Out of the Studio – Lady in the Lake

Blade……Technically it is Lady of the Lake, but poor Blade was in the lake. The Lady of the Lake is a character of Arthurian legend. Different writers give her different names. Her roles include giving King Arthur his sword, Excalibur, taking Arthur to Camelot after the Battle of Camlann, raising Lancelotafter the death of his father, and of enchanting Merlin. She is called Nimue, Viviane,…

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Sneak Peek for Megan

When I first started my Photography journey four years ago, I was asked if I could take some headshots for a young dancer named Megan, sure I said and did the whole lot and put them all on a CD, and charged next to nothing, because at the time I had no real idea of…

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Sneak Peek for Gemma, Hello Sailor

Miss Gemma Trick (Stage Name) is not new here on my blog, we have done a few marketing images since I met her almost 1 year ago, we started with her Christmas Elf images and have done The Great Gatsby, and The Red Queen.  Gemma is an incredibly talented entertainer and performer, she is also teaching hoops…

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In The Studio – In Bed with Marilyn

Inspired by Douglas Kirkland’s White Sheet shoot with Marilyn Monroe in 1961, the softness, the feminity, the innocence and subtle sexuality of Marilyn, we wanted to recreate the ‘feel’ of those iconic photos.  I am totally in love with these White Sheet Boudoir style shots, especially in Black and White and will hopefully be doing…

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In The Studio – Sneak Peek for Mandy

This has to be one of my favourite client shoots to date, I adore how they have turned out and my client, Mandy is in love with her Sneak Peek, that red dress is a killer shot. Mandy originally just wanted a casual look with jeans and T-shirts, but relented and visited a Thrift Store…

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In the Studio – Sneak Peek for Jill

Had the lovely Jill in the studio recently, such a big heart and a warm personality… Jill told me this story, which I found totally awesome and uplifting, I hope you do too… Jill had been sitting in a cafe, getting a coffee before an appointment. While visiting the ladies room she heard a woman…

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In the Studio – Cute as Candy with Jess

Sometimes you just never know the next winning shoot, this was one, everything came together on the day and it was pure magic. You all know Jess by now, she had this idea for a cupcake/candy themed shoot, she made the giant cupcake, she made most of the giant candy as well. I styled the…

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In the Studio – Gillian’s Sneak Peek

Another week, another client (or two) I adore showing some of the before and the after images, such a transformation, not only in looks, but in attitude and demeanor, they are so much more relaxed and confident by the end of the session. Gillian is a Wife and Mother to three adult children, she migrated…

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In the Studio – with a Private Eye

It feels like forever since I did a really big Conceptual project in the Studio. As per usual it started months ago with a single image, this one, and it went from there. Costumes obviously had to be found, great red velvet 1930s style dress and fascinator, pearls and garter for my mysterious women (Of…

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In the Studio – Catherine’s Sneak Peek

Another client sneak peek, this lady was so much fun, great story teller and loads of laughs, it really was lovely getting to know her. I always put up a Sneak Peek with a before and after images for my clients about a week after their studio session, always greeted with great excitement, of course…

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