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[27 Apr 2013 Comments Off on BBC: Economics of being a model | 1,955 views]

Interesting article on the BBC site about earning a living as a model
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/8356921.stm
A good working commercial girl will make between £30,000 and £50,000 a year
From my experience hourly rates range from £15 – £150, but a typical locally working model can expect around £25, with the better models running at around £45 / hour.   Now, I’m not talking about leading models here, just local girls who are promoting themselves locally.   So, with a bit of effort promoting yourself you ought be able to achieve £150 a day and be working …

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[6 Mar 2013 Comments Off on Iona Fashion Shoot | 12,458 views]


Iona is a fashion designer who has a very interesting take on clothes.
These first items are really clever, they are multi-layered and seamless, so the legs become part of the shoulder straps
I really like these, I love the way the different colours of the “inside” and “outside” meet up and the clever way the parts come together.

The second item she designed after having her mobile phone stolen once too often. It features all sorts of internal pockets with different levels of security and accessibility.
Also the way the piece ties …

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[26 Feb 2013 | One Comment | 13,873 views]

This has always been one of my favourite images.  I have it in the studio on a mega-large canvas print.
These images were from a shoot for Feva Design in Cheltenham,  Steve Douch and Elliot did the make-up and hair styling respectively.
Dani Turner is the model – and she has a terrific smile.
I’ve worked with these guys a few times now, and it’s always a pleasure, some groups just naturally relax and work together and this is one of them.
One of the interesting problems with shooting really great clothes like these …

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