STardust VIntage Photography
Stardust Vintage is vintage portrait photography inspired by the black and white portraits from the Golden Age of Hollywood and Film Noir in the 1920s, ’30s and ’40s. It is amazing to explore the style and techniques, to create classic and imaginative portraits. I find creative expression from these classic genres and masters of this iconic style like George Hurrell who revolutionised Hollywood portrait photography by the use of lighting, shadows and careful editing. His trademark romantic and glamorous portraits have become synonymous with that era.
Lights, Camera, Glamour! - Your Vintage Photoshoot
To create my vintage portraits, I combine modern equipment, and careful selective editing, with classic techniques and practical effects. Using a distinctive style based on the interplay of light and shadow, we can go on a creative journey to explore romantic glamorous Hollywood portraits, hedonistic Gatsby style shoots, sultry burlesque, or the gritty midnight world of Film Noir.
Costumes, settings, props and locations are a lot of fun when exploring vintage portrait photography. I am a big admirer of vintage fashion and dress in a vintage style regularly myself, which means I have a big collection of accessories. I always enjoy hunting for new props and ideas and have built a stash of fabulous items including vintage phones, cameras, lamps and even a 1930s typewriter. You will have the opportunity to try different looks, poses and props during your shoot – I love to explore new ideas, so be creative!
All personal shoots include a short pre-shoot consultation so we can plan the look and style for the session. I am always happy to help with advice on how to get the most from your shoot.
Vintage Photo Booth for your event or party
Add a vintage photo booth for your event or party! Only a small area is needed to set up, and capture beautiful vintage portraits with a collection of props and accessories. I charge a single booking fee which gives you an online gallery with free downloads, or a smaller booking fee with paid downloads.
I will bring my compact vintage photo studio, and a selection of props and accessories to match the theme you have chosen. I use a compact mobile vintage photo studio which is designed to fit in a couple of bags and suitcases and doesn’t need a lot of space.
As an event organiser myself, I understand the need for planning. Before each event I will have a short pre-meet with you to work out the plans and logistics so we can get the best out of the booking.