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Studio

Avant-Garde Make-up Series Part II

12 October 2016
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After an experimental portrait shoot with my new studio light in July, Olia and I decided to continue the series of Avant-garde make-up portraits. I’m probably the only person on earth who hasn’t watched Game of Thrones, but I imagine that this look of Olia’s would make a perfect character in the series! Model, hair […]

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Avant-Garde Portraiture | Johannesburg

18 July 2016
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Noun: avant-garde new and unusual or experimental ideas, especially in the arts, or the people introducing them. Last week I bought a new studio light, so today’s shoot was to put it to the test for an experimental portraiture  shoot. My lovely friend Olia Outkina agreed to be my subject, and since Olia is also […]

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Food Photography | Clover Little Big Cook Off Recipe Book S2

12 July 2016
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After shooting the stills on set at the Clover Little Big Cook Off season 2, once again, we shot a beautiful glossy recipe book with full-page images of mouth watering and delicious food photography. Perfection of this quality could not have been achieved without the skills of Johannesburg based food stylist extraordinaire, Gay Mitchell, and […]

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High Key and Low Key Studio Portraiture

22 October 2015
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High key lighting refers to images that are mostly bright, with a range of light tones and whites and not very many blacks or mid-tones. This style of lighting was originally developed for films and television, back when the technology wasn’t very good at capturing high contrast ratios. A low-key image contains mostly dark tones. […]

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