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Andrea Acailawen

Andrea Acailawen 

Editorial & Commercial Photographer Ⓥ - Fashion . Beauty . Still Life . Botanical

Occupation: Editorial & Commercial Photographer - Fashion . Beauty . Still Life . Botanical (Acailawen + Wright, Photographers)

Birthday: 03/05

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Most comments: 43

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2014-06-18 16:41:55 (43 comments, 20 reshares, 472 +1s)Open 

Here's a little monochromatic fashion for your #womenwednesday  photo stream. :)

2014 Fashion Photography
MYSTIQUE

Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen. 
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright. 
Fashion Stylist: +Argie Mitra.
Hair/Makeup: +Darlina Conto. 
Model: Lauren Summer. 

** Sharing of this post is welcomed. **
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Contributed to +All Things Monochrome  #allthingsmonochrome   curated by +Charles Lupica +Ludwig Keck +Brian Cox and +Enrique Pelaez; and
+Monochrome World  #monochromeworld   Monochrome World   #monochromeworld  +Monochrome World  curated by +andi rivarola

#fashion   #fashionphotography   #photography   #studio   #agencytest   #model   #monochrome   #highcontrast    #blackandwhite   #lingerie   #hardlight   #shadows ... more »

Most reshares: 20

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2014-06-18 16:41:55 (43 comments, 20 reshares, 472 +1s)Open 

Here's a little monochromatic fashion for your #womenwednesday  photo stream. :)

2014 Fashion Photography
MYSTIQUE

Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen. 
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright. 
Fashion Stylist: +Argie Mitra.
Hair/Makeup: +Darlina Conto. 
Model: Lauren Summer. 

** Sharing of this post is welcomed. **
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Contributed to +All Things Monochrome  #allthingsmonochrome   curated by +Charles Lupica +Ludwig Keck +Brian Cox and +Enrique Pelaez; and
+Monochrome World  #monochromeworld   Monochrome World   #monochromeworld  +Monochrome World  curated by +andi rivarola

#fashion   #fashionphotography   #photography   #studio   #agencytest   #model   #monochrome   #highcontrast    #blackandwhite   #lingerie   #hardlight   #shadows ... more »

Most plusones: 472

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2014-06-18 16:41:55 (43 comments, 20 reshares, 472 +1s)Open 

Here's a little monochromatic fashion for your #womenwednesday  photo stream. :)

2014 Fashion Photography
MYSTIQUE

Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen. 
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright. 
Fashion Stylist: +Argie Mitra.
Hair/Makeup: +Darlina Conto. 
Model: Lauren Summer. 

** Sharing of this post is welcomed. **
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Contributed to +All Things Monochrome  #allthingsmonochrome   curated by +Charles Lupica +Ludwig Keck +Brian Cox and +Enrique Pelaez; and
+Monochrome World  #monochromeworld   Monochrome World   #monochromeworld  +Monochrome World  curated by +andi rivarola

#fashion   #fashionphotography   #photography   #studio   #agencytest   #model   #monochrome   #highcontrast    #blackandwhite   #lingerie   #hardlight   #shadows ... more »

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2014-06-18 16:41:55 (43 comments, 20 reshares, 472 +1s)Open 

Here's a little monochromatic fashion for your #womenwednesday  photo stream. :)

2014 Fashion Photography
MYSTIQUE

Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen. 
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright. 
Fashion Stylist: +Argie Mitra.
Hair/Makeup: +Darlina Conto. 
Model: Lauren Summer. 

** Sharing of this post is welcomed. **
----------------------------------------------------------
Contributed to +All Things Monochrome  #allthingsmonochrome   curated by +Charles Lupica +Ludwig Keck +Brian Cox and +Enrique Pelaez; and
+Monochrome World  #monochromeworld   Monochrome World   #monochromeworld  +Monochrome World  curated by +andi rivarola

#fashion   #fashionphotography   #photography   #studio   #agencytest   #model   #monochrome   #highcontrast    #blackandwhite   #lingerie   #hardlight   #shadows ... more »

Here's a little monochromatic fashion for your #womenwednesday  photo stream. :)

2014 Fashion Photography
MYSTIQUE

Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen. 
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright. 
Fashion Stylist: +Argie Mitra.
Hair/Makeup: +Darlina Conto. 
Model: Lauren Summer. 

** Sharing of this post is welcomed. **
----------------------------------------------------------
Contributed to +All Things Monochrome  #allthingsmonochrome   curated by +Charles Lupica +Ludwig Keck +Brian Cox and +Enrique Pelaez; and
+Monochrome World  #monochromeworld   Monochrome World   #monochromeworld  +Monochrome World  curated by +andi rivarola

#fashion   #fashionphotography   #photography   #studio   #agencytest   #model   #monochrome   #highcontrast    #blackandwhite   #lingerie   #hardlight   #shadows  ___

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2014-05-05 22:18:14 (32 comments, 6 reshares, 148 +1s)Open 

Now, jumping forward a bit. I love monochromatic images, particularly high contrast black and white fashion and beauty shots. This is from my latest fashion shoot, entitled "Mystique". The entire series was shot and retouched in black and white and the entire team knocked it out of the park. This is one of my favorite shots from the shoot. I will share more of my images from this great creative with you soon. 

In the meantime...
Happy Monday! :)

2014 Fashion Photography
MYSTIQUE

Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen 
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright. 
Fashion Stylist: +Argie Mitra.  
Hair/Makeup: +Darlina Conto. 
Model: Lauren Summer. 

© 2014, Andrea Acailawen. All rights reserved.

** Sharing of this post is welcome **
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Contributedto...<... more »

Now, jumping forward a bit. I love monochromatic images, particularly high contrast black and white fashion and beauty shots. This is from my latest fashion shoot, entitled "Mystique". The entire series was shot and retouched in black and white and the entire team knocked it out of the park. This is one of my favorite shots from the shoot. I will share more of my images from this great creative with you soon. 

In the meantime...
Happy Monday! :)

2014 Fashion Photography
MYSTIQUE

Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen 
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright. 
Fashion Stylist: +Argie Mitra.  
Hair/Makeup: +Darlina Conto. 
Model: Lauren Summer. 

© 2014, Andrea Acailawen. All rights reserved.

** Sharing of this post is welcome **
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Contributed to...
Monochrome Monday #monochromemonday +Monochrome Monday curated by:  +Hans Berendsen +Jerry Johnson +Manuel Votta +Steve Barge and +Nurcan Azaz;
All Things Monochrome #allthingsmonochrome +All Things Monochrome curated by +Charles Lupica +Ludwig Keck +Brian Cox and +Enrique Pelaez; and
Monochrome World  #monochromeworld  +Monochrome World  curated by +andi rivarola.

#modelmonday   #fashion   #fashionphotography   #beauty   #creative   #mystique   #studio  ___

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2014-04-26 16:35:58 (3 comments, 3 reshares, 40 +1s)Open 

America's Next Top Model alum, Stacy Ann Fequiere (Ford Models), is such a delight to work with in the studio. This is from one of my favorite shoots of 2013, with a top-notch team that makes my job as a fashion and beauty photographer so much fun. 

Photographer: Andrea Acailawen. 
Photo Assistant: Christopher Wright. 
Fashion Stylist: Argie Mitra. 
Hair/Makeup Artist: Monique McLaughlin. 
ANTM Model: Stacy-Ann Fequiere (Ford Models). 

© 2013, Andrea Acailawen. All rights reserved. 

** Sharing of this post is welcomed **
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Contributed to SaturdayStyle #saturdaystyle #sas 
Curators: +Lynn Langmade and +lane langmade 

#fashion   #photography #fashionphotography   #agency   #studio   #agencytest   #antm   #fordmodels  

America's Next Top Model alum, Stacy Ann Fequiere (Ford Models), is such a delight to work with in the studio. This is from one of my favorite shoots of 2013, with a top-notch team that makes my job as a fashion and beauty photographer so much fun. 

Photographer: Andrea Acailawen. 
Photo Assistant: Christopher Wright. 
Fashion Stylist: Argie Mitra. 
Hair/Makeup Artist: Monique McLaughlin. 
ANTM Model: Stacy-Ann Fequiere (Ford Models). 

© 2013, Andrea Acailawen. All rights reserved. 

** Sharing of this post is welcomed **
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Contributed to SaturdayStyle #saturdaystyle #sas 
Curators: +Lynn Langmade and +lane langmade 

#fashion   #photography #fashionphotography   #agency   #studio   #agencytest   #antm   #fordmodels  ___

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2014-03-22 16:43:30 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

Did you know that you can also find me on Facebook? My albums on my Facebook fashion and beauty photography fan page are current. So, as I work on updating my work here on Google+, please feel free to check out my more recent work there. Please be sure to "like" my page to keep up with my latest work and behind the scenes previews, as well as castings, creative musings and other discussions that are exclusive to my fan page. I try to share unique content to each page to make the experience more enjoyable to those following me in more than one place. And, hopefully, it won't take too long to get caught up here, as well. 

Have a great weekend, plussers! 

Did you know that you can also find me on Facebook? My albums on my Facebook fashion and beauty photography fan page are current. So, as I work on updating my work here on Google+, please feel free to check out my more recent work there. Please be sure to "like" my page to keep up with my latest work and behind the scenes previews, as well as castings, creative musings and other discussions that are exclusive to my fan page. I try to share unique content to each page to make the experience more enjoyable to those following me in more than one place. And, hopefully, it won't take too long to get caught up here, as well. 

Have a great weekend, plussers! ___

2014-03-05 15:37:48 (9 comments, 0 reshares, 30 +1s)Open 

Wow. I am overwhelmed by all the wonderful birthday wishes here on Google+ this morning. I've been trying to respond to them all personally, but I don't think there's any way I can keep up. So, as I +1 them all, I just wanted to thank everyone for the warmhearted birthday wishes. My day is off to a wonderful start and you all have something to do with that!

