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Beauty Shoot: Behind the Scenes

A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of shooting behind the scenes for a beauty shoot. As you know from my previous posts, I LOVE LOVE LOVE these types of shoots. Beauty and fashion is my passion! I feel I am most creative in these type of shoots as I have full control over creativity and I can take the time to set up shots and capture details.

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In this industry, I have learnt you need to be flexible, which sometimes means you don't always get to take part in the projects you want to, but when it does happen, its makes me realise how much I love my job!

I had an absolute amazing time shooting with art director and photographer Najeeb Jomaa, hair stylist Jack Gaaz, make up artist Manuela Andonova and Models Gozal Bekova & Izabelle.

Shooting behind the scenes in Dubai

Behind the scenes video - First Beauty Look

As I was shooting behind the scenes I was highly convinced by the rest of the team to participate in the shoot. My original thought was.. I prefer being behind the camera. but as hours went by I caved. [Monkey covering eyes emoji]. The shoot was intended to be a 4 hour shoot but as these things do, it went on for 8hours. I don't have a behind the scenes video of the second look as I was in hair and make up, but below is an iPhone picture of the shoot.

Behind the scenes- Second Beauty Look

Videographer and Model
Model in make up

After modelling for the second look, I got back to work shooting the third look, checkout the behind the scenes photos and have a look at my video below.

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Behind the scenes video- Third Beauty Look

I edited and graded both videos using Adobe Premiere Pro. Out of the two videos I like the second beauty video more as it was more fresh and edgy. In fact, the initial videos were going to be one 90sec video but, it made sense to split them up giving each look the benefit of suitable music and style of editing.

More behind the scenes photos below (click to enlarge):

And thats a wrap!!

Let me know what you think!

Thank you for reading my blog post! To become the best videographer I can be, I will really appreciate any feedback. Also, if you have any questions about my videography/photography or want to know how I edit my videos/photos please comment below and I will try and be as detailed in my replies as possible. Don’t forget to follow on Facebook and Instagram. The final photos of me modelling will be posted on my social media soon.


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I have the most amazing job being a Dubai female videographer and photographer. With over 4 years experience, my passion and drive has made everyday a unique one. I will be able to to cater for all your needs whether it be stills or video. I offer different packages tailor-made to each individuals budget. Making my customers happy is my number one priority.

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