6/21/2009

An Angel with Black Wings

It's been a dolly overload week, beginning with following the events of the Tonner Convention and proceeding to the hunt for a well-priced convention Antoinette. I found out that I was one of the lucky winners of the Tonner virtual convention drawing. That was a surprise! Then Madra and Zita arrived. And on and on. More dolls, more stuff, endless. It was one of those weeks that led me to wonder if I had a life outside of dolls. Not good.
Of course the constant rain here in New York didn't help the situation. Even the dog didn't want to go out.

I shot hundreds of frames (as we used to call them) and I am presenting several here. In these images, my Aphrodisiac Avantguard is wearing Idyllic Antoinette's ensemble. The feathery things were in Toni's hair originally. I inserted them into the back of the gown and they look like wings to me.
These are my pictures of the week!



I thought it would be fun to post a picture of the set during her photoshoot. The background paper roll is on a stand made for that purpose. I'm using two Photogenic strobes which need to be replaced due to color shift. In the meantime, I am color correcting in Photoshop. I use a Canon EOS50D camera with a Canon 24-105 F4L lens.

Regarding Idyllic...she is a perfect doll! There's not a single defect. How refreshing. Cameo was the same. I have fallen for these little beauties. Here's the original Idyllic:


Who wears it better?

5 comments:

  1. Great pictures! Love Aphrodisiacs wig!
    I really loved to see your photo set, so professional!
    That is so fantastic that dolls actually can be made without defects! That's how it should be.

    Wishing you sunshine!

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  2. The photo is GREAT! I love how u style the doll, and that wig is amazing!!

    I would like to know if you will review CC Vanessa...

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  3. Ghost - Here is my review of CC Vanessa:

    http://terrigoldphoto.blogspot.com/2009/05/ils-ont-change-ma-poupee.html

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  4. Oh thanks a lot!!! I am planning to have one.. but was wondering how ugly she was.. and it looks like it is all about her hair.. Right?

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  5. The only problem I found was her hair. Many have been able to trim and condition it. Did you buy one yet? I have one for sale! Check out my stuff for sale. The link is on the right.

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