Hope you all enjoy a wonderful day, as well! =)

Wow. I am overwhelmed by all the wonderful birthday wishes here on Google+ this morning. I've been trying to respond to them all personally, but I don't think there's any way I can keep up. So, as I +1 them all, I just wanted to thank everyone for the warmhearted birthday wishes. My day is off to a wonderful start and you all have something to do with that!

Hope you all enjoy a wonderful day, as well! =)___

2014-02-14 22:49:44 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

Thanks +Raffaele Romeo Arena for including me in your wonderful Fashion Circle! Glad to be included, both as a fashion photographer and an accessories designer. =)

#fashion #design  and  #photography

Fashion Circle

#Fashion #FashionCircle #FashionBrands  
#mostactive  people in #Fashion #Design #Shoes #heelsfashion  

To be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to: 

1 - Do +1 t the post 

2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ... 

3 - Include the circle among your circles 

4 - Share the circle (include yourself) 

5 - Smile to fashion life

Have a #fashioweekend  and increase your popularity  !!!

Enjoy the heels page:
https://plus.google.com/b/115659215816906922581/+HighheelsbrandsItaly/posts

Special thanks my #friends  and #followers  :

+Alessandro Folghera 
+Daniela Calabrò 
+AMARI Shoes 
+Chiara Marcelli 
+HUGO BOSS 
+Laura Milani 
+Laura Bandiera 
+Jean Michel Betton 
+LIFESTYLIST LATRISE SHERIFF 
+Fashion Circles 
+Adriano Diamante 
+Nunzia Cillo 
+Stella McCartney 
+Sephora 
+Aheste Beste 
+CHANEL 
+Fashion Lovers 
+Cesare Casadei 
+Raina R. 
+Dubie Bacino 
+LUISAVIAROMA 
+Dolce & Gabbana 
+FAWN 
+Linda Dee 

This shared circle has fashion brands and fashion People, enjoy the circle, and reshared!  

#Fashionist #TopFashionCircle   #fashioncommunity #fashionripples   #ripplescircle #circuloscompartidos   #circulocompartido   #raffoar   #cerchiacondivisa   #cerchiafashion   #befashion   #becool   #fashion   #fashionblogs   #fashionblogger   #fashionblogging   #fashionclothing   #fashionheels   #heels   #heelsfashion   #luxuryfashion   #fashionmagazines #fashiongames #fashionbloggers #bloggers #fashionbloggers   #pretaporter   #modahombre   #modauomo   #modadonna   #weekend   #fridaycircle   #fridaycircleshare  ___Thanks +Raffaele Romeo Arena for including me in your wonderful Fashion Circle! Glad to be included, both as a fashion photographer and an accessories designer. =)

#fashion #design  and  #photography

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2014-01-16 21:31:07 (11 comments, 6 reshares, 97 +1s)Open 

A little fashion for your Friday photo stream...

Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen.  
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright. 
Hair/Makeup: Carissa Mosley. 
Fashion Styling: +Andrea Acailawen.  
Model: Apryl Thornton (Runways The Talent Group). 

** Sharing of this post is welcomed **
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Contributed to +Fashion Fridays Theme #FashionFridays curated by +Faith Gauthier. 

#fashion   #fashionphotography   #studio   #agencytest   #model  

A little fashion for your Friday photo stream...

Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen.  
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright. 
Hair/Makeup: Carissa Mosley. 
Fashion Styling: +Andrea Acailawen.  
Model: Apryl Thornton (Runways The Talent Group). 

** Sharing of this post is welcomed **
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Contributed to +Fashion Fridays Theme #FashionFridays curated by +Faith Gauthier. 

#fashion   #fashionphotography   #studio   #agencytest   #model  ___

2014-01-07 16:10:17 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

Good morning, Plussers!

It's a brisk Tuesday morning here in central Florida. I don't envy those of you living further north! I'm contently working on creative development in the studio this morning. I think I'll be spending my day mostly indoors! 

I hope all of you effected by this brutal cold front across much of Canada and the US stay safe and as warm as possible today! 

Ok, now back to work....

#polarvortex #instudio   #creative   #coldweather   #usa   #canada  

Good morning, Plussers!

It's a brisk Tuesday morning here in central Florida. I don't envy those of you living further north! I'm contently working on creative development in the studio this morning. I think I'll be spending my day mostly indoors! 

I hope all of you effected by this brutal cold front across much of Canada and the US stay safe and as warm as possible today! 

Ok, now back to work....

#polarvortex #instudio   #creative   #coldweather   #usa   #canada  ___

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2014-01-06 15:38:01 (40 comments, 11 reshares, 198 +1s)Open 

It's been a while, Google+. Happy New Year!!

I thought it was time I started sharing more work around here, since I've been MIA for a while. Here's a little monochromatic fashion for your Monday photo stream. 

Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen.
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright.
Hair: +Andrea Acailawen.
Makeup: +Sherry Restifo.
Model: +Roxy Yaist (Posche Model Management)     

** Sharing of this post is welcomed **
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Contributed to +Monochrome Monday  #monochromemonday , curated by +Hans Berendsen, +Jerry Johnson, +Steve Barge,  +David Orr, +Dominique Hilbert, +Martin Heller  
and +Breakfast Club  #breakfastclub , curated by +Ambrogio Bellotti
+Gemma Costa.

#fashion #photography #fashionphotography #studio #monochro... more »

It's been a while, Google+. Happy New Year!!

I thought it was time I started sharing more work around here, since I've been MIA for a while. Here's a little monochromatic fashion for your Monday photo stream. 

Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen.
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright.
Hair: +Andrea Acailawen.
Makeup: +Sherry Restifo.
Model: +Roxy Yaist (Posche Model Management)     

** Sharing of this post is welcomed **
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Contributed to +Monochrome Monday  #monochromemonday , curated by +Hans Berendsen, +Jerry Johnson, +Steve Barge,  +David Orr, +Dominique Hilbert, +Martin Heller  
and +Breakfast Club  #breakfastclub , curated by +Ambrogio Bellotti
+Gemma Costa.

#fashion #photography #fashionphotography #studio #monochrome #agencytest #model___

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2013-07-03 14:11:06 (14 comments, 2 reshares, 63 +1s)Open 

Good morning, Google Plussers! This morning I'm sharing with you our latest published beauty editorial, as seen in Ellements Magazine's May Beauty Issue (Book 1). The last image in the five-image set is an extra not seen in the magazine. I'll have more work posted for you all soon. 

Awash in Color Editorial.
Ellements Magazine, May 2013 (Book I).
Tearsheets + Extra Image.  

Creative Director: +Andrea Acailawen 
Photographers: +Andrea Acailawen  & +Christopher Wright.  
Photo Assistant: +Corin Miller.  
Makeup Artist: +Monique McLaughlin. 
Model: Alina Pokidova (The Lions NY). 

** Sharing of this post is welcomed. **
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Contributed to +Breakfast Club curated by +Gemma Costa.

#beauty   #beautyphotography   #editorial   #studio   #wet   #makeup ... more »

Good morning, Google Plussers! This morning I'm sharing with you our latest published beauty editorial, as seen in Ellements Magazine's May Beauty Issue (Book 1). The last image in the five-image set is an extra not seen in the magazine. I'll have more work posted for you all soon. 

Awash in Color Editorial.
Ellements Magazine, May 2013 (Book I).
Tearsheets + Extra Image.  

Creative Director: +Andrea Acailawen 
Photographers: +Andrea Acailawen  & +Christopher Wright.  
Photo Assistant: +Corin Miller.  
Makeup Artist: +Monique McLaughlin. 
Model: Alina Pokidova (The Lions NY). 

** Sharing of this post is welcomed. **
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Contributed to +Breakfast Club curated by +Gemma Costa.

#beauty   #beautyphotography   #editorial   #studio   #wet   #makeup   #jewelry   ___

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2013-05-27 14:15:57 (18 comments, 6 reshares, 134 +1s)Open 

Good morning, Plussers.

Pardon my silence of late. I haven't had a lot of time to try and figure out Google+'s new layout until this past week. While I like the new grid style home page, the update has certainly brought with it some quirks. I'm finding navigation to be a pain, uploading images so that they go into the desired albums is tricky and the "join community" button does not function.  I think I have things worked out well enough for now to get back to posting, but it's going to take a while to get everything figured out. Hopefully the kinks will get worked out soon. 

Anyway, back to some new images...

This is from a test shoot with model Orsolya Hajnali (Wilhelmina Models) that I shot at the end of March. It was a fun shoot and gave me an opportunity to break in a few new Elinchrom modifiers, which I happen to adore. This was shot witht... more »

Good morning, Plussers.

Pardon my silence of late. I haven't had a lot of time to try and figure out Google+'s new layout until this past week. While I like the new grid style home page, the update has certainly brought with it some quirks. I'm finding navigation to be a pain, uploading images so that they go into the desired albums is tricky and the "join community" button does not function.  I think I have things worked out well enough for now to get back to posting, but it's going to take a while to get everything figured out. Hopefully the kinks will get worked out soon. 

Anyway, back to some new images...

This is from a test shoot with model Orsolya Hajnali (Wilhelmina Models) that I shot at the end of March. It was a fun shoot and gave me an opportunity to break in a few new Elinchrom modifiers, which I happen to adore. This was shot with the 39" (100cm) Elinchrom Rotalux Deep Dish Octa with the outer baffle removed to get a hard, contrasty light source that is very popular in fashion photography.

2013 Fashion Photography. 
Test Shoot with Orsolya. 

Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen.
Photo Assistant: +Corin Miller 
Model: Orsolya Hajnali (Wilhelmina Models). 

** Sharing of this post is welcomed **
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Contributed to +Breakfast Club  #breakfastclub  curated by +Gemma Costa.

