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backstage at shakuhachi


I’ve never covered a show backstage before so when I was invited to go backstage for Shakuhachi to check out the behind-the-scenes action, I admit I was a tad nervous. Not because I don’t like Shakuhachi (in fact, I quite like Shakuhachi) but because I’ve never really worked with my camera indoors under harsh fluorescent lights and when I put indoor lighting and me together, I always end up with the answer: catastrophe! I went anyway, with low expectations and was thoroughly surprised when I came home with shots that were actually in focus. It must have been because I felt so at home with the Shak crew backstage that I just started snapping away without a care in the world. I had so much fun as well that looking back now, I wish I went BTS for more shows! I just love how you can get close and personal with the clothes and the models. You can see more clearly the details of things you would otherwise miss from even a front row seat at the show. The textures of the garments, the metallic silver eyeshadow and crystals under each eye, the slicked back hair and the general backstage buzz was so much fun to be around and I really can’t wait to bring more of this type of FW coverage to my blog in the future. Hope you enjoy!

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    rhodawong
    April 21, 2013 at 12:25 PM

    i love the makeup!

    http://www.styleandshades.blogspot.com

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    Lydia Teo
    April 21, 2013 at 1:52 PM

    The makeup is incredible, the crystals look like teardrops on the models’ faces. So angelic!

    ravenmaidenmaven.blogspot.com

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    Cece
    April 21, 2013 at 9:01 PM

    So white!

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    Steffi
    April 21, 2013 at 9:36 PM

    How interesting to see backstage account of the show. Good job capturing all the energy in these pictures!

    http://www.parisundiscovered.com

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    Jennifer - Stylish Clin d'Oeil
    April 21, 2013 at 9:42 PM

    such great picts! thanks for sharing the picts of backstage ;)
    http://stylishclindoeil.com/wordpress/

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    Francesca
    April 23, 2013 at 2:54 AM

    This collection looks even more wonderful up close.
    lovely backstage pics!

    Francesca xo
    http://www.yummylikecake.blogspot.co.uk

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    gemmadawn
    April 23, 2013 at 9:56 PM

    LOVE these photos – you did a fantastic job! Hope to see more backstage photos from you.
    Also, I adore this makeup, it is similar to what I were normally.

    xg.
    http://pearlveins.blogspot.com

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