This is the case of a certain stylist not showing up after me, the talent and the rest of the crew waited for what…3 hours? 4 hours? I was approached by Isma sometime last year to have her portfolio taken. After a lot of postponing due to conflicting schedules, we finally settled on a weekend in late January to have the photoshoot. Now, to cut it short. We canceled the shoot because the stylist did not turn up. Pft. I won’t mention who but I do appreciate at least a call or text message to say you can’t turn up because of an emergency right?
During the few hours of waiting, I decided to prep up Isma by warming her up in front of the camera. Below are a few of the selected shots, which I find tells a certain character about Isma. Oops. Forgot to mention that Isma is an budding actor. Hence the portfolio was intended to be headshots of her, depicting her and the character that she may portray.
So no photo shoot. What did we ended up doing? Me, Jay, Kabir, Isma and her friend ended up catching a movie at Cineleisure. lol
You can now catch Isma on Ghost Season 2 which airs on 8TV every Sunday at 10.30pm. If you missed the show, you can always head over to 8tv.com.my
Hunny Madu, Bangkok Jazz, April 3 2009.
So it takes me to be sick and in bed to finally edit the photos. There are few more I but edited the ones I like best. I was fortunate to have Mado assisting me in this shoot – he gave a lot of suggestions in terms of the lighting. In most shots, we had 2 light sources; a flash mounted on to umbrella, and placed to the left of Hunny and another flash (dialed down to a few stops) pointed directly to Hunny from her right side.
In the first shot above, I tried to emulate the exact same shot that I took of her 2 years back at the exact same spot – compare it with this photo.
Enjoy the rest!
In conjunction with Henry winning the title as Cleo’s Most Eligible Bachelor for 2009, I thought I post up some pictures of him from the archive. Yes, this is from the archive – despite that I have still tons of Henry’s pictures which I have not edited. The photoshoot was done back in mid 2008 on a sunny Sunday. We started from Bangsar, to Ampang, and finally at Pavilion, KL. It was an exhausting yet relaxing shoot because it was just me, the camera and Henry – no lighting set, no stylist, no art directors and especially no one pushing us on the timing.
I think it was just a two months ago that I met Henry over lunch when he mentioned that he’s entering the Cleo’s Bachelor contest. Fast forward, and looks like he got the title! Wohooo! *ecstatic for no reason* Congrats, mate! Hope this opens up to more exciting opportunity in the future!