Valentines Day 2014 Special

Its that time of the year when love blossoms and relationships sparkle.

We love shooting couples in fun locations and styles that reflect who they are individually and as a couple.

Usually we charge $300 for a couple shoot.

For the month of Feb we are giving you a special price of $149.

PLUS you get a free framed 12”x8” print!

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Book us for a special Valentines Day shoot and get a FREE 12x8 framed print. The shoot needs to be booked and paid for any time in February 2014.

Deal includes up to 5 edited images from the shoot with a small watermark, and aprox 20-50 samples.

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2 Shoots for the price of One

We have had this offer running since the beginning of January 2014.

Designed for those who are aiming to create a new look for them selves we are willing to do a before and after shoot for the one price. Both shoots are to be in 2014. Booking must be arranged before 31 Jan 2014. The first shoot must be booked before 28th Feb 2014.

Get in now!

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Dreamcoat Photo Shoot Competition Winner

Out little competition was a great success. Alex our winner was very excited and had 7 Cosplay outfits ready to go – we ended up choosing three and shot with two of them. Runner up Sarah offered us the use of her house and pool area to shoot and that meant she got involved and received photos as well. Our clothing partners Vintage Hippy and French Kiss Boutique provided fantastic clothes, lingerie and shoes. We had an awesome makeup artist for the day. Liz is a local beauty therapist and did a fantastic job of teaming makeup with the clothing.

Here are a selection of the images from the day.

If you would like a shoot like this, then book now or contact us to find out more.

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Photoshoot winner Announced

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Congratulations to Alex. She has won her self a photo shoot and some promotional work with Dreamcoat as well. Thanks to all the entrants, the finalists all receive a micro shoot and some prints for their entries.

Thanks to all the fans who voted in the poll and on Facebook – we love you all!

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Dreamcoat Photoshoot Competition Finalists

We have 6 finalists in the competition for the free photo shoot. I am going to present each here in alphabetical order. There is a voting poll on our website and we will also put their images up on Facebook in a special album for people to like and comment on them.

and so with no further ado – here are the finalists:

Note all images are supplied by the entrants are copyright their original creators.

Alex Hughes

My name is Alex and I heard about your contest from a friend of mine and thought I might give it a go. As to why you should pick me, I guess you might need basic run down of me. I'm a 21year old uni student, I come from a relatively big family and have spent most my life being compared to my sister (the pretty one of the family). Due to this comparison I've spent most of my year overly self conscious and very self judging, it wasn't until I found a hobby called Cosplay that I managed to find my own style and my own confidence. The pictures I'm sending in to this competition are a mix of myself in and out of costume but the confidence and attitude you see in each of them all stems from this creative and somewhat strange hobby and community I found. I know love to dress in all kind of costumes and take pride in myself that I never had, I even go up on stage and perform skits with my friends. I would love to win this photoshoot experience to show the world and most importantly myself just how far I've come from the shy, self conscious person I used to be.

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Amy Bechly

Name: Amy ‘Harley Quinn’ Bechly
Age: 21
Complexion: Caucasian
Height: 158cm
Eyes: Blue
Hair Colour: awesome colours

So the first word that comes to mind when I go to describe myself is ‘CRAZY’. No seriously. I am crazy. Just look at the photos. However, it goes up hill from there! The second word that comes to mind is ‘AWESEOME’. This is because of all the awesome things I do and the awesome personality that I have. I, therefore, am CRAZY AWESOME! Which, in short, is why you should choose me. I love all things wild, wacky, gory and beautiful. My wardrobe consists of numerous styles such as traditional goth, business, Lolita, punk, rockabilly, glamorous and .... cosplay! I swap and mix styles daily so I’m very versatile when it comes to photoshoot ideas. I have also had a fair bit of experience (never paid though) in photographic modelling. This said, however, I love learning new skills and am always open to constructive criticism to get the best results. I strive to achieve the best/most out of all the things I do in life. Speaking of life, some AWESOME things that I do are horse riding, Tae Kwon Do, study physics at university (next year will be Dentistry), run a hobby craft business, cosplay, sing in two choirs, play video games and organise charity events for the Brisbane Tolkien Fellowship. I also love Batman... a lot...

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Amy Richardson

Name: Amy Louise Richardson

Age: 23 years old

Eye colour: Hazel (hormonal, can change between blue, green and brown)

Hair colour: Red (currently growing out a short style)

Height: 5'6"

Dress size: 14-16

I'd like to enter into your search for Dreamcoat Photography's cover model.

