Tess Daly - Fashion Stylist

Photographer: Katie Soze
Model: Samantha Bond 
MUA: Sarah Grey

Styling by me of course :)

Photographer: Katie Soze
Model: Samantha Bond
MUA: Sarah Grey

Styling by me of course :)

(Source: katiesoze)

Styled by me. Lingerie by Karolina Laskowska. 
craig-fleming:

Adapting to your surroundings
When I approach a new location, more often than not I have no idea how it’s going to shoot or indeed what kind of light I’m going to need. Here we shot in an average bungalow in Sheffield. Luckily the decor was in keeping with the style we needed and there was a beautiful late afternoon winter sunlight beaming straight through a venetian bind. Lovely as it was it gave us just a two foot pool of light that we could utilise. Placing the model in the natural light I metered directly from this harsh light. The resulting image was ok but the contrast was a little too high with the shadows falling into a deep black of nothing. Time to set up an Elinchrom, the meter in the direct sunlight gave me a reading of 1/125th of a second at between f8 and f11. I needed to set up the flash so it wouldn’t kill the blind effect and opted to bounce the flash off the white ceiling. Setting the monobloc to it’s lowest power I adjusted the distance of it from the model until I got a flash reading at the models face of f4. Perfect fill flash. Soft and subtle.
A major part of being a professional photographer is the ability to think and adapt to suit the surroundings you’re shooting in. I spent many years developing my skills using medium format film cameras, mistakes were expensive but the learning curve was harsh and steep. It’s a good grounding though and exposure is something I need to control in every area of the image, luck has no place in lighting, everything should be calculated.

Styled by me. Lingerie by Karolina Laskowska. 

craig-fleming:

Adapting to your surroundings

When I approach a new location, more often than not I have no idea how it’s going to shoot or indeed what kind of light I’m going to need. Here we shot in an average bungalow in Sheffield. Luckily the decor was in keeping with the style we needed and there was a beautiful late afternoon winter sunlight beaming straight through a venetian bind. Lovely as it was it gave us just a two foot pool of light that we could utilise. Placing the model in the natural light I metered directly from this harsh light. The resulting image was ok but the contrast was a little too high with the shadows falling into a deep black of nothing. Time to set up an Elinchrom, the meter in the direct sunlight gave me a reading of 1/125th of a second at between f8 and f11. I needed to set up the flash so it wouldn’t kill the blind effect and opted to bounce the flash off the white ceiling. Setting the monobloc to it’s lowest power I adjusted the distance of it from the model until I got a flash reading at the models face of f4. Perfect fill flash. Soft and subtle.

A major part of being a professional photographer is the ability to think and adapt to suit the surroundings you’re shooting in. I spent many years developing my skills using medium format film cameras, mistakes were expensive but the learning curve was harsh and steep. It’s a good grounding though and exposure is something I need to control in every area of the image, luck has no place in lighting, everything should be calculated.

craig-fleming:

Despite having a multitude of lights on hand I’ve learnt to resist the urge to even set them up sometimes. The problem with artificial lighting is it will often kill any ambience a location could offer. Instead my trusty Canon 5D MkII is ramped up to ISO400 and I’m not afraid to take it up to 800 if I need to. Out comes the tripod also and exposure in this instance was 1/50th of a second at f4. I’ll confidently hand hold at that speed but I don’t want to risk it on this shoot so tripod it is. Granted it’s a slower way of working but it’s also a more thoughtful way of working and I was happy that working in this way gave my work a different look to my usual flash style.
The location for this shoot is a local hotel and I’ve developed a good working relationship with them now, even to the point where they’ll do me a special deal for anyone I’m shooting so it’s good value for anyone booking a portrait shoot with myself. 
The model for this shoot is Kate Waldron of Boss model management in Manchester and styling was provided by Tess Daly. Laura Gingell was the make up artist for the day. 

craig-fleming:

Despite having a multitude of lights on hand I’ve learnt to resist the urge to even set them up sometimes. The problem with artificial lighting is it will often kill any ambience a location could offer. Instead my trusty Canon 5D MkII is ramped up to ISO400 and I’m not afraid to take it up to 800 if I need to. Out comes the tripod also and exposure in this instance was 1/50th of a second at f4. I’ll confidently hand hold at that speed but I don’t want to risk it on this shoot so tripod it is. Granted it’s a slower way of working but it’s also a more thoughtful way of working and I was happy that working in this way gave my work a different look to my usual flash style.

The location for this shoot is a local hotel and I’ve developed a good working relationship with them now, even to the point where they’ll do me a special deal for anyone I’m shooting so it’s good value for anyone booking a portrait shoot with myself. 

The model for this shoot is Kate Waldron of Boss model management in Manchester and styling was provided by Tess Daly. Laura Gingell was the make up artist for the day. 

stalkmarket:

@Tess_D_Stylist taken by Brian Kemm [@Brian505] at Weston Park in Sheffield, UK, 30 September 2011.

stalkmarket:

@Tess_D_Stylist taken by Brian Kemm [@Brian505] at Weston Park in Sheffield, UK, 30 September 2011.

skyseraphin:


Recent shoot with a very talented team ;-)

Photographer: Glenn Richardson
Stylist: Tess Daly
Make-up artist: Natasha Horton
Hair stylist: Verity Faichen 
Model: Sky Seraphin

skyseraphin:

Recent shoot with a very talented team ;-)

Photographer: Glenn Richardson

Stylist: Tess Daly

Make-up artist: Natasha Horton

Hair stylist: Verity Faichen 

Model: Sky Seraphin

My most offensive image, like, EVAR! Banned twice from Facebook… It must be bad.
Photographer: Glenn Richardson
Model: Sky Seraphin
MUA: Natasha Horton
Hair: Verity Faichen
Styling: Moi :)

My most offensive image, like, EVAR! Banned twice from Facebook… It must be bad.

Photographer: Glenn Richardson

Model: Sky Seraphin

MUA: Natasha Horton

Hair: Verity Faichen

Styling: Moi :)

MEW: don't be shy

katiesoze:

Why are people afraid to show their work?
If you take photographs, do drawings, make up, dancing, singing whatever - get yourself out there!
Don’t keep your light under a bushel (as my dad says).
If you have a talent show it off. Even if some people might think you’re not very good.
The ‘Disabled & Sexy’ Fashion Show 
Models: Tess Daly & Tumu Johnson
Photographer: Karl Baxter
MUA: Natasha Horton

The ‘Disabled & Sexy’ Fashion Show 

Models: Tess Daly & Tumu Johnson

Photographer: Karl Baxter

MUA: Natasha Horton

Photographer: Steve Robertson
Model: Iveta Niklova
MUA: Natasha Horton
Styling: Moi :)

Photographer: Steve Robertson

Model: Iveta Niklova

MUA: Natasha Horton

Styling: Moi :)