#fashion   #fashionphotography   #model   #modelphotography   #agencytest   #testshoot   #studio   #elinchrom   #rotalux  ___

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2013-04-17 15:41:57 (22 comments, 3 reshares, 74 +1s)Open 

New fashion photography for your mid-week photo stream.

This was shot with one of my favorite Russian models, Alina (The Lions NY). She is just as beautiful on the inside as she is on the outside... such a delight to work with and always so much fun. Beautiful hair and makeup work by Monique. The team really did a great job on all counts. I work with awesome people!

2013 Fashion Photography
"A Splash of Red"

Concept Development & Set Design: +Andrea Acailawen. 
Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen.
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright.
H/MUA: +Monique McLaughlin.
Model: Alina Pokidova (The Lions NY).  

*Sharing of this post is welcomed *

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Contributed to +Breakfast Club  #breakfastclub  curated by +Gemma Costa;
+WomenWed... more »

New fashion photography for your mid-week photo stream.

This was shot with one of my favorite Russian models, Alina (The Lions NY). She is just as beautiful on the inside as she is on the outside... such a delight to work with and always so much fun. Beautiful hair and makeup work by Monique. The team really did a great job on all counts. I work with awesome people!

2013 Fashion Photography
"A Splash of Red"

Concept Development & Set Design: +Andrea Acailawen. 
Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen.
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright.
H/MUA: +Monique McLaughlin.
Model: Alina Pokidova (The Lions NY).  

*Sharing of this post is welcomed *

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Contributed to +Breakfast Club  #breakfastclub  curated by +Gemma Costa;
+Women Wednesday curated by +Niki Aguirre +Athena Carey +Lee Daniels  +Kerry Murphy and +Christina Lawrie; and to 
+AllThingsRed  #allthingsred  curated by +Lucille Galleli and +Stephen Thackeray.

#fashion   #fashionphotography   #photography   #studio   #red  ___

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2013-04-03 14:30:33 (28 comments, 11 reshares, 124 +1s)Open 

Well, it is proving to be a very, very busy spring here in the studio! I am currently retouching images from a beauty shoot, two fashion tests and an editorial, while getting everything in order for Sunday's jewelry/beauty shoot. We're now booking for May, as April is pretty much packed. I don't remember ever being this busy! It's good! But, I think I need an extended nap. ;)

I thought it was a good time to take a little break and share some recent work with you from the "Le Femme" shoot with model Stephanie (Benz Models). I captured this closeup in between jewelry shots. This girl has a great face for closeup work. The makeup work Monique did here really suited the looks we were after, bringing out the purple hues of the jewelry (which you'll see soon) and the digital cross-processing of the images overall. She did a great job, as always.

2013 Beauty... more »

Well, it is proving to be a very, very busy spring here in the studio! I am currently retouching images from a beauty shoot, two fashion tests and an editorial, while getting everything in order for Sunday's jewelry/beauty shoot. We're now booking for May, as April is pretty much packed. I don't remember ever being this busy! It's good! But, I think I need an extended nap. ;)

I thought it was a good time to take a little break and share some recent work with you from the "Le Femme" shoot with model Stephanie (Benz Models). I captured this closeup in between jewelry shots. This girl has a great face for closeup work. The makeup work Monique did here really suited the looks we were after, bringing out the purple hues of the jewelry (which you'll see soon) and the digital cross-processing of the images overall. She did a great job, as always.

2013 Beauty Photography
Le Femme

Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen.  
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright.
H/MUA: +Monique McLaughlin .
Model: Stephanie P. (Benz Models).

** Sharing Welcomed **
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Contributed to +Breakfast Club  #breakfastclub  curated by +Gemma Costa;
+PurpleCircle  #purplecircle  curated by +Lynn Langmade +Alexis Coram +Craig Szymanski +Sinead Sam McKeown; and
+Women Wednesday  #womenwednesday  curated by +Niki Aguirre  +Athena Carey +Lee Daniels and +Christina Lawrie.

#beauty   #beautyphotography   #purple   #lefemme   #studio   #macro   #closeup  ___

2013-03-10 16:03:17 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

Taking today off from studio work and retouching to spend with my wonderful husband, +Christopher Wright, on his birthday!! Happy birthday, honey! xo =)

Tomorrow I'll be spending my day waiting on studio deliveries and contacting a photography vendor about a the wrong item being sent in an order I placed last week. Then, it's back to retouching and working on concept development and team coordination for three upcoming shoots, including our next fashion editorial. Busy week ahead! I will have new fashion & beauty shots to share with you this coming week. 

Hope you are all enjoying a great weekend. Don't work too hard today! For once, I'm not. ;)

Taking today off from studio work and retouching to spend with my wonderful husband, +Christopher Wright, on his birthday!! Happy birthday, honey! xo =)

Tomorrow I'll be spending my day waiting on studio deliveries and contacting a photography vendor about a the wrong item being sent in an order I placed last week. Then, it's back to retouching and working on concept development and team coordination for three upcoming shoots, including our next fashion editorial. Busy week ahead! I will have new fashion & beauty shots to share with you this coming week. 

Hope you are all enjoying a great weekend. Don't work too hard today! For once, I'm not. ;)___

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2013-03-08 21:31:21 (15 comments, 0 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

So, I thought I'd share this with my friends here on Google+. +Christopher Wright and I just picked up a couple of new monitors for retouching. We went with IPS monitors that offer 100% sRGB coverage, a 178° viewing angle and handy swivel functionality. While we haven't had a chance to calibrate them yet, our initial impression is that the new monitors are going to prove very useful. That said, they are also going to take some getting used to. Being able to retouch vertical images in their native orientation is great, but when you're not used to seeing a vertically oriented monitor... well, let's just say that it is definitely a new experience! 

Left: ASUS PB238Q IPS Monitor
https://www.asus.com/Monitors_Projectors/PB238Q/
Currently selling for just $230 on NewEgg.

So, I thought I'd share this with my friends here on Google+. +Christopher Wright and I just picked up a couple of new monitors for retouching. We went with IPS monitors that offer 100% sRGB coverage, a 178° viewing angle and handy swivel functionality. While we haven't had a chance to calibrate them yet, our initial impression is that the new monitors are going to prove very useful. That said, they are also going to take some getting used to. Being able to retouch vertical images in their native orientation is great, but when you're not used to seeing a vertically oriented monitor... well, let's just say that it is definitely a new experience! 

Left: ASUS PB238Q IPS Monitor
https://www.asus.com/Monitors_Projectors/PB238Q/
Currently selling for just $230 on NewEgg.___

2013-03-07 19:29:02 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

Thank you to those who +'d me a couple of days ago, on Tuesday, March 5th, to wish me a happy birthday! You helped put the sparkle into my day and it was very much appreciated! =)

Now, it's back to work retouching Friday's fashion shoot with beautiful Russian model, Alina (The Lions NY). I'm trying to get used to a new IPS monitor that swivels between horizontal and vertical orientation. Working on images in vertical mode is an entirely new experience!

Thank you to those who +'d me a couple of days ago, on Tuesday, March 5th, to wish me a happy birthday! You helped put the sparkle into my day and it was very much appreciated! =)

Now, it's back to work retouching Friday's fashion shoot with beautiful Russian model, Alina (The Lions NY). I'm trying to get used to a new IPS monitor that swivels between horizontal and vertical orientation. Working on images in vertical mode is an entirely new experience!___

2013-03-03 01:02:51 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

Wrapping up a very long week of set design, topped off with a great fashion shoot yesterday in the studio. Tomorrow's shoot is postponed, so I can actually get a jump on my retouching. Sweet! I will have new images on the way soon. 

Time to kick back with a glass of wine and relax for the evening. Hope you are all enjoying a fabulous weekend! 

Wrapping up a very long week of set design, topped off with a great fashion shoot yesterday in the studio. Tomorrow's shoot is postponed, so I can actually get a jump on my retouching. Sweet! I will have new images on the way soon. 

Time to kick back with a glass of wine and relax for the evening. Hope you are all enjoying a fabulous weekend! ___

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2013-02-26 14:55:49 (27 comments, 12 reshares, 73 +1s)Open 

** Whisper Softly **
More romantic beauty that's pretty in pink - For your Tuesday photo stream.

Macro beauty shot from our recent beauty shoot with model Brittany A. (Diamond Models). This was shot with a Nikon 105mm f/2.8 Micro Nikkor lens from a very close distance. Modified clamshell lighting with a beauty dish and triflector was used to create dimension, accentuating the shape of the lips.

Extremely tight beauty shots mean being very, very close to your model, so a model who is comfortable with you being pretty much right in her face is essential. It also means a lot of attention to detail by both the makeup artist and the photographer. In the case of the photographer, this is as much true in post when retouching as it is while composing and taking the shot. A great team is vital and my team really did a fantastic job on all fronts. 

2013 Beauty... more »

** Whisper Softly **
More romantic beauty that's pretty in pink - For your Tuesday photo stream.

Macro beauty shot from our recent beauty shoot with model Brittany A. (Diamond Models). This was shot with a Nikon 105mm f/2.8 Micro Nikkor lens from a very close distance. Modified clamshell lighting with a beauty dish and triflector was used to create dimension, accentuating the shape of the lips.

Extremely tight beauty shots mean being very, very close to your model, so a model who is comfortable with you being pretty much right in her face is essential. It also means a lot of attention to detail by both the makeup artist and the photographer. In the case of the photographer, this is as much true in post when retouching as it is while composing and taking the shot. A great team is vital and my team really did a fantastic job on all fronts. 

2013 Beauty Photography: Macro Beauty 
Romantic Beauty: Pretty in Pink.

Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen.  
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright.
Hair & Makeup Artist: +Monique McLaughlin.  
Model: Brittany A @ Diamond Models.

