When you come to Vintage Reflections for a Hollywood style glamour shoot you are treated to an amazing makeover by the VR dream team. I can never express to you or the wonderful women on my team how very important they are to making these images, my words always seem to fall short. So I’d [...]
The master of Hollywood photography George Hurrell once said “Its all so simple – no one believes me … you strike a pose, then you light it. Then you clown around and get some action in the expressions. Then, you shoot.” What he fails to mention in this quote is retouching. George Hurrell wasn’t just a master [...]
Behind the scenes on a recent Hollywood shoot with Amanda Lee. I’ll post more from the shoot soon and a video showing all the retouching I do to make these photographs look so old school awesome!
May contain traces of deception The secrets of magicians is a one man play written and performed by Mike Kmiec. Mike’s play is an autobiographical look at the lives of magicians. People who deceive and use trickery to amaze and astonish. Talking to Mike about the play it sounds really fun and interesting, like Mike himself. “I’ve [...]
Last weekend I was so lucky to have Molly (10) and Penny (7) in to shoot a Hollywood glamour kids session. I first met them 2 years ago when I photographed their Mum and Dad’s wedding and they were the cutest flower girls. For this shoot their mum had a play with their flower girl [...]
If you’ve been following Vintage Reflections for awhile you will have noticed some gentle changes in my focus. I’ve been talking about weddings less and Hollywood glamour more, some new sections have come up on the website and pictures are getting moved around. That’s because I have been slowly gearing up for some big changes in the [...]
This weekend I had an emergency birthday shoot. It was so much fun, funny faces, polka dots and Hollywood style lighting. All shot on Saturday ready for the birthday today. Happy birthday Tony, hope you love the pictures of your gorgeous girls!
My gorgeous boy just turned 16! Like every mother I can’t believe that the years have gone by so fast, everyone tells you they will but the shock of actually being on the home straight of what is essentially my job done is something I can’t quite believe. I know it will never really be [...]
What happens when make up artists get married? Well for one thing no way in hell is anyone else doing the make up! I met Kelly when she asked me to photograph her wedding and in our first meeting we totally hit it off. When I found out she was a make up artist with [...]
As soon as I met Kelly and Brendan I knew we were a great match for their wedding. Kelly loves Marilyn Monroe actually that’s an understatement she’s just a little teensy weensy bit obsessed, and aren’t all the best people So when I asked Kelly if she would be a guinea pig for my new Hollywood [...]