Nikon Presents: Z Creator Fashion Photography Workshop coming June 26th

 

Hey!!!👋🏼  How are you guys?

 

It’s been ages but I’m here! Just been buried with business ventures and exciting collaborations.

So here is one I would love to share with you!!!

🔜   Coming 26th of June, I’ve partnered with Nikon Australia to bring you a one day fashion photography workshop.

 

This is what I’ll be covering…

☑️. How to plan for a fashion photoshoot (Featuring Bally fashion)

☑️. How to prepare a photoshoot brief

☑️. How to direct and style a professional model

☑️. The benefits of the mirrorless to create fashion images

 

This will be your chance to play with Nikon mirrorless Z cameras and ask me questions. The mirrorless cameras has literally broaden my photography horizon that I can’t EVEN explain how career-changing it has been for me. It has literally opened the doors to venture into film making and I’m all IN. I find creating compelling + impactful short stories for Brands is incredibly fulfilling because I can add so much emotion and sound to my story-telling. And of-course the mirrorless has enabled me to do just that.

You are probably wondering why now? Well that’s because 5 years ago, the technology wasn’t advanced enough to allow me to be nimble and use two hands. Remember those awful huge gimbals and monopods???

Thank God it’s now possible to be more agile and creative with our angles!

 

Anyway I could go on and on about it, but why not come and join my fashion workshop to find out more?

 

➡️   All the details are here … (LINK)  ⬅️

 

Enjoy and can’t wait to meet you!

 

xx Karen

 

The best of Street Style at TOPSHOP London Fashion Week 2017

If only you were here to see the thriving mass of people waiting outside Topshop runway show. The Topshop runway show is one of the most anticipated shows of the LFW schedule since they were welcomed into the LFW schedule in year 2005. It was messy and ridiculously dangerous to shoot any street style on the busy main road, but somehow we managed avoid on coming traffic for the love of photography. Hey, at least the upside was that I saw Kate Moss and her daughter, 14-year-old Lila in tow arriving at the show which was a highlight of my day.

 

London Fashion Week 2017 Day 3 Street Style

It’s already day three, and I’m noticing a common theme amongst the London Fashion goers. Plaid oversized blazers, Beige/Brown colour palettes, Balenciaga knife boots, Gucci GG Marmont belt bags, Loewe and JW Anderson handbags, and dresses over distressed denim trousers.

 

VAMFF 2017 Premium Runway 6 – RUSSH Backstage

As a Creative, I am constantly sourcing for inspiration. Tonight I had a new surge of creativity and thought I’ll experiment and think outside the box as I go behind the scenes at the VAMFF Premium Runway 6, RUSSH. Here are the highlights featuring the following labels:

  • Anna Quan
  • Bul
  • Kacey/Devlin
  • KUWAII
  • RYDER
  • House of Riot

So what do you think … ?

 

All Images and design by Karen Woo. Please email hey@karenwoo.com.au for permission of usage. Thank you x

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Diner En Blanc 2017

Diner en Blanc, returned to Melbourne for a third time last night. It was a special dinner event where people were asked to dress in white and meet at a secret location which was revealed only hours before it started. Some walked and carried their dining table, chairs and tableware, whereas some, like myself were fortunate enough to be picked up from the Royal Exhibition Building by bus and was accompanied by our Bus and Table Leader. If you have no idea what this concept was about, it was all started by François Pasquier with a group of friends nearly 30 years ago in Paris.

What I found most amusing was seeing how people reacted to us when we walked right past them in unison to our location lugging all our tables and chairs. It was pretty funny when they came up to us and asked what we were doing.

After our tables were organised in long rows, I quickly set out to see what kind of stylish people turned up. I really enjoyed this year’s choice of location because I loved how beautiful and soft the afternoon light shone against the outfits with the greenery in the background. I experimented with the light and created a few moody images which I was pretty happy about.

I would like to thank the team from Arize Communications for being so accomodating and amazing to work with, and for Bared Footwear for my rad new white sneakers in collaboration with Carla McRae to keep my feet comfy all night. Hey, you can shop them right here.

Also thanks to Vincent Calderon for being my guest and taking my pics.

Enjoy and Bon Appetit xx

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