When a shoot comes together, it really comes together.
Irish weather is known as little less than unpredictable throughout the world but on a Summer day when the rain plummeted from the heavens in the early morning, my wishes for a clear blue sky came through. The clouds parted like the red sea and I was left standing in the impressive shadows of the 'Skerries Mills'. What an amazing, yet quite understated and serene location for a summer shoot. Vast fields, a gently flowing river and two large windmill turbines, unmoving, still. A whistling wind whisked across the hills (playing havoc with my kit and the models hair) adding to the organic nature of the shoot.
The model represents a familiar face - I had woken her up about two hours previous - today she was working for free. it's my younger sister Claire. Today however she played the role of "The Windmillers Wife" and what a beautiful job she did.
|Silk shirt by Oasis, Crepe 70's trouser by Oasis, Summer straw bag by Oasis|
Shoes by Kurt Geiger, Earrings are stylists own, ankle straps - customised by stylist
|Mesh mohair jumper by Topman Design|
Graphic stripe skirt by Karen Millen (as below)
|Draped yellow wrap dress by Karen Millen|
Bead embellished belt is stylists own.
Flash red patent bag by Karen Millen
|Halterneck backless jumpsuit in blue by Topshop Unique|
Metal plate mirror belt by Karen Millen
Shoes by River Island
Scarf is vintage from a selection at Rokit
|Mesh jumper as above|
Graphic stripe skirt as above by Karen Millen
Boots are models own by Carvela
|Scarf from a selection of vintage by American Apparel|
Bird print cardigan by Oasis
Fur is vintage from Portobello market
|Shirt by Oasis|
Leather pencil skirt by Oasis
Headscarf is vintage
|Shirt and headscarf as before|
Stylist - David Greene
Model - Claire Greene
Shot on location at Skerries Mills by David Greene
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