I had the extreme pleasure of hopping over to Fiji for a 2 day shoot with sports model and stunt woman Catherine Peck from Undercover Glamor. She and her husband had decided to do their nuptials a little differently, on a golden sandy beach far away from anywhere in Fiji. I was to shoot and witness their ceremony in the sun on the stunning island of Malolo and the Likuliku Resort.
Likuliku Lagoon Resort – Island of Malolo, Fiji
Fishy fishy in the shallows. Glorious water in Fiji…
I stuck around for an extra day to shoot some photos of Catherine stand up paddle boarding, swimming and some bikini shots for her portfolio. I also took a few snaps of her husband David spear fishing in the deep blue Pacific Ocean. It was great fun and good practice for me to shoot some underwater stuff, and play with my Outex Waterhousing. Here are some results of our shoot! The water wasn’t as clear as it can be due to spring tide and windy days. Still lovely though! It makes me want to shoot more underwater stuff, very challenging but so much fun!
My goal was to get a shot of Catherine paddle boarding with tropical fish underneath… It took a lot of patience with me bobbing up and down trying not to scare off the fish!
Into the blue. David trying to catch his lunch. Not too many big fish around though…
It was a little sad to see the reefs depleted and parts destroyed due to overfishing and tourism boats. There was a big cyclone in Fiji some years back, so part will be due to this Im told.
David surfaces empty handed.
Catherine is a great model and with her stunt woman training can free dive too! What a babe.
So after my two day tropical island summer shoot in the middle of winter, its back to the mountains and snow. Ive got a jammed packed winter so praying for some more of the white stuff to make it all happen.