There was one concept I had been planning to shoot, the only thing holding me back was that I didn't possess the right resources to execute. I wished to create a towering character, one standing high & proud on ground. I already had an idea of how to achieve this effect, however I was still looking for a long gown, with fabric that stretches beyond the feet. I also needed a location that adds more depth & interest to the image. A disussion with my preferred model bore fruit;
Capturing compelling & strong images doesn't come easy; it requires planning, education, experimentation & sometimes going out of your way to achieve what you envision. When I captured this following image, I was residing in Jazirat al Hamra - RAK. There was this patch of long wild grass that was growing a short walk from my building entrance. It had caught my attention, and I knew it was a matter of time before I came up with a concept that works for the location. At a shopp
This next concept shoot was 'more fun, less effort' compared to the previous one. 'Why' you ask? Perhaps I forgot to mention that we had to drag ourselves across the desert for 300m to get to a spot we thought would be perfect for the shoot ... all that while carrying the photography gear & makeup set.
Ok, back to this shoot. So, I wanted to create a wacky beauty concept ... & what better way than to have the model dressed up in a straight jacket? Luckily, hunting for an a
When you get inspired, and you find yourself in the drive gear, you better hit that gas & go with the flow. I was experimenting with different ideas, themes, moods ... however, there was always one question on my mind: "What is my subject going to wear for this shoot???"
Unfortunately, I reside in a city which doesn't provide creative folks many options when it comes to outfits & props; you want something, you gotta shell out some money. Yep, hardly anything comes cheap her
As your passion for photography grows, you'll find yourself surrounded by many like-minded people; photography enthusiasts. Naturally, you create groups for socializing further. You meet, talk photography & on occasion, you organize events & friendly competitions. Our group decided to create an event with a special theme; freezing motion. We as photographers had to come up with a concept that involves freezing time / action. For my concept, I got my inspiration from the many