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photoshoot friday, babycocktails edition

10 February 2012 8,018 views 5 Comments

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I love to plan shoots with Thea Colman, because when I get to her house she’s completely up for anything. So when I say, “there’s this great cemetery down the street I’d like to shoot” she doesn’t balk. She just says, SURE! And off we go.

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We piled in the car with Stitchy (expert stylist, sweater  smoother and smile getter) and headed over midday last Saturday. I usually prefer to shoot early mornings or late afternoon, but we had some nice winter light and enough clouds to hide the sun here and there.

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Grey backgrounds can be tricky and suck the life out of sweater colours and make things feel a little flat so I was definitely looking for other colours to throw in the mix. I think that yellowy-orangey-greeny moss really saves the day here though. I love it! I’ll definitely head back to shoot there again.

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The sweater is Chambord, knit in Rowan Felted Tweed Aran. All the goodness of Felted Tweed in an aran weight! I wanna try it!

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5 Comments »

  • Kathy said:

    I love your pictures! And these posts about pictures are great — I’m really enjoying them.

  • thea said:

    :-) Hi!

    Always fun. And who knows where will end up next time?? Think legwarmers….

  • sam said:

    I love that sweater! I’m going to go queue the pattern now!

  • Stitchy said:

    The neck on this sweater is perfection. Hardly any smoothing was necessary on this beauty. These photos came out so beautifully, I love seeing Thea’s smiling face!

  • Erica said:

    Looks like so much fun!!

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