Despite a few logistical challenges which meant our original location fell through the day before, Becky did a fantastic job of rescueing the shoot. Admittedly the new location meant I ended driving up and down the M27 repeatedly due to the postcode on the venues website not being entirely accurate.
Thanks to the whole team for a fun day, it was a pleasure to work alongside some very talented creative people.
I was extremely lucky to be offered the job of photographing some of up and coming designer Viv Cass Cassidys’ range of very cool and funky fashionable knitware. The first thing I thought when I saw some pictures of the clothes sent to me was “Whooaaah those colours are awesome”. From that point I really knew I had to be involved in this project. What made this even better was the fact that we were able to do this shoot in my new studio space which I share with fellow photographer and friend Rob Heslop.
Viv’s knitwear collection is originally inspired by the anatomical heart with a fun flair inspired in the Glam Rock era. Her collection is nicknamed the “Love Gun Knit” and has been designed to be easy and fun to wear for women who don’t take themselves too seriously.
Mermaid in England rock fullstop!!!! – I have done several shoots for these guys, infact I can honestly say it’s there fault that I am now doing the whole fashion/portrait thing as it was them who first placed trust in me and asked me to shoot their catalog shots for the web store. So let me tell you a little story about where it all began!
So after the running around Bristol’s finest urban locations we were set for a change of pace, swapping the hustle and bustle of Bristol for the relative calm of the sea at a rather nice place called Nash Point in Wales. It had been a fantastic day in Bristol, really sunny clear skies and it promised to be a great sunset.
Not only is this my first blog entry after I have finally been beaten down persuaded that doing this whole blog thing is a good idea. Not only to network without like-minded people but also to share my experiences and give you a little insight into me and my work. So without further ado….