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Gordon Ayres has been photographing the British and Continental s,40s,50s retro scene for over 20 years,following the people who have created a unique look and sound -from the bands and dancers, to the fans who populate this stylish, secretive underworld movement. Using techniques culled from the classic Hollywood period, Ayres finds inspiration in both the studio glamour photographers of the time, and the grainy reportage style of the dime newspaper reporters. Film Noir is an inspiration for scene set shots, and similar lighting suits the exotic allure of Burlesque ,and smoky night-club musician photographs.
I hope to return at some point, refreshed and ready to help lots of brave women again but for now I am pursuing another path. It could be in a years time, it may be 5 years, I cannot at this moment in time advise any further on when this may be. I have some details about my decision on the History page of my site.
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Imagine yourself in a photo shoot from your favourite era, hair styled, make up done and dressed in your favourite outfit to complete the style. You can have that look captured perfectly in a vintage glamour portrait shoot. Portraits that are created to the look you are wanting, not you fitting into a set range of looks.
Recently, I followed in the footsteps of the brilliant Sue Bryce, and spent an evening recreating a collection of classic Hollywood glamour photographs. What began as a simple pitch suggestion from my editor quickly turned into an attempt to experience the confidence boosting effects of a glamour shoot, and hopefully glean a bit of the styling prowess showcased by some of Hollywood's most iconic leading ladies. In doing so, I'm in good company.
Hollywood glamour photography has been a source of inspiration in portrait photography for a very long time. This style is dramatichigh in contrastand emotionalmaking it the perfect genre for photographers of all kinds. Hollywood glamour photography has a very specific style that can make your photos stand out in any gallery.
Telegram Me. One of the things that has changed significantly over the years are my goals for light. I remember when I first saw someone take pictures of a model, he was using a big soft-box and was really impressed by the technical quality of the result — pin sharp due to a very small aperture, which in turn was made possible by tonnes of light.