Welcome to

Olivia Shepherd's Photography

Home / Portraiture

Beauty and the Beast

I have an amazing friend who has just started up her own party business and I had the pleasure of photographing her beautiful homemade Belle gown. We were able to use a local ballroom to get these shots. The rose […]

Read More

Poison Ivy Who?

Another fashion shoot! this time the theme is plants; Ellie took a spin on the idea and created this amazing¬†Venus flytrap inspired outfit! I had so much fun doing this shoot with her as well as using different techniques when […]

Read More

Little Nova

This beautiful little girl has just had her first birthday, and to celebrate her mother, a good friend of mine wanted to make it as memorable as possible. This is my first time with a model as young as Nova […]

Read More

Surrealist Portraiture

Recently I have been experimenting with portraiture and various darkroom processes as well as Photoshop, the darkroom images didn’t turn out as planned the background was all splotchy, possibly due to the type of paper I was using and it […]

Read More

Under the Sea

Another fabulous shoot from Ellie’s final coursework piece. The garment is so wonderfully detailed and just so beautiful. We used more colour filters this time to fully emphasise all of the different colours within the skirt and bodice. I loved […]

Read More

Mermaid Magic

These images are from a photo shoot that I helped with for my friend, Ellie’s textiles project. She made this amazing body suit all by hand! We put coloured filters over the lights to help with the underwater theme. We […]

Read More

More Portraiture

I am currently doing a project for college called The Everyday and the Extraordinary and I decided to explore portraiture more. However, I didn’t want to just do some head shots, so I tried to play around with different colour […]

Read More


This was a small project on experimenting with studio portraiture. In which I look inspiration from Irving Penn, who has photographed people of the likes of Johnny Depp, Robin Williams, Philip Seymour Hoffman and many more. Model Credit: Heather Mager, […]

Read More

Tell Me a Story

A project exploring “Non-real” photography, I chose to explore the subject of Mental Health and the following images are a representation of what it is like living with a mental illness.

Read More