RUQAYYAH ALZONA

She stood in the corner of the room in pensive solitude wearing a charcoal suit. I was at the Liberty Fair and as I gazed over I couldn’t keep my eyes off this intriguing subject – maybe it was the suit, her mysterious demeanor, or perhaps it was her hair – something she would describe as a “black sea of …

JOURNAL: JUNE – JULY 2013

I had the chance to play around with my Contax T3 in June. I love how compact it is, but I’m still getting a feel of the features, functions, small ticks, and its potential under different lighting situations. I have a habit of shooting conservatively with film due to the higher cost, but I’m learning to be less conscience about …

A YASHICA SERIES

It’s sad to say that my Yashica film camera was stolen in Sydney for fashion week, so this would be my last “Yashica” post. I had a great run with it, but maybe it was a sign for me to move on to something better. I love how practical the Yashica was and how the plastic casing allowed me to …

ALLURE USER’S STYLE GUIDE

In December 2011, I started photographing the User’s Guide to Style for Allure, starting with their March 2012 issue. This section features six selected women to take an article of clothing and make it their own. Although the shoot was quite fun, it was a little of a challenge capturing spring looks in the winter. I’m just glad that all …