** Sharing of this post is welcomed **
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Contributed to +Pink Circle  #pinkcircle  curated by +lane langmade;
+Breakfast Club  #breakfastclub  by +Gemma Costa;
+Macro4All  #macro4all  by +Shane Williams & +Walter Soestbergen;
+ColorMe Weekly  #colormeweekly  by +Rosie Nixon;
+Camera Loves Me  #cameralovesme  by +Veronica Antonio Paulaitis  and +VAP Photography; and to
+Breakfast Art Club  #breakfastartclub  by +Simply Arlie.  

#beauty   #beautyphotography   #macro   #macrophotography   #macrobeauty   #studio   #makeup   #lips   #pink   #model  ___

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2013-02-25 14:26:46 (10 comments, 3 reshares, 51 +1s)Open 

Good morning, Plussers! Hope your week is off to a great start!

I'm spending my morning priming set walls for Friday's fashion shoot, then it's back to working on creative concept development - concept sketches and mood boards - for our next few creatives and an upcoming fashion editorial. Busy day here, but I'm still dragging a bit. It's a great time for another cup of caffeine to get the blood in these veins moving!

I also had a thought. I've been meaning to take more behind the scenes shots, as I really need to start posting to the blog on my website (it has been in a virtual coma since I redesigned the site last year - le sigh). Is this something that would interest you folks here on Google+? If you'd like to see more behind the scenes and sneak peek shots, musing and insights, photography tips or other types of content from me, in addition to my work,... more »

Good morning, Plussers! Hope your week is off to a great start!

I'm spending my morning priming set walls for Friday's fashion shoot, then it's back to working on creative concept development - concept sketches and mood boards - for our next few creatives and an upcoming fashion editorial. Busy day here, but I'm still dragging a bit. It's a great time for another cup of caffeine to get the blood in these veins moving!

I also had a thought. I've been meaning to take more behind the scenes shots, as I really need to start posting to the blog on my website (it has been in a virtual coma since I redesigned the site last year - le sigh). Is this something that would interest you folks here on Google+? If you'd like to see more behind the scenes and sneak peek shots, musing and insights, photography tips or other types of content from me, in addition to my work, let me know in the comments below. I'll see what I can do. =)

Have a great day, everyone! 

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Contributed to +Breakfast Club  #breakfastclub  curated by Gemma Costa. 

#food   #foodphotography   #studio   #caffeine   #coffee   #coffeebeans  ___

2013-02-24 17:36:51 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

Working on building two unique sets for upcoming creatives this week. Being a fashion & beauty photographer often means simultaneously owning the roles of creative director, set designer, prop stylist and art director, among other things. A client friend once, years ago, called me a "Jewel of all trades, master of whatever is convenient at the moment." I suppose it was a rather apt description and it has become one that I now readily embrace.

As long as you are doing what you love and creating something that speaks to you and how you see the world, there are no limits. Reach for the stars. Every now and then, you just might catch one. 

Working on building two unique sets for upcoming creatives this week. Being a fashion & beauty photographer often means simultaneously owning the roles of creative director, set designer, prop stylist and art director, among other things. A client friend once, years ago, called me a "Jewel of all trades, master of whatever is convenient at the moment." I suppose it was a rather apt description and it has become one that I now readily embrace.

As long as you are doing what you love and creating something that speaks to you and how you see the world, there are no limits. Reach for the stars. Every now and then, you just might catch one. ___

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2013-02-22 18:53:37 (22 comments, 4 reshares, 61 +1s)Open 

New year. New work. Romantic beauty is pretty in pink. 

2013 Beauty Photography
Romantic Beauty

Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen.
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright.
H/MUA: +Monique McLaughlin.
Model: Brittany A. (Diamond Models)

** Sharing of this post is welcomed **  

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Contributed to +Pink Circle  #pinkcircle  curated by +lane langmade and +Cheryl Cooper; and to
+ColorsOnFriday  #colorsonfriday  curated by +Britta Rogge and +Karsten Meyer. 

#beauty   #beautyphotography   #studio   #romantic   #hair   #makeup   #pink  

New year. New work. Romantic beauty is pretty in pink. 

2013 Beauty Photography
Romantic Beauty

Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen.
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright.
H/MUA: +Monique McLaughlin.
Model: Brittany A. (Diamond Models)

** Sharing of this post is welcomed **  

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Contributed to +Pink Circle  #pinkcircle  curated by +lane langmade and +Cheryl Cooper; and to
+ColorsOnFriday  #colorsonfriday  curated by +Britta Rogge and +Karsten Meyer. 

#beauty   #beautyphotography   #studio   #romantic   #hair   #makeup   #pink  ___

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2013-02-21 17:54:09 (6 comments, 4 reshares, 62 +1s)Open 

This has been a very busy week in the studio working on creative concept development for some creatives, campaigns and editorials that are quickly approaching. But, I wanted to take a quick break to share one last shot of Makaila (Wilhelmina Miami/Benz Tampa) from my agency test with her in December. I will post some new beauty work for you all soon. 

2012 Fashion Photography
Agency Test: Makaila

Photographer/Stylist: +Andrea Acailawen.   
Photo Assistant: +Corin Miller. 
H/MUA: +Monique McLaughlin.   
Model: Makaila N (Wilhelmina/Benz). 

** Sharing of this post is welcomed **

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#fashion   #fashionphotography   #agencytest   #testshoot   #studio   #commercial   #smile   #tonal  

This has been a very busy week in the studio working on creative concept development for some creatives, campaigns and editorials that are quickly approaching. But, I wanted to take a quick break to share one last shot of Makaila (Wilhelmina Miami/Benz Tampa) from my agency test with her in December. I will post some new beauty work for you all soon. 

2012 Fashion Photography
Agency Test: Makaila

Photographer/Stylist: +Andrea Acailawen.   
Photo Assistant: +Corin Miller. 
H/MUA: +Monique McLaughlin.   
Model: Makaila N (Wilhelmina/Benz). 

** Sharing of this post is welcomed **

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#fashion   #fashionphotography   #agencytest   #testshoot   #studio   #commercial   #smile   #tonal  ___

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2013-02-21 15:24:24 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

I'm delighted to share that one of my latest beauty images has been featured as a Top image on Google+ for February 18th in the #PlusPhotoExtract. It's the first image on the list (shown below). What a great way to be welcomed back to Google+ after taking several weeks off due to shoulder problems. It is always a pleasure and a privilege to be included in this wonderful publication. Thanks again, +Jarek Klimek, for including my work among that of such other talented photographers. It made my day! =)   

10 TOP Google+ Photographs for February 18

#PlusPhotoExtract

YOUR photo could be in the SUPPORTER SECTION in the next daily Google+ TOP!

How? It's easy:
.

1) Share publicly this G+ post

2) Choose one of the best photographs you have published on G+ and leave a comment with a link under the original G+ post:
https://plus.google.com/+JarekKlimek/posts/J74nH8JnThr
Jarek Klimek will manually choose one of those photos and place it in the supporter section in the TOP for the next day!


Indicate your best photographs to the Plus Extract algorithm:
https://plus.google.com/111873853137122484021/posts/37u6oWycU3K

Plus Extract FAQ:
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#photography              
#potd  
.___I'm delighted to share that one of my latest beauty images has been featured as a Top image on Google+ for February 18th in the #PlusPhotoExtract. It's the first image on the list (shown below). What a great way to be welcomed back to Google+ after taking several weeks off due to shoulder problems. It is always a pleasure and a privilege to be included in this wonderful publication. Thanks again, +Jarek Klimek, for including my work among that of such other talented photographers. It made my day! =)   

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2013-02-19 16:42:21 (5 comments, 2 reshares, 48 +1s)Open 

One more shot of model Makaila (Wilhelmina Miami/Benz Tampa) from our December agency test shoot for your weekday photo stream.

Photographer/Stylist: +Andrea Acailawen.   
Photo Assistant: +Corin Miller.
H/MUA: +Monique McLaughlin.  
Model: Makaila N (Wilhelmina/Benz). 

** Sharing of this post is welcomed **

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#fashion   #fashionphotography   #fashionstyling   #agencytest   #testshoot   #model   #agency   #wilhelmina   #benz   #studio   #brown   #black  

Contributed to  +Breakfast Club  #breakfastclub  curated by +Gemma Costa. 

One more shot of model Makaila (Wilhelmina Miami/Benz Tampa) from our December agency test shoot for your weekday photo stream.

Photographer/Stylist: +Andrea Acailawen.   
Photo Assistant: +Corin Miller.
H/MUA: +Monique McLaughlin.  
Model: Makaila N (Wilhelmina/Benz). 

** Sharing of this post is welcomed **

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#fashion   #fashionphotography   #fashionstyling   #agencytest   #testshoot   #model   #agency   #wilhelmina   #benz   #studio   #brown   #black  

Contributed to  +Breakfast Club  #breakfastclub  curated by +Gemma Costa. ___

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2013-02-18 18:09:35 (22 comments, 16 reshares, 98 +1s)Open 

Beauty shot from my latest test shoot with model Makaila N. (Wilhelmina Miami/Benz Tampa). More from this fun shoot will be posted soon. 

Photographer/Stylist: +Andrea Acailawen. 
Photo Assistant: +Corin Miller.  
H/MUA: +Monique McLaughlin.  
Model: Makaila N (Wilhelmina/Benz). 

Sharing of this post is welcomed

#beauty   #beautyphotography   #sunglasses   #peach   #fashion   #fashiontest   #fashionphotography   #hairstyle  

Beauty shot from my latest test shoot with model Makaila N. (Wilhelmina Miami/Benz Tampa). More from this fun shoot will be posted soon. 

Photographer/Stylist: +Andrea Acailawen. 
Photo Assistant: +Corin Miller.  
H/MUA: +Monique McLaughlin.  
Model: Makaila N (Wilhelmina/Benz). 

