belle of the ball

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Photoshoot for Hannah belle garlands.

 

I had the pleasure of shooting with the super-talented Hannah Parkes of Hannah belle 

Hannah creates all her gorgeous hair accessories to order. I have even bought some of her pieces for my portrait work including some beautiful small ones that I plan to use in a shoot with my nieces. Naturally, I was delighted when she asked me to work with her on a shoot for her webpage and advertising. We met for coffee and went through the details and I got an idea of the style she wanted. I explained I am a real fan of the Pre-Raphaelite style as is Hannah so I just knew we were going to get along!

A lot of Hannah’s pieces are ideal for weddings.

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I think this Summer, every festival-goer should wear a Hannah belle garland.

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Hannah’s hair bands are just perfect for this 1920’s style…

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I particularly enjoyed meeting her models for the day: Hannah’s friend Stephanie and her daughter Alarna. Both were absolutely wonderful to work with, quick to change outfits and even helped out with light reflectors or fans when requested. A big thank you to you ladies!

Hannah styled the girls herself with beautiful dresses she sourced especially for her shoot. Doing the hair and make-up herself also..I’ve never seen anyone so busy! I half expected her to take the camera from me and do the photography too so that I could have sat back. Hannah knew exactly what she wanted from her images and had a huge input in the way her shoot went. I loved working with her and look forward to working with her on future projects.

Check out Hannah’s Facebook page here Hannah belle

Published by roseandrainbow

Freelance national wedding and portrait photographer. Working from Bearwood Smethwick, West Midlands.

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