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Project: Friends with Interesting jobs and hobbies : Jess de Wahls

Continuing my newish personal project of doing location or environmental portraits of my friends with interesting jobs or hobbies – here’s the second.

This is my lovely friend Jess De Wahls – she’s both an artist and a hair stylist. My intention is to do two shoots with her – this first one at her salon at Soho Theatre in London and then the second will be in her art studio. I have a couple of friends who I might do two shoots with – I know an interesting bunch of people and love it.

We did this shoot after decorating her studio with artwork from various friends of hers after it was newly decorated. There are even two prints of mine there amongst the others. It’s certainly worth a look.

Because of the space available and travelling on public transport I used speedlights on this occasion. One significant challenge was the mirrors and pictures in the studio – was quite a job to take photos without having too much reflection of the lights – or even myself in the mirrors or glass. Would have liked to do different angles and sides of the salon and maybe even her at work doing someone’s hair but unfortunately it wasn’t possible at the time.

You can contact Jess for a haircut (or art) via:

Website: http://www.jessdewahls.com

Facebook: JessWahlsAtSohoTheatre

Facebook: JessWahlsArt

Twitter: @SalonDeWahls

One extra tidbit of information – Jess and I share a birthday! We’ve joined forces on birthday celebrations more than once. Oh and yes Jess has cut my hair :)

 

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