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Time for an update: I still use film, though. Not vast quantities, but I have a darkroom, and I'm not afraid to use it.

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Your turn to do the hard work

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For a little under three years, Iíve been putting together a beginnersí guide to working with models and studio flash, which some of you will know are my photographic home turf. Iím aiming for a booklet, not a full tome, and so far Iíve got to around 10,000 words.

And a few days ago, I discovered that a model Iíve known for years has written a cookery book: under the name she uses for fetish work, Joceline has written a book called Baking Fixes Everything: A slapdash handbook. Iím not giving any secrets away, as Joceline makes no secret of having a stage name. If youíve met her, youíll understand that the book will be sensible and silly at the same time, and may be the kind of thing that will wear an Ď18í label. Donít buy the book if you are offended by the occasional rude word or references to fetishes: but if you can live with an author who dwells lingeringly on whipping cream, you may find it a good digital buy on Amazon.

Itís the prelude to a full autobiography, which has, I believe already been writtenÖ I will let you know when Ariel Anderssenís life story hits the shelves. But for now, Iím asking my fellow Ephotozine members for a little assistance.

There will come a point at which I ask one or two friends to proof-read the result Ė but today Iím appealing for areas, topics and categories that I ought to include. Give me your big question about either models, or studio flash, or both. Is there something about either working with models or working in a studio that puzzles you? Have you had problems shooting with either or both? If so, feel free to either put it in a comment below, or send me a private message.

If there are topics that might work well for a blog, itíll happen: and if not, I will respond direct by the same route that you raise the query. You wonít have to buy a copy to find the answer!

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7 Oct 2020 9:41AM
The model above is not, of course, Joceline, but someone else who had an interest in fetish modelling, Beauvoir.

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