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Old Masters-like portrait photography

Old Masters-like portrait photography Have you ever dreamt of having your portrait done in the style of Old Masters? Portrait photography has fundamentally changed the way art is created and perceived in the modern day. It is now possible for a photograph to look so painting-like in colour and lighting and charm a viewer the same way as the painting would. How it is possible to produce the effect and feel of a painting using a camera? It’s the lighting, colour, composition, proper posing, mood and expressions of the subject that make photographs look like paintings. And then the treatment in Photoshop to finish the portrait off. “When all the parts come together – it creates the atmosphere of the old masters works. It is very important to think of the outfit, backgrounds, colour choices, the pose and the right expression. And, of course, the light which is the key. Shadows are as important as highlights.

A teaser for a beautiful girl

Glamour, Boudoir and Art Portrait Photo shoot What an amazing day we had yesterday with Gemma – a beautiful girl, a beautiful soul. Thank you very much lovely Melanie for recommending our services to her 🙂 We have shot glamour, we have shot natural photos, boudoir and fantasy art nudes, so many ideas, moods and looks for Jemma’s album. lovely Tina from Gloss Girl delivered an outstanding results with Gemma’s make-up as usual. We had a ball and I completely collapsed when Gemma left.  I wonder how she felt? 😉 Here is a teaser from yesterday shoot. Enjoy! All my love.   Book your own session. Spoil your loved one. Call us on 02 96598444 or email us at: kira@artphotobykira.com.au  

Art photo shoot in New Zealand

Artistic portrait and glamour photo shoot in New Zealand. All the time we were in and around Lake Taupo I felt like being in the movie set of  “Lord of the Rings”. I wanted to shoot all the time. My wish came true. We had an absolutely amazing shoot with Tylah and her Mum – Donna in Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley and Wairakei Terraces and Thermal Health Spa. Here are just a couple of teasers from our shoot. Hopefully you will enjoy it as much as I did shooting it.   Book your own session. Spoil your loved one. Call us on 02 96598444 or email us at: kira@artphotobykira.com.au      

New Zealand short break

North Island, August 2013 Having twelve days of bliss, away from the studio, moseying around the North Island of New Zealand. We’ve been very fortunate to have the chance to take this break. What a beautiful country! Everywhere you turn, sights amaze you. Just when you think there couldn’t be something more beautiful than what you’ve just seen; something else pops up. Steam vents, volcanoes, glow worms, geysers, white lions – just to give a small taste of what we’ve experienced. Today, I found my muse – a local girl from Taupo. Just so happens, she wants to be model and leapt at the chance for me to photograph her. I probably shall blog more about this mystery girl; and can’t wait to show what we created together; but for now, here is a brief, uncut, unedited video of behind the scenes to tease you about what is coming! Can you imagine what I will do with these images? Tell me what you think may happen, and lets see who comes closest. Kira on location, Taupo NZ.