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Lia and Dimitri
To view all of the COF trailer photos taken by Heather Gardner Photography visit my Smug Mug Galleries. Learn more about the Prophecy of the Sisters trilogy on Michelle Zink’s website. Circle of Fire is currently number 20 on the Goodreads most popular books of August. Congrats Michelle! And be sure to check out the teaser and full length COF trailers now on You Tube.
My next step was casting the four main characters of the book. One of my awesome author friends, Sheralyn Pratt referred me to a local talent agency KnightStarTalent where I found everyone expect for Alice. Our James brought her with him to the shoot.
Lia (Analisa) photo courtesy Crave photography
Once the main four were cast I started collaborating with Michelle on costumes. She said. “Circle of Fire “is set in 1892. I try to counteract the Victorian prejudice by making all the Prophecy stuff pretty and just a little bit sexy.” My first trip to the local thrift store was for clothes for the extra characters in the book who would be in several of the scenes. I tried to find things with lace ribbons and taffeta, velour, high buttoned boots and embroidery.
I had a blast shopping and when we had a full set of costumes I did a test shoot with two of my neighbors plus the daughter of another local author Marie Higgins . She was kind enough to take some photos of me shooting and post them on her site.
And here’s some of my favorites I took away from our day.
Our next shoot was a Masquerade Ball with the entire cast. My fellow photography friend Lesli Jenks Groves of Haven Rock Photography came along as a second and as Aunt Virginia. The masks added a dramatic effect that really fits the Victorian and Gothic moods. I used these galleries on Flickr as an inspiration for some of the shots.
Special thanks to Hailey Gardner for bringing several of her friends to fill in as Brigid and Helene, Ashley Dickman for playing Sonia, Katie Bowen for standing in as Luisa and Meg Kavanagh for playing Helene. All in all, we had 15 actors and models working on the set.
A Very Happy Book Birthday to
Circle of Fire
Prophecy of the Sisters #3
by Michelle Zink
Hardcover, 352 pages
Published August 3, 2011
by Little Brown and Company
With time dwindling but her will to end the Prophecy stronger than ever, Lia sets out on a journey to find the remaining keys, locate the missing pages of the Prophecy, and convince her sister Alice to help–or risk her life trying. Lia has her beloved Dimitri by her side, but Alice has James, the man who once loved her sister–and maybe still does. James doesn’t know the truth about either sister, or the prophecy that divides them. And Alice intends to keep it that way.There are some secrets sisters aren’t meant to share. Because when they do, it destroys them. This stunning conclusion to Michelle Zink’s Prophecy of the Sisters trilogy will make saying good-bye bittersweet for readers
I have been waiting forever for this release so I can finally unveil the custom photos I took for author Michelle Zink. So without further ado…
Head on over to my site at Heather Gardner Photography for a look at all the photos taken for Circle of Fire .
Then be sure to stop by Michelle Zink’s site .
Special thanks to Michelle and her family for all of their hard work and for letting me have so much fun with some amazing models and wardrobes!
Michelle Zink is only three weeks away from the release of the third book in her Prophecy of The Sisters trilogy, and the reveal of the full length Circle of Fire book trailer. We’re anxiously waiting to see all the custom photos I shot in motion. But in the mean time, our Trailer Thursday is the COF teaser produced by Little Z…
Our Photography Friday is an awesome Circle Of Fire giveaway prize package done in connection with author Michelle Zink. We are releasing two more of our photo stills from the Circle of Fire book trailer here on Facebook and giving them away to you! One lucky Fire and Ice reader will receive:
a signed 8×12 Circle of Fire photo from Heather Gardner Photography
a signed copy of both Prophecy of the Sisters and Guardian at the Gate,
and a postcard with a personal message from author Michelle Zink.
Be sure to head on over to Michelle Zink’s blog later today for one more chance to enter! She is amazing to work with and has generously donated this prize pack in celebration of book #3 in the Prophecy of Sisters trilogy, Circle of Fire to be released in August 2011 by Little Brown. Here’s the CoF summary from Goodreads:
With time dwindling but her will to end the Prophecy stronger than ever, Lia sets out on a journey to find the remaining keys, locate the missing pages of the Prophecy, and convince her sister Alice to help–or risk her life trying. Lia has her beloved Dimitri by her side, but Alice has James, the man who once loved her sister–and maybe still does. James doesn’t know the truth about either sister, or the prophecy that divides them. And Alice intends to keep it that way. There are some secrets sisters aren’t meant to share. Because when they do, it destroys them. This stunning conclusion to Michelle Zink’s Prophecy of the Sisters trilogy will make saying good-bye bittersweet for readers.
This afternoon I begin shooting with local models for Michelle Zink’s Circle of Fire: Prophecy of the Sisters 3 book trailer. I thought you might enjoy some photos and music that have served as inspiration for me. A couple of the scenes from the slide show may be used in the finished trailer.
The music is taken from the songs of the week and playlists on Michelle’s website. Visit http://www.michellezink.com/ to listen all of the songs behind her books. And visit my galleries online at http://www.heathergardnerphotography.com/
Stay tuned for more photos coming soon. Happy Photography Friday!!