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Street Fashion Workshop

 

 

  Hello Everyone,

Just dropping by to share some images I shot over last weekend in Liverpool and The Wirral on Adrian Crook’s Street Fashion workshop.

We had a great 2 days, the weather was rather worrying as it was predicted rain all over the weekend :( .However me and Adrian have done many street fashion shoots and we know to just go with it and work around the weather and also use it to your benefit.

Even though it did rain from time to time we still managed to shoot most of the day, using a mix of the streets and a derelict location found by Adrian.

We all came away with some great images.

These images are from Chris Sou who came over from Belgium to join us on this workshop.

Styling was kept simple, black and clean lines for the streets which also worked well for the derelict location, making for a great contrast.

Hope you enjoy looking through these images by Chris Sou and if you would like to join me and Adrian on future workshops please email adrian@gofototravel.com and visit Gofototravel.com

Thanks

Carla x

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Liverpool Street Fashion Workshop

I was so happy to be back in my home town of Liverpool last weekend, it’s always nice to catch up with friends and family as-well as fitting in some work in between.

Myself and Adrian put on a Fashion workshop in Liverpool on the Sunday, we used a few locations near the Albert Dock and then went across the River Mersey to the Wirral. We shot in a very cool location that Adrian had found the day before. The location was some old work yard that was probably something to do with the docks, it is just about to get demolished, so we had a great chance to get in there and use it with permission from the site owners :) 

We wanted the styling for this shoot to be simple and chic with clean lines but still having an urban feel to the looks.

It was a great day of teaching and all the photographers worked really hard and came away with great images.

Here are a selection of images Adrian took on the day as demonstration shots…

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If you would like to join us on any future workshops or 1:1 tuition days why not get in-touch or visit the website Gofototravel.com

Thanks for looking

Carla x 

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Dropping in to say ‘Hi’…


Hey everyone,

I haven’t blogged in a while (feel like I always open with that line) Just been busy buzzing around working, catching trains, being glued to my phone and making the odd picture ;)

I am just gearing up for my trip to Plymouth this week and you know getting all my bits and bobs sorted out, (that reminds me I need a new suitcase lol)

 Going to keep it short and sweet but leaving you with an array of some of my favourite images taken over the last few months…

So just dropping in to say …’Hi’…stay safe and hope you enjoy the images :)

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Adrian Crook Makeup James Mcknight

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Me in Make-up with James

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Adrian Crook Paris

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Me and Kitty

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Kitty Cohen

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Peter Van Geest

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Mario Maganda

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Me and model friends, Zoi, Ananda, Nirmala, Fredua in the Netherlands :)

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Tony Ornstien

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Patrick Roux

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Owen Lloyd

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Richard Awbery

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Martin Higgs

Designer Head Piece Jacq Brill
Stylist Jean Fernand
Stylist Assistant Patrice Hall
Hair Dylan Jack McConnachie
Make up Sonya Kaur 

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Faye Yerbury

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Ian Clark

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Bob Zieste

Stylist Jean FernandMua
Make Up Jean Fernand
Stylist Assistant Patrice Hall
Hair Dylan Dylan Jack McConnachie

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Simon Ng

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BTS Liverpool group shoot

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Geoff Barnett

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Cheers..Enjoy the summer :)

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90’s Back ‘Let me be your Fantasy’

Yesterday I woke up with an urge to try a new style on myself. I am always looking for something different to try as I have done so many styles over the years, so I can get bored doing the same stuff at times.  Also I believe if you have an idea in your head you should get it out and express while it is fresh, rather than leave it too late because sometimes the energy and passion has gone by then.

Fashion wise, I love the latest throw back to the 90’s, I’m a child of the 90’s and this was when I first discovered fashion/ film and music.

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The 90’s was when supermodels like Cindy Crawford and Linda Evanglista-who famously said she wouldn’t get out of bed for less then £10,000 dollas a day.  When Winona Ryder and Gwen Stefani were style Icons and when we all watched Fresh Prince of Bell-Air. The Spice Girls were always number 1 on the top 40,  Clueless and The Craft were my favourite films, the decade smelled of CK One and when Cadbury’s Freddo’s where 10p, who remembers that ;).

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So yesterday I styled my hair and make-up with a little hip-hop/Dance twist and a nod to the 90’s style and I absolutely love the images.

Adrian shot them yesterday morning for me and I am so pleased with how they turned out.

If I had to choose a song that goes with these images this would be it- Enjoy…

 

Let me be your Fantasy.

Photographer Adrian Crook

Model Carla Monaco

Hair/Make-up and Styling Carla Monaco

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Thanks for looking

Carla

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I sometimes do ‘DIY’ …..

Even though I have worked with some amazing make-up artist and hair/stylist, I have often done my own make-up and hair for shoots. especially the ones for private projects.

This is usually for different reasons but mostly because of timing and trying to arrange dates with other creative’s can be tricky, schedules collide so over time I have leant to do my own make-up to a good standard for the work I do.

One of the biggest compliments I have had on my work was from a commercial shoot I did in London last year. The photographer on the job mentioned two images I did with Stefano Brunesci and Adrian Crook. One was the ‘Dark’ Image and the other ‘Eye wear’ 

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He said’ they are amazing images, who was the team on the days, I bet you had a whole team of creative’s working along side you to created those looks’, I laughed to myself and told him that it was just me and the photographer that was all. I felt quite smug that some of the work I have done is considered much more than it actually was.

I am a big fan of keeping things simple and not over doing it, I know how I can look my best and I am always learning new tricks and techniques along the way.

I did the make-up below last week for mine and Adrian’s DARK FASHION image for our upcoming workshop.

I did go a little adventurous on this which is not normally what I would do but I was very happy with the results and Adrian approved too which is cool :)  if Adrian doesn’t like something he tells me straight lol he is not shy about that.

So I was very happy with this look and I hope to do more in this similar style.

The power of the make-up brush.

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Here are a few other images which I have done my own hair /make-up and styling on.

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Thank you for looking

More of my work can be seen on my Facebook page/Twitter and instagram which I update regularly

https://www.facebook.com/clubcarlamonaco

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Carla x x x