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Photography Workshop

Hello PHOTOGRAPHERS, Tony Tang is running a series of Beauty and Portrait photography workshops in DML studios Dublin Ireland on the 8th April and 13th May 2013. I will be your model for the day and award winning MUA Oksana Slipchenko will provide the makeup. It is going to be fun talking and making superb pictures, together we have a Dream team. This workshop will be a great opportunity to learn some additional photography skills and also update your portfolio with some amazing images. Beginners and advanced student are all very welcome. Please email Tony Tang to book a place tonytang@eircom.net or you can private message myself or Tony for more information. Looking forward to meeting you. Best wishes Piya x

Tony Tang

26 Mar 2013

FunkShoot.com

Funkshot is a documentary lifestyle site that captures the current zeitgeist in the creative arts, fashion and design that is directed towards 20-40 year olds. At Funkshot they use a combination of street photography, photo shoots and social media to capture the latest fashions and lifestyle trends from around the world. www.funkshot.com

Fox Force Five

Fox Force Five

 

www.FunkShot.com Launch

Here are just some of the many photographs taken by our guests at the launch of Funkshot.com on Saturday night in The Shelbourne Hotel.

 

 

20 Feb 2013

Foundation Lighting Photography Workshop with David Stanway

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This Sunday 3rd February 2013.

Location: Three Rock Studios http://www.threerockstudios.com

Some spaces still left. Please contact David Stanway 0872503493 or email davidnstanway@gmail.com

This high-end photography course will teach you how to manipulate and control light as simply and easily as A,B,C!

With the right use of light you can put a professional polish on your imagery, allowing your photography to stand out.

I along with another girl will be your models for the day. A professional MUA and Hairstylist will also be provided for the course.

Who is this workshop for?

ANY photographer at ANY level, from novice to pro who have an understanding of shutter speeds and apertures, along

with basic camera craft. Those who wish to simplify photographic lighting and learn to see and manipulate light. This information is for those who want to improve their picture taking.

29 Jan 2013

Fantasy Art Photography Makeovers!

Ever wondered what is like on a Fantasy Art Photography Photo-shoot? Spireleven Studio invites you to join then at the launch of their new exciting project. COME to our store this Thursday 13th December between 12pm-3pm to meet top designer Claire Garvey who will be showcasing her couture garments with photographer and stylist Laelia Milleri as they prepare model Piyanuch Chanphet for the ultimate fantasy experience. All welcome: 5 Upper O Connell Street, Dublin 1 – Tel: 018780004 – Email: info@spireleven.com –

11 Dec 2012

Dublin Model Piya Wanted by Playboy

By Laura Butler
Friday June 15 2012

Dublin Model Piyaanuch Chanphet wanted by Playboy

MEET the Dublin-based model who has been approached by Playboy and has posed for FHM — all without the help of an agent.

Breaking away from the ‘traditional’ Thai life of a stay-at-home wife, Piya Chanphet is busy storming the fashion industry, after moving here with her Dublin-born husband Brendan seven years ago.

The 25-year-old has been landing a number of international gigs since she was first spotted in the city centre’s Cow’s Lane in 2008.

“I always wanted to be a model, but my family are very religious and they think girls shouldn’t show too much flesh.

“The parents in Thailand draw your life for you, but I wanted to get out of that and do my own thing. I still want to keep them happy obviously, but I want to follow what I want,” Piya told the Herald.

“They’re okay about my career, I’m old enough now that they don’t have to worry about me — I just don’t show my father the shots of me in lingerie.”

The Bangkok native’s career has gone from strength to strength in the last four years and she is now in talks with Playboy, after having just completed her fourth spread for FHM magazine.

The brunette divulged that while she’s interested in posing for Hugh Hefner’s famous publication, she refuses to go topless for a job.

“I wouldn’t do anything topless or naked though, because I don’t like to do that — I’d lose everything else I’ve built up. I would wear lingerie though.”

Although Piya has been approached by a number of agencies in the past, she has turned them all down — preferring to work for herself.