Sharing of this post is welcomed

#beauty   #beautyphotography   #sunglasses   #peach   #fashion   #fashiontest   #fashionphotography   #hairstyle  ___

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2013-02-18 16:41:18 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 25 +1s)Open 

So, this year has started out insanely busy, and with me recovering from some shoulder problems. But, before I start sharing new work, I have still have some work from the end of 2012 to share with you. This was my portion of the Twelve Ways Clothing campaign that +Christopher Wright and I shot together in December. TwelveWays is interesting concept for women's fashion - featuring a single article of clothing that can be worn 12 different ways. It's great for women on the go and those who like to travel light.

For this shoot, our job was to show a wide variety of looks that could be created with the TwelveWays piece featured as a dress, top and skirt. We shot fifteen looks in just over three hours. With total prep time for hair/makeup and clothing changes in between looks, the entire shoot lasted just about 6 hours, give or take. It was a fun shoot with a great team. 

**Sh... more »

So, this year has started out insanely busy, and with me recovering from some shoulder problems. But, before I start sharing new work, I have still have some work from the end of 2012 to share with you. This was my portion of the Twelve Ways Clothing campaign that +Christopher Wright and I shot together in December. TwelveWays is interesting concept for women's fashion - featuring a single article of clothing that can be worn 12 different ways. It's great for women on the go and those who like to travel light.

For this shoot, our job was to show a wide variety of looks that could be created with the TwelveWays piece featured as a dress, top and skirt. We shot fifteen looks in just over three hours. With total prep time for hair/makeup and clothing changes in between looks, the entire shoot lasted just about 6 hours, give or take. It was a fun shoot with a great team. 

** Sharing of this post is welcomed **

2012 Commercial Fashion Photography
Client: TwelveWays Clothing

Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen.
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright.
Hair/Makeup: Cyn of Sinful Makeup Artistry.
Fashion Stylist: Janelle Lafond.
Models: Tara Thomas, Lori Livingston & Adriana Berusch Gerardino.

#fashion   #fashionphotography   #TwelveWays   #clothing   #womens   #commercialphotography   #campaign   #lookbook   #catalog  
  ___

2012-12-14 00:15:41 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

+Christopher Wright and I have launched a new page here on Google+ for our joint photography work, including professional insights, personal musings and more as a creative photography team in the areas of fashion and beauty. You can find it at the link below. Please feel free to add our joint page to your photography circle. Note: You'll still find all of my own work here on my personal profile. This page is where you can find Chris' and my joint work together in one place.

Acailawen & Wright is the creative team of fashion, beauty & still life photographers, +Andrea Acailawen and +Christopher Wright. This page has been created to highlight some of our joint creative work. Additinoally, it offers us a place to share our knowledge and experience gained working as a creative team in the areas of fashion and beauty, related still life, editorial, advertising and commercial photography work.

We have deleted the old Photivity Studio page and will be using this page for our joint photography projects from here forward. That said, you can still find our individual work in our personal photo streams.___+Christopher Wright and I have launched a new page here on Google+ for our joint photography work, including professional insights, personal musings and more as a creative photography team in the areas of fashion and beauty. You can find it at the link below. Please feel free to add our joint page to your photography circle. Note: You'll still find all of my own work here on my personal profile. This page is where you can find Chris' and my joint work together in one place.

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2012-12-13 22:20:56 (12 comments, 8 reshares, 49 +1s)Open 

This is a follow up to my post from this morning. I shared another image from this look and talked about my particular love for beauty photography. I also mentioned that the close proximity that exists when shooting beauty images creates a unique dynamic between model and photographer, particularly when really tight beauty shots like the one seen below. There's no room for shyness from your model when the front of your lens is a mere foot or so away from your model's face. A great beauty model knows how to engage the camera, even when it's incredibly close.

Again, this gorgeous, avant garde makeup look was created by our talented H/MUA Monique. The complementary play of color (purple and gold) and mix of textures was simply wonderful to photograph.

** Sharing of this post is welcomed **

2012 Beauty Photography
Avant Garde Makeup
Photographer: +Andrea... more »

This is a follow up to my post from this morning. I shared another image from this look and talked about my particular love for beauty photography. I also mentioned that the close proximity that exists when shooting beauty images creates a unique dynamic between model and photographer, particularly when really tight beauty shots like the one seen below. There's no room for shyness from your model when the front of your lens is a mere foot or so away from your model's face. A great beauty model knows how to engage the camera, even when it's incredibly close.

Again, this gorgeous, avant garde makeup look was created by our talented H/MUA Monique. The complementary play of color (purple and gold) and mix of textures was simply wonderful to photograph.

** Sharing of this post is welcomed **

2012 Beauty Photography
Avant Garde Makeup
Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen.
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright.
H/MUA: +Monique McLaughlin.
Model: Frances Bigio (Benz Models) 
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Contributed to...
+PurpleCircle #purplecircle curated by +Lynn Langmade +Sinead Sam McKeown +Craig Szymanski and +Alexis Coram;
+Paintography #paintography curated by +Carol Smith +Gail Beerman +Ray Bilcliff;
+YisforYellow #yisforyellow curated by +Lucille Galleli; and to
+PhotoExtract Photography Magazine #plusphotoextract by +Jarek Klimek

#beauty #beautyphotography #macro #macrophotography #studio #makeup #goldfoil #microbeads #purple #gold #yellow #eyes #avantgarde  ___

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2012-12-13 14:20:58 (12 comments, 3 reshares, 50 +1s)Open 

If you were to ask me what my favorite subject is to shoot, I would have to say that it's beauty. I love shooting fashion, and enjoy shooting botanicals, still life (product) images and food. But, there is nothing quite like a great beauty face. The interaction between model and photographer is also quite unique when you are so close to your subject. This is especially true when you get into macro beauty shots. I will post a macro beauty shot from this look this afternoon, after the coffee has kicked in and I have gotten some retouching done from our latest fashion campaign.

It's also in beauty photography that your hair, makeup and nail artists have an opportunity to truly shine. This avant garde beauty look was created by one of our regular team members, H/MUA Monique Mclaughlin. Here, Monique turned the skin into a canvas for this abstract work of art, using creative makeup... more »

If you were to ask me what my favorite subject is to shoot, I would have to say that it's beauty. I love shooting fashion, and enjoy shooting botanicals, still life (product) images and food. But, there is nothing quite like a great beauty face. The interaction between model and photographer is also quite unique when you are so close to your subject. This is especially true when you get into macro beauty shots. I will post a macro beauty shot from this look this afternoon, after the coffee has kicked in and I have gotten some retouching done from our latest fashion campaign.

It's also in beauty photography that your hair, makeup and nail artists have an opportunity to truly shine. This avant garde beauty look was created by one of our regular team members, H/MUA Monique Mclaughlin. Here, Monique turned the skin into a canvas for this abstract work of art, using creative makeup application, complementary colors, gold foil and microbeads for a mixed media, cosmetic work of art. Our model, Frances, really pulled this look off quite well, too.

2012 Beauty Photography
Avant Garde Makeup
Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen.
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright.
H/MUA: +Monique McLaughlin.
Model: Frances Bigio (Benz Models). 

** Sharing of this post is welcomed **
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Contributed to +Breakfast Club #breakfastclub curated by +Andrea Martinez and +Gemma Costa, and to
+PaintIt Club #paintitclub curated by +Richard Mabb, +Celso Carvalho, +Clare Bambers, +Rick Leaf, +k phelps, +Carol Smith, +Astrid Bartels, +Milena Ilieva, +Stefan Kierek and +Elin Vaeth.

#beauty #beautyphotography #avantgarde #makeup #hair #yellow #gold #goldleaf #microbeads   #purple .___

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2012-12-09 18:03:06 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

I'm happy to share that one of my latest beauty images, of the lovely Amanda Stone, has been included in the 12 Top Google+ Photos for December 7th in the Plus Photo Extract. It's always a pleasure to be included among such talent. Thanks once again, +Jarek Klimek, for sharing my work as a member of the Google Plus photography community. =)

12 TOP Google+ Photographs for December 7

#PlusPhotoExtract

YOUR photo could be in the SUPPORTER SECTION in the next daily Google+ TOP!

How? It's easy:
.

1) Share publicly this G+ post

2) Choose one of the best photographs you have published on G+ and leave a comment with a link under the original G+ post:
https://plus.google.com/+JarekKlimek/posts/MtfBZ23wSAn
Jarek Klimek will manually choose one of those photos and place it in the supporter section in the TOP for the next day!


Indicate your best photographs to the Plus Extract algorithm:
https://plus.google.com/111873853137122484021/posts/37u6oWycU3K

Plus Extract FAQ:
https://plus.google.com/111873853137122484021/posts/LqrTRbP7Cpb

#photography              
#potd  
.___I'm happy to share that one of my latest beauty images, of the lovely Amanda Stone, has been included in the 12 Top Google+ Photos for December 7th in the Plus Photo Extract. It's always a pleasure to be included among such talent. Thanks once again, +Jarek Klimek, for sharing my work as a member of the Google Plus photography community. =)

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2012-12-09 14:22:01 (7 comments, 1 reshares, 85 +1s)Open 

Some new beauty for your weekend photo stream. This is from a shoot with Frances (Benz Models) a couple of weeks ago. We started with this natural look before moving on to some very avant garde makeup looks and macro beauty shots. I'll share some of those with you all later in the week. Monique Mclaughlin, our hair/makeup artist, did a fantastic job on this shoot... as usual. 

If you missed the sneak peek of yesterday's TwelveWays holiday campaign & lookbook shoot, you can find it in my photo stream from yesterday evening.

2012 Beauty Photography
Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen.
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright.
Hair & Makeup Artist: +Monique McLaughlin 
Model: Frances Bigio (Benz Models).

** Sharing of this post is welcomed **
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Contributed to #breakfastclub +... more »

Some new beauty for your weekend photo stream. This is from a shoot with Frances (Benz Models) a couple of weeks ago. We started with this natural look before moving on to some very avant garde makeup looks and macro beauty shots. I'll share some of those with you all later in the week. Monique Mclaughlin, our hair/makeup artist, did a fantastic job on this shoot... as usual. 

