Fashion Lapse - Part 3

I am working on an idea for time lapses - I call them 'fashion lapses'.The idea really is just to create a scene with two 'speeds' the background and the subject. This is still very much work in progress but I thought I would share the concept.

My first attempts were flawed mainly due to flicker. I was using my lens in manual mode but there was a flicker caused by tiny variances in aperture. On this occasion I used an old fully manual lens which meant I could select the aperture I needed and the dreaded flicker was eliminated. I still have a long way to go but I am getting closer to the results that I want.  What is painfully clear is that you are so reliant on the weather conditions - this process is going to take a lot of patience and early mornings!

Once again I used Triggertrap as my triggering system and this time I had the Phone trap which is a great way of supporting your phone during the time lapse process.

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My model today was the lovely Shannon and she did pretty well at standing still - we even managed to find some time to take a few nice pictures of her. If you fancy yourself as a Fashion Lapse victim model please get in touch.

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More vintage fashion in sunny Margate

My latest trip to Margate to shoot some vintage fashion. Another great couple of hours with Georgia Seager-Hillier and Madam Popoff. The goal of these sessions is to produce images help sell the dresses online but also to make some stunning portfolio material - always using Margate as a backdrop. To give you an idea of the amount of usable images that we generate have a look at this gallery.

This was all simply shot using available light, a reflector was used a couple of times but on the whole these are technically very simple shots.

As a Kent wedding photographer it was also a real treat to shoot a couple of beautiful 40/50s dresses. It is nice to see vintage dresses without bunting, balloons or beards!!


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As a bonus one of the images was accepted by the Vogue Italia website.

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Hayley - Cherish the Dress | Kent Wedding Photographers

A little photoshoot with the lovely Hayley White. Make up by Gem and wardrobe Country Brides of Faversham - Dover branch :-)The dress is 'Serena' by Ronald Joyce.