Photographer: Jessica Castro
Model: Christine Burke @ No Ties Management
Make Up & Hair: Courtney Hagen
Wardrobe Stylist: Shiva Mohammadi
Wardrobe Stylist Assistant: JB Mathies
FEATURED PHOTOGRPHER INTERVIEW
1: How does this collection speak to you? How did it come about? What did you want this to say to your audience?
Denim is classic everyone wears it. I really enjoy the denim on denim trend and thought it would be fun to do piece on how versatile the fabric is.
2: What do you find to be the most difficult when bringing a team of artists together to create a cohesive look? How do you pick the right team?
I think the hardest part about working with a team is finding the right one. Everyone has to share the vision so you want to find someone who has a similar style to yours.
3: As an editorial artist, what do you feel is one of the biggest mistakes beginners tend to make?
I think the biggest mistake people make with editorials is working with the wrong team. The images wont come together if the team is not unified.
4: How would you describe your artistic style?
My aesthetic is feminine, soft, clean, youthful and fresh.
5: Do you prefer to be behind the camera or in front of it?
Haha I am definitely one who likes to stay behind the camera. I like the control.
6: What is your greatest weakness; your greatest strength?
My greatest weakness is puppies they are too cute. My greatest strength is my drive.
7: What misconceptions do you think outsiders have about fashion and beauty editorials?
A common misconception is that photography is so easy and fun. Those editorials are hard work for everyone involved.
8: What is your secret to keeping a happy balanced life while following your passion?
My secret to happiness in this crazy industry I choose to be a part of is in taking time throughout the week to chat with my family and friends. They keep me motivated and centered.
9: Music feeds the soul and often motivates. What music are you playing while you are shooting?
Music really depends on what the shoot is about If its upbeat maybe Phoenix or Lilly Allen.
10: Words to live by?
Words to Live by: Have no fear of perfection for you’ll never reach it_ Dali