If you missed the sneak peek of yesterday's TwelveWays holiday campaign & lookbook shoot, you can find it in my photo stream from yesterday evening.

2012 Beauty Photography
Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen.
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright.
Hair & Makeup Artist: +Monique McLaughlin 
Model: Frances Bigio (Benz Models).

** Sharing of this post is welcomed **
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Contributed to #breakfastclub +Breakfast Club curated by +Gemma Costa and +Andrea Martinez.

#beauty #beautyphotography #photography #studio #natural #hair #makeup #model #benzmodels  ___

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2012-12-08 23:30:20 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

How about something festive for your weekend photo stream?

This is a sneak peek (unretouched) from today's holiday and spring dual lookbook shoot with TwelveWays Clothing. +Christopher Wright and I shot fifteen looks in just over 3 1/2 hours in what was a 6 1/2 hour shoot all together, including hair, makeup and styling time. Our team did a fantastic job on all fronts today. I'll share finished images from this shoot in their own album once they're finished.

Now, it's time to kick back at home and enjoy a pizza, wine and a movie or two this evening. Brilliant!

2012 Fashion Photography
Holiday & Spring Lookbooks
TwelveWays Clothing - www.twelveways.com

Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen.
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright.
Hair/Makeup Artist: Cyn Sin.
Fashion Stylist: Janelle Lafond.
Models: Tara Thomas, Adriana... more »

How about something festive for your weekend photo stream?

This is a sneak peek (unretouched) from today's holiday and spring dual lookbook shoot with TwelveWays Clothing. +Christopher Wright and I shot fifteen looks in just over 3 1/2 hours in what was a 6 1/2 hour shoot all together, including hair, makeup and styling time. Our team did a fantastic job on all fronts today. I'll share finished images from this shoot in their own album once they're finished.

Now, it's time to kick back at home and enjoy a pizza, wine and a movie or two this evening. Brilliant!

2012 Fashion Photography
Holiday & Spring Lookbooks
TwelveWays Clothing - www.twelveways.com

Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen.
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright.
Hair/Makeup Artist: Cyn Sin.
Fashion Stylist: Janelle Lafond.
Models: Tara Thomas, Adriana Berusch Gerardino, Lori Livingston.

** Sharing of this post is welcomed**
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Contributed to #saturdaystyle +SaturdayStyle curated by +lane langmade and +Lynn Langmade;
and to #Smilography +Smilography curated by +Eloísa V..

#commercial #lookbook #twelveways #holiday #fashion #fashionphotography #commercialphotography #studio #spring___

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2012-12-07 15:22:27 (18 comments, 11 reshares, 119 +1s)Open 

More new beauty work, for your Friday photo stream.

2012 Beauty Photography
Winter Beauty
Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen 
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright 
Model/HMUA: +amanda stone. 

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Contributed to #breakfastclub +Breakfast Club curated by +Andrea Martinez and +Gemma Costa;
#colorsonfriday +ColorsOnFriday curated by +Britta Rogge and +Karsten Meyer; and
#fashionfridaystheme +Fashion Fridays Theme curated by +Faith Gauthier.

#beauty #beautyphotography #fashionphotography #studio #colorful #hair #makeup #model  

More new beauty work, for your Friday photo stream.

2012 Beauty Photography
Winter Beauty
Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen 
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright 
Model/HMUA: +amanda stone. 

** Sharing of this post welcomed **
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Contributed to #breakfastclub +Breakfast Club curated by +Andrea Martinez and +Gemma Costa;
#colorsonfriday +ColorsOnFriday curated by +Britta Rogge and +Karsten Meyer; and
#fashionfridaystheme +Fashion Fridays Theme curated by +Faith Gauthier.

#beauty #beautyphotography #fashionphotography #studio #colorful #hair #makeup #model  ___

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2012-10-11 21:40:24 (17 comments, 4 reshares, 71 +1s)Open 

Here's another new image for your daily photo stream. This is one of my favorite shots from "A Wicked Fairytale," featuring beautiful dresses from Wicked Betty Designs on models Makaila (Benz/Wilhelmina) and Chloe (Benz). I actually posted this image earlier, but the view defaulted over to limited (again). I cannot get it to stick. So, I am reposting it. This is one of my favorite shots from the shoot. I will post more from this shoot later.

A Wicked Fairytale
2012 Fashion Photography
Wicked Betty Designs Soliel Noir Collection.

Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen.
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright.
Fashion Designer: Wicked Betty Designs (Nicole Mabalot & +Michelle Cobble).
Makeup Artist: +Monique McLaughlin.
Hair Stylist: Christie Burton.
Model: Chloe K. (Benz) & Makaila N. (Benz/Wilhelmina).

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Here's another new image for your daily photo stream. This is one of my favorite shots from "A Wicked Fairytale," featuring beautiful dresses from Wicked Betty Designs on models Makaila (Benz/Wilhelmina) and Chloe (Benz). I actually posted this image earlier, but the view defaulted over to limited (again). I cannot get it to stick. So, I am reposting it. This is one of my favorite shots from the shoot. I will post more from this shoot later.

A Wicked Fairytale
2012 Fashion Photography
Wicked Betty Designs Soliel Noir Collection.

Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen.
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright.
Fashion Designer: Wicked Betty Designs (Nicole Mabalot & +Michelle Cobble).
Makeup Artist: +Monique McLaughlin.
Hair Stylist: Christie Burton.
Model: Chloe K. (Benz) & Makaila N. (Benz/Wilhelmina).

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Contributed to curated by #turquoisethursday +TurquoiseThursday curated by +Tatiana Parmeeva.

#fashion #fashionphotography #designer #couture #studio #wickedbettydesigns #models #benz #wilhelmina #agency #ethereal #teal #plusphotoextract  ___

2012-10-04 16:58:22 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

You can also find me and my work on Facebook! I share much of my work, as well as creative insights, behind-the-scenes sneak peeks, equipment discussions and studio ideas, styling tips, personal musings and more on my fashion & beauty photography fan page. Since I believe in sharing unique content on each social network, you will find exclusive posts and discussions there that you won't find anywhere else.

You can also find me and my work on Facebook! I share much of my work, as well as creative insights, behind-the-scenes sneak peeks, equipment discussions and studio ideas, styling tips, personal musings and more on my fashion & beauty photography fan page. Since I believe in sharing unique content on each social network, you will find exclusive posts and discussions there that you won't find anywhere else.___

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2012-10-04 15:37:14 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 19 +1s)Open 

In case you were wondering.... yes, I photograph men too. More from this great test shoot with male model Matt (at Benz Models) on the way soon.

2012 Fashion Photography: Men.
Agency Test

Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen.
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright.
Stylist: Thatcher Iverson.
H/MUA (Men's Grooming): +Monique McLaughlin.
Model: Matt F. (Benz).

Wardrobe from Urban Body Clothing.

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Contributed to #breakfastclub +Breakfast Club curated by +Gemma Costa and +Andrea Martinez.

#mensfashion #men #fashion #fashionphotography #fashiontest #agencytest #studio #model #modeltest  

In case you were wondering.... yes, I photograph men too. More from this great test shoot with male model Matt (at Benz Models) on the way soon.

2012 Fashion Photography: Men.
Agency Test

Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen.
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright.
Stylist: Thatcher Iverson.
H/MUA (Men's Grooming): +Monique McLaughlin.
Model: Matt F. (Benz).

Wardrobe from Urban Body Clothing.

Sharing welcomed
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Contributed to #breakfastclub +Breakfast Club curated by +Gemma Costa and +Andrea Martinez.

#mensfashion #men #fashion #fashionphotography #fashiontest #agencytest #studio #model #modeltest  ___

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2012-09-14 20:19:42 (6 comments, 1 reshares, 31 +1s)Open 

Sometimes you come across a deal that is too good to pass up. Our existing beauty lens broke a few months ago (jammed aperture), so it was time to get a replacement. We were looking at getting the Nikon 105mm f/2.8G Micro Nikkor, but I came across this lens listed in Ex+ condition from +KEH Camera for half the price!

Now, having had great experiences buying through KEH in the past, I know they rate their equipment very conservatively. In my experience, lenses rated at Ex+ are usually in near mint condition. So, I placed my order on Monday. The lens arrived this morning from FedEx and it is absolutely pristine. There are zero signs of wear - not even a speck of visible internal dust. The lens looks brand new. Can't beat it for a $450 price tag!

Now that our latest beauty editorial is out the door, it looks like its time to give this lens a test run with a beauty test shoot! =)... more »

Sometimes you come across a deal that is too good to pass up. Our existing beauty lens broke a few months ago (jammed aperture), so it was time to get a replacement. We were looking at getting the Nikon 105mm f/2.8G Micro Nikkor, but I came across this lens listed in Ex+ condition from +KEH Camera for half the price!

Now, having had great experiences buying through KEH in the past, I know they rate their equipment very conservatively. In my experience, lenses rated at Ex+ are usually in near mint condition. So, I placed my order on Monday. The lens arrived this morning from FedEx and it is absolutely pristine. There are zero signs of wear - not even a speck of visible internal dust. The lens looks brand new. Can't beat it for a $450 price tag!

Now that our latest beauty editorial is out the door, it looks like its time to give this lens a test run with a beauty test shoot! =)

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#photography #photoequipment #lenses #Nikon #macrophotography #beautyphotography  ___

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2012-08-29 00:21:59 (14 comments, 6 reshares, 81 +1s)Open 

Another image from my recent shoot with model Luccia (w/ Wilhelmina Models). This was the last look from this shoot. I love the way she worked the blue wrap for this look. The photos have a bit of a dancer feel to them. Great hair/makeup work by Monique, as usual. Now, on to retouching images of our latest beauty editorial. =)

2012 Beauty Photography

Photographer/Stylist: +Andrea Acailawen.
Photo Assistant: +Corin Miller.
Hair/Makeup Artist: +Monique McLaughlin.
Model: Luccia w/ Wilhelmina Models.

