Azul | Picton magazine

Fashion photography in London

In the first week of school. We were sent out on a photography scavenger hunt. We had a list of items we needed to find and photograph. While I was looking for the things on the list, I found this amazing old, and colourful basketball court.

When we were told that we needed to shoot a project outside for our class, I knew right away that I wanted to shoot there. I contacted Freya to style for me and called up one of the model agencies to post a casting for me. Freya was super excited for the shoot and got some amazing colourful and shiny dresses for our beautiful model Mide. I booked lovely Rosana to do makeup for the shoot and inspired by the colours of the court we went for blue shiny eye shadow and a peachy lip. Those colours looked so good with Mide’s amazing skin. We started shooting one dress at a time and brought a few chairs with us out to the court to get some sitting poses.

Shooting

On the court, we shot so many great dresses and poses. After the shoot, I had so many amazing photographs that picking the best pictures took quite some time. I named the series Azul. Blue was such a dominating colour in the series so I found it quite fitting because it means blue in Portuguese and both Rosana, my makeup artist, and Daniel, who took behind the scenes videos speak Portuguese.

I knew right away that this shoot would look great in print. I talked to the team and we decided to submit the shoot to a magazine. It got accepted to Picton magazine and printed at the beginning of May.

I am so happy with the result and the way they looked in the magazine. My favourite four pictures are now printed and the last series in my final portfolio.

Annsy
Fashion and beauty photographer in London

Model | Mide from Model Management
Stylist | Freya Danes
Makeup Rosana Saravia
Photography and retouching | Annsy

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