We spent two nights in Bristol last week which was our first time there. The reason for this was The Photography Parlour photographer’s Get Together all thought out by the utterly sweet, giving, professional and organized to the max – drum roll please – Rosie Parsons! This woman is a total saint. How she managed to pull all of this together is a nothing short of amazing and attribute to her hard work and dedication.
I have known Rosie for a few years now and she even came along and shot a wedding with me at Audley End House when I was in a bind. She has made fantastic contacts during her career and is now sharing knowledge with fellow photographers on her Photography Parlour website.
What a lovely group of friendly, positive photographers all eager to get out and practice their craft with a choice of 8 models and a variety of outfits. We had great fun and the best part was putting faces to names of photographers, some of whom I have been friends with on Facebook and Twitter for a long time now. I also made some brand new connections which is what a day like this is all about.
To give you an idea of how it worked, we where split into groups of about 5 photographers with one team leader who was responsible for getting everyone back to the The Harmony II luxury yaucht which was “base camp” for us for the day (oh, how the other half live!). Each of us had the opportunity to shoot 3 different models in 3 unique outfits and 3 hair & make-up looks. Each photographer in the group had a few minutes to direct the model while the others could shoot from a different angel. The shots here of Miss Cherry Delight where a sneaky grab shot that I did of another group when they muscled in on our model, just a bit of fun. We had a break for lunch and then a few of us went out for dinner and a couple of drinks at the end of a very productive day, if I do say so myself!
The photographs featured here are of Burlesque Model Miss Cherry Delight as well as some Behind The Scenes shots of Craig and I shooting taken by Rosie Parsons, Antonina Photography and Dasha of Exhibit Emotions.
Clara B http://www.modelmayhem.com/1417038
Miss Cherry Delight (Gemma) http://www.modelmayhem.com/1663173
Sara Friar http://www.heygorgeous.me.uk/bodypainting.html
Flickr Group: http://www.flickr.com/groups/thephotographyparlour/