Eye-Catching Portraits and Photographs of the Week


This week, we function the work of 5 photographers who had been impressed by stylized picture shoots, magnificent props, and the great thing about the panorama they had been in.

Keith Cephus says this “Victorian Goddess” picture was a collaboration of creatives for a marriage venue referred to as the Mamba Room in Norfolk, Virginia. Superstar stylist Elizabeth Paschall, Cephus says, created an illustrious head piece to depict a backyard fantasy.

Portrait of magnificent headdress and model.
© Keith Cephus

“My goal from a photographer’s perspective was to create a picture that was timeless with Victorian panache,” Cephus explains. “The lighting used to create this high-key picture was two StellaPro CLx’s. The primary mild was bounced via a big white umbrella and the opposite mild was positioned behind the mannequin to create the excessive key impact.”

Mannequin: Madeline Anderson

Make-up and Hair: Elizabeth Paschall

Venue: The Mambo Room

Robe: Avenir Bridal Boutique

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Anna Rowland of Luna Weddings within the UK says that groom Alex (beneath) is a well-known comic from Mexico, and bride Yara is a gifted photographer. “They discovered me on Instagram and booked me for his or her Iceland elopements,” Rowland explains.

bride and groom at Iceland waterfalls.
© Anna Rowland

“I really like this picture as a result of regardless of being on the mighty Skógafoss waterfall in Iceland, the sunshine behind us was simply magical,” she provides. “The solar is beginning to set and the spray from the falls was backlit; this picture was taken simply after Alex and Yara had taken their vows and had been very emotional. I really like that the spray has created a bokeh impact on the lens.”

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About this subsequent shot, additionally by Rowland of Alex and Yara, the photographer says it was the second day with the couple and this time they had been at Reynisfjara seaside in Iceland. She says she simply cherished going previous the apparent focus of “these basalt columns and as an alternative specializing in the darkish shadows to the facet. I really like how the veil falls into place with the shapes.”

bride and groom in the landscape
© Anna Rowland

Jessica McKnight says the subsequent two pictures had been taken at a personal location in Miami, Florida, and was impressed by the Star Wars location Tatooine, a “sparsely inhabited circumbinary desert planet positioned within the galaxy’s Outer Rim Territories,” in response to Wookiepedia.

stylized photo shoot in desert
© Jessica McKnight Pictures

“I cherished how artistic the challenge was and that I used to be in a position to have full artistic management, from wardrobe and prop design to coordinating the placement,” says McKnight of those stylized picture shoots. “I additionally cherished that it utilized off-camera flash and I cherished that my mannequin was into the session and embraced her function/character.”

Mannequin: Monique Evans Isringhausen @moniqueevansfl 

Hair & Make-up: Shayla @samirasjewelry

Jewellery: Liz James Jewellery Designs @lizjamesdesigns

Belt: ADA Assortment • Leather-based Belts  @adacollection

Gown: The Jessica Angel Assortment @jessicaangelcollection

Set Coordination, Costume Planning & Prop Manufacturing: Jessica McKnight Pictures @Jessica McKnight Photography

stylized photo shoot inspired by Star Wars.
© Jessica McKnight Pictures

Throughout bridal prep for this wedding ceremony beneath, taken in Alicante, Spain, photographer Phil Salisbury observed a window searching over the ceremony area (beneath) that, from a sure vantage level, he thought would seize a robust composition of the couple throughout their ceremony.

bride and groom sitting in front of sea.
© Phil Salisbury

“It could incorporate the sensational colours of the ocean within the background complimenting the bride’s white costume and bringing the scene for the viewer collectively to indicate the place the couple had been to recite their vows,” he says.

Dig into our Picture of the Day archives for much more eye-catching portraits and pictures. You possibly can submit your wedding ceremony, editorial, documentary and different attention-grabbing photos to: [email protected].

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