A girl, a dress and a chair. No backgrounds, we’re shooting this wide open.
It was a last minute change of plans when my other ideas hadn’t worked out as well as I had hoped. Sometimes life hands you lemons and all you can do is make the best friggin’ lemon cocktail you possibly can (lemonade is for
We shot this glamorous leather cut out lace Tony Cohen dress with Valeriya, a model from the Netherlands with a gorgeous high fashion androgynous look. We gave her heavy eyes and lips and combed back her hair for a sleeker look. All Valeriya had to do was deliver on the vulnerability that the shoot needed, and deliver she did.
A fashion photographer is a fool to not acknowledge that a good shoot all comes down to having a good team. It’s a team effort that makes a shoot come to life and from hair and make up to styling and modelling, every team member has an equal part to play in it.
Signing off now. Be good y’all.
Photography Igrien Liu // Hair & Make up Daphne Lim // Model Valeriya Shae // Styling // Ellen Liu // Dress Tony Cohen