Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 23, 2012
International star Ina-Alice Kopp teams up with Photographer John Michael Ferrari, Fashion Designer Boa Tranchi, and Make-Up Artist Nelly Recchia to create a new kind of pin-ups ... edgy avant-garde geisha.
Ina-Alice Kopp is an accomplished actress with stage, film and TV credits from Europe and China. Ina-Alice was drawn to the High Fashion Kubuki Geisha Pin-Up theme of the shoot. Los Angeles-based, Austrian actress, Ina-Alice Kopp recently wrapped the 30-hour biopic, “Departed Heroes” (Mandarin title: “Yuan Qu de Fei Ying”). The exotic love affair between Ina-Alice Kopp and Zhu Yawen and the epic battle scenes have won the hearts of fans throughout China.
Photographer John Michael Ferrari specializes in painting photographs with light, including hot lights a la old black and white movie era in his Hollywood California studio and experimenting with new types of shoots. As a photographer and director of photography, John has worked with many of the top models and up and coming filmmakers of today. His photography graces CD covers (i.e., “Minor Matters,” for Peoples Republic) and movie posters (i.e. “Redemption,” for Agenda Pictures).
Make-Up Artist Nelly Recchia usually works for the music industry, for fashion editorials, and run-ways. Born and raised in France and multi award winner in International makeup and Body Art competitions, Nelly Recchia moved to Los Angeles where she is collaborating on music videos, editorials, commercials and fine art photography with Katy Perry, Dita Von teese, Kelis, Static X, Marilyn Manson Britney Spears, Vogue, Wired magazine… just to name of few. Nelly approaches every face as a canvas. Nelly also has a great understand of how make-up has to adapt to new technology.
Ina-Alice approached fashion costume designer Bao Tranchi to design something for her. for this High Fashion Kubuki Geisha Pin-Up shoot. Bao loved the idea and enjoyed putting together a costume to turn Ina-Alice into a Kubuki Geisha doll. The costume was personally designed and created by Bao Tranchi. Bao combined the original theme with edgy and avand-guarde.
Photographer by John Michael Ferrari http://ImagesByFerrari.com
Ina-Alice Kopp Clothing by BAO TRANCHI http://www.BAOTRANCHI.com
Ina-Alice Kopp Make-Up by Nelly Recchia. http://www.nellyrecchia.com/
Producer John Robert Palacio (And Now Media http://www.AndNow.com) dropped by during the shoot.