I think I would make a successful model for Dreamcoat Photography as I am a confident young woman that is able to adapt to any style or look. I am confident in not only who I am but in my full voluptuous figure. I love being in front of the camera and, as you know from experience, I take direction well and am always open to feedback and suggestions. Not only am I confident of who I am and how I look but I can talk to anyone of any age or gender. As you have seen from working together, I'm very friendly and mix well in crowds.

I don't really know what else to say. You know me, you know I'm quirky and full of energy with captivating eyes and an alluring mouth. I'm not the skinniest and I'm not the tallest, but I'm proud of my curves and believe I would make a great face for your business.

 

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Cassandra Scown

You should pick me because i am easy going and love doing model its in my nature and i feel good about myself and i am hearing impaired and i want to be first "deaf model" being a model does not stop me from doing it and  because it allows me to show my creative side l am able to transform myself into another person when l am in front of a camera, l love everything about the world of modelling it allows me to express the different sides of myself.

 

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Sarah Maguire

Why Dreamcoat Photography should pick me - I feel that I hold the qualities in which you are looking for. I am by nature a very out going and adventurist person. I funnily enough enjoy spending hours in awkward positions just to obtain that perfect photo. Because of my job I also easily adapt to all environments which is why I think I would exceed in the challenging role of promo work.

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Tillyander Moore

My two dreams as a child were to be either a model or an actress. For reasons i cant explain i just wanted to be seen, for the world to know my face and what kind of potential i had. This is what drew me to Dreamcoat in the first place, they show people for what they are truly capable of and rather than shunning my odd tastes in style and fashion, Dreamcoat embraced and enhanced them.
Vanity will always be a strong part of my addiction to being noticed. Whether it is a fault or virtue I'm not entirely sure at times, but i do try to always take it in my stride.
I think i would be a good choice for this competition because I'm dedicated. Tim once mentioned to me an idea for a caution tape photo shoot and i thought, 'heck, why not? Sounds like fun and I'm in the hands of professionals'. No idea is too crazy for me and whenever photography is mentioned my mind runs wild with ideas of industrial districts and tall grass and living room sets in the middle of a field.
Tim Burton and Helena Bonham Carter once did a couple photoshoot in the middle of a field with a kitchen set and a cooking experiment gone wrong, both their faces half covered in ash and their hair askew. It was the most wonderful thing I'd ever seen because people just look at that and go 'huh...thats...thats actually kind of cool'.
I want to create something like that one day, and i hope you will help me.
Thank you for this opportunity

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Win a free photo shoot worth $399

We have a fantastic opportunity available for one lucky person. This is not a random draw, and we will select the best applicant based on a number of things.

What you get

apply-hereYou will get full makeup and hair, glamour photo shoot, clothing and styling provided, 1-2 locations, some headshot and profile photos, a number of full size edited glamour images and more.

We will use you as a cover and promotional model and will take a number of photos we can use in advertising promos etc.

We may use you at events as a paid promotional assistant. (conditions apply)

We have some conditions.

Your skin must be in very good condition, facial skin particularly clear of acne, scars and and pimples, no large bruises cuts or scabs. Your hair should also be in good condition.

You must be confident, proud of yourself and able to mix in public and communicate well.

You will probably be a lady between 16 and 35. However we are open to other ages and men as well – attitude is very important as is ability to follow instructions.

You must submit at least three images of yourself – they don’t have to be professional photos.

  • Full length standing pose – wear whatever you like, but we need to see your figure.
  • Closeup smiling face  or head and shoulders photo. Preferably 3/4 profile, clearly showing your eye colour, teeth, skin and hair.
  • Something creative. Be wacky and zany – show us your style, personality and attitude.

Write a short (couple hundred words max) reason why we should pick you.

Include your contact details including mobile phone no, email, address (suburb is fine) and Facebook page or profile.

You will need to add Tim as a friend on Facebook if you are not already and like Dreamcoat Photography.

Submit your application and images to sales@dreamcoatphotography.com 

Note: we will publish selected finalists submissions in a voting contest. Having 7,000 of your friends like it won’t win you the spot, but it will be part of our selection process.

Applications must be received by midnight 14th July AEST.

How we select

We will review all applicants – and email you to advise we have received it. We may also have further questions for you by email or phone.

We will short list finalists 18th July and post them on the website and Facebook for a voting contest.

We will close the voting 25th July and make final decision by 31 July announcing the winner on 1st August.

Get submitting - and good luck!

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Dreamscape Orton Effects

I have been playing with some post processing effects – in this case what is know as the Orton Effect, or Dreamscape.

I have applied the technique to a whole lot of different photos to see what the effect was like. Tell me what you think?

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