Alt model mini-shoot

I enjoyed a fun little shoot with fab Bristol-Based model Chantelle last week. Chantelle had been enjoying some shoots recently and had a Model Mayhem page with plenty of ‘alt’ like images. As there’d been a lot of fetish elements in recent fashion collections from the likes of Louis Vuitton I thought shooting the model […]

Shooting the catwalk at Essex Fashion Week, Woolston Manor

I recently attended Essex Fashion Week with ShootDHS models, Bath, who were one of the events sponsors, providing many of the catwalk models. Before I set off, many people asked if it’ll be like The Only Way is Essex, or TOWIE for short, a TV show I’d never seen but had vaguely heard of and […]

‘Dark suit’ – model test fashion shoot, Bristol

I recently had a small test shoot with Bristol-raised model Ozy Hussian. A Computing student and part-time model, Ozy was keen to show a bit more versatility in his portfolio, which currently contained some good sports/streetwear images. The obvious thing to do was involve a suit but dress it up in a way that wouldn’t […]

Portrait: Drive director Nicolas Winding Refn

Nicolas Winding Refn is a US-bases Danish film director, screenwriter and producer currently making waves in hollywood after Drive, starring Ryan Gosling, became the year’s big sleeper hit as cinemas. Drive premiered in competition at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival where it scooped the Best Director Award. I took this portrait of Nicolas Winding Refn […]

À la mode – French model, Raphaella

Following on from my previous blog on the Private Vintage club, I mentioned an impromptu mini-shoot with ShootDHS model, Raphaella. Here are a few images from that two minute session. I first encountered Raphaella at another fashion show a couple of weeks back, and captured a couple of nice window-light images for her, and wasn’t […]

Bath’s Private Vintage Club – retro fashions and luxury lingerie

Private Vintage Club was an event put together by Bath lingerie boutique Hannah Dulcie and purveyors of quality retro couture, Scarlet Vintage. Audiences were treated to champers and canapés served up by Buttlers. The event took place at Bath’s compact, virtually hidden Opium Bar, with deliciously opulent and quirky decor providing the perfect setting. Before […]