Leonardslee Gardens in Surrey

I was fortunate enough to gain access to these amazing gardens in late May, just as the flowers were in full bloom.  I put together a team, the model was Shannon, whom I've worked with loads and I knew she would be awesome.  Helena brought along some fabulous headpieces and Laura Smith was my MUA ( links to their sites below ).  For the images I used a Sony A7R3 and 85mm 1.4 lens, pretty much exclusively, I don't think I shot with anything else apart from in the pump house ( 16-35 there ) and it was awesome!  I used a Godox AD200 for lighting, as we had some pretty harsh sunlight to deal with ( we were shooting in the middle of the day.  Thankfully there were plenty of shady spots for us to use.  Here are some of the images.

 

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 This was taken in the pump house, and for this shot I used the 16-35 to 2.8 to create some wide angle fashion drama.

This was taken in the pump house, and for this shot I used the 16-35 to 2.8 to create some wide angle fashion drama.

 We used fairly direct flash to create some drama here.

We used fairly direct flash to create some drama here.

 I wanted all the colours to form a painterly backdrop and the 85 1.4 is perfect for this.

I wanted all the colours to form a painterly backdrop and the 85 1.4 is perfect for this.

Headpeices:www.florissimabella.co.uk

Model: https://www.instagram.com/shannonpagee_/

Makeup by https://www.instagram.com/prettyhorrific/