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Mexican Frida Khalo Inspired Bridal Shoot…

Colourful, Mexican Bridal Style…

Today we share a vibrant Mexican boudoir bridal shoot which was Art Directed by Penny from The Little Lending Company. As soon as this shoot hit my inbox I just knew immediately I had to share it with you!

This Frida Khalo inspired shoot is jam packed with tropical fruits, exotic flowers and bold accessories; an eclectic mix of rich colours and some seriously cool, modern bride style.

Here Penny from The Little Lending Company tells us all about the inspiration and the team who worked behind the scenes…

Penny …

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Our girls style is a huge nod to one of my all time favourite icons; Frida Khalo, a strong, expressive woman who likes to style things out a little differently, the perfect muse.

My recent travels to Mexico inspired this set up; an abundance of cactus, colour and collected skulls and woven traditional blankets. I fell in love with the vibrancy and relaxed vibes of the country and wanted to capture this through the images.

I wanted the shoot to be free and vibrant, to show that the wedding preparation should be pretty a pretty brilliant and fun time. Your bridal portraits can be what ever you want them to be, expressing exactly who you are and your current inspirations and passions.

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I worked closely with the florists to

The Boudoir Project… Learning to love your body

3 Amazing Photographers & 5 Different Women…

A few weeks back I received an invitation to take part in a Boudoir shoot that Babb Photo, Camera Hannah & Ellie Gillard Photography was putting together.

My initial reaction was thanks, but no thanks… I just couldn’t see myself doing it. You see, after having two kids my confidence in my body and what i look like was at rock bottom.

In comes Sarah to the story, a really sweet, arty, kind friend who, over dinner (and a few glasses of wine,) convinced me to take part and she offered to come along with me as support. She reminded me that I should love my body and when would i ever get the opportunity to work with these kind of amazing photographers again… if i was planning to take some of my clothes off,  why not do it in front of people you know take great photos! So with a little bit of dutch courage I emailed Laura from Babb Photo and said I was in! Eek!

Fast forward a couple of weeks and I’m standing in One Friendly Place studios surrounded by 4 amazing women, all different ages, with their own insecurities and body shapes getting ready for the shoot. Sabrina Levine was our MUA and hairstylist and it was amazing how a bit of …

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