UV Photography with Sarah Vella

UV Photography Shoot with Sarah

One of the next instalment in my UV photography project is with Sarah – A local Western Sydney based model that put her hand up for some of my posts looking for models. We decided to get very creative and experimental. I wanted to play around a jellyfish concept which involved painting and decorating the…

Mt Pulag Trek

Early January 2015 we made a trip up to Mt Pulag, tallest mountain in Luzon, Philippines. We camped just below the summit which we hiked early morning to an altitude of 2922m above sea level to see one of the most spectacular sunrises above a sea of clouds. This area is easily a landscape and…

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…

BTS: Shoot with Amie

Photographer: Chris David
Model: Amie McGraw
Hair & Make Up: Josephine Nohra Ayoub
Stylist: Malgosia Szczerbicki
Assistant Stylist: Anna Szczerbicki
Background Music: Les Sooz – “Give Me Time To Get My Wind Back” CC By-SA 3.0 www.soundcloud.com

Shimmerbaby Mermaids Shoot

A shoot for Shimmerbaby Mermaids taken during a late June winter afternoon in Sydney. We only had about 90mins for the shoot once on location and several elements against us including light, time, freezing temperatures, and cold breeze – way too cold to get the models in the water or wet. We ended picking out…

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:…

BTS Audreys Portfolio Shoot

A behind the scenes video of portfolio photoshoot with Audrey in 2010  . Shooting on a dull overcast and rainy day give you a very flat light which may or may not work with the look your going for. Using #strobist techniques we positioned some #canon speedlites in the background to sun up the scene…

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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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 –…

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…

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…

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…

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”…

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…

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…