The Vampire Queen

Recently, my friend Kristen, who is an amazing seamstress and costume designer (see her work here, asked me to work with her on capturing a costume she'd made - dubbed the Vampire Queen. As Halloween was coming up, we thought it'd be the perfect time to post them. I brought in another friend, Lillian Vince, to help out with the make up styling for the character. One of our local state parks turned out to the perfect location. Just off the parking lot there were some great and creepy twisty old trees. 

We'd planned everything out beforehand, and after getting Kristen's make up done at her place, we headed out, just in time to catch some beautiful late afternoon light.  I'm really pleased with the results - and looking forward to working with both Kristen and Lillian again on another project! 

Here is the full set: