Time. There’s never enough of it, when you’d most need it – which is why sometimes our photoshoots must be very quick, shot in less than two hours.

Our hopes for a nice autumn shoot were shot down, though, as the the yellow colours had not yet arrived to Vantaa, our shooting location.

So… an early autumn shoot it is, then.

Because the catsuit is Jonna’s own, and because Jonna also has two cats, there’s bound to be cat hair everywhere.

We did our best to clean it off, but as it is with animal hair, it’s almost impossible to get rid of everything.

I raised up the question at Project L’s Patreon about wheter I should try to photoshop the hairs out, but the unanimous opinion was to leave them be – it is real life after all.

Admittedly, it is a bit distracting, but, well… Real life!

Getting ready for the shoot is a huge part of the project’s casualness, but it gets a bit old. I tried not capturing that much of the makeup process and such, because, let’s face it – if you’ve seen the recent projects with Leila, you’ve seen our bathroom a zillion times already.

This had nothing to do with the fact that I was way too lazy to clean up the apartment properly.

Absolutely nothing like that.

Our shooting location circled around a tiny man-made lake and its beach, called Vetokangas beach. Even though it was around 8 degrees Celsius outside, there were a bunch of people swimming in the lake, which probably has a temperature below that due to our cold nights.

I was unable to persuade Jonna to swim in the lake in latex, for some reason.

Luckily, I was able to persuade Jonna to lean on a birch. Because it’s a very casual and everyday thing to do, and not at all like stock photos.

Nooo.

My style of photography has undercome an another change – for some reason I’ve started capturing way more photos in portrait style of shooting instead of my usual horizontal style.

Maybe it’s because I’ve fallen into using my 50mm f/1.2L lens way more recently, and when photographing people standing upwards, there would be a lot of empty, blurred space on the sides instead.

It’s not necessary a bad thing to have room around the person, but as web resolutions are often limited.

It’s a good thing to have your styles be in constant change, to evolve – at least I have a standard, identifiable casual “base” style in my photography, on which I try to build upon.

 

Ps: If you lean onto a birch, the birch will leave some dust on your latex catsuit. As seen below.

Now what would be a better way to relax at the end of the shoot than to sit in a kind of a lotus pose on a small hill overlooking the lake, watching crazy people swim in very cold water?

There aren’t many better ways to relax.

I feel that this project was a bit shorter than many others before it. Maybe because that’s the truth.

When life gets busy, as it often does, I find that even a small getaway – such as this – is a good way to pause your life. We don’t always have plenty of excess time, so, in my opinion, a short Project L is way better than no Project L.

We will put more effort in future Project Ls, worry not! But we will also do quick projects, because, well, that’s everyday life for you.

 

Please remember that Project L runs on your continued support from Patreon. By supporting the project through Patreon you can gain access to high-resolution images, exclusive photos and videos and an exclusive Discord server only for Patrons and the project’s models.

Latex used in the project

Black Princess Catsuit by Libidex

4 Responses

  1. Keith Herndon says:

    Who gorgeous pics! It proves that brief is still so worth it. It’s a metaphor for life.

  2. As people increasingly browse the web on their phones, doing more pics in vertical/portrait format seems like a sensible move. (Posted from my iPhone…)

  3. Hi from a photographer point of view how did you get started either what kinda pictures you dis starting out to how did you get into what ye are doing now. Pictures are great by the way. Just asking for advice and tips. Thanks in advance as i know ye are busy people with it all.

    • By photographing, reading books about photography, learning from my mistakes and doing things again and again. I used to take my camera everywhere and take photos with me.

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