Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Please meet my latest work. Hope you like it.
As usually coming with and idea was very spontaneous. In fact I had something else on my mind before the photo-shoot, so I was searching for relevant location, appropriate clothes and model that will fit in. I was lucky to find red-hair model. At the same time I contacted one clothes designer. From our conversation I understood that she might help me out and we agreed to meet.
I arranged it that way so we would meet with model and then go to designer to find suitable dress. But when I called to confirm that we are coming in half an hour I got an answer that there is no need to come, because she cannot help me.
So I met model, but I had nothing to offer her anymore. Anyway we went for a coffee. I explained her what happened. It is always easier to blame somebody else:) I was really stressed that it did not work out with a designer, because I don't like cancelling something that I planned to do.
Model appeared to be extremely fun, so we decided to come up with something else. While drinking coffee and having a nice conversation I started to have ideas popping up in my head. She is a professional ballet dancer. It was my goal to find a ballet dancer, as I had this feeling that only dancers are plastic and elegant enough to give me what I needed. Now when I look at the picture I feel that I was right.
Another difficulty was finding a violin as none of my friends were playing it. I was searching so hard that in the end I had three violins:)
We were shooting next to Helsinki cathedral. There is a spot that where under certain angle only roofs of opposite buildings and sky are visible which gives you a feeling of a "roof". I decided to take advantage of that.
Sometimes to get a good view you have to climb over a fence :)
Another thing that I remember after that photo-shoot is how cold it was. In the end I could hardly hold my camera properly. And I got sick after that:) But picture was worth it, I guess.
Thank you for reading!