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Family, Life and Work.

I will start by saying , ‘Happy New Year to you all’.

2013 was a great year for me I did so much and I don’t feel I have stopped, I think because I love my job so much it doesn’t feel like work for me at times.

I am always grateful to all the photographers who book me for work and continue to support my career.

To all I have worked with in 2013 thank you for making it a great year for me.

My Christmas and New Year was a bittersweet one as we lost our beautiful dog Alf on the 21st of December.  Alf was a big part of our lives and especially Adrian’s so it was a big loss and made Christmas feel empty, but we made the most of it and will always have our memories of the big cuddly monster xx

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I returned to  the Uk from Spain on the 2nd January , I spent more time with my family and friends on this trip back as I didn’t see any of them throughout Christmas and new year period, so I made the most of it.  I love going back to Liverpool to see my mum and dad, they never change at all and as soon as I get in, it’s a cup of tea in one hand and a cheese sandwich in the other without even asking lol.

What my family are actually like, I am not even joking, I love them so ;)

I had my first shoot of the year with the lovely John Gannon and Make-up artist Sarah Waterfield in Winsford, Cheshire.

I have worked with John and Sarah a few times now and we always get on like a house on fire, I enjoy shooting at John’s studio as it’s in his home, which makes it very comfortable and cosy. John’s a great host and Sarah is always good for a good natter and is wonderful with the make-up brush :).

I am lucky that John allowed me to edit some of his images from our shoot together. I am slowly learning editing and retouching, I find it relaxing and very enjoyable for some reason; hopefully I will get better with time, watch this space ;)

Here are some images we created at John’s studio -

https://www.facebook.com/pages/John-Gannon-Photography/543936942299738

Sarah waterfield- http://purpleport.com/portfolio/sarahwaterfieldmua/

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I had another delightful shoot with the lovely Iain Hamilton  last Tuesday; it was great to catch up with Iain, he shot me when I first started modelling 2 years ago. It was funny to look back on the last two years and remember all the good times and what I use to be like.

I recall Iain saying to me last week,  ‘You said you would never do nude’  How things Change ;)

As well as reminiscing we also created some lovely images at Iain’s studio.

Beautiful art nudes and Fashion.

Photographer Iain Hamilton

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Iain-Hamilton-Photography/152690087353

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On the weekend I worked with the delightful John Tuckey of JRT Vinatge. https://www.facebook.com/jrtvintage

John creates lovely images with a strong vintage feel to them; it was such fun making some vintage images again.

I use to do vintage work a lot when I first started modelling and I don’t always get the opportunity to do this type of work, so it was great to work on a vintage shoot again.

Here are some images we created over the weekend.

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And here I am back in Spain, enjoying time with my Crookie and the warmer weather: )

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Back in the uk on the 19th for my southwest tour,

see all you guys soon.

Take care

Carla xx

 https://www.facebook.com/clubcarlamonaco