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#model #beauty #beautyphotography #fashion #studio #agencytest #tonal #emotive #hairstyle #makeup  

Another image from my recent shoot with model Luccia (w/ Wilhelmina Models). This was the last look from this shoot. I love the way she worked the blue wrap for this look. The photos have a bit of a dancer feel to them. Great hair/makeup work by Monique, as usual. Now, on to retouching images of our latest beauty editorial. =)

2012 Beauty Photography

Photographer/Stylist: +Andrea Acailawen.
Photo Assistant: +Corin Miller.
Hair/Makeup Artist: +Monique McLaughlin.
Model: Luccia w/ Wilhelmina Models.

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#model #beauty #beautyphotography #fashion #studio #agencytest #tonal #emotive #hairstyle #makeup  ___

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2012-08-20 15:30:54 (15 comments, 1 reshares, 71 +1s)Open 

Here's some new beauty to kick off the week. This is from Thursday's shoot with model Luccia (Wilhelmina Models). Luccia is very emotive and it really comes through in the images. She has fabulous hair as well, which Monique styled beautifully for the shoot. Wardrobe styling and photography were both done by me. I should have more images from this shoot up in a day or two.

2012 Beauty Photography
Agency/Creative Tests

Photographer/Stylist: +Andrea Acailawen.
Photo Assistant: +Corin Miller.
Hair/Makeup Artist: +Monique McLaughlin.
Model: Luccia C. w/ Wilhelmina Models

Sharing welcomed
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#modelmonday #beauty #beautyphotography #studio #hairstyle #makeup #tonal #emotive #elegant  

Here's some new beauty to kick off the week. This is from Thursday's shoot with model Luccia (Wilhelmina Models). Luccia is very emotive and it really comes through in the images. She has fabulous hair as well, which Monique styled beautifully for the shoot. Wardrobe styling and photography were both done by me. I should have more images from this shoot up in a day or two.

2012 Beauty Photography
Agency/Creative Tests

Photographer/Stylist: +Andrea Acailawen.
Photo Assistant: +Corin Miller.
Hair/Makeup Artist: +Monique McLaughlin.
Model: Luccia C. w/ Wilhelmina Models

Sharing welcomed
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#modelmonday #beauty #beautyphotography #studio #hairstyle #makeup #tonal #emotive #elegant  ___

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2012-08-19 14:30:49 (4 comments, 2 reshares, 31 +1s)Open 

Our Shine Editorial has been published in the 1st Anniversary (August 2012) edition of +VEUX Magazine. It's a great issue and we're happy to have been a part of it. You can view tearsheets from the published editorial, as well as a couple of editorial extras not seen in the magazine, in the album below.

Special thanks to +Vivien Hoang for including us in this issue of Veux Magazine. We look forward to working with you, and Veux, again in the very near future! =)

Photographers: +Andrea Acailawen and +Christopher Wright.
Makeup: Yara Ocasio.
Nails: Brenda Irizarry.
Art Direction: +Andrea Acailawen.
Model: +Genii Tully with Front Management.

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Contributed to #breakfastclub +Breakfast Club  curated by +Andreas Zinnow and +Gemma Costa ...

and to ... more »

Our Shine Editorial has been published in the 1st Anniversary (August 2012) edition of +VEUX Magazine. It's a great issue and we're happy to have been a part of it. You can view tearsheets from the published editorial, as well as a couple of editorial extras not seen in the magazine, in the album below.

Special thanks to +Vivien Hoang for including us in this issue of Veux Magazine. We look forward to working with you, and Veux, again in the very near future! =)

Photographers: +Andrea Acailawen and +Christopher Wright.
Makeup: Yara Ocasio.
Nails: Brenda Irizarry.
Art Direction: +Andrea Acailawen.
Model: +Genii Tully with Front Management.

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Contributed to #breakfastclub +Breakfast Club  curated by +Andreas Zinnow and +Gemma Costa ...

and to #breakfastartclub +Breakfast Art Club curated by +Kate Church.

#beauty #beautyphotography #editorial #editorialphotography #studio #creative #colorful #shine #metallic #glitter #makeup  ___

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2012-08-09 15:40:30 (14 comments, 2 reshares, 68 +1s)Open 

Here's more from a recent tropical swimwear shoot with Ravish Sands Swimwear. I loved this darling "purple peacock" swimsuit on Melanie and her pose here was fantastic. These colorful suits really popped against the rich green foliage. I love the walls of vines and leaves in this location, which is not far from the studio. It was a typical hot, humid Florida summer day (we shot in midday, which is rather miserable, to be honest), but the resulting photos were definitely well worth it.

2012 Fashion Photography
Ravish Sands Swimwear

Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen.
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright.
Hair/Makeup Artist: Christie Burton.
Model: Melanie Torres.

*Sharing of this post is welcomed*
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Contributed to +Breakfast Club #breakfastclub curated by +Gemma Costa and +Andrea... more »

Here's more from a recent tropical swimwear shoot with Ravish Sands Swimwear. I loved this darling "purple peacock" swimsuit on Melanie and her pose here was fantastic. These colorful suits really popped against the rich green foliage. I love the walls of vines and leaves in this location, which is not far from the studio. It was a typical hot, humid Florida summer day (we shot in midday, which is rather miserable, to be honest), but the resulting photos were definitely well worth it.

2012 Fashion Photography
Ravish Sands Swimwear

Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen.
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright.
Hair/Makeup Artist: Christie Burton.
Model: Melanie Torres.

*Sharing of this post is welcomed*
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Contributed to +Breakfast Club #breakfastclub curated by +Gemma Costa and +Andrea Martinez ....

and to +Leaves On Thursday #leavesonthursday curated by +Marilou Aballe, +Margaret Tompkins and +Ray Bilcliff.

#fashion #photography #fashionphotography #swimwear #summer #tropical #foliage #leaves #location  ___

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2012-07-27 13:46:13 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 22 +1s)Open 

Good morning all!

Our Shine editorial is going to be running in the 1 year anniversary issue of Veux Magazine out of Toronto. They're running a cover contest for the issue to get the community involved. If you'd like to see our editorial on the cover, please +1 the Veux Magazine page here on Google+ and then add a +1 to the following image (photo #5) on the Veux Magazine page. Votes do not count unless you add a +1 to both the magazine page and the image (photo #5) on the magazine's page. Plussing this post doesn't count.

Instructions on how to vote for our image on Twitter and Facebook can be found in the caption beside the image.

Thanks to those who show the support our editorial with a vote. Please feel free to share this post with family and friends if you'd like. =)

I'll have a new image up in my photo stream for you all soon.... more »

___Good morning all!

Our Shine editorial is going to be running in the 1 year anniversary issue of Veux Magazine out of Toronto. They're running a cover contest for the issue to get the community involved. If you'd like to see our editorial on the cover, please +1 the Veux Magazine page here on Google+ and then add a +1 to the following image (photo #5) on the Veux Magazine page. Votes do not count unless you add a +1 to both the magazine page and the image (photo #5) on the magazine's page. Plussing this post doesn't count.

Instructions on how to vote for our image on Twitter and Facebook can be found in the caption beside the image.

Thanks to those who show the support our editorial with a vote. Please feel free to share this post with family and friends if you'd like. =)

I'll have a new image up in my photo stream for you all soon. =)

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2012-07-25 15:13:50 (18 comments, 2 reshares, 79 +1s)Open 

This is the first of three images I have processed of Melanie in this pink lace bikini from Ravish Sands Swimwear - a great line out of Miami. This was shot on location right here in central Florida for Ravish Sands, but it certainly looks like a rainforest, doesn't it!  Location selection is very important when you are shooting for a designer or a clothing line. We felt this location was a great choice to show the exotic charm of these beautiful suits. The colors really provided a nice contrast, as well. We're looking forward to working with Ravish Sands again in the near future.

I have a second look from this swimwear shoot left to process before moving onto the jewelry that I also shot over the weekend. I will post another image from this look, and more from our recent test shoot with model Julia w/ RED Model Management here soon. You should start seeing some of the new jewelry images... more »

This is the first of three images I have processed of Melanie in this pink lace bikini from Ravish Sands Swimwear - a great line out of Miami. This was shot on location right here in central Florida for Ravish Sands, but it certainly looks like a rainforest, doesn't it!  Location selection is very important when you are shooting for a designer or a clothing line. We felt this location was a great choice to show the exotic charm of these beautiful suits. The colors really provided a nice contrast, as well. We're looking forward to working with Ravish Sands again in the near future.

I have a second look from this swimwear shoot left to process before moving onto the jewelry that I also shot over the weekend. I will post another image from this look, and more from our recent test shoot with model Julia w/ RED Model Management here soon. You should start seeing some of the new jewelry images (both product and model shots) by sometime this weekend.

2012 Fashion Photography: Swimwear
For Ravish Sands Swimwear - www.ravishsands.com

Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen.
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright.
Hair/Makeup Artist: Christie Burton.
Model: Melanie Torres.

*Sharing of this post is welcomed*
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Contributed to #womenwednesday +Women Wednesday curated by +Niki Aguirre, +Athena Carey, +Lee Daniels, +Kerry Murphy, +Teresa Stover and +Christina Lawrie...

and to #breakfastclub +Breakfast Club curated by +Gemma Costa and +Andrea Martinez.

#fashion #swimwear #fashionphotography #location #tropical #ravishsands #photography #nature  ___

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2012-07-23 15:08:45 (22 comments, 3 reshares, 58 +1s)Open 

Here's some behind-the-scenes fun to kick off the week. I took this outtake of Melanie (shown unretouched) during our initial lighting test on yesterday's shoot for Ravish Sands Swimwear. We've worked with Melanie several times before, so you'll find other images of her in my albums here. Melanie is always a lot of fun to work with and despite the sweltering heat and bugs on location, yesterday's shoot was no exception. We all had a blast.

