“Celebrating personal achievements and milestones, no matter how small, is another way I reinforce self-love and positivity.” We wanted to delve deeper into the life of Paris, a student of psychology, and discussed her battle with perfectionism, her educational journey towards self-acceptance, and her professional insights on the importance of nurturing one’s mental health.
In the realm of photography, spontaneous shoots often result in some of the most captivating images. This notion comes to life in the recent series captured by photographer Steve McKee, featuring the first-time model, Rebekah Duncan.
The air was stiflingly humid and heavy with the scent of eucalyptus emanating from the surrounding forest. In Steve McKee‘s latest series, first-time model Zee is featured seeking relief from the blistering heat of the day, to no avail. The images captured during the golden hour convey a natural sensuality, reminiscent of road trips on remote back roads and hot autumn nights.
“We had been wanting to shoot together for a long time, so when Georgie said she was visiting Sydney I was super excited to create these photos with her. Georgie found us a beautiful house at Bondi Beach. It was the perfect location for this relaxed shoot where we could just hang out and let Georgie do her thing. As we took these softly intimate images, the sun was streaming in through the garden windows and wrapping Georgie in a sensual, cinematic glow. It was a magical way to spend a winter’s morning.”
“It had been a long time since I had even picked up my camera. So I was really happy – and actually very nervous – shooting with Toña Pou Amengual .” Steve McKee explains to us. “We wanted it to have fun, just hanging out at her apartment, and keep the photos real. Hair and make up? Not needed. Hair band on the wrist? Meh, who cares? Even Toña’s cheeky parrot “Kiwi” was a total diva and tried to be the star of the show. At least Toña didn’t try to eat my camera.”
It was this chance encounter, after Argentinian-born beauty Lou shared her Instagram story, that brought her together with Australian photographer Steve McKee. The series is simple and honest, shot in…
“Spending and afternoon with Sophie a while ago was as unexpected as it was fun.” tells Sydney based photographer Steve McKee. “We didn’t plan on much, taking photos while Sophie was just hanging out and doing her thing in her amazing vintage-filled apartment.”
Sydney photographer Steve McKee came together again with gorgeous British model Rachel Cunard following on from their earlier series last year.
Sydney-based photographer Steve McKee teamed up with British model Rachel Cunard for this candid series shot in Rachel’s eclectic beach house at Maroubra Beach. “We wanted to capture the hazy, languid feel of the dying days of Sydney’s endless summer.