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BTS Video – Shoot with Kristina and Erin

A little “behind the scenes” clip from a recent location shoot in Sydney. Photographer:   Chris David Model:  Kristina Adesuwa & Erin Black Make Up:  Eloise Sarah Makeup Music: Loveshadow – “The Sweetest Sin”   www.ccmixter.org CC3.0 by NC Equipment notes:   Canon 1Ds Mark III with 24-105mm L F4 lens. Lighting – Beauty Dish with nylon diffuser…

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BTS Video: Portfolio shoot by a historic house

A little behind the scenes video for my first shoot for 2013. We did a little editorial style portfolio shoot around a historic house in Sydney. Hope you guys enjoy. Photographer:   Chris David Model:                 Rosie Morris Penney Wood Make Up:            Lu Bickel Hair:           …

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BTS Mandy Heng Catalogue Shoot

Fashion Catalogue Shoot for Mandy Heng Clothing line SS11/12 Behind The Scenes Video (BTS) Shot using a Canon 1DsMIII with 70-200mm L IS lens. Lighting using a Paul Buff 86″ PLM with Hyandai Ace Neos (RimeLite), Canon 580/550EX Speedlites & 60cm Foldable strobist softbox. Designer: Mandy Heng www.mandyheng.com.au Hair & Makeup: Amanda Johnson www.amandajohnson.com.au Model:…

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BTS Sharna Southan for Mrs Australia Shoot

Behind the Scenes video of photoshoot for Sharna Southan – Mrs Australia Finalist 2011
Model: Sharna Southan
Photography: Chris David Photography www.chrisdavidphotography.com.au
Hair & Makeup: Leisa Stephenson
Wardobe: Gerry Shaw dresses provided by Guise Fashion
Photo Assistant: Phillip Valenzuela

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Gigapixel Panoramic of El Nido, Palawan, Philippines

Appropriately a 1Gigapixel image of the town and landscape of El Nido in the Islands of Palawan in the Philippines. The image was taken on top of dark, razor sharp, limestone cliffs after a two hour climb up. The majority of boats seen in this image are used for island hopping, fishing and scuba diving…

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BTS Alexander McQueen Tribute Shoot

Recently we did a tribute shoot for the late iconic fashion designer – Alexander McQueen. The models wore creations made by Mandy Heng. You can view our behind the scenes video of the day here. Location: Fashion Avenue – Bondi Beach Models: Michael Carrett – Matt Brady – Alexander Jack Hunt – Maggie Curran –…

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Mandy Heng – Bridal with Jenna Moss

These are some images from a last minute shoot for the Mandy Heng fashion label the day before their launch night at the Sydney Fashion Forward Festival held in Paddington Town Hall. The dress was originally designed for an underwater fashion shoot but with delays with acquiring the underwater camera housing due to the erupting…

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Mandy Heng – Shooting the Red Dress

Today’s project was shooting Mandy Heng’s Red Dress competition entry for the Fashion Forward Festival being held on Paddington 7th of May, 2010. We had Biljana Alavanja modelling the gorgeous dress with fashion designer Bojana Zjacic doing the hair & makeup for the shoot. One incomplete feature of the dress not attached during the shoot…

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Mandy Heng – Models Against AIDS Designer Campaign

Yesterday we shot a large number of models for a Models against Aids – Designers Campaign project organised by Mandy Heng from Mandy Heng. The images intention is to be part of a large mosaic which will be printed onto inkjet fabric to form the train part of a dress they will be showcasing and…

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Yong Nuo RF-602 Wireless Trigger

I purchased the Yong Nuo RF-602 Wireless Trigger over a month ago after hearing and reading rave reviews about it. I decided that I’d wait until I’ve used it in a number of shoots and situations before I’d write my experiences on it. The final need to purchase a remote triggering system came about from…

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Mandy Heng – Boost Cup Shoot

Did a shoot at Macquarie for fashion label Mandy Heng featuring one of their stunning dresses and an oversized foam Boost cup sourced from the company. The team consisted of Mandy Heng and Bojana Zjacic from Mikayla Ja, makeup artist Joanne Candelaria and model Alexandra Pruze and myself. The shoot is part of a series relating to an “Alice in Wonderland”…

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Stylish Plumes and Tsu Jong Designs Photoshoot

Just did a catalogue shoot for Stylish Plumes and fashion label Tsu Jong Designs.  Aoife O’Connell owner of Stylish Plumes hand makes the stylish headpieces from feathers and are available in an assortment of colours and sizes.  Tsu Jong is a Sydney based boutique designer selling her creations both online and at the Rocks Markets…

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MCGA Miss Country Girl Australia National Finals

Had the privilege of shooting at the Miss Country Girl Australia National Finals held on the Bella Vista Cruise Ship and boarding from King Street Wharf. Judges include Rachael Finch (Miss Universe Australia 2009), Paris Ogden (Representative of Miss Universe Australia & Cosmopolitan Model Management), Rick O’Brien (International Talent Scout), Paola Cracknell (Producer of Mix…

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Jenolan Caves

Jenolan Caves is approximately 2.5 hours west of Sydney and well worth the drive. There are plenty of photographic landscape opportunities all along the way from the Blue Mountains to Jenolan State Forest and then there’s the cave tour where you will encounter many unique natural formations. I managed to take a few HDR shots…

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Most of the time its who you know and networking matters

Something I can totally vouch for through experience is that in this industry the saying “It’s not what you know but you know that matters” holds true. There are always the exceptions but who is better to recommend you  for jobs/shoots then somebody you already know or met and whether they have seen your work before only…

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