Here are a couple layouts from the most recent issue of Bride. For our fashion story, I did a tailoring themed shoot, which was shot in a sewing factory in Sterling Heights. It was a bit stressful being that we had to shoot during one of their 3 sewing shifts, and work around all the craziness. At the last minute we ended up taping some of my vintage sewing patterns up on the wall for the cover shot backdrop. We had 5 minutes to get the last shot (the one of the model in front of the rack of thread)… talk about working under pressure. It actually ended up being my favorite shot of the day!
Photographs by Roy Ritchie / Styling by Stephanie Potts
This flower story was inspired by vintage botany posters and we did a spread of flowers for each season. I dyed watercolor paper with tea to give it a vintage effect, and Martin shot each flower separately so I could piece them together like a botany poster:
The bags of tea I used for dying the paper:
And here’s the pile of discarded flowers - what a shame to see such pretty flowers thrown together in a heap:
Photographs by Martin Vecchio / Styling by Cindy Hicks for Scarlet Poppy Floral Design