“For me, I like to do my own thing. I’ve been approached by a few agencies before, but when I see their portfolios I feel I can do it better myself.”

In between getting in front of the camera, petite Piya hopes to complete her Masters degree in chemistry next year, as she plans to become a scientist when she hangs up her high heels.

But for now, she is enjoying a jam-packed schedule.

labutler@herald.ie

– Laura Butler

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19 Jun 2012

Agent Provocateur Soiree

Agent Provocateur presents “Les Fleurs du Mal” a film directed by Justin Anderson and produced by Epoch Films. This short film is to celebrate the launch of Soiree Collection 2011-2012.

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23 Apr 2012

Boudoir & Classic Portraiture Photography

24/03/2012 This event is now fully booked

Seamus Costello Photography & Tony Tang Photography Present a unique Workshop: Boudoir & Classic Portraiture Photography with models Piyanuch Chanphet and Miss Universe Ireland 2012 Aiofe Hannon

Has Samantha “Sex in the City” put the idea of boudoir into the consciousness of females? Is it the new trend that the progressive photographer is setting in the wedding industry? What is certain is that the boudoir genre has become a very popular trend in photography.

Incorporate boudoir photography into your portfolio of work and make it become your niche in the market sector before your competitors do. Boudoir photography encompasses many style and each specialist photographer will have his or her own idea and interpretation.

Attend this workshop and you will gain the following:
Lighting concepts, Loop, butterfly, rembrant techniques.
Master off camera flash – balancing ambient to flash – custom white balance.
Inspiration to produce creative and imaginative images that will inspire potential clients to purchase.
Skills to produce SEXY-EDGY-CLASSY & FUN style imagery.
Learn to use clothing-Boudoir themed lingerie, briefs, bras and corsets.
Learn to create themes – bedroom, dressing table and window light area are some of the themes and locations.
Directing the model.
Appropriate techniques and lighting.
Learn the value of professionally done hair and makeup.
Improve your portfolio with the images you take during the workshop.
Each photographer will have the opportunity to shoot our models a number of times, in order to practice using the different location, props and themes.
To reserve a place on this workshop we ask that a 50% reservation fee is paid at time of booking as demand is high. The balance will be due to be paid on the day of the workshop.

Model’s fees plus lunch and refreshments are included in the workshop fee.
Venue: Pembroke Hotel, Kilkenny www.kilkennypembrokehotel.com
Date: 25th March 2012
Time: 9.30am – 4.00pm.
Total cost only €120
Maximum class capacity 20 people.
For more details contact

Seamus – Prophoto@eircom.net
(086)8335755
www.photographyatseamuscostelloe.ie
http://www.facebook.com/seamuscostelloe

Tony – www.tangfoto.com
(086)3893384
tonytang@eircom.net

Piyanuch Chanphet Facebook

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15 Mar 2012

Body Painting: Creating Cyber Punk and Diesel Diva

Body Painting in Ireland the story behind creating a Cyber Punk and Diesel Diva 

PICTURES COMING SOON

Recently world renowned body painters Wolf Reicherter & Victoria Gugenheim travelled to Dublin in Ireland to take part in a photo shoot with Asian model sensation Piyanuch Chanphet, photographer Edina Valentova and steel artist RoboSteel.  This is the story of the shoot told from the perspective of the Body painters, the photographer and the model.

The Body Painters Wolf Reicherter & Victoria Gugenheim

Wolf: “Early this year we were contacted by RoboSteel via Facebook.  Victoria my partner (also a Bodypainter) had been friends with RoboSteel for some time. When I saw RoboSteel’s work I was blown away by their sculptures and quite honoured to hear that they are fans of my work too. Victoria and I gladly accepted the invitation to come to Ireland for a collaborative photo-shoot with RoboSteel and stunning model Piyanuch Chanphet.  What an adventure!

