enthralled by her attitude to the photography industry.
I strongly admired her technique and her ability to take theatrical photographs on top of doing hair/makeup & retouching.
Lara Jade is now living and working in New York city, the industrial central for creative minds, and too this day has been a tremendous inspiration not only to my photography style but also my creative career, at the age of 22 Lara has achieved commercial success in not only her photographic artwork, but in mentoring aspiring photographers with her international photography workshops, one of which for the first time is taking place in Australia in association with the Inspire me 2012 workshops (wish I could say that I was attending).
Lara has recently teamed up with another photographer - Joey L to create an educational photography workshop dvd “Photographer Shoot Off” which compares each photographers techniques throughout a series photographic challenges.
After a long time of waiting i’ve finally been able to get my hands on a copy, and much to my delight I was happily surprised. This dvd workshop is not your usual ”101 guide to photography”. The workshop documents each photographer in action during a real editorial photoshoot, you get to experience first hand how Lara Jade directs her models, works with a creative team, overcomes challenges and how she post-processes her work using Lightroom & Adobe Photoshop. All in all, I thoroughly enjoyed the 4 hours of footage and fingers crosses for a sequel.
The Sisterhood. A leather and lace inspired story I photographed for Kerrie DiMattia Hairdressing show-casing some amazing hair designs and talent. It was a busy Sunday afternoon for everyone, stylists - Katie Sutton and Gemma Moore did a fantastic job of sourcing breathtaking garments.
Makeup artists Candie Chevally from So-uBeauty did an amazing job on the models Hayley Hooklyn, Shelby Hooklyn, Molly McGregor and Josie Collins. More photos to come….
PHOTO BY PIXIE BELLA PHOTOGRAPHY (www.pixiebellaphotography.com)
Slowly re-vamping my new website to make it easier to view different photoshoots. New photography additions have been made, including unseen beauty shots! enjoy