I really enjoy taking photo, it makes me seeing the world around in details. You might not notice that I often carry my EOS with me – if it´s not on me, then it´s somewhere near me. Besides all the skill and knowledge in photography, I know that having the right timing is also important. Mind you that I´m lacking all of them ha ha..! I want to use this post as a landing page where you can find my most recent good shot. I will try to make this project as a daily photo update.
I admit that I´ve this weird habit of looking around at the things people display in their homes. I guess one could somehow get to know a little bit more about the owner of the house by the way they decorate their home. Every little objects tells a story and rather personal to them. I just can´t help myself from taking photos of the home that I been invited to. Especially if I´m visiting friend´s summer house in Denmark, part of the excitement from receiving the invitation is thinking that which lens or which camera should I have with me – and that´s before I even ask for permission to take photos of their interior decor. These photos were shot during my recent visit to my dear friends summer house this summer. I won’t mention their names since I “forgot” to ask them if I could post these photos on my blog. (Ops!)
This week I worked at MAC Cosmetics counter at Magasin Kongens Nytorv. Just like a little kid at the candy store, I went completely super exited working with all the MAC products – mega selection of eyeshadow colours, textures, foundations, highlighters and beauty tools ect. One of my favorite item is the MAC Pigments; highly concentrated loose colour powder which creates an intense effect. Use it alone or mix & match a couple of colours really gives me the possibility to use my creativity in making a great eye makeup. The photo below is an application I did this week on one of MAC customer. You should drop by at the counter and try out all these amazing products!
Recently I did a bridal makeup all the way up in the north of Denmark. Since this is a “whole package” of bridal makeup service, I stayed all throughout the wedding and was also invited to attend the wedding dinner. Besides the funny songs and personal speeches, what I enjoy the most when attending a Danish wedding is the kissing tradition. It began during the early 1970s and it being in practice until today. During the dinner party, whenever the groom leaves the room – to the gents or taking photo – all the men in the room rush over and queue up to kiss the bride and whenever the bride leaves the room, all the women rush over to kiss the groom. Whenever the guests banging fork or knife on the plate, the wedding couple have to climb onto their chairs and kiss! When the guests stamp their feet, the pair have to kiss under the table. There are many other traditions carried during the ceremony such as throwing the rice, cutting the socks ect. If you ever getting an invitation to a Danish wedding, don´t miss it!
Here are the photos from the wedding:
Recently I google for “miss world. makeup” just to find out what other makeup artists world wide are doing in preparing this year´s contestants of Miss World Beauty Pageant. To my surprise, a couple of familiar headlines pop-up with my face next to the headlines. Since I´ve never googled my own name, it´s quite funny to not knowing that the updates I did these last 2 years about doing the makeup for the 2012 and 2013 winners of Miss World Denmark official photos, are out there on the “world wide web”. Iris Thompsen was crowned as Miss World Denmark 2012 and last year´s winner was Malene Riis Sorensen. Few weeks ago I had the chance to meet a few of this year´s finalists at the photography session in Copenhagen. No doubt that the judges will find themselves having to make a tough decision choosing the “one”. These girls are all the “one”. During the filming of the short presentation, I was impressed by not only their self-confidence in front of the camera, but their high academic achievements, voluntary work they have done and their ambitious future plans. I´m happy to be given the chance once again to prepare one of the finalist - Sophie Maix. Take a look at her video presentation and be prepared to fall in love with this beautiful charm. If you want to know more about my work, Like my makeup artist page on Facebook or join email subscription of my beauty blog, http://www.harrieappel.com