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Studio Portrait Photography: The Ice Queen

Studio Portrait Photography Ice Queen

Studio Portrait Photography CornwallAn "Ice Queen" themed studio portrait photography session was another great opportunity to work with Make up Artist Michele Bromley.

Michele and a fellow make up artist worked on Olivia, the model, for about 3 hours to create the look of an Ice Queen ready to be photographed in the studio. 

This time, I was able to watch the progress of the make up being applied. It was a fascinating process. The make up was built up in layers. The white powder came first, then veins and glitter. Finally, a head piece which had been made from foam spikes. 

The photography part was much quicker! We decided to go with a high key image (light background). Two studio lights with softboxes were put directly in front of the model for a soft light source but with black V-Flats either side to emphasise the contours of the face and "veins". I also added a light directly behind the model with a honeycomb attachment to produce the highlights in the hair. 

It was a successful portrait photography session in the studio and we're looking forward to doing more in the future.

Studio Portrait Photography Ice Queen

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