Tag Archives: #laughing

Shoot on Kite Beach

What a fabulous way to start the day doing a shoot on Kite Beach.

Shooting with all the kids on Kite Beach was great fun.

Was such great fun.

All the  kids were full of energy and ready  to get involved in al the fun activities on the beach.

I was very fortunate to have met a beautiful lady called , ” Candice”.

This woman is remarkable and an inspiration.

Candice, very kindly  invited me to come over and taking some shots of the kids whilst they were participating in all these activities.

The children dedication really impressed me and I loved it.

Please all mums just have a look at all the screenshots below. Give me the number of the photos that you would like, we will edit them and send them to you.

Each photograph will only be AED30. You can by various means, cash, bank transfer, cash machine. Any way which makes life easy.

You can call us on 05 283 49964.

We are located in The CNN Building , Media City, third floor, office 302., “The Lipstick Make Up Institute and YH Studios”.

By our title you can see that we also have a make up institute. as well as teaching we also provide make up and hair for any occasion. At the institute or at your desired location.

check us out: http://thelipstickmakeup.institute

I am always available for family shoots too. If you want some cool shots of the kids in the studio or a shoot for their portfolio or basically anything then get in touch.

I have been doing this now for 29 years so you will be in good hands ha ha.

Here are all the images, there are a lot. Hope you love as we loved taking them. Yasmin

Page 1 kids Kite Beach
Kite Beach Sheet 2
page 3, kite Beach Activities
Page 4 of fun in the sun
Fun
Sheets of fun
Page 6 Kite Beach
Saturday fun
7 Kite Beach

Fun YH Studios

Fun

"<yoastmark

fun in the sun YH Studios
Page 15 of Kite Beach
Page 16 of Kite Beach

 

 

 

 

 

Kids Beach Fashion Photoshoot

Its such a pleasure to shoot with these lovely kids. They are just so so cute.

We are asked to do this shoot from a company in India. They found us on the internet and loved our work.

So on this front we were very happy too. I decided to break the shoot in to 2 separate parts. One on The Palm Jumeirah at sunset. The client sent me some photos of a kind of dream state backlit subject so I thought that would be ideal. In fact it was as I caught them perfectly.

We just love working with children. After nearly 29 years from my start of loving photography. I have mastered the key elements of getting the best from my clients. No matter how small they are!

I guide them in a way that they don’t really know that they are being asked. I let them play and capture them at their most natural.

This is really when you get the best shots . Have a look at these photos and tell me what you think? We would love all your input.

These kids are so beautiful and look so good in the clothes. The client was  so very happy with the shots as its shows his clothes off so lovely. In fact its so lovely to see the boys wearing pink.  They are so sweet.

Our sister company The Lipstick make Up Institute pampered the kids. They put lipgloss on them. Gel in the boys hair and make them feel like little film-stars. We had a video made too so they felt really special.  They were so cute. On the video the kids had to shout, ” We love One Friday”. The little one could not say it properly. Was so cute, honestly. Makes one want to get married and have my own!

Have a look at these beautiful pictures.

 


FOLLOW ME: http://thelipstickmakeup.institute/blog/

Hi All . Do you want something interesting to read?

If so, then please follow our log from our sister company, Lipstick Make Up Institute.  http://thelipstickmakeup.institute/blog/

We opened this only one year ago and we have reached major success already and are continuing to grow.

Look at the shots from some of our students. We are so proud of what they achieve.

m5 _mg_9786 _mg_9232 _mg_9228-1v

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Another Amazing Sunday

Hi everyone

Feeling relaxed and chilled after another, “Amazing Sunday” at Nikki Beach. Every week we are there doing the photography and make up.  Its just feels like the most relaxing place in Dubai. Very chilled atmosphere, cool music and of course with winter upon us the weather is amazing!

As you can see by all our pictures everyone just enjoys themselves. They get into the spirit and come to my make up teams to get their Native American Make Up done.

