A Total Immersion ’40s Hollywood Experience

On November 1st, 20 photographers and 7 models participated in my lighting workshop emulating Hollywood in the 40s, in the setting of WWII aircraft at the Commemorative Air Force Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ.

Sponsored by Tempe Camera, Profoto USA, Tamron Lenses, Sony and Manfrotto, a featured filled experience unraveled as the attending photographers captured memorable images of our 40s attired models.

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Marlena Maher poses for 20 photographers

Indoor Lighting Setup Pull-Back Photo

When 40s Style meets Hollywood Beauty!
With impeccable taste and crafted style, the team of Rebecca Turley of Nostalgic Boutique: Wardrobe, and Kami Lee Tafoya of Smoke and Mirrors Studio, Danelle Arcilla, Kelsey Kelleher, Brynne Dubin Hair: providing hair and makeup, recreate a memorable day in Hollywood in the 1940s. The setting, the Arizona Wing Commemorative Air Force Museum in Mesa, AZ.

Our lineup of models, equal to any Hollywood could produce, dazzle the sets while 20 participating photographers capture one of a kind moments in a reenactment of history of 1940s Hollywood glamour.

Our stunning models; Mason Marie, Tiffany Hooper, Victoria Sharpe, Angelica VanAuken and Marlena Maher, the reigning 2015 Queens from the Miss Arizona United States Organization, plus past reigning Queen Sam Anderson and lead model Shelby Pippin.

A special thank you to Cindy Christi, Ron Gerson and Jay Lee of CXI Media | Integrated Marketing Strategies, our sponsors; Tempe Camera, Dan Cuny of Profoto USA, Sue Palermo and Marc Morris of Tamron Lenses, Andrew Lee of Manfrotto and Rob Shelley of Sony. As well as Patti Pace Council of Glam Squad and Menassa Abinader of Mijana Grill Az for creating an iconic experience we will never forget!

The above Lighting Diagram and pull-back photo depict the lighting setup we created in the museum’s indoor hangar.

Marlena Maher brings Hollywood 40s Style back in Vogue

Tiffany Hooper Smiles her way into your Heart

Shelby Pippin catches everyone’s eye