On a cool summer's day back in Jan, we embarked on an Ophelia inspired photoshoot. The lovely Melissa was modeling, Loran was doing hair and makeup, and the every faithful Adam was there to help out.
Loran working her magic with makeup
Missy practices playing dead whilst getting her hair done. (It must be mentioned that Loran did lovely braids in her hair. They all fell out once she got in the water...)
Missy (Melissa) knew the shoot was a water one, and that she'd have to float. It wasn't until she stepped into the water however that she told me she didn't know how to swim (or float for that matter). That's when we had to bring out the floaties.
Below is a picture demonstrating how we kept her from drowning.
The team (complete with my dog, Pippin, who provided her lifeguard skills). Photo by Missy, who is a brilliant photographer. Please visit her myspace and add her as a friend to see her amazing pictures.
Back in January, I had the pleasure of working with Cecelia Hides who is the creator of Candid Hearts Clothing. Here are a few of the behind the scenes pics!
The sun was setting fast, so we only shot for an hour or so. Managed to fit in 5 looks. Nearly got attacked by some crazy guy who thought we were taking photos of him and his baby, when he walked into one of our shots. I tried to explain to him that we were taking photos of the model standing in next to nothing, and not him. Redcliffe is a great, friendly place to shoot (not!)
It was obviously very windy. I say, if you can't beat it, work with it!
People often ask what actions I use for editing. I will try and write them down from now on, because I forget as soon as I finish a series. But normally I create my own, or find free for use ones on Deviant Art.
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