Everyone gets into the spirit of the day that turns into night. Not only is the DJ pumping to he tunes but there is added entertainment from the electronic Violinist. Sometimes, there is the addition of a drummer that beats out and echoes the bass of the tunes from the DJ.

 

We have all the head dresses too so we can take some amazing photos of you. Photography is what we do as a job but its not really. Its a way of life. I know I am privileged to have found this forte in my life. I have carefully selected my staff who have the same passion as me too. As there is no point in doing something that you hate and just to pay the bills. In this vocation, it will show. You cannot disguise passion. You either have it or you don’t.

 

I have been a photographer now from starting at the age of 16 years old at college so really 29years. Still, I awake every day wondering what the day will bring. Each day, each light, each blow of the wind brings something new. Even if I go to the same beach every day using the same backdrop I will never repeat the same picture twice. A picture is taken in the moment. Each shot is an individual portrait.

 

Enjoy the pictures and we will check in again with you next week @ #thelipstickmakeupinstitute which is fast becoming the best make up institute in Dubai and #yhstudiosdxb at #nikkibeachdubai.

Ciao for now!

 

 

 

 

img_1260 img_1257 img_1254 img_1185 img_1134 img_1129 img_1109 img_1072 img_1051 img_1048

 

 

 

 

 

img_1046 img_1040 img_1025 img_0939 img_0936 img_0911 img_0898 img_0892 img_0843-copy img_0839-copy

 

 

 

img_0831-copy img_0829-copy img_0826-copy img_0823-copy img_0819-copy img_0817-copy img_0816-copy img_0803-copy img_0799-copy img_0797-copy

img_0797-copyimg_0796-copy img_0792-copy img_0791-copy img_0789-copy img_0788-copy img_0787-copy img_0783 img_0781-copy img_0780

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to get the best from your Phone Apps. Tip 3

 

Get the best from the App Perfect 365 tip 3 on day number 3 of my secrets to achieving that flawless  look.

Lips

This is a wonderful too. The Deepen smile tool is great for enlarging our smile.

Whiten Teeth tool is fabulous if the light has not quite managed to hit them and make them dazzle so this tool will! But once again, don’t over do it. If your teeth are normally extremely white then its ok but if they are just a shade lighter then just gently use this tool.

The Lipstick tool is great to add a bit of colour to make your smile appear brighter and also the teeth as red lipstick will always make the teeth appear whiter. The only problem with this tool is that the mouth has to be kind of centre to the picture as it pre set to the app so if your face is  not centred and you add the Lipstick tool you might end up with a moth shaped lipstick on your cheek!

Contouring tool 

I love this tool, If you have just been shot at the wrong angle and your face looks slightly plump then you can slim it down with the slim face tool.

You can lift your cheeks too but don’t do it too much as we will look silly if our cheek are right under our eyes and they are not usually!

My favourite tool in the contouring is Enhance The Nose Tool. It casts a shadow which can slim the nose and cover bumps and lumps we don’t want to see. I have a small bone on the left side of my nose which is prominent when I turn to the side and I dislike it so this tool disguises it. Tool, I love you!!!!!!The sample is a pictures taken in the morning last November when my nephews and nieces were visiting.

Here are a few examples of where these tools are perfect.

Example one now look at example 2 the skin looks so fresh and smooth without being over done! You can see that I don’t look so tired. I love this tool!! I also opened my eyes a little bit as they seem smaller when you smile.

IMG_3912

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Example 2

IMG_9509

How to get the best from your Phone Apps. Tip 2

Tip Number 2 on how to get the best from your APPS.

We are still on Perfect 365.

This app is just so incredibly flattering its very addictive, as I said yesterday its just like having a make up artist in your phone. Now, I find it difficult to NOT use it! But i just have that kind of personality, VAIN Ha

On this app I use the tools for , skin, eyes,  lips and contouring tools.

