Inspiration and a Sale

My sister is coming into town next month, and we plan to (finally) get to do some photo shoots together–which is awesome and exciting and has been keeping me full of MILLIONS of ideas (at all hours of the day and night)!  She is a new photographer, focusing so far on wedding, maternity, engagement, family and senior photography.  With a big sis like me, you KNOW she has to gets to try her hand at the world of fashion/costume/editorial photography!

I have a few shoots that I’ve been planning in my head for months and those are finally getting to the “make it happen” stage.  I’ve been gathering ideas, writing (too many) lists, losing said lists, writing NEW lists, cutting out, imagining, re-imagining, drawing and just generally being a crazy pants.

Inspiration for a couple of the shoots–I feel like both are departures for me, being that neither focuses too much on costume-costumes (it’s a thing in my head).  I’m so excited for these!!!

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*Images gathered via Pinterest–I do not own or claim ownership of ANY of these.  By the time I found them, no artist names were associated, so if you see your work please contact me with info so that I can properly credit you.  I love Pinterest, but it makes it entirely too easy for someone’s hard work to get out there on the net with no link back to the creator.

Also–I’m feeling the need for a bit of a clear out and have been adding new items to the shops Clearance section–and I’ve put EVERYTHING in that section at 50% off original price!

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Official Photos

The Official Photos from the Mardi Gras shoot are in!  Just in time for the season, as Fat Tuesday is almost upon us (one week from tomorrow!).

All items are now available (ready to ship or made to order) in my shop.

Photography by Underexposed Photography.

Hair & Make Up by Amanda Bravender

Models:  Yuri Sisson & Nancy Jane

Clothing & Accessories by Trapped In Time Designs

Just a sampling–the light was so perfect and the sky so blue this day!

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Another Wednesday Morning

Wow, halfway through the week already.

Once again time for my favorite Pinterest finds!

But first–GUESS WHAT!  I’m on instagram!  FINALLY. 

You can pop over and find me there much more regularly than here or even facebook–I’m loving it! 

 

Find me here

On to the Pinterest Finds!

Xiao Wen Ju photographed by Tim Walker for Vogue, September 2012

Xiao Wen Ju photographed by Tim Walker for Vogue, September 2012

Jean Paul Gaultier.

Jean Paul Gaultier.

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model: Anna S. make-up, styling, hair, photographer: Alina Mirek

model: Anna S.
make-up, styling, hair, photographer: Alina Mirek

Pebblestack Pendant-"Heart Cairn"- by Binks Edmonds

Pebblestack Pendant-“Heart Cairn”- by Binks Edmonds

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Valentino

Valentino

Photographed by Tim Walker

Photographed by Tim Walker

And, I’ll just put this right here, too.  I have no words, I think many of us are still rather shattered, and I can only wish peace for his family and the ultimate quiet of those inner demons for him.

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Pinterest Wednesday

Another Wednesday, another installment of “stuff I pinned this week that I think is awesome”.

No lie, I’m pretty busy, so let’s get this started:

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"Andrej Glusgold"

“Andrej Glusgold”

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Cult Party Kei

Cult Party Kei

1942 Couple

1942 Couple

"Rodney Smith"

“Rodney Smith”

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Elle Magazine

Elle Magazine

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This just makes me happy

This just makes me happy

Pinterest Wednesday

Another Wednesday? What?  This week is flying by.  Had a little photo shoot Monday morning, and I’m still editing images from that.  (if you’re a fan of my facebook page, you’ve seen some of the new images and items for sale)  Hope to have some to share in Friday’s post.

Until then, you get my favorite Pinterest finds of the week!

Antoinette Meets Austen {Sarah Gawler Photography}

Antoinette Meets Austen {Sarah Gawler Photography}

The Ghost Woman, vintage sideshow performer.

The Ghost Woman, vintage sideshow performer.

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Giovanni, detail

Giovanni, detail

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Ann Mansolino by Blood Milk

Ann Mansolino by Blood Milk

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1912

 **As these are images found on pinterest and similar sites, credit may not be associated with the image–if you see anything mis-credited or not credited at all, and you have more information,  please let me know.  And, of course, I claim no copyrights or rights or involvement in any of these images.

Pinterest Wednesday

As another Wednesday has dawned, so has another weekly installment of Pretty Stuff I Pinned:

In no particular order, and credited where possible (side note: wow, is it HARD sometimes to hunt down sources–and this week I failed more than succeeded, sadly).

Photographer: Reylia Slaby Model: Anna Barrera

Photographer: Reylia Slaby Model: Anna Barrera

Sorcha O'Raghallaigh

Sorcha O’Raghallaigh

Untitled--Katerina Plotnikova

Untitled–Katerina Plotnikova

unknown....maybe the Blondes?

unknown….maybe the Blondes?

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draping technique--unknown source

draping technique–unknown source

 

**As these are images found on pinterest and similar sites, credit may not be associated with the image–if you see anything mis-credited or not credited at all, and you have more information,  please let me know.  And, of course, I claim no copyrights or rights or involvement in any of these images.

Circus Shoot

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The final images from the recent Circus Shoot were released!

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(which, if you follow me on facebook, you would TOTALLY know by now, seeing as I repeatedly posted the pictures over the weekend)

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I’m happy with how they turned out.  Each shoot is a learning experience, and each one is more fun than the last, somehow.

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Models: Amberleighhh (http://www.modelmayhem.com/2598688) & Erica Boss (https://www.facebook.com/ericabossmoran)

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Hair: Peggy West

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Make Up: Laurin E Hart

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Photographer: Underexposed Photography ( https://www.facebook.com/#!/brittsmithphoto )

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Clothes & Accessories:  Trapped In Time Designs (duh)