I’m sure a lot of you have watched Americas/Britains/Australia’s etc etc etc Top Model and know what a beauty shoot is, but for those who don’t it is basically a very close, close up. Imagine a little kid playing with a camera for the first time and putting it so close up to your face that you feel violated…well a beauty shoot is rather similar :p
Every little hair and freckle is magnified on to a HUGE Apple Mac in the studio for everyone to see.
I was booked for a beauty shoot with a great photographer this week and spent most of the night before terrified.
After all my worrying it actually went really well. The make up artist said she sees a lot of models with dreadful skin and mine was actually pretty good. After an hour and a half in hair and make up, my foundation and concealer was pretty thick and I was left showing no signs of acne whatsoever because of all my spots being flat now. I was SO happy with the outcome even before any retouching could be done! If I wasn’t anonymous I would show you the results but as I am, here are some images of how invasive a beauty shoot is…