The model has been photographed many times before so her experience in front of the camera was not the problem, the heat however was. I constantly sweat regardless but when I am in tropical weather the sweat just does not stop. I was thankful for the handkerchief/bandanas that I brought because they were most certainly soaked within 10 minutes. The graffiti background with her white high-waisted flared trousers and red Louboutin shoes made a solid contrast. It seems as though we selected a popular area to shoot in and I am glad we got there by 9 am because by 10 am there were several other party’s that were keen on using the same spot.
We only shot 2 looks because it’s hard to get a model to bring a variety of clothes without a personal assistant or a trailer to tow the wardrobe but it all worked out. My boyfriend was the best assistant I could ask for, unfortunately the boyfriend in me disappeared as I got in to controlling director mode but he rolled with the punches and did not complain and we even got a couple laughs out of the whole scenario as he poked fun at my change in attitude. Hey sometimes I just need to get the right shot and I need the assistant to do specific things. Advice always scout a location before bringing the art to life, it reduces the risk of shit going sideways.