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Farewell, Bill Cunningham

  New York Times fashion photographer Bill Cunningham passed away yesterday. He tirelessly captured fashion on the streets for decades. You can see Bill’s “On the Street” videos for the Times here, which feature his photos and his observations on what he photographed. For learn more about Bill, read his Times obituary here, New Yorker theater critic Hilton Als on Bill’s […]

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photo by Susie Biehler

My First Fashion Photo Shoot for a Dress

I’ve never worked with a photographer to shoot anything I’ve made. It was either me with my iPhone, friends, or my husband with a point-and-shoot digital camera. But this time I’d be working with a professional photographer – Susie Biehler, a fine art photographer who graciously agreed to take photos of me in exchange for […]

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Photo by Susie Biehler

Preparing for a Fashion Photo Shoot

I was going to write about the photo shoot for my dress but then I started getting into all the details of what happened before the shoot began. So I’ll write about the shoot another day and just focus on my experience preparing for a fashion photo shoot. OK — I admit that sounds rather […]

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The umbrella is fun but it detracted from the dress so I didn't use this photo for the contest.

Finding a Photographer to Shoot Your Outfit

I knew that if I wanted to enter the BurdaStyle Sewing Vintage Modern contest, it would be a good idea to find someone to photograph my dress. My husband has taken pictures of me wearing various hats or outfits but what usually happens is that I get impatient with posing, he gets impatient with taking […]

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