Kate Sylvester The acclaimed New Zealand designer’s conceptual collections embody intelligence, witty irreverence, sophistication and modern femininity.
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Simple, sophisticated and proudly New Zealand made and owned, designer, Mitchell Vincent, descendant of Ngati Tuwharetoa, made his debut onto the fashion scene at New Zealand Fashion Week showcasing his first collection as part of the Miromoda Showcase, where he gained the title of ‘Emerging Designer 2013’.
Stolen Girlfriends Club’s off-site Fashion Week show
World is NZ’s first truly progressive and avant-garde luxury fashion brand and retailer. Images from the show below
Mercedes-Benz Presents designer, Zambesi opening show of the NZ Fashion Week
I had the opportunity of working with AUT Graduate and budding fashion Designer Sascha Morrison. I took to this opportunity to collaborate with Fashion Stylist Cameron who was introduced to me by an international model. Cameron’s portfolio boast of various designers from New York and around the world. Stylist: Cameron Carpenter (portfolio) Make up was done by the very experienced Ekaterina Murzova Model: Gina ( BINTANG MODELS ) Shot at Smith Studios Auckland Camera Gear: Canon 5d Mark III Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM BTS shot onGoPro HERO4 Session Behind the Scenes here
I was excited and nervous at the same time when the talented designers at Rarefied gave me the brief that they had in mind for their “Ridge” web campaign. Shoot a campaign at the Tangariro Alpine Crossing , what camera gear, what lighting equipment, what if the weather doesn’t hold up were the least of my worries. The crossing is a grueling 19.1 kms and that is no fun when you have to carry camera gear, enough water and a team of 7. We put together a mood board on Pinterest over the next week as we planned the logistics of […]
Last couple of months I have been busy shooting for clients and the creative side to photography had taken a back seat. Don’t get me wrong, shooting jobs is fun but not always as creative as you want it to be. Photographers/Artist often hit the creative block and get trapped by their own thinking. It was a few weeks ago I came across a few old copies of the Vogue magazine and was in awe with the photographs by Patrick Demarchelier. I instantly knew I had to shoot some creative black and white photographs and have the really harsh/contrast light on […]
How to take a good headshot: In the world where everything is digital, casting directors/clients/ agents and photographers flick headshots through every second to one another. Taking a good headshot seems simple; grab a camera, a model and shoot on a blank wall. However, have noticed you just don’t seem to be successful in those castings always getting cut. So you are sitting there wondering what doesn’t my headshot have that makes it stand out? Well here’s a few handle tips I have picked up along the way. What is a headshot? A head shot if a quick snap taken […]
Carena West at NZFW 2015 Carena West is about bringing fun and boldness to swimwear, featuring original prints and silhouettes that are playful with an intrinsically relaxed vibe. The Carena West brand is synonymous with individuality and femininity. Contact http://carenawest.com/
Last night I had the opportunity to shoot The Glocks at Auckland’s Kings Arm. Walking in to the pub I knew this was going to be a good night with a lot of photography opportunities, sometimes you just can feel it. The Glocks refer to their sound as “rock and growl” but i did notice an influence of punk in their music. The Glocks’s are a 5 piece band based in Auckland, New Zealand with Carl Hoggen – Vocals and Guitar, Mike Froger – Guitar, Rob Vazey – Drums, Phil Hardie – Bass and Angela Nicol – Vocals. I have been shooting concerts/events for almost 3 years now […]