The Flower Book | Part One | Dana Cole | Oslo

This is the beginning to a year long project and I am very excited for it.
I have wanted to do my own ‘coffee table’ book for a few years now. So I decided to make it finally happen late last year. My book would be about my current love for flowers. Everything about them make me happy and smile. So I wanted to dedicate an entire book to them. This book will be 160 pages of Models with flowers, and beautifully done floral arrangements by themselves.

I had my first shoot for the book 3 weeks ago.
For this shoot I wanted a headpiece surrounded in flowers around the models face, and a dress encased in flowers at the top of it! I got busy making what I wanted to achieve and I was very happy with the results.
Since I plan to reuse many of the flowers I bought, and I bought TONSSSSS lol, I used a double sides tape to make the flower top. So that I could easily remove them the next day.
Here is a little timelapse:

Some of you may have watched a bit of me live shooting this on Instagram and Facebook :)
but… for some of you, this is the first time you are seeing this shoot.
I had a fabulous videographer by the name of Behzad Ranjbar of Unikfoto, shooting some BTS footage for me that day..
Here is his fabulous video !


Sooooo, without any further delays.. and weeks of deciding which images I wanted to go into the book. I have chosen them andddddddddddddddddddddddddd, here they are.

My Lovely team
Photography, Styling and Art Direction: Dana Cole
Film & Edit: Behzad Ranjbar @unikfoto.no
Makeup: Zahra Isabelle @ZahraIsabelle
Hair: Natalie Beckford @b3ckford
Model: Sofie Berg | Team Models @sofie__berg


I am looking forward to taking you all along on this personal and fun journey with me for the next year and lets all enjoy the ride !!!

Peace out
Dana

New Blogs from Now On !!!

Hey everybody, Dana here :)

So I am switching my blog over from Wordpress to here and see if I like the blogging options and system. My website is hosted with Squarespace, so why not my blog right ???

The posts today are from my Wordpress blog and all from last year, but I wanted to move them over here. From now on however, you will see new content.

Have a lovely Easter break everyone !!!

 

Unicorn Rainbow | Beauty Photographer Dana Cole Pix

Hey Hey !
So those of you who know me from Facebook, know I have begin my book project.

This book is called ‘Unicorn Rainbow’
Unicorn Rainbow will feature everything that goes on in my mind. Un-censored and full of color. I want you all to see the world as I see it !
The book will have many different color collections of about 10-15 images in each collection.. Some pretty tame and some will be over the top !!

I recently just finished up the first shoot and editing for the first look and color collection of the book.
I decided to start with Purple as the first collection. (I am loving purple lately, so why not start with it, haha.

I worked with lovely Model: Eleonor Frostegård from Sweden on this shoot.
My MUA/Hair stylist was the always fabulous Ragnhild Petersen.

Here are some BTS Images of the fun we had the day.

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Here are my final selections from the shoot.
I will use 2-3 of these for the book. Not sure which specific ones yet, but that can be a surprise within the book when it’s done 😀

 

 

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Top Beauty Photographer | Dana Cole

Hiya all,

Yeah yeah I know.
I skipped a week. teehee 🙂
So, this is not a new shoot but it is a new shoot to my blog. This was a beauty editorial I shot last year called “From Summer, With Love”.
Which was published in LUCY’S Magazine June 2016 issue.
I love the way this shoot turned out.
I am also including a bit of the BTS we got to shoot the day of as well.
Hope you enjoy it.

Model: Charlotte H.| Pholk Model Agency
MUA: Ragnhild Bjerre Petersen
Photography, Hair & Styling: Dana Cole
Post: Abuzz Retouch

BTS Video – See here
https://youtu.be/7f0k4hN4rVU


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Colorful Beauty Photography | Dana Cole | Oslo, Norway

Hey all . This can be considered my FIRST official blog post :D

I did a little beauty artsy photo shoot late last year. I wanted to get a little creative with tulle and hats. Sadly, I only had time to find one hat before the shoot due to a busy schedule and not catching the mall in enough time. haha. So, I had to find a way to make 3 different looks out of one hat. I think I managed to pull it off.
What do you think? :D

I had a lovely model by the name  of Ida (IG@idagoytil) from Pholk Agency here in Oslo, Norway
The MUA for this shoot was the fabulous Vera Støbakk (IG@veras_makeup)

We filmed some BTS of this shoot. I do show the light setup in it...as well as showing how I made some of the hats while on Ida's head. It was certainly a fun photoshoot.
I do hope you enjoy the BTS video.

See BTS Video here:
https://youtu.be/SnLge0TKtxY

Here is a selection of some of the final images that I liked and retouched. :)
I may show more on the blog later as there are a few more I also enjoyed.

Until next time guys and gals !!!!
www.DanaColePix.com
Oslo Norway Based Beauty, Portrait & Fashion Photographer

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