Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Flashback #19

Random photos from my negative files #19 - A couple of SF inspired shots modelled by Sue Brown, 30th September, 1979. I can date this exactly because I just found my old diaries! Sue used to model for me a lot in the late 70's. We both studied visual merchandising at a college in Charing Cross Road, London, and used to do photo sessions in our spare time for a bit of fun and practice. The giant ant in the crazy photo below had been made out of styrofoam by my brother Martin a couple of years earlier, who at the time was just 16. Needless to say, model making eventually became his profession.


Sunday, 23 February 2014

The Changing Face of Mannequins

Here are a few shots from the Window Mannequins stand at the EuroShop Trade Fair in Düsseldorf, Germany, a few days ago. This was one of the most exciting range of mannequins I think I've ever seen, with a unique and ingenious system of interchangeable faces and features, making them truly versatile and ready to adapt to any trend in make-up design or colour.

Eyes right? An array of eyes, ready to slot into the face itself.



I felt as though I'd stepped onto the set of Westworld when I spotted the mannequins below...

... or perhaps the set of I, Robot!


Thursday, 20 February 2014

Selfie Absorbed

Three spreads from another great and very timely fashion editorial by photographer, Emma Summerton. W magazine, March 2014. Featuring: Malaika Firth, Cora Emmanuel and Riley Montana. Styled by Giovanna Battaglia. Hair by Neil Moodie and Make-up by Mathias van Hooff.





Guardians Of The Galaxy



I haven't posted for a while on account of the fact that I went to Germany for a couple of days, but I'm back and I see that this film is getting exposure online and it's looking good!




Starring: Zoe Saldana (seen above), Karen Gillan (seen below), Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista, Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, Djimon Hounsou, John C. Reilly, Glenn Close, Benicio del Toro, Vin Diesel as the voice of Groot and Bradley Cooper as the voice of Rocket Raccoon.




Sunday, 16 February 2014

Nyota Uhura #4

The fabulous Nichelle Nichols as communications officer Lieutenant Uhura aboard the USS Enterprise in Star Trek (1966-1969). Seen below in a clip from the classic 'Mirror, Mirror' episode...

Friday, 14 February 2014

Thursday, 13 February 2014

Va-Va-Valentine's - Imminent!

Here's a shot of Manko who will be modelling for a Noir-themed life-drawing session specifically tailored towards comic strip illustration, tomorrow night - info Here and hosted by Jason Atomic.

Wednesday, 12 February 2014

Hair Today

From the surreal 'Warrior Stance' fashion editorial for W Magazine March 2014. Photographer: Steven Klein. Fashion Editor: Edward Enninful. Hair: Orlando Pita. Make-up: Kabuki.





Monday, 10 February 2014

Star Trek Continues . . .



Thanks to Ben Eshmade for turning me on to this. What an incredible achievement! The attention to detail in this reconstruction of classic Star Trek episodes is astounding.


Truth Beauty Bailey

Sunday, 9 February 2014

Ben Eshmade's Barbican Podcast



This month, Hollywood stars Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto as they discuss their new film Dallas Buyers Club, plus the biggest releases ahead of the awards season, hosted by Ben Eshmade.
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