Friday, 19 August 2011

Full post Queenie's shoot

You may remember some weeks ago I posted a preview photo and short blog post from a fanastic shoot I had with Rachel Duffield who turns back the time in her role as Queenie.  Rachel is the only freelance Queen Elizabeth I in Norfolk, and she skillfully puts herself in the role of Bess using two magnificent costumes which portray the younger Queen and later at the time of the Victory over the Spanish Armada.

It's about time I posted a set of photos from this shoot isn't it? :)

I started photographing Rachel as she prepared her make up - moving on to adding on items to her attire as was custom in that period, to complete the look.


Luckily Rachel does not have to smear her face with potentially dangerous make up containing Lead like Queen Bess did!  Thank God for modern make up! :)






This coming shot is my very favourite from the whole shoot, very moody and totally in line with Elizabeth's character.  Rachel is such a great impersonator!



The photo below is another of my favourites, and, unlike the earlier one, very soft, mellow and peaceful....



I look forward to Rachel adding these images to her website and her marketing portfolio, I hope she is as pleased as I am with them! :)

Have a great weekend! x

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