Contemporary summer fashion portrait | Notting Hill, London | Model: Cyrielle

Contemporary summer portraits

I was called in a little while ago to help create a few editorial portfolio images on location in Notting Hill, London. Happy and summery images with lots of colour was the brief, with a contemporary catalogue look.

London Ethical Fashion Show 2014

London Ethical Fashion Show 2014

I don’t shoot events that often, but this was a special case. Being a fashion show set in the beautiful St Paul’s Hammersmith didn’t make it less compelling. I felt I just had to do it.

Model: Holly M @ Leni's. Fashion editorial for The View Magazine

This is Africa – fashion editorial for The View Magazine

With the string of Africa-inspired designs in SS14 collections about to hit the street, I sat down with fashion stylist Dasha Egay to produce an editorial for The View Magazine. During a very creative brainstorming session, we quickly came up with the mood: strong, confident, proud. Now, all we had to …

Fashion shoot for creative agency in Angel, London. Model: Sophie.

Creativity captured

A startup creative agency, StyleKandi, opened its doors and needed images to showcase its abilities. The location chosen was the Enhance beauty salon in Angel, London. In rapid succession I photographed three models, pampered by a team of wardrobe and hair stylists and makeup artists.

Edgy fashion editorial. Model: Jasmine. London

The look

I met Jasmine in northern Stockholm one overcast summer morning to shoot some retro inspired fashion images with a link to the late 80s. We’d been discussing the shoot over the last week and had settled on an moody monochrome theme.

Model portfolio shoot. Karin. Stockholm & London

Get signed by a top model agency

Being a model involves a lot more than being pretty. An important step is to get a decent portfolio, or at least a few good images, to present to agencies. Karin contacted me for just this reason. She wanted strong fashion photographs to show off her best features, to impress the agencies and …

Location fashion portrait, Sweden. Model: Olga. Photo: Donald Linderyd, London

Location, location, location… for portraits

Finding the right location can make or break a photograph. For these fashion portraits the brief was to get something that gave a feeling of exploring Africa. A trip to the african continent would have been nice, but the budget was just not there, so we had to make do with Sweden. …

Up! | Vogue Italia, PhotoVogue | Dreamy fashion landscape. Model: Sarah

Vogue Italia

It seems Vogue Italia liked our little fashion story Up! and decided to publish one of the images on their PhotoVogue site. This also means it is available for licensing at the New York agency Art + Commerce in their PhotoVogue collection.

Model: Sarah. Autumn fashion

Simplicity – 50mm and a reflector

Is simplicity best or simply the easiest? Depeche Mode Sometimes simplicity is just right. The key, is good planning, communication and knowing how to use light and the environment to your advantage.