Wednesday, June 23, 2010

All my bags are packed but i'm not so ready to go

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Some behind the scenes during an engagement shoot for one of our clients.
This was shot on location at Benito Ebuen Air Base a.k.a Mactan Air Base. We had a blast shooting in vintage planes and choppers of the Hukbong Himpapawid ng Pilipinas (Philippine Air Force). We even managed to sneak inside a war plane (i don't know what it's technically called) but decided to get out instantly coz it was kinda eerie and creepy I wonder if some soldier died in there.
I was amazed at how clean and organized the place was. There were houses of active and retired air force men and their families. I din't know that before till we toured the place.
I'd love to take my friends there and shoot a 50's or 60's themed era. Think polka dots, wooden trunks, gloves, fascinators. Ok maybe one of these days. :)

wearing:
Fuschia floral maxi dress - Bought online
Denim vest - thrifted
Tan shoulder bag - thrifted
Yellow wayfarer - Gaisano Countrymall bazaar

And oh btw, I was rummaging through my pc yesterday and found these pics of me and the boyfriend shot just for fun a little over a year ago. Yeah, that's the same dress. And yeah, we gained some weight. I guess getting old really disrupts one's metabolism. Gone are the days wherein I can put every single food in my mouth without gaining a single pound. Got to swim those laps! 
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35 comments:

Kelly said...

Love the maxi dress, with that vest!!
Awesome photoshoot!!

<3 Kelly
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carling said...

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Prasidya Darmayu Atina said...

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THESTREETFASHION5XPRO said...

Fabulous dress...amazing photo shooting...great pics

cherie said...

lovely dress and pretty pictures as always. ang cute ng pictures nyo ni boyf ;)

Julls said...

The dress is amazing and the shoots are so great ! I know it must have bun such an interesting experiance :X

And yes,I`m following you too now :)
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minnja said...

Amazing pictures, WOW.

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Kookie B. said...

love the addition of the denim vest. and i love the big rose print on that maxi dress. gorgeous color too!

michelle_ said...

you pulled off the maxi dress trend VERY well !
kudos to you !

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Rachel Lynne said...

What a cool place to shoot! Love that maxi dress :)


xx


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Fuji Files said...

Really? Engagement photos? I'd be interested to see how those turned out. And I love the idea of a 50's shoot around the planes!

xx Cristina

libys11 said...

wow!! this is just a great shoot!! you are stunning in that dress!! lovely print!! :D and great location! :D

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Le Blog de Cornichoom said...

The dress is amazing!!
We love your blog!!

Kiss :)

Lea said...

great pictures;) good job:)
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Laetitia´s Comptoir said...

Lovely dress!

Domonique said...

adore this maxi dress,so unusual...love it!

Emilie said...

Love the maxi dress!
x

Yasmeen Fahmy said...

That helicopter looks so sick!!

I love it.


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Isabelle said...

saweet dress!x

simona said...

WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOW amazing pics,i love so much your maxi dress! very nice blog!i follow u, follow me? <3
xx simona



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Gizelle | Vanilla Ice Cream said...

my sight immediately gravitated to the tan bag..and then the mix of the purple, denim and tan. maxi dress while assisting a shoot? you rock!!!hehe.

i know what you mean about growing old and gaining weight...i mean, what are these flabs on my arms??? didn't used to have them while i was playing football...haha!

♥ vanilla ice cream ♥

FashionHippieLoves said...

amazing dress

x

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Carla said...

Love your blog!

xx

Redhead in Law

pinky said...

Lovely dress and lovely photos! LOVE!

t a l i s h a said...

great dress and the photos are amazing.. cool props! hahaha

Mode Junkie said...

love the dress! and the location is to die for! ;) i would love to do some camwhoring here. LOL

xoxo Mode Junkie

Rach said...

Loving that vintage camera. I have a great love for old film cameras.

Lex said...

Your dress looks beautiful. I love all of your pictures Great post

Dane said...

I love your dress!



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Fashion Chalet said...

Great blog & I love your style!!! :)




xx

Yaary said...

beauty im loving the maxi! its really cute..
and your background is very interesting!

D e g a i n e said...

beautiful images love that dress


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Mindey said...

Wow, you look divine.
That maxi-dress is edcy and chic!

vnikali said...

great pictures hun!
lovely blog!
xx
vnikali
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