Disco Fever

Session Nine Photography and I teamed up to create a fun and funky disco shoot for their good friend Christine Valero.

At first this shoot was supposed to be 70's bohemian inspired, but once I met Christine I realized what a fire cracker she is. I mean, this woman has three pairs of disco boots. No lie! She's a talented hairstylist with engine red hair, she has this charisma that is infectious and a closet full of clothing that represents every time period. So even though she had elements of 70's bohemian...this gal was all disco in my eyes.

We combined the tomboy spirit of Farrah Fawcett with the colorful and crazy rock vibe of Debbie Harry from Blondie. I just pulled fun clothes and shoes from her closet and she brought a truck load of fun things like a skate board and a bike. Jessica and I took her to a giant vacant parking lot near my house.

Jess brought some tunes, and we just had a blast being silly and loud. Side note - if you're not have a blast, laughing and playing on shoots then you're missin' out.


Part 2: Mod-ified Shoot

Groovy baby! Groovy!

This 60's mod shoot was so much fun! Working with good friends, Session Nine Photography and Heather Nyhart, made it even better.

Just looking at Heather, you can obviously tell that she's a dead ringer for the famous model, Twiggy. From there everything came together.

For her makeup, I did pale blue eye shadow, which was popular at that time, as well as black liner, false lashes and pale lips. I didn't want exactly copy Twiggy, so we did ours with a modern day vibe. Just a touch of blush and...voila! MOD!

For her outfits, we used clothes from her closet and her roommates' closets. I really want to incorporate bright tights in every look. Of course, short shift dresses were popular then as well, so we include those. For shoes, she had a killer pair of modern-day black shooties, 70's style white boots and some cute flats. I played off of the color blocking trend that was popular then and has come back this year making the shoot VERY colorful.

To enhance the 'groovy vibe' we photographed against some wild walls in downtown Phoenix close to my house.

We also focused a lot on using Heather's body to create fun shapes just like they did in the 60's.

I hope you guys love it. We all worked really hard. Check out Session Nine's website to see more photos, as well as yesterday's post sharing the inspiration from the shoot.

Peace and love! ;)