Dalby makeup artist Chantal Hart is a strong advocate for celebrating and showcasing local talent. With this in mind, she organised a style shoot in collaboration with local suppliers. Set at Jimbour House, the results celebrate not only the region’s creative talents, but the stunning landscape.

Hart’s passion for styling as well as hair and makeup came in handy when it came to shoot day. She was in her element and enjoyed playing with different techniques to have some amazing images to use in the future. With Ange Stirling behind the camera, Hart knew the images were sure to turn out perfectly.

“I really wanted to make the most of our day so I decided to use two brides in our styled shoot,” she said.

In the hope of keeping the models Tamika Graham and Ella Murphy the focus, Hart wanted a simple yet sophisticated theme, keeping with the beautiful natural landscape of Toowoomba. “I really wanted to keep the natural landscape as a backdrop in the photos to show how stunning simple can be.”

Everything came together when Jaqueline May at Valentines Brides Studio provided the gorgeous gowns, which complemented the earrings provided by Sarah Gibson at Entire Me and the bouquets provided by Helene Darr at Dalby Florist.

It came as a blessing when one of the models had connections at the homestead, so when Jimbour House was approached for the collaboration they were more than happy to welcome the crew inside. Altogether the day went smoothly with all people involved working together to create stunning imagery and make lasting professional connections.

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