After we wrapped up with the swimwear, we headed back to the studio to shoot a selection of beautiful jewelry pieces with Melanie from two great new collections by jewelry designer Marianela Arteaga. I spent the entire day on Saturday shooting product shots of both collections, so you'll be seeing those soon, as well.

2012 Fashion Photography
For Ravish Sands Swimwear.
Behind-the-Scenes Outtakes (Unretouched).... more »

Here's some behind-the-scenes fun to kick off the week. I took this outtake of Melanie (shown unretouched) during our initial lighting test on yesterday's shoot for Ravish Sands Swimwear. We've worked with Melanie several times before, so you'll find other images of her in my albums here. Melanie is always a lot of fun to work with and despite the sweltering heat and bugs on location, yesterday's shoot was no exception. We all had a blast.

After we wrapped up with the swimwear, we headed back to the studio to shoot a selection of beautiful jewelry pieces with Melanie from two great new collections by jewelry designer Marianela Arteaga. I spent the entire day on Saturday shooting product shots of both collections, so you'll be seeing those soon, as well.

2012 Fashion Photography
For Ravish Sands Swimwear.
Behind-the-Scenes Outtakes (Unretouched).

Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen.
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright.
Swimwear: Ravish Sands.
Hair/Makeup: Christie Burton.
Model: Melanie Torres.

*Sharing of this post is welcomed*
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Contributed to #breakfastclub +Breakfast Club curated by +Gemma Costa and +Andrea Martinez.

#modelmonday #fashion #fashionphotography #swimwear #tropical #photography #nature  ___

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2012-07-18 14:07:54 (32 comments, 1 reshares, 64 +1s)Open 

New beauty for your Wednesday stream. This lovely girl is Julia with RED Model Management, NYC. She has such a stunning look and working with her is a delight. This is my favorite of the images from this beauty look. The team did a great job, as usual.

2012 Beauty Photography
Pretty in Pink - Julia @ RED NYC.

Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen.
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright.
Hair Stylist: Christie Burton.
Makeup Artist: +Sherry Restifo.
Model: Julia with RED Model Management.

*Sharing of this post is welcomed, as always*

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Contributed to #womenwednesday +Women Wednesday curated by +Niki Aguirre, +Athena Carey, +Lee Daniels, +Kerry Murphy, +Teresa Stover and +Christina Lawrie...

and to #breakfastclub +Breakfast Club curated by +Gemma Costa and +Andrea Martinez.... more »

New beauty for your Wednesday stream. This lovely girl is Julia with RED Model Management, NYC. She has such a stunning look and working with her is a delight. This is my favorite of the images from this beauty look. The team did a great job, as usual.

2012 Beauty Photography
Pretty in Pink - Julia @ RED NYC.

Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen.
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright.
Hair Stylist: Christie Burton.
Makeup Artist: +Sherry Restifo.
Model: Julia with RED Model Management.

*Sharing of this post is welcomed, as always*

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Contributed to #womenwednesday +Women Wednesday curated by +Niki Aguirre, +Athena Carey, +Lee Daniels, +Kerry Murphy, +Teresa Stover and +Christina Lawrie...

and to #breakfastclub +Breakfast Club curated by +Gemma Costa and +Andrea Martinez.

#beauty #beautyphotography #studio #photography #PlusPhotoExtract #model #hairstyling #makeup  ___

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2012-07-14 01:35:14 (17 comments, 3 reshares, 45 +1s)Open 

This is an image that I shot for our latest beauty editorial entitled "Shine," which features bold metallic looks that truly shimmer and shine. Our team did a great job creating the elaborate looks for the editorial, which left bits of glitter scattered and the odd crystal floating around the studio long after the shoot.

"Shine" Beauty Editorial Preview - July 2012
Photographers: +Andrea Acailawen and +Christopher Wright.
Makeup Artist: Yara Ocasio.
Nail Artist: Brenda Irizarry.
Model: +Genii Tully with Front Management.
© 2012, Andrea Acailawen & Christopher Wright. All rights reserved.

*Sharing of this post is welcomed*
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Contributed to #colorsonfriday +ColorsOnFriday curated by +E.E. Giorgi, +Gilmar Smith, +Erin Henderson and +Christina Lihani ...

and to ... more »

This is an image that I shot for our latest beauty editorial entitled "Shine," which features bold metallic looks that truly shimmer and shine. Our team did a great job creating the elaborate looks for the editorial, which left bits of glitter scattered and the odd crystal floating around the studio long after the shoot.

"Shine" Beauty Editorial Preview - July 2012
Photographers: +Andrea Acailawen and +Christopher Wright.
Makeup Artist: Yara Ocasio.
Nail Artist: Brenda Irizarry.
Model: +Genii Tully with Front Management.
© 2012, Andrea Acailawen & Christopher Wright. All rights reserved.

*Sharing of this post is welcomed*
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Contributed to #colorsonfriday +ColorsOnFriday curated by +E.E. Giorgi, +Gilmar Smith, +Erin Henderson and +Christina Lihani ...

and to #FashionFriday +Fashion Fridays Theme curated by +Faith Gauthier.

#beauty #beautyphotography #fashionphotography #studio #editorial #avantgarde #metallic #shine  ___

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2012-07-14 01:10:47 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

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2012-07-05 14:46:26 (14 comments, 1 reshares, 44 +1s)Open 

Here's some new beauty for your Thursday stream. This is from this past Saturday's shoot with stunning model Amber A with Espada Management. Our H/MUA Monique did a brilliant job with hair styling and makeup. This shoot was a great deal of fun and I love the images that resulted. We're looking forward to working with this team again on an upcoming jewelry lookbook shoot. It's going to be fabulous!

2012 Beauty Photography
Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen.
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright.
Hair/Makeup Artist: +Monique McLaughlin.
Model: Amber A @ Espada Model Management.

*Sharing of this post is welcomed*

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Contributed to #breakfastclub +Breakfast Club curated by +Gemma Costa and +Andrea Martinez.

#clean   #beauty #gothicbeauty #elegant #studio ... more »

Here's some new beauty for your Thursday stream. This is from this past Saturday's shoot with stunning model Amber A with Espada Management. Our H/MUA Monique did a brilliant job with hair styling and makeup. This shoot was a great deal of fun and I love the images that resulted. We're looking forward to working with this team again on an upcoming jewelry lookbook shoot. It's going to be fabulous!

2012 Beauty Photography
Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen.
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright.
Hair/Makeup Artist: +Monique McLaughlin.
Model: Amber A @ Espada Model Management.

*Sharing of this post is welcomed*

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Contributed to #breakfastclub +Breakfast Club curated by +Gemma Costa and +Andrea Martinez.

#clean   #beauty #gothicbeauty #elegant #studio #beautyphotography #photography #whitebackground #plusphotoextract #PlusPhotoExtract  ___

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2012-07-02 15:56:02 (21 comments, 1 reshares, 25 +1s)Open 

I've spent the past two weeks working around the clock completely overhauling my website. It's been a lot of work, but it was well worth the effort. My newly redesigned website has launched with a fresh new look and feature set, plus new still life, beauty and fashion photography portfolios and a lot of new content! More new work and blog posts will be on the way very soon.

Take a peek and let me know what you think of the redesign and new content =)

- www.andreaacailawen.com

I've spent the past two weeks working around the clock completely overhauling my website. It's been a lot of work, but it was well worth the effort. My newly redesigned website has launched with a fresh new look and feature set, plus new still life, beauty and fashion photography portfolios and a lot of new content! More new work and blog posts will be on the way very soon.

Take a peek and let me know what you think of the redesign and new content =)

- www.andreaacailawen.com___

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2012-06-20 13:52:42 (37 comments, 4 reshares, 54 +1s)Open 

Here's some new beauty for your mid-week stream. This is from Saturday's test shoot with model Aylen. She did a great job after filling in at the last minute for our originally scheduled model failed to call or show. Our team knocked it out of the park with this elegant, classic beauty look and Aylen wears it very well.

2012 Beauty Photography
In Light & Darkness

Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen.
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright.
Makeup Artist: +Monique McLaughlin.
Hair Stylist: Christie Marie Burton.
Model: Aylen Suarez.

*Sharing always welcomed*

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Contributed to #womenwednesday +Women Wednesday curated by +Niki Aguirre, +Athena Carey, +Lee Daniels, +Kerry Murphy, +Teresa Stover and +Christina Lawrie...

and contributed to #breakfastclub ... more »

Here's some new beauty for your mid-week stream. This is from Saturday's test shoot with model Aylen. She did a great job after filling in at the last minute for our originally scheduled model failed to call or show. Our team knocked it out of the park with this elegant, classic beauty look and Aylen wears it very well.

2012 Beauty Photography
In Light & Darkness

Photographer: +Andrea Acailawen.
Photo Assistant: +Christopher Wright.
Makeup Artist: +Monique McLaughlin.
Hair Stylist: Christie Marie Burton.
Model: Aylen Suarez.

*Sharing always welcomed*

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Contributed to #womenwednesday +Women Wednesday curated by +Niki Aguirre, +Athena Carey, +Lee Daniels, +Kerry Murphy, +Teresa Stover and +Christina Lawrie...

and contributed to #breakfastclub +Breakfast Club curated by +Gemma Costa and +Andrea Martinez.

#beauty #beautyphotography #studio #photography #hairstyle #makeup #modeltest #classicbeauty #elegant  ___

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A special service of CircleCount.com is the following button.

The button shows the number of followers you have directly in a small button. You can add this button to your website, like the +1-Button of Google or the Like-Button of Facebook.






You can add this button directly in your website. For more information about the CircleCount Buttons and the description how to add them to another page click here.

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