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Meet the Artist: Brisbane Designer and Illustrator, Tiffany Atkin

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“I think travel is a great source of inspiration and motivation. Your mind is so active from navigating your way around, I think it opens you up to new ideas and thinking outside your usual headspace.”
- Tiffany Atkin

Tiffany Atkin is a talented Brisbane based designer and illustrator. I first saw her work at the Ladyfest Viva La Femme art exhibition and I was struck by it’s vibrancy and strong feminine style. If you love what you see, check out Tiffany’s website, own one of her amazing art prints (available on Society6) and follow her on Twitter and Facebook.

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Float On

yolanda van kimmenade photographer selfie for Bird gallery

Bird Gallery and Studio had a brilliant idea, instead of getting artists to submit images of others, why not challenge them to capture their own likeness for an exhibition called ‘Oh! You Pretty Things‘. This is not something I do on a regular basis and I can honestly say that I don’t feel very comfortable in front of the camera. But, many photographers say that self portraiture is one of the best ways to test ideas about lighting, composition and different techniques as you have plenty of time to experiment.

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Meet the Creative: Ally Dunlop – Freelance Stylist, Hair and Makeup Artist

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Ally Dunlop of Wanderlusting Blog is a talented freelance stylist who is super fun to work with. If you don’t believe me, check out her portfolio. She puts together amazing outfits from local and national designers, creates beautiful hair and makeup and even blogs about her adventures. I have been lucky enough to work with her on several shoots recently including the Harriette Hill editorial and an edgy / grunge collaboration that will be published very soon.

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Melissa in the City

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Exploring the back alleys of Brisbane City in search of textured backdrops, Melissa (Mirror Mirror Agencies, Brisbane) and I did a quick shoot in preparation for an upcoming project. I will be collaborating with Ally Dunlop of Wanderlusting blog who is a fashion blogger and stylist extraordinaire!

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Katha

Summer model test shoot Brisbane

On a sunny afternoon, German backpacker, Katha and I, ventured out into Paddington to take some model test shots. I really enjoy working one-on-one with models and having the chance to create that connection between the model and the camera. I am constantly striving to find that defining moment when both the photographer and the model relax and the sunlight is at its soft, glowing perfection.

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She’s My Christmas Cherry Pie

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Because it’s christmas and because my sister, Alisha van Bone, is such an amazing cook, I wanted to inspire you with a christmas baking idea! Alisha made this fresh cherry pie for our friend’s christmas party and it was definitely a hit.

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