♥ Feature Friday ♥ 15.03.2013

And just like that, it’s Friday again! What a crazy week it has been, so much to do, so much done and so much more still to do!!! So I thought with such a hectic week, I would end it with someone that always seems so calm, collected and poised. Someone that always makes you feel at ease. Someone that I could never imagine getting angry. Someone that  works magic behind a lens.

 

WHO: LYDIA ARNOLD

                    This beauty right here is the one behind the lens capturing just as much beauty!

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WHAT: Design & Visual Arts Degree in Photography/ Photographer/ Most genuine person I’ve met.

WHEN: Last year on a photoshoot for A La Robe (Lydia shot all the photos in our home page slider).

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See, that’s our cupcake up there^

WHERE: Auckland, NZ & Soon to explode across the world. She’s teamed up with her older sister (super talented family!) Kate, so make sure to check out http://katerobinsonphotography.com/ to follow these two sisters on an epic journey of amazing beauty.

WHY: After the first time of meeting Lydia and working with her last year, she decided that she would devote her time and services to me to do a ‘Miss Piggy’s Cakes’ shoot (you can read about it here). I didn’t know what to do or what to say, “thank you” seemed so trivial especially considering her talents, but that is all I could do at the time. She sees the world in a way you wouldn’t until she shows you with her work. Perhaps that is why I could never imagine her angry – she sees beauty in everything and sometimes a single photo can take your breath away – I mean literally, just look at this shot:

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The timing to get the drops of water, that feather about to hit the water, the reflection of that oar, the still water and the ripples – that’s not luck people, that’s talent! I don’t know much about photography, but I love collecting photos especially when they come with a ‘feeling’ like this one.

Tell me how many people you meet for the first time, that would offer you something like Lydia offered me that day? “Not many, if any” – Thank you Scribe (Try get that song unstuck from your head!)

So here’s a quick look at some of her work which I stole from http://lydiaarnold.blogspot.co.nz/

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That’s just a tiny little ‘dot’ of her work, check out more of Lydia and her sister Kate

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