Glam Christmas – A Shoot from My Archives

Eve Magazine Copyright Carla Coulson
Eve Magazine Copyright Carla Coulson
Eve Magazine Copyright Carla Coulson
 Eve Magazine Copyright Carla Coulson
 Eve Magazine Copyright Carla Coulson
Eve Magazine Copyright Carla Coulson

Eve Magazine Copyright Carla Coulson

I had the great pleasure years ago to shoot a Christmas story for English magazine Eve. We shot the Christmas story in a beautiful Edwardian home in the heart of London with a gorgeous model and two mini-models!!
And what a glam Christmas the stylist created!If only I was so glam on Christmas day…
Shot using:
Tri-x 400 pushed two stops
Kinoflo continous neon lights created this soft light!

If you need  a little Christmas inspiration you might like:

The wonderful colours and a pared down Christmas at April and May
An easy no-fuss Christmas tree at Wish you Were Here
Three last minute decorating ideas at Bright Bazaar
France’s most loved priest at French Girl in Seattle
This incredible red dress at Dustjacket
And the photographers might like a refresh on how to shoot Christmas lights at Strobist
Henrietta Hassinen’s true meaning of Christmas
If you are behind time on the the gift giving and need some ideas check out my Italian Christmas list.
For cool French stuff this Christmas have a look here and if you have a budding portrait photographer in the family check this out.

What are you wearing this Christmas??

Shine On

Carla’s Italian Christmas list  Italy
Carla’s French Christmas list  France
Carla’s gift ideas for the budding portrait photographer

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13 Responses to Glam Christmas – A Shoot from My Archives

  1. Corrina says:

    Hi Carla, wow love it! Inspired again. I have several lovlies here today so I am getting straight off this computor and try a glam christmas photo shoot. Hope you don't mind me being a copy cat (only for the general idea of course) lets see what I can do with my little bit of natural light and my camera. xxCorrina.

  2. Randy says:

    Carla these photographs are stunning. I love the first one most. Wishing you a wonderful holiday season.

  3. Francesca Muir says:

    Carla this is so gorgeous. Wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas and Happy and Healthy 2012 – may it bring all you wish for and more. Francesca x

  4. Elizabeth Eiffel says:

    Stunning images, as usual- I haven't the confidence to venture into black and white.
    Appreciate the with great links too.
    May the peace and joy of Christmas be with you and your family in 2012.
    Bisous from Australia.

  5. Lost in Provence says:

    Oh my, that first photo! And as always, yeah for Leica!

    I actually have one special coat that I wear on the 24th and 25th that is very glam indeed. It is one of my vintage bijous–an amply cut cream wool 1950s coat that is studded all over with rhinestones! It is lined in heavy cream satin. I think that it was handmade. I love it!

  6. This is Belgium says:

    gorgeous pictures
    hope, if you are in Italy right now, that the sun is shining !

  7. Rachel says:

    Hi Carla,
    I used to worked for Eve magazine which unfortunately has been closed down. Its great to see film photography still used in magazines.

  8. Pinecone Camp says:

    Pushed film. Love it. I still shoot film, occasionally. This was a beautiful shoot!

  9. peggy braswell says:

    So Beautiful! Your eye is a wonder.

  10. French Press VINTAGE says:

    absolutely love this post.

  11. Κωστής Τζαγκαράκης says:

    Merry Christmas.

  12. Looking Glass says:

    Oh! How utterly glam! Hmmm, mine will more than likely consist of us lounging around in our pj's for hours opening pressies and having a champagne brekkie.

    ~ Clare x

  13. ParisBreakfasts says:

    Dreamy post!

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