Rachelle is one of my favourite models to work with, always works her socks off and produces exceptional results. Here’s part one of the results from a half day shoot at Millwood Studios in Stalybridge.

We started with a little natural light. Behind Rachelle is a large window draped in muslin to soften and diffuse the light. Behind me is a large white polyboard to bounce some light back onto Rachelle and lift the shadows.

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Then for a complete change of pace we went for some single light fashion. A large beauty dish onto a white paper backdrop. I love the quality of this light, edgy and contrasty but still soft enough to flatter.

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Model: Rachelle Summers