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I've always wanted to shoot fashion photographs at night, but the problem of lighting deterred my attempts. After dinner and a glass of wine, Noelle and I left on the formidable adventure of night photography. I think our first try proved quite fruitful. After galavanting around my neighborhood and taking many failed pictures, we happened upon this tree and its surrounding bushes. The lighting was magical. The photographs perfectly capture the eerie mood of the night and are reminiscent of low tech shots from vintage polaroids.

Jacket: 1970's Vintage
Skirt: Reconstructed Vintage, via Taxi CDC
Hat: Thrifted
1990's Lace Vest: Thrifted
Tights: American Apparel
Bodysuit: American Apparel
Accessories: Thrited
Lace-Up Oxfords: Thrifted


All photographs by the talented Noelle San Souci

19 comments:

Rachel :

Wow, these look lovely! I really like the contrast you got from shooting at night; it really looks fantastic.

Bryce :

These are amazing! Especially the one with the reflection in your necklace. IT looks photoshopped! So cool!
And your outfit totally fits the eerie vibe put off by the photos. Kind of a 70's witchy thing.

Carys :

Wow, these are so dramatic and amazing! I must try some nightime outfit posts, but I always struggle too with lighting. Hopefully I'll be lucky and find some as good as yours. Lovely outfit too!
From Carys of La Ville Inconnue

Annebeth :

oh yes these totally works, the last one is so fairytale like!

Jenni :

These pictures are awesome--they have kind of spooky, 70s feel, like Stevie Nicks is off camera somewhere spinning around. I love your coat and the floral skirt!

Annebeth :

trust me, you NEED to watch Mad Men! I am very picky when it comes to series and movies, but Mad Men is the best series I have seen in my whole life. The characters, the storylines, the fashion: it's all there. Watch it!!! :D

and when it comes to cooking: I post recipes sometimes :) I love italian cooking! I have a great italian cookbook, I especially love cookbooks with lots of pictures. Risotto, pasta, salades, I love it all. The best tip I can give is to use ingredients that inspire you and go heavy on the flavors. Nothing's as depressing as a saltless, drab concoction.

you can see my posts on food here:
http://stylingdutchman.blogspot.com/search/label/food

we just had the risotto with tuna and pinenuts tonight :)
find the recipe here:
http://stylingdutchman.blogspot.com/2011/02/have-you-ever-seen-rain.html

Pink Rock and Fashion :

Great outfit and pics!!!
xoxo
Luna
http://pinkrockandfashion.blogspot.com/

Stephanie Leigh. :

these pictures are so fun. love the night time shots :) the vest is too cute!
xx
http://www.br0keandshameless.blogspot.com

"this fashion lark." :

Great pictures x

Eule-Lilaanaa :

great photos

gina :

These look gorgeous! I'm loving your outfit!

xo, gina

Stef / Diversions :

I love, love, LOVE that first shot. So perfect!

Virginie Lavallée Bélanger :

Oh how I love night photography! These are gorgeous, Noelle certainly IS very talented.

You make the loveliest subject too!


Virginie

Rebeccak :

Those shots in the ivy are amazing and kind of spooky! I love the idea of shooting at night - it gives a really different feel to the look. Just a shame my poor little camera isn't up to it :)

Pink Penguin :

Fabulous photos, the lighting really is magical!!! It makes me want to try nighttime fashion photography now!! xxx

Helga! :

Great pix,and love the outfit,as I always do.:)

Annebeth :

I LOVE that you love Mad Men as much as I do! I wish I had my entire LIFE look aesthetically like Mad Men :(

about that polkadot dress from zara: you can order a similar version here:

http://www.wholesale-dress.net/dot-embellished-round-collar-shirtdress-coffee-g1198566.html

or if this one's sold out, somewhere else on the website! Hope this sooths your pain about not getting it back then :-)

Meghan :

awesome night photos!

Eli :

oooh love the nightshots!