Today I am going to talk about the skin and Eyes tools and tomorrow the Lips and Contouring tools.

Skin tool

I us the Brighten Tool and the  soften skin tool, it removes blemishes. I find this better than the blemish tool. The only problem is that people just over do it and I cannot stress enough that, Less is More! I see images on Facebook all the time and people look absolutely flawless and like they have just been airbrushed to the MAX! Its too much guys. Gently does it. We are Not Plastic people!

Eyes tool

I use the Circle tool, which is fabulous is you are looking slightly tired and its difficult to overdo this tool as it doesn’t really allow you too.

The Brighten tool which brightens the whites of the eyes but be very careful as its so easy to overdo.

Finally the Enlarge tool. Sometimes we squint on images especially if we have a big smile on our faces so this will make our eyes appear very small so this tool is perfect but once again do not overdo it as themes are a major feature on our faces and if you alter too much then it will not look like you, you will just look weird!

Here are a few examples of GENTLE Editing, nothing too extreme.

The one of me with the sunglasses on is a PERFECT example of very

gentle editing but can see that it kind of gives you that polished look.

IMG_9409IMG_9407

IMG_8791 IMG_8801

 

 

How to get the best images using photo editing Apps on the phone

Good afternoon everyone.

My friends always tell me that my pictures look great from my phone and even when we are out and we all take pictures they whatsaap them to me then I will edit them and send them back to them, my work never stops ha!!

I use 3 different Apps that I find very easy and simple to use. Sometimes when we over complicate things we get confused, even me who works with images and editing every day of my life!

Each App I use for a different purpose.

Today I am going to talk about, “Perfect 365”.

This is a fantastic app for smoothing out blemishes on the skin and generally just giving a little brightness to the face. Its like having a permanent Make Up Artist in your phone.

Here are a few  examples of my images that I have used it for, my skin looks kind of flawless but without being too plastic.

Its so easy to over edit but you have to take a step back and don’t go too over the top. Just remember the saying, ” Less is More” !

Example 1 is the original shot. Example 2 is my edit using Perfect 365 and Example 3 is just how NOT To Edit, its far too much.

Please let me know what you guys think.

Tune in tomorrow for some more examples!

IMG_7538IMG_7646 copyIMG_9411 copy

 

 

 

 

SECRET number 6: How to pose correctly to always look your BEST!

6.  Learn to smile for the camera.
Smiling is a tricky thing when it comes to photos. Too big, and you look silly, but none at all can make you look broody or angry or if you get it right sultry and attractive! The solution? The ‘natural’ smile you so often do when the camera’s not on you.

I always tell my friends and clients in the studio or on location  to talk to each other this way they feel silly and immediately laugh when they look at each other and we get the the best photographs.

Smiling too wide on purpose will cause your face to tense up, your eyes to squint, and your cheeks to puff out, which aren’t the benchmarks of an attractive photo. Instead, take a beat to relax your face and open your mouth  slightly, so that your lower lip matches the curve of your upper teeth. This is universally flattering, and allows you to decide how much teeth you want to show. Not a fan of smiling with teeth? Laugh and look to the side, behind you or downwards, anyway to create angles and interest.

One thing to note: When you smile naturally, the area around your eyes tends to crease a bit, which reads as much more sincere than stiffly smiling just with your mouth. It also shows your character and personality which makes shot so much more interesting.

A classic example of this . My friends and I went to a ball the other day and here are 2 shots from the same moment but me being me, I always like to make a picture have interest so shot 2 you can tell just because of what I said  that I told my friends to talk to each other.

I am trying to use all shots from the phone so you can see the results you can achieve. Thees are not shot in the best of light hence why they are pixelated but it did record the moment. In fact, a very special moment as 2 of my best friends on these shots are leaving Dubai for good so the value in these shots are priceless. Basically sums up everything I have been talking about creating memories.

Shot 1Shot2

IMG_8782