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New shots from a recent shoot!

   
 
Shot in the polly cocktail lounge.

Photography by Camilo Mateus, model is Jaquillyn Mariah, styling by styled by Pariss, hair and makeup by MOLOTOV pigtails hairstyling and makeup. 

Behind the scenes photo diary of today’s shoot

Today I was doing hair and makeup for a student of the Melbourne institute of fashion. For something a little different, I’m going to show you a behind the scenes look at my day.
  
I travelled very light today as it was a single hair and makeup look and I only ever pack the tools I need. 

    
 The makeup look was meant to be very clean and glamorous with a bold lip and the hair was a loose wave with a nod to old Hollywood.  

  
I curled all the hair with a wide barrelled tong and pinned up the curls while they were warm to keep the curls in place and then started on the makeup.

  
While we were shooting in a bar on Brunswick st, the preparation was done at the Melbourne fashion institute. The view was amazing and i was very grateful to have good natural light to use for once.

  
Then we travelled to the shoot location. My client had booked out the lovely polly cocktail bar on Brunswick st. After setting up the equipment, it was Showtime.

  
Throughout the course of a shoot, there’s lots of fiddling involved to touch up the clothing and makeup for each look and to make sure it looks fresh.
Today was a lot of fun and I’ll be looking forward to seeing the finished product soon. Hope you guys enjoyed my little photo diary of today’s hard work.

  

The last year in a single shot

Photographer in all five shots is Kynan O’meara

Samantha Morrison is the model in the featured image, with hairstyling, wardrobe styling and makeup by MOLOTOV PIGTAILS hairstyling and makeup.

Models appearing on the bottom (left to right):

Annika lammers (styled by hair self, hair and makeup by MOLOTOV PIGTAILS)

Dylan peck

Laura Kinross and Laura Rose, with wardrobe styling and accessories by Michelle Chorny from Pokkerdot Lane.

Yana martens. Hairpiece by lady petrova.
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Bridal/editorial shoot with Harmonique Photography

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Photographer: Harmonique Photography
Model: Sandra Wong
MUA/Hair: Molotov Pigtails hairstyling and make-up (me!)

I did this shoot back in December last year (2012) in Harmonique Photography’s studio in Newport.
Our model, Sandra, had flown in from Macao and we were blown away by her beauty and had a really great day working together as a team.
The theme was initially bridal, but it turned into editorial bliss as we realised we could create much more powerful looks than we initially expected.