I love to work with other artists and I love to see bodypaintings photographed in location. So this was an opportunity to have the cake, and eat it too. It was also the first opportunity for Victoria and I to work together as bodypainters.  When you enter a relationship, things always become an adventure and a challenge. When two artists enter a relationship it becomes even more interesting. When you are both working in the same discipline… well, it is either asking for disaster or the beginning of something very special. When we boarded our flight to Ireland we were very excited and a bit apprehensive too about our first collaborative body paint. Sun and wind greeted us in Dublin.

You can always tell from the welcome you get how the shoot itself will turn out. And this one was going to be a really great one. After a really nice evening and a great breakfast the next morning, Victoria and I got ready to prepare our first joint bodypainting. We wanted the painting to include hints of the sculptures Robosteel creates, fuel and” VICTORIA: “biomechanical styling that hint at Giger and Predator to name a few influences. We also wanted to incorporate our own unique approach, something strong and stylish. The first shoot was something to compliment the RoboSteel bike, Wolf and I wanted to create a unique bio mechanical being with silver tones that were light and looked streamlined.

We achieved the looks with mostly Kryolan paints, including the liquid brilliance which can be quite challenging to work with. We tend to bodyscape first, laying out the basic lines of where we want to go, before filling in with colour and detailing. The detailing on the first concept was Wolf’s signature style.

Piyanuch was an incredible model to work with, not only a lovely person but really patient and dedicated when it came to the shoot, seeing it through to the end without any complaints. She’s a model we’d definitely want to work with again.  We met with the Photographer Edina Valentova, again someone very professional. We were really blessed with this team as the synergy between us all was great. There wasn’t a single person who wasn’t committed and that’s priceless when trying to achieve a great piece of work.

We started shooting at the warehouse of Camara an Irish charity that recycles scrap PC’s, which are then sent to 3rd World Schools.  After shooting there we decided to take it back to Edina’s studio, which is above a casino! It was pretty funny to see the reactions of the clients to a silver alien in a space blanket running past them!  We also tried to take a few shots out on the street but were nearly arrested by the Garda (Irish Police), because the Queen was due to visit and security was extra tight in the Irish capital. The Garda chased us and after an aggressive and surly conversation with Edina and her assistant Tom Solden they made us delete the photos from the camera.  Such are the times we live in!

Wolf and I expected to be finished after this, but much to our delight RoboSteel wanted us to stay to do another shoot, and both Wolf and I jumped at the chance. The next concept we did was darker and had a hybrid of regular and UV colours to make it stand out. This time Piyanuch looked more like an extension of the bike as opposed to a separate entity. The studio we shot at had some incredible props and we were fortunate enough to use some of these in the shoot including a smoke machine.  The smoke turned out fantastic and really added to the atmosphere of the piece.

This body paint was much more labour intensive and I did most of the detailing this time. There was more highlight and shading and a darker silver mix. The UV back piece also took a lot of work, with around 5 or so layers of paint including highlights to achieve the look. Ultimately all the work was worth it, and we ended up with some amazing shots.

The Photographer Edina Valentova:

Edina: “I met Piya (Piyanuch Chanphet) few years ago on the street and since our very first shoot together she became one of my favourite models. Piya is so versatile in looks, amazingly creative at posing and of course stunningly beautiful with very unique features which are so hard to find in Ireland. Therefore I was really delighted when she asked me to cooperate on this fantastic project with the super cool Alien Bike from RoboSteel and striking body paint from world calibre painters Wolf Reicherter and Victoria Gugenheim.  The whole setup took a couple of weeks to prepare, starting from putting together the whole idea, theme and online cooperation with the painters as they were coming to Ireland just for this shoot. Another thing was to find the right location to fit a 700kg heavy RoboSteel Alien Bike. On the day of the shoot, Piya was getting her paint done since early morning  which altogether  took 10 hours to finish and even from the original sketch it looked really complex, especially that we wanted to achieve 2 different looks from each body paint.

I was  preparing the scene and playing around with lights and reflectors to get the exposure of the bike I was looking for as well as testing the UV lights for the 2nd part of the shoot. I spend about 5 hours setting everything up to make sure that when the model arrives (already tired after 10 hours of constant standing with spread arms being painted) everything would be ready to go.

