Violin Pirate Flag
Photographed January 2016
Years ago, some friends and I were messing around, experimenting if you will, with some concept photographic sketches and some writing. We got onto the idea of an extended piratical adventure and ran with it. It was all in fun, and purely expressions of art, and the art of the written word, for our own humor and amusement. For my part, I made a pirate flag out of a violin and two crossed bows. I put them on the ground just so, stood over it, and pressed the button. Bam. Done. We had a laugh over the idea, and moved on.
A Simple and Easy Background Stand
By Virginia Smith
Every photographer needs a simple portable backdrop for portraits, headshots, product photography. If we had the budget of Annie Liebowitz then we’d all have Handpainted Oliphant Canvas Backgrounds, only the finest backdrop available to photographers. But when we’re just starting out or would rather spend the money elsewhere then a simple backdrop can be had for very little money using window shades from Ikea. Besides being inexpensive, they have a great linen fabric texture and look professional to clients. You can easily add a texture to look like a handpainted background or as I did for an 70’s yearbook inspired annual report, add a chalkboard background.
The Making of “Chocolate Indulgence”
Creative Director, Photographer, Retoucher: Sam Breach
Hair and Make Up: Hayley Fenech
Model: Lissette Marravilla