Summers in October

Well into October and it was studio time with Rachelle Summers. By this time I’m still on a shapes and single light project, and I still had some ideas left to try. These took a long time to set up but the results were well worth the time taken. Rachelle did fantastically well at the awkward posing angles. We started off slow and deliberate, warming up into more demanding posing and shapes.

Rachelle Summers
Rachelle Summers – The Shape of Darkness – FIAP Award
Rachelle Summers – The Fallen – FIAP Award
Rachelle Summers – Figure Study
Rachelle Summers – It was the Smallest of Stings – FIAP Award

Moving on to the pearl skirt for some movement and drama…..

Rachelle Summers
Rachelle Summers
Rachelle Summers – I am the Journey

The some clothed and lingerie images on the table, outfits from Nix Brown….

Rachelle Summers
Rachelle Summers
Rachelle Summers
Rachelle Summers

Then finally some 3/4 length portraits using horizontal clam shell lighting….using bits and bobs from a recent vintage clothes fare

Rachelle Summers
Rachelle Summers – Laced
Rachelle Summers
Rachelle Summers

Rachelle Summers
Rachelle Summers

Rachelle and I have worked together on many occasions and this is probably our 14th shoot, or maybe more. In this shoot we really did take more time than usual getting angles right and the lighting just so, it was more demanding on both of us, more so for Rachelle as some of the poses were really quite strenuous to hold. Getting the lighting right before Rachelle got too tuckered out was also quite pressuring, many breaks were needed for both of us. In the end it was well worth the effort and we still had time left for ad hoc and experimentation in our final hour of the shoot.

Considering we have worked together so often we can still knock out some creative work and there seems to be no shortage of ideas on both our parts. Top class model, highly recommended.

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