Lighting itself consisted of 1 main light with body length softbox and grid to give an atmospheric feel and 3 other spotlights to show off the bike + two reflectors to fill unwanted shadows.   We also used really a powerful smoke machine as a final touch to give it more realistic look.    For the second part we used 3 UV tubes and just one spotlight as I wanted other features to be visible too instead of just seeing the fluorescent paint.

We did some warm up test shots after which Piya totally transformed into her character and nailed the shoot giving me a good variety of different poses. Then we switched to UV lights to get a completely different feel of the scene.  The shoot ended at 2:30am in the morning and it was heart breaking to know that Piya would go home to wash that amazing body paint off.    I could have definitely spent much longer playing around with this theme but we got the results we were looking for and all the effort and hard work paid off.

The Model: Piyanuch Chanphet

Modelling for full body paint is very different to most type of modelling I have done.  For one the time involved from starting as a blank living canvas until when the painting is finished can take up to 10 hours and after this you have to go and pose for the shoot!  Full body paint has always been an ambition for me and I had been waiting for the right opportunity to fulfil this modelling goal.  When the opportunity came up to work as part of the team with Victoria, Wolf and Edina I was delighted.

Elaborate alien creations can be difficult to style in the traditional sense and it can be difficult for designers to make clothes that transfer the wearer into credible ScFi creatures.  However, with body paint anything is possible and fantastic ideas can become reality. In fact when using body paints anything you can imagine can become real.

During the painting you need to be very still and make only small movements until the fixing spray is applied.  During this time I found it useful to think about the concepts and become the character that was been created.  The first shoot was robotic in nature so I imagine been a beautiful sophisticated female fembot.  However, while we were looking for a sexy look we didn’t want a dumb and obeying character, so I thought of Number 6 from Battlestar Galactica and Cameron from the terminator series.   The second shoot with the RoboSteel motorbike was tribal and this time Wolf and Victoria painted with some UV paints so we could get two looks from the same paint.

I wanted to go beyond the typical images you see doing the rounds in magazines and on Facebook.  I have worked many times with photographer Edina Valentova and it didn’t take us long to connect and start producing images we could all be proud of.  It’s always a pleasure to work with talented and creative makeup artists and photographers and it was a real pleasure to do my first body paint with Wolf Reicherter and Victoria Gugenheim.  Looking forward to the next one I think I am hooked on the magic of body paint.

Credits: 

Photographer:  Edina Valentova

Model:  Piyanuch Chanphet (Piya)

Body Painters:  Wolf Reicherter & Victoria Gugenheim

Assistants:  Tom Solden and Maik Sinkovec

Concepts:  Wolf Reicherter, Victoria Gugenheim & RoboSteel

15 Oct 2011

Archie Take 2

Photographer: Arthur Carron Arthur Carron Photography |  Makeup: Danielle Horan | Model: Piyanuch Chanphet

Archie Carron www.arthurcarron.photoshelter.com — with Piyanuch Chanphet & Danielle Horan 

27 Aug 2011

Arthur Archie Carron Photography – Geisha 芸者

Geisha 芸者 are traditional female Japanese performing artists and entertainers.   The Geisha’s talents include performing many Japanese arts such as classical music and dance.

Apprentice geisha are called Maiko and the traditional image of the white make-up and elaborate dress or kimono is the most popular image that comes to most people’s minds when they think of a Geisha.

Maiko are considered to be at the peak of traditional Japanese femininity. And their kimono hangs very loosely in the back to accentuate the nape of the neck, which is considered a primary erotic area in Japanese sexuality.

Working as an Asian model has given me the opportunity to become Geisha may times and I am always very excited to have the make-up applied in the traditional Geisha style.  Once the make-up is finished and the traditional kimono is worn it is very easy to transform your reality and express the erotic and feminine nature of this very beautiful Japanese tradition.

Model: Piyanuch Chanphet | Makeup by Oksana Make Up Pictures: Archie Carron Arthur Carron Photography www.arthurcarron.photoshel​ter.com

 

 

 

 

 

14 Aug 2011
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