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Ruffled sass.

Shot in Palm Springs, California for Lululemon Ambassador and Golf Professional: Hannah Dirksen

Letting the subject naturally move in and out of a shot is key in cinematography. The same goes for fabric, a signature style of mine is letting the fabric flow and speak for itself. I always aim to add this texture and depth to film.

The song is, “Shameless” by Lissie. The backstory is remaining natural and not conforming to society’s beauty standards.

I hope women will always encourage their girls to be part of a sport. It keeps you busy, teaches you about respecting your body, and gives you a place to fit in.

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UPDATE

“To be or not to be”

Syd Barrett, photograph by Mick Rock

Things may appear at a standstill at Fresh Independence, but behind the scenes we are full steam ahead.

Securing cast for, ‘Love Yourself More’ has been an uphill climb as we establish contacts and connections in a world we are not always so closely linked to.

Additionally we are in the process of becoming an official production company and find ourselves knee deep in the development stages of a handful of key projects.

In the next couple weeks we begin our annual road trip to California where we will storyboard, film, and dry out our bones from the wet soils of Vancouver, Canada.

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ORLY- Sydney, Australia/ New York

Photos by Marvin Joseph
Hair & Make Up by Rhonda May 
Artwork by Galya Kay

Seamlessly blending the essence of soul with the sophistication of blues, Australian songstress ORLY burst onto the scene with the debut of her self­-titled EP in 2009. Armed with a transcendent voice, relateable lyrics, and a profound passion for music, ORLY quickly established herself as an emerging young voice in soul, touring throughout the world winning over fans with her impassioned performances.

Distraction latest Album by ORLY Available HERE

1. Home is where your story begins, can you tell us a bit about yours?

I grew up in the most beautiful city in the world, Sydney, Australia, with the greatest family ever. 

2. How did Music find you?

My sister is 9 years older than me. She played piano as a kid. She would sit for what I remember to be hours, playing Billy Joel songs on the piano and sing along. I’d hide behind her and watch her practice and was completely mesmerised. Once she walked away, I’d sit on the piano stool and pretend to be as good as her. By the time I was 4 or 5, I begged my parents to get me a piano teacher. That’s where it started… 

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