Studio Shoot 1 (Cove Studio)

Colour Surge

Date and time of shoot 

24th October 16:00 – 19:00

Location – Plymouth College of art (Cove Studio)

Team List

  • Photographer, Producer – Laura Stobart
  • Model – Caitlin Chan
  • Makeup Artist – Paige Nolan
  • Stylist – April Mitchell
  • Assistant – Sandra A. Doku

The idea for this shoot is that the main focus will be on the model’s makeup and clothing and that will be what Is colour surge about this shoot and the images I create. As the plan is that the makeup will be so bold and different that all you attention will be on the makeup and the clothing and it will not matter that I have a white background. The idea is that I will gradually show you what Colour Surge is and not straightaway bombard you with colour.

Call Sheet

  • 16:00 – Makeup artist will start doing the makeup on the Model whilst Sandra, April and I start setting up the lighting and pick the clothes the model should wear first.
  • 17:00 – Model gets changed into first outfit
  • 17:10 – I start shooting
  • 17:45 – put flowers in hair/Tights
  • 18:30 – Change outfit, whilst Model is changing review images
  • 18:35 – add different coloured flowers to hair/tights
  • 18:50 – Start Packing up
  • 19:00 – Shoot finished


  • Camera 5D Mark IV
  • 24-105mm Lens
  • Reflector
  • Sky Port
  • Four lights
  • Two Soft Boxes
  • Beauty dish

Lighting setups

Cove studio lighting-diagram-1515588352.jpg 

This is my starting diagram for my initial lighting I am going to use for this shoot, then throughout the shoot if I need to move the lighting when needed. For this shoot I need to make sure that the full body and background are correctly lit, so that there are no hard shadows anywhere on the image.

Ideas for some images

As the main focus of this shoot is the makeup and clothing I want to try a variety of different angles and distance from the model to try and show off the clothing and makeup in an interesting, unique and intriguing way. I also want to add flowers in the hair and tights that are brightly coloured to add a burst of colour to my images. The colours of the flowers I am thinking of getting are pink and orange which are colours I think will work well together and white and purple.

Mood Board


These Images show the kind of makeup and posing I want to use for this shoot. However, the makeup colours I plan to use are purple, orange, pink, blue, green, red and some glitter. I want the makeup to be unique so that when people look at the images they will have to look again to make sure they saw the images correctly.