Posts tagged Retro

Another Steampunk shoot …


End of last year Tobias and I shot a small Steam-Punk collective in the studio.  My idea was to shoot in the style of Nadar but I ended up using lots of retro film filters as a Lightroom plugin and having some fun with a affects.

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Alice Alabaster

This shoot posed a whole new range of problems….. Miss Alabaster saw a photo of me taken with a smart-phone that had one of those retro style camera apps, e.g “Hipstermatic”, “Retro-camera” etc. And wanted to do a shoot where her styling fitted to an 80’s look and the final images looked like they were faded old photos.


80s look web-191

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Jazz Age Beauties

Jazz Age Beauties


“Jazz Age Beauties: The Lost Collection of Ziegfeld Photographer Alfred Cheney Johnston” is a book I stumbled across on Amazon a while back. Its shows the private collection of New York photographer Alfred Cheney Johnston (known as “Cheney” to his friends and associates). Born April 1885 Cheney was best  known for his portraits of Ziegfeld Follies showgirls and actors and actresses of the 1920s and 1930s


  • Hardcover: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Universe (October 17, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0789313812
  • ISBN-13: 978-0789313812

Warning the following post contains mild female nudity

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I was in Munich all last week and meet up with some great people from the “Flickr Munich Photo Walk” group (but more about that another day). I got back late Friday night just in time for the “Last Friday of the month shoot” at the lightGIANTS studio.

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