A Nude Creative Studio Photo-shoot in Pink

Nude-Portrait-of-a-Girl-in-Pink-photographed-by-Leah-Hawker-2012

This was one of the few personal projects I shot in 2010. Lexi, a dear friend, was visiting from the states and I asked her if she’d pose in studio for two creative portraits using a one-tone colour palette of pink.

I’m not quite sure anymore where or why I thought up this quite random idea but the shoot was none the less very fun and a great creative process assisted by friends.

We spent an evening in the studio painting found (in a dumpsite) objects pink as well as an old metal bath tub I’d seen in a derelict yard outside our studio. I shopped a number of stores empty of pink razors (of which I still have a bag stored somewhere) and bought a selection of other random (pink) items to fill in the fantasy story line look of the shoots (buckets, towels, rented candy floss machines etc).

Candyfloss-Girl-nude-photographed-by-Leah-Hawker

It was a fun and messy shoot and one of those experiences that I guess adds to ones creative experience.

The images had no particular function except to exist, really. The building, sourcing and thinking-up of a scenario for the brief amount of time it takes to actually document it (making it a brief reality) has always been one of my joys of the photographic process.

Nude-Portrait-of-a-Girl-in-Pink-photographed-by-Leah-Hawker

A snap of some of the people who worked together on this shoot and also a bit of a "behind the scenes" look at the scenario before its post processing stage...

A snap of some of the people who worked together on this shoot and also a bit of a “behind the scenes” look at the scenario before its post processing stage…

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