AIGNER SHOOT – AL ANIQA MAGAZINE (Zahrat Al Khaleej – Sub Edition)


I recently did an editorial photo-shoot for the Al Aniqa magazine with the handbag and jewelry brand, Aigner. (Note: I was not responsible for the cover shoot  (Photography: Hywell Waters)) This was also my first shoot working with my new … Continue reading

ANYTHING GOES! (crazy fashion fun)


Sometimes it’s great to just throw everything out the window and do some crazy stuff! Yep, nothing perfect, clean and “normal”, just something crazy, different and fun! Let the imagination flow so to speak! That’s why this generation is actually … Continue reading

Ethereal Geihsaism!


Ethereal Geishaism

Ethereal Geishaism!
Ethereal Geishaism
Ethereal Geishaism!

Ethereal Geishaism!

I collaborated with Toni Malt, my good friend and fellow creative on a hair and makeup shoot called “Ethereal Geishasm” The look was a gradual progression experimenting with various black hair wig pieces combined with edgy, modern makeup with some interesting new techniques.

Inspirations

Our lovely model was Ira, originally from the Ukraine but currently resides in Dubai. She has worked in Europe for several years and is a joy to work with. Tall, slim and really works the room.

We shot in my studio with a simple beige background. The great thing about experimenting is that one can change if one feels that the light wont do the look justice.  The lighting consisting of a Profoto Acute 2400 pack, a strip light, beauty dish, hair light and my trusted silver sunbounce. The sunbounce really gives a kick to you photos when you want to lighten the shadows but keep up the fashion look. I shot with the D700 with the 85mm and 70- 200mm lenses and must say it is still a wonderful camera after all the new models that have come on the market since then!

Some behind the scenes photos

I want to thank Toni and Ira for all their hard work and was a pleasure working with them.

Photography                              Belinda Muller

Hair/ Makeup                           Toni Malt (Bareface)

Model                                          Ira (Bareface)