Another Cosplay shoot with the very versatile model Jasmine. We first shot together 3 or 4 years ago doing a swimwear shoot at a beach along the Great Ocean Road. Since then we have worked together on many projects including this Cosplay shoot, shot in our studio. We had a ton of fun that day and hope that Jasmine finds time to return to modelling after having some time having a baby boy in 2013. A few images of one of several character outfits covered on that day:
Occasionally we find ourselves on a set neither filming nor photographing. Noctum is a Jeff Osman of Carpe Diem Films personal project. Jeff asked if for this shoot I would be the Lighting Director, to which I happily agreed. Jeff is quite a visionary and often you’ll hear me say he’s on steroids as his ideas can often be closer to extreme than merely grand. Jeff hired part of an old hotel building in Mornington, Victoria. A team of makeup and hair artists, behind the scenes photographer and videographer, as well as a grip were assembled as part of Jeff’s production crew. Last but not least was the talent, four gorgeous ladies. And how could I forget the fifth member of the talent pool, Diesel our 10 foot long python.
A beautiful location and local to the heart of the One Trick Pony Clothing – the Ballarat Botanical Gardens. It was a cold winter day with passing showers the last time we shot here, making the shoot a little uncomfortable for the models. As the sun came and went we quickly tried to get our shots before heading back to Melbourne. The gardens were a great location for these designs from One Trick Pony Clothing, if only the temperature had been a little warmer – but as we know, shooting outdoors brings many variables and we just have to work with what we have on the day. Be sure to check out One Trick Pony Clothing and Sheridan’s amazing designs.
Friday night in Geelong took us to the launch of fashion label NYATA. This new label is best described by the creator Amber Gwynn:
Nyata is a unique fashion label aimed at curvy women, created by Amber Gwynn, a plus size model for Life/Style Model Management. ‘Nyata’ standing for ‘real’ in Indonesian is aimed at real women with real curves. Nyata celebrates women in their original beauty and consistently aims to improve the positive representation of curvy women. It is a timeless and classic line with a modern edge, aimed at promoting confidence, allure and equality.
The night was well attended by friends and family of Amber, some who have been close supporters of her journey. For the NYATA models, this was all their first time and they were awesome to work with, vivacious and accomodating. They embraced the opportunity and looked like they thoroughly enjoyed being out there, showcasing the launch designs from NYATA.
Check out their web site for more details on the range and how to order. Here’s the video from the launch of NYATA: