As a fashion blogger, having my photo taken is somehow an ordinary thing since it’s actually part of what I’m doing.
This time around, working with a team of very talented people in my hometown somewhat gave me a feeling of pressure.
Nevertheless the whole experience of being able to work with Sefi Curada and the team was very memorable.

The Concept

For this shoot, Sefi and I agreed to do a very simple lookbook set. He knows very well how much I adore monochrome and minimal pieces. Weeks before we did the shoot, we both exchanged ideas on how we wanted the photos to look like and the clothes that I need to put together. Thinking about the perfect clothes for this shoot was really easy since Sefi gave me his moodboard that includes the makeup and clothes peg already.

How to be ready?

1. Prepare your outfit ahead of time – if you are your own stylist, make sure to keep a list of all the things you need to bring just to make sure that you’re not leaving anything behind.
2. Get enough sleep – we know photographers can easily photoshop your eyebags but taking care of your skin by having a nice beauty rest before your shoot day will somehow lessen your photographer’s job and it will always make you feel more confident to pose for the camera.
3. Be confident – beautiful photos happen when the subject is confident and sure with his actions. No matter what you do in front of the camera, always make sure to be confident about it and you’re photos will definitely come out the way you want it to be!

To the whole team, thank you so much for giving me the opportunity to be able to collaborate with you. I will forever treasure my experience with you guys!

Photography by Sefi Curada
Hair and Makeup by Nelka Jones
Assisted by Vince Descalzo, Prei Datolio and Dia Chiong