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


here’s a preview of my next post…of my still life shoot today. it was faboosh. i’m so excited to share with you! xo, Dina

Cafe When It Sizzles

One day my sister surprised me and took me to Image Superstore Cafe on Elizabeth Street in Melbourne. It was absolutely charming, I have never seen anything quite like it. A photography studio-cum-cafe that’s been open for only two months (and yet customers kept pouring in during lunch time), the space also appeals to classical … Continue reading

Jöelle’s Sister / Montreal

I’ve been creating pdf portfolios this weekend and naturally dug through hundreds and hundreds of photographs to best represent the subject matter of each portfolio. Naturally, pro-procrastinator that I am, I found some photos I never got around to working on or publishing. Jöelle‘s sister (I’m so sorry I forgot your name!!) was a great … Continue reading

Lily / Montreal

Lily, at Box 409, Montreal.   Life goes on as I went to try out my friend Kyle‘s newly launched studio, Box 409, in Montreal’s Saint-Henri area. It’s a beautiful space that boasts 17 inch feet (thanks Cymon :) high ceilings, wooden floors and a slight vintage-feel. I shot Lily Jacob (doesn’t her name sound … Continue reading

Silhouette Lighting

Recently, we experimented with Silhouette Lighting in my class.  To achieve this look, you need a black background with one large softbox against it. The light is at its lowest power and the camera must be set to at least f16 so as not to pick up too much detail. Here are a few of … Continue reading