29 Apr Leela in Morocco ~ A Lovegrove Adventure

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01. The earthen walls of the old Kasbahs reflect the warmth of Morocco.

We gathered at our Riad in Marrakesh for a welcome dinner and then first thing in the morning we were out of the hustle and bustle of the city and on our way over the Atlas Mountains.

02. I love exploring abandoned ruins looking for details to use as a set for a photograph.

Model: Leela Tikadar
Styling: Damien Lovegrove
Hair and makeup: Leela
Locations: Mohammed Kamal (MK)
Photography: Damien Lovegrove using a Fujifilm GFX50s with GF32-64mm and GF110mm lenses

I reccied these locations with MK back in December and we set an April date for this adventure. We had to run the trip between Easter and Ramadan to ensure everything would go smoothly.

03. Top and bottom right: I use a Godox AD200 with Scatterflash to simulate sunlight. Left: I left the real sun to do its thing here.

 

04. I loved working with the crisp Moroccan sunlight. I chose to use this simple flowy dress from H&M for this part of the shoot to provide contrast with the surroundings.

 

05. Nothing quite prepares you for the flamboyance and frailty of the Moroccan architecture of yesteryear. Much of it has crumbled into the dust from which it came.

 

06. Left: Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou‌ was on our tour. MK had arranged for us to have an exclusive photoshoot in a couple of the Kasbahs in the town. Right: The mountain passes are dotted with small villages in

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