When you feel good, you look good.
And vice versa: When you look good, you feel good.
— Christie Brinkley
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I can't agree with Christine Brinkley more. This is what I believe in as well. I believe that every person from all backgrounds, of all age and size is beautiful in their own way. With the power of photography, professional styling, I can help anyone to feel and look beautiful, in turns empowering them to feel confident and powerful. 

My job is show you the best version of yourself on photographs. I do that by seeing you fully charged and then I reflect that back to you.

I believe the way we see ourselves directly effects the way we feel about ourselves and how we interact with the world and vice versa. It is our birth right to feel good in our own skin. We all deserve care and love for ourselves. This is self-love.

How do you see and feel about yourself? Are you your own worst critic? Have you ever hide from the camera because you believe you are not photogenic? When you don't hide, do you feel awkward and don't know how to pose? 

How is your digital impression? Is your current profile photo on your social medias still a selfie? This is the first thing we see. You know that 80% employers screen their candidates' social profile? If you are an employer, who would you hire? 

Are you pregnant and wish to remember this precious exciting period of your life? 

Are you a mom/dad who hides behind the camera? You have thousands of photos of your kids on your phone, but have none of you with them together? 

Then I can't wait to meet you.
My team will style you, pamper you, photograph you and
create a series of gorgeous portraits of you that you will fall in love with.

Carmen Wong Fisch

Let me share
a little secret...

After working in the fashion industry as a model, makeup artist and photographer for the last twenty years has taught me this ...

Anyone can look just as good as the models and celebrities in magazines.

My promise to you...

 To me, you are my star of the day. I WILL CAPTURE YOu IN A WAY THAT YOU HAVE NEVER SEEN. we will have so much fun AND YOU WILL LEAVE THE PHOTOSHOOT FEELING MORE CONFIDENT THAN YOU’VE EVER FELT BEFORE. many say they feel transformed.


THE PROOF? CHECK OUT THESE REAL CLIENT
before + after transformations…

WHAT TYPE OF PHOTO SHOOT IS THIS?

YOU MAY CALL thIS fashion-inspired, GLAmour, 
MOTHER-child, MATERNITY, executive headshots,
PERSONAL BRANDING, BEAUTY, ENGAGEMENT, WEDDING, boudoir...

I call this contemporary portrait.

SEE THE GALLERIES

I'm ready to begin designing my dream shoot!

Your photo shoot includes

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DESIGN YOUR DREAM SHOOT CONSULTATION

You get the exact images you dream of and maybe some examples will inspire you as well.

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ACCESS TO STUDIO WARDROBE

Have fun to play dress up with my selected pieces, flower crown or necklaces to mix and match your style.

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PROFESSIONAL HAIR AND MAKE UP

so that you can feel pampered, gorgeous and confident that you look your best.

DIRECTION

DIRECTION & GUIDED POSING

No need to worry about how you should pose or practice in front of the mirror.

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PRIVATE STUDIO IN BASEL

Total privacy and take away the stress about weather and changing on location.

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MINDFUL RETOUCHED IMAGES

No need to worry about pimples, stretch marks, cellulite. All your images will be carefully retouched but never too much.

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MULTIPLE CHANGES AND LOOKS

You can go from girl next door, to professional, to glamour queen.

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REVEAL & ORDER SESSION

2 - 3 weeks after, you can see the final result and choose your favourite images


A Model For A Day Photoshoot is 250 CHF

Including hair & makeup & photo shoot. 2-3 weeks after your shoot, you will come back to the studio for your reveal
where we will carefully help you select your favourite images and fine art product of choice. 
Images/prints are to be purchase separately and begin at 275 CHF. 
For more details inquire HERE.

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My invitation to you...

…to a "model-for-a-day" Feel good now
transformative photoshoot experience. 
 Let me show you your most beautiful sides. 
I promise to create photographs WHICH showCASE
your true beauty and you will be amazed with the result.
the best thing is you get to keep this forever.
This is your visual legacy.

Yes I want this


STILL UNSURE ABOUT THIS EXPERIENCE?
I ASSURE YOU THAT THIS PHOTOSHOOT EXPERIENCE
IS FOR YOU EVEN IF YOU ARE THINKING:

"I'M NOT PHOTOGENIC"

It’s MY job to make you
look stunning in photographs,
not yours, and I can confidently
say that is my specialty!
I will do that with love and great pleasure.
 

"I'VE NEVER DONE THIS BEFORE"

I promise that almost everyone of
my clients were nervous at the first 5 mins just
like you, but they all leave the session
feeling exhilarated and proud.


"I HATE HAVING MY PHOTO TAKEN"

I promise that you will feel so comfortable that
you will even forget the camera is there.
We will have so much fun too!
That's a promise!
 

"I NEED TO LOSE A FEW MORE KILOS"

I will teach you all the model tricks
and slimming poses.
 You are perfect as you are now.

 

"I DON'T KNOW HOW TO POSE!"

Don't worry about a thing,
I will teach you all my model tricks
to guide you to different poses that
are natural and graceful.


"BUT WHAT ABOUT DIGITAL FILES"

All purchased images come in a digital format
and fine art matted print housed in
a beautiful leather folio box.
Trust me it will become your most
cherished procession.


"AM I TOO OLD FOR THIS?"

People are beautiful at any age,
I promise to showcase your grace and elegance.
This is your legacy.


"I CAN'T AFFORD IT"

I understand we all have a budget,
for that reason I take credit cards,
and offer payment plans. Don't wait!


Excited to start planning your dream shoot?

