January 24, 2011
Behind the Scenes : Photo Cards in the February Issue
Posted by Blake Ramsey
Have you seen the February issue of Living? There are so many crafts, recipes, ideas, and inspirations that you just MUST have.
Athena and I worked on a photo cards story—chock-full of creative ways to express yourself via snail-mail and e-mail. You'll see several of our ideas in the Behind-the-Scenes shots below—grab Living and see how they turned out! AND if you are a proud owner of an iPad, take a peek at the digital issue, where you'll see the Behind-the-Scenes VIDEO and other bonus features.
A few shots we took during story development:
1 Shane and Athena—are they a modern-day "American Gothic" or what?
2 My mind is a blank slate.
4 Just another day of looking glamorous at the office.
5 Athena makes a very sweet birthday girl.
6 We recruited Steph for this shot—and we ate that cupcake right after.
And some behind-the-scenes shots from the photo shoot:
1 Liz lent Athena her glasses for this shot and styled her in a trench coat.
2 Daniel instructs Athena on how he envisions the shot.
4 We referred to our inspiration board throughout the shoot.
5 Brian models some of our props between shots.
6 The workstation.
7 Our photographer, Ray Hom.
8 Brian is another Martha Stewart photographer. I wonder where he gets his hair done?
9 Liz transitions from stylist to model, as she sports a pair of wax lips.
11 Checking out the "polaroids" during the shoot.
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