The day before I left the States I had one last exciting experience – shooting underwater with another amazing LA female photographer, Eryn Brydon & Hair & MUA Suzy Balderas.
The theme was “Dark Mermaids” & with Suzy’s creative talent we created some amazing looks incorporating opaque skull lines & iridescent splashes of colour.
Stepping into the water I knew the task ahead of me would be challenging, however I had no idea just how so! Shooting underwater is quite difficult & I have a new found respect for the models & photographers now. Focusing on body form, air bubbles, timing, wardrobe (some of it was quite heavy & swimming in a mermaid tail is also not easy!), light markers, etc all whilst trying to hold my breath for as long as possible was truly hard work, but I loved every minute of …
I was looking forward collaborating with a few local photographers during my visit. The months leading up to my trip I was doing my research & I stumbled across Jessica Robles & I just knew I wanted to work with her while I was in town.
Shooting with Jessica was so much fun! I love her quirky retro vision & the theme we came up with was so fitting for my time in LA. A mixture of the recent La La Land movie style & old-Hollywood glamour, we created a few different looks & shot around LA finding the groove of of my inner “LA Woman”.
I was blessed to have the amazingly talented Hair & MUA Britt Kaye, who created the most amazing retro-insured faux finger-waved bob & classic makeup with bold red lips – I was defiantly feeling some Norma …