THIS IS NOT YOUR
AVERAGE PHOTOSHOOT


It is a customised, pampering,
empowering and transformative experience.
I will create the most beautiful portraits that you have every seen of yourself,
It is all about you!

Why working with me is different:

  • Personal Communication All your questions will be answer and I promise to take great care of you.

  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee with no hard sell. You buy only what you love! In the rare case that you don't like ANY of your images, we will gladly offer you a complimentary shoot.

  • Customise Your Experience you are the boss. I will photograph you the way you have been dreaming of being photographed. You choose who you want to share this experience with, in outfits you feel gorgeous in.

  • Our Model For A Day Photoshoot will have you leaving feeling like a star, you will walk out feeling absolutely gorgeous.

  • Private Experience We make sure you feel 100% comfortable during the shoot in the private setting of the studio.

  • Natural Yet Magazine Quality Retouching You will still look like you but just the best version of yourself.

  • In person image selection No more online gallery and those unsure "what-am-I-doing feelings".
    Selecting your final images is now a fast, stress-free, enjoyable process.

  • Heirloom Quality Your images will be seen, held, admired, passed down and cherished by you and generations to follow.

  • A Lasting Experience When you open your folio box years from now you will be instantly brought back to the day of the photoshoot, the day that you felt extraordinary & beautiful.

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Why do I need a stunning portrait of myself?

  1. BECAUSE YOU SIMPLY DESERVE TO HAVE A STUNNING PHOTO OF YOURSELF
    After all you do to take care of your family, consider this a treat for yourself, a me-time with by-product which last many lifetimes.

  2. BECAUSE SELF-LOVE IS THE SOURCE OF ALL LOVE
    You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection. BTW, Buddha said that.

  3. BECAUSE YOUR CHILDREN, FAMILY & FRIENDS WANT YOU TO EXIST IN PHOTOS
    They might not know it now. But one day, your portraits will be their most prized treasures.

  4. BECAUSE TIME FLIES REALLY REALLY FAST
    You literally are not getting any younger, and we just don't know what will happen, so don't wait for the perfect moment.

  5. BECAUSE YOU WANT TO FEEL CONFIDENT ABOUT YOURSELF
    Either for a woman or a man. There is no better way to do that than feeling and looking your best.

  6. BECAUSE IPHONE SELFIE IS CUTE BUT
    It may not be the way how you want your loved ones to remember you. Not to mention try to get a job.

  7. BECAUSE HEARING “GRANNY LOOKS LIKE A STAR”
    Will make you smile with much pride one day.

I am so ready!

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FAQ
Do you provide the wardrobe for the shoot?

I do have a studio wardrobe you may use during your shoot. However, because women come in many shapes, sizes and have a wide array of style preferences, I still ask you bring your own wardrobe to the shoot and I can mix in my wardrobe if you want. We will have a consultation prior to the shoot where we discuss specifically what wardrobe you should bring in and how to find it.

Where are you based?

My studio is based in beautiful Basel-city in an old factory building, it is part of a community office of professionals. 
3 minutes walk from Voltaplatz tram station.

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Do you do headshots, editorial, or special projects?

Yes! Please inquire for more info!

Why do you sell printed artwork? 

Did you know that our generation is the most photographed but might have no photos of them in 10 years? Our children are running the risk of having no printed photos of them nor their family because everything is digital. I know the feeling, it is overwhelming to have thousands of images on our phones, computers and can't decide which to keep, which to print. That's why I believe we need to do regularly professional shoots & prints. Digital files might be lost, deleted and most likely can't even be view one day. (Remember VHS tapes?) But a print will not! They will be handed down to your children, your grandchildren. I love my mother's childhood photos, they are my treasure, our family legacy. I want your images to be enjoyed, loved & cherished, and stored in the most stunning way.  

What types of printed products do you offer?

I offer gorgeous Italian made eco leather folio boxes complete with sets of fine art quality matted prints and framed wall portraits.

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How long does it take?

Ideally I like to have 4-6 weeks from initial contact to the delivering of pictures. If you are on a deadline with your images please get in touch and I’ll see what I can do for you.

What about digital files?

Yes, you always get the digital copy in the size of anything you buy in a lifetime Dropbox setup for you, so you can access it anyway, anytime and always backed up for you.

What is the cost of a shoot?

Photoshoots begin at 250 CHF, that cover the makeup artist fee. Images are sold separately and begin at 275 CHF.
What you purchase and ultimately spend is entirely up to you.
Some spend 400 CHF and some spend 4000 CHF.
I don't hard sell. You only buy what you love. My job is the create gorgeous images that you want them all.

Victoria Forbes, life coach in Basel

Do you accept credit cards?

Yes. I accept Visa and Mastercard, Maestro.

Do you offer payment plans?

Yes, I can arrange a monthly payment plan for you. You can pick up the images as soon as the balance is paid off. 

I want to book, where do I start? 

You can start designing your shoot here. Then, I will call you and invite you to have a personal consultation with me so you can tell me about your dream shoot, and begin customising your experience, and give you more details of what is included, you can see and touch the samples.

 

AND lastly…

Why should I book a photoshoot with you now?

Who doesn't want to feel and look beautiful? We are not getting another younger, kids are not getting smaller. Our pets do live forever. Because we just simply don't know what will happen tomorrow and what the future holds.
 Everyday you put off doing this for yourself, 
You are risking that it might never happen.
And seriously why should you wait when I can promise you,
I can create images of you looking more stunning that you ever thought possible. 

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