It was my birthday on Sunday and I had the most wonderful present from a good friend in the shape of the opportunity to shoot an absolutely gorgeous model. When we were at the National Portrait Gallery to see the BP Portrait Prize exhibition earlier this year we were drawn to a beautiful nude which we were surprised to see that his uncle had collaborated on with the artist Louis Smith. Fast forward six months and I receive a birthday message from Holly, the model, who has been booked by my friend for a half day shoot.
It's put a smile on my face and goes down as the most creative and thoughtful present of this year. I can't wait to start planning an extra special shoot with her in the New Year.