Take time out of your day to play.
I had wanted to do this particular Fashion Photography Shoot for a while now. I had seen a photo of Marlene Dietrich in a tux that I rapidly became obsessed with.
I have been a fan of George Hurrell for a long time now. I don’t know if my inspiration photo of the fabulous Marlene was actually photographed by Hurrell, but it was definitely in his style. I was drawn to the fashion feel of it with a tux, top hat and white tie. It is very contemporary and glamorous. I always want the people I photograph to feel like movie stars or rock stars.
Yesterday was super busy with editing and a Commercial Photo Shoot in Albany. I could have blown it off for another time. But I have learned that when I am super busy, it is sometimes best to carve out time for a small personal project to keep my creativity going. It is like a small snack. And my favorite model happened to be home for a bit and there was a limited window to photograph her:)
Thanks to my friend Tracie at Danielle’s Bridal, I was able to borrow a tux with tails and white tie/vest. I have the top hat in my stash of fun things.
This was simple to actually set up–one small light, simple backdrop. Literally took under ten minutes to snap the photos. A creative snack break.
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