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New fashion editorial for Perfect Bound magazine.
Starring Frederikke Olesen at Established, Aimee Foy and
Leticia Guedes at Premier models.
Makeup - Frances Prescott at s:management
Hair - Sam Hoad
Fashion styling - Karena Callen at s:management
Photographer's assistant - Felix TW
Photographed on location at Lidham Hill Farm, at Farm Locations
Photography copyright Wendy Carrig at A&R Creative Agency
©2017 All rights reserved

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Hello and welcome to November’s News from the AOP 

Our Member Focus is photographer Wendy Carrig, we hear how she is embracing
moving image and her involvement in setting up the stunning magazine; 
Perfect Bound.
©Wendy Carrig 

How did you get into photography? 
Inspired by a keen interest in my family history and a love of old
family photographs I felt the need to record life.
At school I secretly aspired to become first a filmmaker, then a
photographer. I loved the challenge of both arts and science;
creativity meets geeky stuff.
 I studied photography at Salisbury
College of Art, then worked in London assisting fashion and portrait
photographer Mike Owen for four years before setting up on my own.
I showed my work, a small portfolio of test pictures, to a number
of key fashion and beauty editors and shot my first fashion editorial
for 19 magazine in 1990. I’m pleased to say that one job led to
another and I have been busy and happy in this industry ever since.
©Wendy Carrig 
 
How has your style changed over time? 
I don’t know if my style has changed that much, I am still drawn to
the things that have always inspired me - new faces, changing light,
a different view; and I still photograph what inspires me, rather
than following trends. However I do believe a photographer’s style,
as individual as their personality, does become stronger and more
defined with time.

©Wendy Carrig
 
You’re producing more moving image work nowadays, do you find you
are commissioned for more moving image or is that personal work
you’re producing?
Moving Image is a growing part of our industry and I have become more
involved with the process of creating film at all levels; from
shooting behind-the-scenes movie shorts on my iPhone, being filmed
myself whilst onset, to directing a film crew and models for a
fashion client. The directing side of film is really exciting and
feels like a natural progression for me. It’s something I will be
pursuing more in the future.

©Wendy Carrig 
 
We were very excited to hear about the launch of Perfect Bound
magazine. How did that come about?

It started as a chance conversation between friends - each having
worked on, contributed to, and enjoyed a lifetime love of magazines -
and has progressed into the formation of a small creative collaborative.  
We wanted to produce the kind of magazine that would interest and
excite us in the way we had enjoyed teen mags and fanzines in our
youth; but aimed at a grown up audience wanting content with purpose
and meaning. Our motto is ‘for curious minds’.
©Wendy Carrig 
What is the intention with that? 
To produce a biannual print magazine that reads like a classic
Sunday Supplement and has the look of a perfectly bound publication.
The resulting artifact is more than we hoped for with a diverse list
of contents and contributors including Nitin Sawhney, Suki Dhanda and
Terence Pepper; it has the feel of proper paper and the smell of
printer’s ink.
What was your involvement? 
As contributing editor I have had the pleasure of commissioning art, 
photography and writing; and as a contributing photographer I have 
produced new fashion, beauty and portraiture work, and I also shot the 
cover.
©Wendy Carrig 
Why is the AOP important to you?  
I have been a member of the AOP since I set up as a photographer.
They have advised me on legal issues and provide a platform for a
strong union of photographers whom I can call upon for advice on all
matters relating to our industry, and beyond. I consider the annual
AOP photography Awards a benchmark for professional photographers.

What’s next? 
Aside from my commissioned work, already working on Perfect Bound
volume#2.


See more of Wendy's work here

 

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New fashion story for FY magazine
Starring Liddie Holt and friends

Model - Liddie Holt at Storm Models
Art Director - Jo Bell
Fashion stylist - Maria Francolini
Makeup and hair - Lizzie Court
Production - Sam at Productions Inc
Photographer's assistant + BTS - Julie Stewart
Photography - Wendy Carrig at A&R Creative Agency
Copyright © Wendy Carrig All Rights Reserved

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Perfect Bound started as a conversation around the kitchen
table and has resulted in a brand new biannual print magazine
available worldwide..
Produced by a small team of creatives who have worked on,
contributed to and have a lifetime love of magazines,
my fellow Perfect Bounders are editor Karena Callen creative
director Geoff Waring fashion director Shelly Vella travel
editor Piers Golden lifestyle editor Sam Hoad and our wonderful
publisher Daniel DuMoulin.

As contributing editor I have had the pleasure of commissioning
art, photography and writing; and as a contributing photographer
I am very pleased my fashion portrait of Frederikke Olesen
was chosen as the first front cover.
Starring Frederikke Olesen at Established Models
Makeup by Frances Prescott at S.Management
Hair by Sam Hoad
Styling by Karena Callen at S.Management
Photographed on location at Lidham Hill Farm at Farm Locations
Photography by Wendy Carrig at A&R Creative Agency





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Keren Woodward, Sara Dallin and Siobhan Fahey.
The original line up are back together!
Loved working with these three wonderful women for Stella magazine

With thanks to
Picture editor - Naomi McMullen at Stella magazine
Fashion styling - Lorna McGee at A&R Creative Agency
Makeup artist - Irena Rogers
Hair stylist - Tracey Gallagher
Nail artist - Emma Welsh at Frank Agency
Digital operator - Lisa Bennett
Lighting Assistant - Todd Hickey
Location services - Airspaces
Photography by Wendy Carrig at A&R Creative Agency

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Starring Charli Howard at Muse Models NYC
Hair & makeup - Irena Rogers
Digital Operator - Curtis Gibson
Photography Assistant - Julie Stewart
Photographed on location at Brick House Farm
With thanks to Farm Locations
Photography by Wendy Carrig at A&R Creative Agency

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Congratulations Tessa Maye on the birth of your new baby X

Recent photography for Mothercare SS2017 
Starring Tessa Maye Milk management
Art Direction Cathy Bell
Fashion Styling Steph Wilson OneRepresents
Hair & make up Sally Kvalheim Angeli&Co
Digital Capture Gemma Gravett
Photography Assistant Julie Stewart
Photographed at Waddington Studios London
and on location at Beach Studios Camber Sands
All photography Wendy Carrig at A&R Photographic

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Heidi Wichlinski at Models1 stars in new fashion editorial for GH magazine
Fashion Director - Wendy Rigg
Fashion Assistant - Ellie Atwell
Hair Stylist - Jo McKenna
Makeup Artist - Sally Kvalheim
Digital Operator - Gemma Gravett
Lighting Assistant - Julie Stewart
Photographed at The Worx studios London
Photography by Wendy Carrig represented by A&Rphotographic

New video for Mothercare Spring 2017
Starring the amazing Tessa Maye
Fashion Stylist - Steph Wilson
Hair + makeup - Sally Kvalheim
First Assistant - John Munro
Second Assistant - Amy Birtles
Videography + Edit - Akriti Devi + Eloise Shackleton
Director of Photography - Wendy Carrig
Filmed at Waddington Studios London
Great team, thank you X

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Starring Beth Edwards at The Squad
Art Direction Jo Bell at Debenhams
Fashion stylist - Louise Sykes
Hair - Choccy at One
Makeup - Claudine Blythman
Digital Operator - Gemma Gravett
Lighting Assistant - Hannah Hughes
Location - JJLocations
Photography by Wendy Carrig at A&R photographic