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Fashion Still No. 1

Presenting the first of three fashion stills I created last week at the Studio*. Teaming up the Schutz platforms** with the JPG Maille breezy top gave it a slightly edgy Burtonesque look. The graphic fedora is from Seed Australia. I thought it would be fun to show the before & after, so ogle away…and do tell if you see something off! It … Continue reading

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August News

What a year it’s been so far! Here’s wassup… In January, I got published in Melbourne as a freelance food photographer for the Music (here was the first). I realized I liked the process of styling almost as much as capturing it on camera. Hmmm…now thinking of being a one-stop-shop (styling + shooting + retouching = … Continue reading

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Morning Babycakes!

brekkie: Australian slang for breakfast. Styled & Shot by Dina El-Hakim for The Music Issue #82 * * that’s right, the issue where Jim Jefferies and MY photo sit side by side, sitting in a tree…k-i-s-s-i-n-…erm, oops! tee-hee :)

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New Zealand

Mountains, fjords, rocky landscapes and beyond…here are my favourites from my trip to New Zealand last month. Oh and goofy/serious portraits with my friend Lamia and her soon-to-be family! ;) xo Dina   

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Whitsunday Islands

“You are not a drop in the ocean, you are the entire ocean in one drop.” – Rumi   

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café merci me

My last assignment for The Music (page 27) was cover all things coffee. I felt like the luckiest girl in the world *. Here are some of my current favorite places where I often do coffee runs, in typical Melbourne style… Tall Timber – simply awesome coffee quality & milk choices Duke’s Roasters – the one on Flinder’s Lane … Continue reading