I dream of painting

BEHIND THE LENS – Feather & Stone Photography

“I dream of painting and then I paint my dream. “― Vincent van Gogh



The morning sun silhouettes of queens anne’s lace and olive branches, danced around the humble stone house and the views eastward, this area of Provence is so undeniably gorgeous, our heart closed around a pale color palette intertwined with soft as skin grey sages and dark leaves. The girl, efflorescent in the morning sun, blooming and dancing, among the beauty of olive foliage – soft velvety and sage colored. Rosemary, mint and thyme scented the air, the vastness of the pines behind us, an endless necklace draped around her white hands, she spreads her wings of lace and blows gentle kisses with a mouth of heaven.

The mood for this shoot was sensual, intricate, full of sentiment and a little imperfect too. The girl is earthed and melts in a heap of lace among the warmth of the olive groves, adding to the air of late summer months, slowly vanishing into the luminosity of the open glade in the wood of pines. Everything from the homemade fig bread, the apricot colored mirabelles, and the handwritten letters among the garlands of lace. A drop of olive fruit falls from the sun into her dark Provencal eyes, her arms of flowers adorned with white snails, and a precious lap of lace. The florals she had gathered from all the meadows and mountain woods, binding them with dreams. The light wraps her in its gentle flame, the late summer wind is on its way west


“You are an incredible, insightful team, art pours out of you two without even so much of a hint of trying. Cannot wait to see these images and can’t wait to see more of your magic in action in the future xo!!!” ~ TENIELLE FROM FEATHER AND STONE PHOTOGRAPHY


“The ladies of Pearl & Godiva are incredibly talented, kind and easy to work with. Their styling and design is thoughtful and beautiful. I appreciate their incredible taste level and eye for design. The ideas they send my way are always unique and clever. Both Pearl & Godiva are so much fun to collaborate with and work with!” ~ SALLY FROM LA HAPPY STATIONERY


Credits ~ Production, Art Direction & Styling : Pearl & Godiva  | Hair & Make up: Ylva Langenskiold | The Gowns: María Luisa Rabell & Lace Gowns sourced and customised by Pearl & Godiva | Stationery & Calligraphy : Sally Balt from LA Happy | Florals: Pearl & Godiva | Jewellery: Fleur | Props: Pearl & Godiva | Model: Marion from Up Models France | Location: Le Gite Caramone

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