SPOOK: So! What is your experience in photography and how did you get into it?
Jessica Kirby: I have been completing my diploma in photography for the past three years, before that I was experimenting with conceptual self-portraits and documentary style photography wherever I travelled.
What do you love about photography?
I love falsifying reality, it is so interesting how you can ease people into seeing a certain perspective on a moment captured in time. I love story telling, especially conveying stories and information on concepts I am passionate about, such as feminism.
What tunes are on rotation in the editing studio/work/home at the moment?
Wonderland – Taylor Swift
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
Carousel – Melanie Martinez
Hurricane – Panic! At the Disco
Where do you draw inspiration from?
Dreams, movies, music, emotions, pop culture, social movements, my partner.
How did this shoot happen?
I had been in contact with the designer and the model’s agency at the perfect time, Maral had a perfectly natural vibe to bring to this shoot. I had worked with Jordan (MUA) a few weeks beforehand and wanted to work with him again!
What’s the location?
Gold Coast, Australia.
What did you shoot with?
Where are the clothes from?
A beautiful label called Tempest Weaver run by a lovely lady named Belinda, who was also there styling the clothes on this shoot.