This blog is dormant, follow me on tumblr »

This blog is currently dormant… or dead, can’t decide which. Probably dead to be honest, once I find a way to humanely end its life and salvage its useful organs.
I’m now posting on my new tumblr, please follow me on there. http://missaniela.tumblr.com/

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Posted in Uncategorized on July 1st, 2014 | Leave a comment »

Why you SHOULD use watermarks »

Why you SHOULD use watermarks

If you prefer you can comment in response to this post on Facebook here!
This is written in response to a recent post by Trey Ratcliff, ‘Why I don’t use watermarks’. I saw an opportunity, in timely response to Trey’s post, to express my own feelings about watermarks. As we’re friends and have even hosted a [...]

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Posted in Essays, musings on June 30th, 2013 | 43 Comments »

Seven suggestions on finding your style »

Seven suggestions on finding your style

Originally written in 2011 for Pixiq, republished here.
What is style? How do you define your own style? And why do we need one? In this post I am going to try answer those difficult questions.
First I define the word. A style is a manner of doing something, a combination of features to someone’s work or [...]

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Posted in Essays, musings on June 12th, 2013 | 5 Comments »

Welcome to amazing Priolite »

Welcome to amazing Priolite

Big news on the sponsor front!

We’ve been very lucky this year, after gaining sponsorship with Nikon for camera gear and with Lupolux for constant lighting, to now add something absolutely awesome to our arsenal…
Matt and I are both delighted to welcome PRIOLITE on board the Miss Aniela boat… incredible flash lighting handmade in Germany.
Seven years [...]

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Posted in Press/sponsors on June 4th, 2013 | 2 Comments »

Judging a fashion competition – calling UK photogs! »

Judging a fashion competition – calling UK photogs!

Calling all fashion photogs in the UK! I am going to be judging the entries for a special fashion-themed photography competition. This open to both new and seasoned fashion photographers alike…

There is not long now until the deadline of 22nd February to get your submission in. It’s free to enter – you only need to press [...]

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Posted in Press/sponsors on February 19th, 2013 | Leave a comment »

The Kai Face »

The Kai Face

I’m finally sharing the results of a very interesting art commission.
This is the Kai Face.
It is the biggest thing I’ve ever worked on, in terms of time I spent on it (indescribable), and also size – this is a piece not made for the internet. It’s going to be printed at least 2 metres tall.
At [...]

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Posted in Collaborations & commissions, Movies/audio, My images - versions & outtakes, Tutorials/'making of' on January 29th, 2013 | 17 Comments »

My words of 2012: Value, voice, & vocation. »

My words of 2012: Value, voice, & vocation.

Here we are at the close of another grand year. 2012 has been materially fruitful, shooting in London, Paris, LA, New York – and even Dubai on a holiday. I’ve had a second book published with Ilex/Pixiq, Creative Portrait Photography, and created lots of new work – with [...]

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Posted in Essays, musings on December 27th, 2012 | 12 Comments »

LA Fashion Shoot Experience and Workshop »

LA Fashion Shoot Experience and Workshop

Our LA Fashion Shoot Experience is coming up in October, and we’ve added an exciting twist!
The event is a 2-day experience made up of the Fashion Shoot Experience and a full Miss Aniela workshop. You are now invited to individually join the workshop, the Fashion Shoot Experience, or both – to [...]

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Posted in Events - workshops etc on August 29th, 2012 | 6 Comments »

Lordship Park – join our next London adventure »

Lordship Park – join our next London adventure

After a careful hunt for a new location, we can now confirm our next LONDON Fashion Shoot Experience for 8th & 9th September!
Our next shoot is taking place at Lordship Park, a large Victorian house in North London with four distinctively-styled floors. We went for a visit to check it’s right for our event, and [...]

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Posted in Events - workshops etc on July 30th, 2012 | 3 Comments »

New book: ‘Creative Portrait Photography’ now out! »

New book: ‘Creative Portrait Photography’ now out!

My new book is here! It is now available to buy on Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.com. And will be in your local bookshop soon, if not already. Above is the UK cover, below is the US cover:

I am thrilled for the new book. Of course, along the way was hard work, a bit of deadline stress [...]

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Posted in Books on May 24th, 2012 | 10 Comments »

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