Saturday, January 31, 2015

A Little Note...

Just wanted to let you guys in on some changes in my life.
My posts/ shoots might be less than usual from now on as I am
transitioning into a new phase of my life: as a Fashion Design student.

For the next 3 years I will be living out my dream of learning and understand
fashion design and creating my own clothes, etc. My shoots might be few
and far between as my living situation at the moment is not 100% ideal yet, 
but I cannot say what the foreseeable future might hold. 

I am looking forward to this new journey in my life, and soon I will
be able to bring new, fresh and unique ideas to the table in terms of my
shoot's wardrobe. 

Peace out ;D

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

By The Grace Of God

Lately, I have been exceptionally inspired by spirituality
after I watched a clip Beyond: Love Within. Very seldom
does something make me shiver and give me goosebumps,
and this was one such case. It made me listen to songs with 
spiritual influences as well as religious, like Madonna's
Like A Prayer, Enigma and gospel music. 

This inspired the shoot By The Grace Of God, and I wanted
to portray a sense of release by being graced by God. Not so much
in a religious sense but more in a spiritual understanding. I have
never considered myself religious, but still believe in the fundamentals
of what God stands for.

This is the result:

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Amazing Grace

"I've had many time, I can tell you, where
I traded innocence for company..."

"I'm here, just like I said. Although it's breaking
every rule I have ever made"

"Life is a mystery, everyone must
stand alone, but oh God, I think I am

"In every man I hear the cry of someone else"

"By leaving, I am a different man... We were told
we were strangers in the night, but we had let our hearts

These are all little quotes from songs I find describe who I am: I connect
with the dark, but I live as much as I can in the light. This is 
my amazing grace...

This is also a 2 part shoot, with the prequel coming soon. This 2 part shoot
also plays on the words light & dark, the former being Amazing Grace, and
the latter being By The Grace Of God. 

[In retrospect] Colours

22 January 2009.
Turned 21 a month back. We had made renovations to our home in August
the year before and I had tried to stall my father as much as
possible from finishing their bathroom wall because of the
visual background effect it gave. 

Sunday, January 11, 2015

[Mini Post] Victor/Victoria

This was a 'trial & error' kind of shoot. Too many factors
played a role which I had no control over so I didn't really know
where it would lead to, but I wanted to try anyway.

I saw a video recently on youtube of Beyonce & Jay Z's 'Halo/Forever
Young' performance on their 'On The Run' tour. The flow of Bey's dress/
ensemble made me want to do the same, although the space was limited for me.

This was the effect. I worked until 3am to sow together all the materials, hehe.
I am not sad I tried. 

This ofcourse was also my opportunity to show off my thigh tattoo ;D

Monday, January 5, 2015

Perfumes: Thierry Mugler - Womanity

Was exceptionally psyched for this shoot, had
alot of fun prepping for it, and enjoying the fruits afterwards
as well. I have had Mugler's Womanity for some while now, 
but this was the first opportunity I got to get fresh figs. 

I consider Womanity one of my staple fragrances. I believe
in it, and it wears well on me. Do not be fooled by the name, this
is as universal as they come; truly enigmatic in its character as it
is unique. 

For more information on the scent itself go on over to Fragrantica or