A week of fashion

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Water detail on heel at Marianna Jungmann Show

Being art director has its perks. Not only seeing shows, but actually being able to sit front row at a few was such an experience in its self. I’ve heard that stupid saying, y’know the one about you being a nobody (industry importance) if you aren’t in the front two rows, I think I kind of understand the meaning behind it, well my meaning. Hear me out, if you aren’t within those two rows, you are practically watching the show through someone else’s iPad/tablet/phone screen, you gain the perks of the atmosphere there but not actually being able to watch the show for the reason you came (I came), the performance and the clothes. It’s a bit of a bullet to bite when you’ve travelled a way to see a show to then be confronted by several hundred screens all attempting this visual display. It’s as though you may as well have sat at home and streamed it, at least you’re guaranteed to see the clothes. I also learnt that to enjoy the show one must also take a break from capturing it and just visually gorge.

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Smile and Say Cheese

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I’ve never really been one for posey posey pictures. I’m not sure how much they really capture of a person’s personality beyond a pretty smile or some other physical attribute that’s incredibly obvious or just an identity photo. So last monday, I went on a one day portraiture course lead by Owen Harvey, hosted by Ideastap.

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Polaroid in Paris

 

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Earlier in June, I managed to sneak away to Paris with a couple of friends for a few days. I’ve been to Paris before but still feel like I’ve yet to experience it beyond it’s chic and rose-tinted glasses view I seem to have. I was very fortunate to snap up a Polaroid camera, 180 Land camera, from eBay in what I would describe as perfect condition in time for my trip (literally, it arrived at work the friday I was leaving).

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Published (Online)

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I’m not quite sure I can say I’ve been published, as it hasn’t actually gone to physical press in a physical publication, but the shoot for Nadia+Zehra has been posted on Pause Magazine’s website.

Posted on their Designer Watch page. See the shoot here.

Onwards and Upwards.

I, The photographers assistant

Earlier this week, I was given the opportunity to assist Magdalena, a fantastic Men’s fashion photographer, who shot for Patrick Li’s upcoming lookbook.

Patrick Li Shoot

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***page update***

Unfortunately, we’d like to apologise for the inconvenience to your reading pleasure. The log is now under maintenance until further.

Nah, I’m just kidding. Though there is some ongoing maintenance, I just wanted to address the new page.

Personal work is where I store all my ongoing projects, mostly photographic.

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