A fun-filled Sunday afternoon with the Sheehy-Adekale family. Hula hoops, bubbles, giggles, a touch of mischief and masses of love.
"These are just a handful of the beautiful photos the amazingly talented Jessica Lindgren-Wu took of my family this weekend. She captured the essence of each of us, and gave me a priceless gift. The idea of being in front of a camera is not always the most comfortable of things, but Jessica made it feel playful, fun and effortless. We had a wonderful time. I've always thought her work was stunning, but I can now say that the experience itself is just as good as the end results! Thank you so very very much Jessica xx" A. Sheehy-Adekale
It's not often I get asked to make photos for and of a Goddess. Now I have, I would happily do it again.
Despite fairly severe traffic delays driving from South London to the New Forest that afternoon which resulted in a chase against time and the fast disappearing light, this shoot was an amazing experience.
The make shift improvisation and rethink of lighting worked out beautifully despite my initial reservations and at times experimental camera settings.
It was a first for me setting off smoke grenades, a first photographing while getting a wet bum in a forest stream, and a first time rummaging thru a dense shurb-land after sunset to catch a shot with wild ponies. Modelled by Louisa, a creative mother of two, reiki healer and embodiment of the goddess. Styling help and last minute make-up by Nancy Rolllinson, who also assisted me together with location-scouting and light-shining Adeola Sheehy-Adekale. African fabric necklace was custom-made by the talented Sarah Keane https://folksy.com/shops/Mummatroll