Louise Carnegie Giuseppina Magazine Photoshoot

So excited to share this photo shoot! The pieces are of my graduate collection, shot by Louise Carnegie, a photographer whose work I’ve been admiring for a long time. I love how she has used colour to create mood, and I love the styling and hair.

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Check it out on Giuseppina Magazines tumblr page here:
http://giuseppina-magazine.tumblr.com/post/53046879234/giuseppina-magazine-webitorial-photography-by

Photography by: Louise Carnegie (http://www.louisecarnegie.co.uk/)
Makeup Artistry by: Chloe Watt
Hair Styling by: Peter Mellon
Model: Amy Chong
Shoes by: New Look.

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Aberdeen Art Gallery// Selling Dreams: 100 Years of Fashion Photography

“I always thought we were selling dreams not clothes” Irving Penn on his role as photographer at Vogue magazine.

Aberdeen Art Gallery has a new exhibition, “Selling Dreams: 100 Years of Fashion Photography”, due to run until 20th April. It is a fascinating collection of historical and contemporary fashion images by photographers as diverse as Edward Steichen, Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Helmut Newton, David Bailey, Corinne Day, Rankin, Tim Walker and Steven Meisel. They are seperated into different periods of time, and each photo encapsulates the essence of that time perfectly – whether that be Lisa Fonssagrives, elegantly posed and put together, an image of femininity, or Twiggy upon a moped grinning wildly and full of freedom and excitement.

For more information on the exhibition, visit the Aberdeen Art Gallery website here: http://www.aagm.co.uk/Exhibitions/Current/Selling-Dreams-100-years-of-fashion-photography.aspx

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White Sleeve, photograph taken by Horst P. Horst for Vogue in 1936.

 

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Harlequin Dress, photograph taken by Irving Penn in 1950. The model is Lisa Fonssagrives,who Penn later married.

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Twiggy on a moped, shot by Ronal Traeger 1967.

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Women in the Bath House, photograph taken by Deborah Turbeville in 1975. This was actually one of my favourites from the exhibition, though from what I understand it was of some controversy at the time as it was so different from traditional swimwear photography.

RGU Grays Fashion Catalogue.

The catalogue has arrived! It’s so exciting to think this chapter in my life is at an end. I get my results tomorrow, and before I know it I will have graduated. Having this catalogue feels like a souvenir. If you would like your own catalogue, filled with information on all the graduating fashion design students at Robert Gordon University Aberdeen, make sure you come to one of our fashion shows (tickets available here: http://graysfashion.bigcartel.com/) or the new designer exhibition this June! (More info here: http://www.newdesigners.com/).

The cover of our catalogue was designed by illustrator Libby Walker. You can find out more about her work here: http://www.libbywalker.co.uk/index.htm

Final Collection Photoshoot

My final collection for hand-in tomorrow. Here are my favourite images from my photoshoot – I kept the look clean and minimal, complimenting my final pieces. I also had to take these photographs myself, as the photography technician had broken her hand whilst skiing! This didn’t stop her being so helpful, and she showed me a couple of tricks and really built my confidence behind the camera. I’m also very grateful to my model, Joli Parker, who got exactly what vibe I was going for. I still have lots of work to do (tying up those loose ends!) but I will update you all further after my hand-in.